The Bible: The Official Videogame (Old Testament)

The Bible: The Official Videogame (Old Testament)

Nov 30, 2010

There have been countless Bible – inspired Christian ’em ups over the last few decades. The problem is that they’re either misedutainment titles, or unlicensed; and therefore buggy, boring, and technically inept. Christianity is on the decline worldwide; I asked a priest why, and he said ‘Buggered if I know’. Not sure which one of us he...

Diamond Dan: review

Diamond Dan: review

Nov 29, 2010

Format: PC (version reviewed), Mac Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: Grendel Games Developer: Grendel Games Players: 1 Site: www.diamond-dan.com The concept of Diamond Dan is a bit like something from a disturbing fever dream. The easiest way to describe it from first impressions is Indiana Jones trapped in a murderous game of Tetris. The goal is simple; get from...

GoldenEye 007: review

GoldenEye 007: review

Nov 26, 2010

Format: Wii (version reviewed), DS Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: Activision Developer: Eurocom Players: 1 (+Splitscreen & Online Multiplayer) Site: http://goldeneyegame.com/canvas/ The original GoldenEye was the finest multiplayer game of its generation, and is fondly remembered by gamers of that era. EA sullied the name with the release of GoldenEye...

Add one letter sequels

Add one letter sequels

Nov 24, 2010

How do developers and publishers decide what goes into a sequel? Presumably it’s based on consumer and critical feedback, unused ideas, technical limitations and innovations, and narrative consistency. Bo-ring! What they should do is, as we all know, add one letter to the title of the previous game and go from there. That will produce some fantastic and...

Are you hardcore enough to defend the Wii?

Are you hardcore enough to defend the Wii?

Nov 22, 2010

If I were to suggest that the Wii is the best console for hardcore gamers, I would be laughed off the face of the planet via ‘teh internetz’. As I have no desire to ride a wave of bad spelling, questionable grammar and derogatory comments about my mother into the ether, I shall take a different tack. First of all, I’d like you to ask...