Category Archives: Reviews

Plants Vs Zombies 2 Review

Inexpliciably, Plants Vs. Zombies 2: It’s About Time is on my list of most anticipated games of 2013. A game in which the storyline revolves around a crazy hobo travelling through time to find a taco. Well, maybe not inexplicably, as Plants Vs. Zombies was one of the biggest hits of 2009 and was a …

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Tribes: Ascend Review

This year has seen a large number of free-to-play shooters launch, I’ve spend some time with one of the more exciting titles – a new addition to the popular Tribes series. What’s The Deal? Tribes: Ascend is a multi-player FPS from Hi-Rez Studios, known for Sci-fi MMO Global Agenda, which embraces the long-standing series’ roots …

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The Simpsons Arcade Review

What’s The Deal? In 1991, when The Simpsons were starting to hit their stride, the first (and arguably best) video game based on the family that puts the ‘fun’ in dysfunctional was released in arcades in the form of a co-op beat ‘em up. Many quarters were spent. It is now 2012, The Simpsons is …

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Indie Platformers

Through recent Steam sales (those joy givers/money stealers) and the second edition of the Humble Indie Bundle (games + charity = a great cause to take part in), I have acquired a great deal of indie developed PC games. Independently developed games are a great source of fresh gameplay ideas and art styles, so I …

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Borderlands Review

What’s The Deal? You and up to three mates are bounty hunters in an open world who shoot stuff and loot things with lots of different guns. Lots and lots of guns. I should  mention now that even though the game is focused on co-op, I played the game mostly on my own on the …

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Poker Night At The Inventory Review

What’s The Deal? Strong Bad, Tycho, Heavy Weapons Guy and Max from Sam & Max are playing Texas Hold ‘em with you trading verbal blows. It’s as good as it sounds. The Good Pokery Goodness – The actual gameplay, that is the poker, is well done. Drawing from previous experience from Telltale Poker, Telltale have recreated …

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International Cricket 2010

What’s The Deal? An update to last year’s Ashes 2009, bringing improved gameplay and graphics. Oh, and another platinum trophy I can actually get. Virtual ego win! The Good The Basics: The basic batting and bowling mechanics are still intact with little changes to them and they are still solid, and the new ‘power stick’ which …

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Singularity Review

What’s The Deal? It’s alternate history time and those evil Russians (because there no other kind) have won the Cold War by using a recently discovered element which can manipulate time and whatnot. It is up to you, Faceless Jones, to restore peace by shooting things in the face with bullets and time travel. The …

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Bioshock 2 Review

What’s the deal?  A sequel to the fantastically fresh and original Bioshock which stays true to the origin al. Gotta  make that money, I guess. Anyways, it’s 8 years later and Rapture still hasn’t sunk yet, though now it is run by an idealistic lady instead of an idealistic man and you are a Big Daddy from …

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