Review: Dead Space

A deeply immersive sci-fi survival horror game about kicking undead arse in space. Dead space. Developer: EA Redwood Shores Publisher: Electronic Arts Release date: October 24, 2008 Reviewed on: PC Enter the King Survival Horror, the genre that had us mowing through crazies in the classic Alone in the Dark games, boxing with mutant bears in Ecstatica, and blowing... Continue Reading →

Review: Legendary

A broken FPS with an interesting premise, cool scripted scenes, and a so-bad-it’s-good story. Developer: Spark Unlimited Publisher: Gamecock Media Group Release date: November 21, 2008 Reviewed on: PC One Sunny Mt. Olympus Day Legend has it that nice guy Prometheus had the misfortune of stealing fire from the gods so that we regular humans could keep... Continue Reading →

Review: Batman: Arkham Asylum

A Must-Play game for fans of third-person action adventure. YOU ARE BATMAN! Developer: Rocksteady Studios Publisher: Eidos Interactive Release date: August 25, 2009 Reviewed on: PC The Lone Crusader "Knock, knock." "Who’s there?" "BATMAAAAAAAAN!" — an old Irish proverb It goes without saying that Batman is a well-known franchise; the Lone Crusader was a household name for decades. Unlike... Continue Reading →

Review: And Yet It Moves

A 2D indie platformer that lets you flip the game world upside down so you can better run away from a hamster photograph. Developer: Broken Rules Publisher: Broken Rules Release date: April 2, 2009 Reviewed on: PC Two Dimensional (Just Like That Kid You Know) I’m sure that many a gaming enthusiast would remember playing Commander Keen,... Continue Reading →

Review: Left for Dead

The concept meeting at Turtle Rock Studios probably involved a few pints of beer and a showing of Shaun of the Dead. Developer: Valve South Publisher: Valve Corporation Release date: November 17, 2008 Reviewed on: PC Clatto Verata N... Necktie... Neckturn... Nickel... Left 4 Dead's premise is as follows: three dudes and a chick blast through... Continue Reading →

Review: Fallout 3

A worthy continuation of the franchise and a fantastic game in its own right. And you can shoot people's limbs off, too. Developer: Bethesda Game Studios Publisher: Bethesda Softworks Release date: October 28, 2008 Reviewed on: PC The Day the World Exploded Your ancestors have been hiding in a huge underground vault for generations. Surface-side, the world lies... Continue Reading →

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