Red Dead Redemption: review

Format: Xbox 360 (version reviewed), PS3 Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: Rockstar Games Developer: Rockstar San Diego/Rockstar North Players: 1 (offline), 2 – 16 (online) Site: http://www.rockstargames.com/reddeadredemption/ If Grand Theft Auto IV was the idea, Red Dead Redemption is the execution. Rockstar’s latest builds on their...

Kyle Hebert: MCM Expo 2010 interview

A large man, who would be intimidating were it not for the disarmingly infectious smile, enters the room. He is wearing an extremely cool (and, we later discover, sadly out of print) Decepticon shirt. He is followed by two young ladies who Michael, once safely out of earshot, decides must surely be his groupies; but are actually a girl he has known for almost...

The Devil’s Playhouse (episode two): review

Format: PSN (version reviewed), PC, Mac, iPad (sigh) Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: Telltale Games Developer: Telltale Games Players: 1 Site: http://www.telltalegames.com/samandmax/thedevilsplayhouse The latest season of Sam & Max got off to a good start with ‘The Penal Zone’ (ahem). The quality of episodic games can vary wildly however, and...

Steam: A Cynical View

While not attempting to broadcast it on a global scale, I also have not hidden my dislike for Steam. Dislike probably isn’t a strong enough word, but it’s the best I can hope for with my editor metaphorically staring over my shoulder with a Scottish slang booklet in one hand and a guide to Japanese cursing in the other in case I try to get...

Grumpy Gurevitz: The Sound of Gaming

I own all the main gaming platforms, bar PC (I’m a Mac man you know) and over time it’s become clear that each machine has a different core demographic. I say it’s become clear, but I don’t mean I have done extensive research and can provide broken down stats to make my point. Hell no! I’m an opinionated columnist and Ill just write...