Ivy the Kiwi?: review

Ivy the Kiwi?: review

Oct 29, 2010

Format: Wii (version reviewed), DS Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: Rising Star Games Developer: Prope Players: 1 – 4 Site: www.ivythekiwi.com After leaving Sonic Team (and therefore the sinking ship of the Sonic franchise also) in 2006, Yuji Naka formed his own company Prope in order to become hands – on with development once more. The latest game to...

Enslaved: Odyssey To The West: review

Enslaved: Odyssey To The West: review

Oct 29, 2010

Format: PS3 (version reviewed), 360 Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: Bandai Namco Games Developer: Ninja Theory Players: 1 Site: http://www.enslaved-thegame.com/ On paper, Enslaved: Odyssey To The West is undoubtedly a game of high pedigree. Coming from UK developers Ninja Theory (Heavenly Sword and the forthcoming Devil May Cry reboot), it’s a reworking of...

Dream Chronicles: review

Dream Chronicles: review

Oct 28, 2010

Format: 360 (version reviewed), PS3, PC, Mac, DS, Mobile Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: KatGames Developer: PlayFirst Players: 1-2 Site: www.playfirst.com/dream-chronicles Dream Chronicles is a bad game even by the low standards its genre aspires to. Hidden object games are already the red-headed step-child of adventure games, and this one is best kept...

Patch It Later, It’ll Be Fine

Patch It Later, It’ll Be Fine

Oct 27, 2010

For a long time now games have been released before they meet a commercial launch standard. It continues to happen today, though it is mystifying why it happens at all. I am reminded of this practise by two games I’ve played recently that, for different reasons, did not launch to the public in any kind of playable condition. Before moving onto the two...

ZX Spectrum: Elite Collection Vol 1: review

ZX Spectrum: Elite Collection Vol 1: review

Oct 25, 2010

Format: iPhone, iPod Touch Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: Elite Systems Developer: Elite Systems Players: 1 Site: http://www.elite-systems.co.uk/elite/htdocs/user_home.php It was with a nostalgic tear in our eyes, that we downloaded the ZX Spectrum: Elite Collection from Apple’s App Store. With the C64 App doing good business already, it was only a...