Xbox Reviews

Xbox Live Arcade Pick: Super Meat Boy

super meat boy

Super Meat Boy is developed directly from an online flash version game of the same name, coming from the masterminds Edmund McMillen and Tommy Refenes. The game begins very much in the same way that Super Mario Brothers does. The protagonist, named Meat Boy, has his girlfriend Bandage Girl stolen away from him by the dastardly Dr Fetus. It is of course your duty as the controller of Meat Boy, to help him traverse the various two dimensional landscapes that are littered with traps, enemies and spinning meat grinders, to rescue your beloved girlfriend. Read More …

Dead Space 2 Review

Dead Space 2

Developed again by Visceral Games, Dead Space 2 is the survival horror game that puts you in the space-engineer boots of Isaac Clarke. After suffering the atrocities of the first game (that you really must pick up and play if you haven’t done so yet; if not to just appreciate the full story), Isaac awakens in a psychiatric ward on the Sprawl, a gigantic space city on one of Saturn’s moons. In typical psychiatric patient style, he can’t remember any of the past three years. To cut the story short, a viral outbreak has caused the entire population to turn into violent and deformed monsters called Necromorphs, as Isaac you simply have to escape whilst fighting off your psychological demons. Easy enough right? Read More …