LittleBigPlanet 2: catchup review

LittleBigPlanet 2: catchup review

Feb 22, 2011

Format: PS3 Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: Sony Developer: Media Molecule Players: 1-4 Site: http://www.littlebigplanet.com LittleBigPlanet 2 is a very difficult game to review. It is unique in the world of videogames (prequel aside) in that the levels and gameplay mechanics created by the developers will almost certainly represent the tiniest minority of...

Dead Island: Cinematic Preamble

Dead Island: Cinematic Preamble

Feb 21, 2011

Three days ago IGN revealed the world premier of the cinematic trailer for Dead Island, a game trapped in development limbo for going on four years now. While the trailer showed absolutely no gameplay, it quickly went viral due to the subject matter and presentation. For those out of the loop the trailer can be seen here (suitable only for those aged 18 and...

Nintendo 3DS pre-launch event: Glasgow

Nintendo 3DS pre-launch event: Glasgow

Feb 18, 2011

With the imminent arrival of the 3DS, Nintendo have been setting up pre-launch events across the country to give gamers a chance to play on their new console. Critical Gamer was at the event held in Glasgow on Saturday 12th February. So is the new glasses free 3D console a gimmick too far, or a truly groundbreaking experience? As we walked down Mitchell Lane...

Marvel VS. Capcom 3: review

Marvel VS. Capcom 3: review

Feb 17, 2011

Format: PS3 (version reviewed), Xbox360 Unleashed: February 18th Publisher: Capcom Developer: Capcom Players: 1-2 (local), 2-8 (online) Site: http://marvelvscapcom3.com/ Fighting games that mix characters from different universes are extremely popular right now, with Smash Brothers still going strong and the likes of Dissidia 012 on the horizon. Following...

The PSP1’s Future Prospects?

The PSP1’s Future Prospects?

Feb 16, 2011

There’s been a huge burst of news articles surrounding the PSP2, or ‘NGP’ as its working name has it known. All eyes are trained on the upcoming fight between the 3DS and NGP; who will prosper and who will fail abysmally? Questions you should hold back for another article, because right now we’ll be looking at what’s in store for...