Xbox Reviews

28 November 2011

WWE '12 Review - Xbox 360

Yukes have gone and done it - reinvented the tired wrestling genre. WWE 12 harks back to what made the wrestling games of years gone by so special, chunky controls, ...

9 November 2011

Mercury Hg Review

Mercury, an early title for Sony’s PSP system, was a game built on nostalgia. Its mechanics took much from classic puzzle game Marble Madness and its simple premise seemed out ...

8 June 2011

Swarm Review

There’s been something of a resurgence of difficult platforming games in recent years. From Megaman’s hardcore revival to indie darlings such as Splosion Man and Super Meat Boy, the masochistic ...

7 June 2011

LEGO Star Wars III: The Clone Wars Review

The Star Wars universe is huge, and has so much potential for computer games cross-overs; combine this with the fun world of LEGO, and you have a great little treat ...

19 April 2011

Zumba Fitness Review

- Platform: Xbox 360 with Kinect (Version Tested)- Genre: Fitness- Developer/Publisher: Pipeworks Software/Majesco- Release: 26/11/2010 Videogames are generally seen as a form of escape. Like film or literature, they are a ...

14 April 2011

Dance Central Review

Television adverts for motion controller games more often than not have to hide a disclaimer somewhere; either explaining that it isn’t in fact in game footage, or the ad is ...
13 April 2011

Beyond Good & Evil HD Review

Platform: Xbox Live Arcade Genre: Action/Adventure Developer/Publisher: Ubisoft Montpellier/Ubisoft Shanghai/Ubisoft Release: 02/03/2011 When you think back on a game, what thoughts do you have? There are a lot that are generic and indescribable; linear ...

12 April 2011

Kinect Adventures Review

The mini-game collection has had a second-wind since the industry went motion control crazy with the advent of the Wii in 2006. Now all developers’ ideas that were too thin ...

22 March 2011

Crysis 2 Review

Platform: Xbox 360/PS3/PC Genre: FPS/Action Developer/Publisher: Electronic Arts/Crytek Studios Release: 25/03/2011 Very few people got the pleasure of playing Crysis 1; a technically masterful game set on a beautiful free-roam island. The game required ...

8 March 2011

Homefront Review

Platform: Xbox360/PS3/PCGenre: FPS/ActionDeveloper/Publisher: Kaos Studios/THQRelease: 11/03/2011 The first person shooter genre is oversaturated with content. Look away for a second, and by the time you look back, another shooter will have ...

7 March 2011

Dragon Age 2 Review

Platform: Xbox360/PS3/PCGenre: RPGDeveloper/Publisher: Bioware/EARelease: 08/03/2011 Once again, developers Bioware bring you back to their fantasy world of Dragons, sorcery and swords. As a follow up to the 2009 cult hit Dragon ...

16 February 2011

Xbox Live Arcade Pick: Super Meat Boy

One of the first memories I have is of playing Super Mario Brothers on the Nintendo Entertainment System. I can remember blowing the game cartridge to keep the game from ...

24 January 2011

Dead Space 2 Review

Platform: Xbox 360/PS3 Genre: Survival Horror Developer/Publisher: Visceral Games/EA Release: 25/01/2011 The name gives it away; this is the sequel to 2008’s frightfest... Dead Space. Developed again by Visceral Games, Dead Space 2 is the ...

17 November 2010

Assassin's Creed Brotherhood Review

Platform: Xbox360/PS3 Genre: Action/Adventure Developer/Publisher: Ubisoft Montreal/Ubisoft Release: 19/11/2010 Not prepared to drop the series’ most successful and interesting character yet, Ubisoft have brought back Ezio Auditore for another round; the 20 plus hours ...
9 November 2010

Call of Duty: Black Ops review

Platform: PC/PlayStation 3/Wii/Xbox 360 Genre: First Person Shooter Developer/Publisher: Treyarch/Activision Release: 09/11/2010 You’ve got to feel sorry for Treyarch. One of Activision’s unfairly derided workhorse developers, they’ve yet again got the task of working ...

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