The Silent Hill series was one of the keystones of the survival horror genre, alongside staples like Resident Evil and Parasite Eve, turning the original Playstation into a workhorse of horrify titles. The general consensus is that the series peaked at the second installment, mainly blamed to an increased emphasis on combat and character who … Continue reading
I’ve never really played a Monster Hunter much before; it just never held any appeal to me, hours of grinding to make only a little headway, while collecting an arbitrary number of a certain item for a villager too lazy – or more likely scared – to go and get it themselves, or to upgrade … Continue reading
Developer: Intelligent Systems, Nintendo Publisher: Nintendo Year: 1994, 2007 (Wii), 2013 (Wii-U) Genre: Action-Adventure, Platform Formats: SNES, Virtual Console (tested*) Players: 1 Metroid Series ® & © Nintendo The Last Metroid is in Captivity… The galaxy is at peace… Rare is a game that can potentially give you the creeps and feelings of dread before … Continue reading
Under the subtitle of the blog name, it says animation, film, and videogames in block capitals. Yet I had yet to add anything in the way of the former three. Time to remedy that methinks. And what better way than to start than to review one of my favourite animated films of all time, WALL•E; … Continue reading
Developer/Publisher – Team Ninja / Nintendo Year – 2010 Genre – Action-Adventure Formats – Wii Players – 1 Metroid Series ® & © Nintendo Review copy and Screenshots were courtesy of Nintendo For one of Nintendo’s key characters, Samus Aran has been in fewer games than you would think when compared to her contemporaries like … Continue reading
Developer/Publisher – EA Canada / EA Sports Year – 2012 Genre – Sports – Snowboarding Formats – PS3(tested), Xbox 360 Players – 1 SSX © EA Sports Review copy was courtesy of EA Sports Five years have passed since gamers had a chance to board downhill with team SSX (Snowboard Supercross), but now they’re back … Continue reading
Developer/Publisher – Ubisoft Montpellier/Ubisoft Year – 2011 Genre – Platformer Formats – 3DS, PC, PSV, PS3(tested), Xbox 360, Wii Players – 1-4 Rayman Origins © Ubisoft Review copy was courtesy of Ubisoft Rayman had been missing in action for a while now, with Ubisoft instead sending a seemingly never-ending wave of their rabbit-like rabbids in … Continue reading
Developer/Publisher – Ignition Tokyo/ Ignition Games Year – 2010 Genre – Action Formats – PS3, Xbox 360 (tested) Players – 1 Ignition Games © Larian Studios Review copy was courtesy of Ignition Games In the UK, Ignition Games has kind of become the company that releases those compilation packs of SNK games like the King … Continue reading
Developer/Publisher – Larian Studios/ Focus Home Entertainment Year – 2010 Genre – Action-RPG Formats – PC, Xbox 360 (tested) Players – 1 Divinity II: The Dragon Knight Saga © Larian Studios Review copy was courtesy of Focus Home Entertainment Western created RPGs are enjoying something of a renascence of late, with the Mass Effects and … Continue reading
Developer/Publisher – Avalanche/ Sega Year – 2011 Genre – Dual-Stick Shooter Formats – PC, PS3 (PSN), 360 (XBLA)(Tested) Players – 1-2 (4 online) Renegade Ops. © Avalanche Review copy courtesy of Microsoft Avalanche Studios, creators of the Just Cause series, could never be said leaving gamers wanting for explosive action, but they’ve delivered a new … Continue reading
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