Console Gamer till I die?

Console Gamer till I die?

Jul 29, 2010

The first thing I’d like to do in this article is shamelessly plug the recently launched CG forum, which you can find at www.soapboxgamers.co.uk or by clicking the ‘forum’ link at the top of the page. There is a reason; this was originally going to be a post in said forum, until I realised I had too much that I wanted to say (as is,...

Grumpy Gurevitz: How to save a Seal.

Grumpy Gurevitz: How to save a Seal.

Jul 26, 2010

Nintendo’s ‘seal of quality’ has traditionally been a badge, which reassured customers that software for their platform wouldn’t crash or damage their console. It was never meant to be a badge to guarantee the quality of the software. Yet, over the years, due to the large volume of quality titles that were released on Nintendo systems, it developed a...

The Devil’s Playhouse (episode four): review

The Devil’s Playhouse (episode four): review

Jul 26, 2010

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 This latest season of Sam & Max got off to a great start, and then it got even better. In last month’s episode however, the quality of the jokes...

Hydro Thunder Hurricane: review

Hydro Thunder Hurricane: review

Jul 26, 2010

Format: XBLA Unleashed: 28/07/10 Publisher: Microsoft Game Studios Developer: Vector Unit Players: 1-4 (offline), 2-8 (online) Site: http://www.xbox.com/ Can a racing game have soul? The genre certainly fights an uphill battle. With emotionless heaps of metal zipping around tracks devoid of human life, there’s not a lot of room for charm. Yet...

A Discussion

A Discussion

Jul 23, 2010

In a bleak city, down an even bleaker alley, sat the bleakest bar in the world. Desperate glimmers of light slid under the gap between the old wooden door and the street outside, only to be swallowed and drowned in a mixture of darkness and rainwater. A slim figure wearing an ageing mud coloured trench-coat sloshed through puddle after puddle, eventually...