Aliens Vs Predator: review

Format: 360 (version reviewed), PS3, PC Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: SEGA Developer: Rebellion Players: 1 (2-18 online) Site: http://www.sega.co.uk/avp/en Even if you haven’t seen any, chances are you’ve at least heard of one of the Aliens or Predator movies or maybe even the ones where they crossed paths. They’ve also been involved in a...

Grumpy Gurevitz: Heavy Lair

Grumpy Gurevitz: Heavy Lair

Feb 26, 2010

Has Dragon’s Lair come of age? That’s the question I ask myself when playing the Heavy Rain Demo. Now demos always send us mixed messages. With one voice they invite us to “try”, nay, “trial the game”. “See how it plays”. “See if you like it”. At the same time they issue a statement saying that “the demo is not reflective of the...

£0.00 Treasures: Windosill

This is a text that I found to be nigh impossible to write without coming across as at least a little bit, shall we say, wanky. So I thought I should warn you right from the get-go that this could get a little ugly. Now, let’s consider the word “beauty” (told you). It is one of those words that people tend to throw about quite carelessly in situations...

Mass Effect 2 Deconstructed: Part Two

In the first part of this article we looked at some of the ways in which Mass Effect may have fallen flat or disappointed. But in part two we plan to set the record straight, Mass Effect 2 is a fantastic game brimming with good ideas and excellent writing. A few mistakes or missteps along the way don’t change that. As with the previous part of the article,...

Boldly Going Nowhere

Boldly Going Nowhere

Feb 23, 2010

I’m not sure what’s wrong with me, but I’ve been spending some time protecting the galaxy recently. I’ve saved it from many a poorly scripted alien coated in so much prosthetic make-up that it makes them all blend together into roughly what you’d get if you put an Action Man in the microwave. Was that Xenophobic? I’m a...