Monday Night Combat: review

Monday Night Combat: review

Aug 19, 2010

Format: XBLA Unleashed: Out now Publisher: Uber Entertainment, Inc. Developer: Uber Entertainment, Inc. Players: 1-12 Site: http://www.uberent.com/ Xbox Live’s “Summer of Arcade” is a grab bag. There is some good and bad. And there is always at least one surprise hit. This summer, it seems, that honour can be awarded to Monday Night Combat. From Uber...

What gaming has forgotten

What gaming has forgotten

Aug 18, 2010

Each entertainment medium has one advantage over the others, that the very best examples exploit. Some music, through a process nobody fully understands, can instantly provoke feelings such as sadness or elation through sound alone; literature, connecting directly with your mind as it does, is capable of making the most preposterously unrealistic situations not...

We Sing Encore (UK version): review

We Sing Encore (UK version): review

Aug 17, 2010

Format: Wii Unleashed:  20th August Publisher: Nordic Games Developer: Le Cortex Players: 1 – 4 Site: http://www.wesinggame.com/ Yes, we know; if you spend a dozen hours a week pwning n00bs in Modern Warfare 2, you’re unlikely to be interested in this game. The truth is however – whether you’re prepared to admit it or not...

Medal Of Honor (2010): Beta impressions

Medal Of Honor (2010): Beta impressions

Aug 17, 2010

You’d have to be mad to be a developer and think that you can take on the combined might of the Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare and Battlefield Bad Company franchises with a brand new FPS. But, since there’s a vast moat of gamer cash that surrounds these icons of videogame gun fighting, that madness can be offset with the dream of winning big. So it’s no...

DeathSpank: review

DeathSpank: review

Aug 17, 2010

Format: XBLA (version reviewed), PSN Unleashed: Out now Publisher: Electronic Arts Developer: Hothead Games Players: 1 Site: www.deathspank.com DeathSpank is a game that was made with love. Games in this category are few and far between, but they are easily spotted: unique art styles, tight characterisation, self-aware sense of humour. Most importantly, games...