Joe Danger Special Edition: review

Joe Danger Special Edition: review

Dec 23, 2011

Format: XBLA Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: Hello Games Developer: Hello Games Players: 1-2 (offline only) Site: http://www.hellogames.org/ The modern gamer’s Pavlovian response to bright colours and relentless smiles is a sneer and a derogatory comment. Should such a young whipper-snapper pluck up the courage to give this game a go, however – which...

Joe Danger The Movie: Hands-on preview

Joe Danger The Movie: Hands-on preview

Dec 23, 2011

NOTE: Previously published and subsequently lost to an evil electronic gremlin, it only recently came to my attention that this had not been republished. The day of our Joe Danger: Special Edition review seemed as good a time as any to put it back up again. If you’ve already played Joe Danger, you’re almost certainly excited for Joe Danger: The...

A Critical Christmas Break

A Critical Christmas Break

Dec 22, 2011

The monstrous swarm of high-profile video games has trickled away to virtually nothing, 2011 is just about out of room, and a fair chunk of the world is settling down for the holidays. Critical Gamer will be following suit by taking off next week for Christmas, during which we’ll chill out, visit family, and (most likely) play a bunch of...

Critical Talk Episode 7: Christmas Special!

Critical Talk Episode 7: Christmas Special!

Dec 22, 2011

If you’re a fan of both Christmas cheer and videogames, you’ve come to the right podcast. Stephen, Matt, and Luke have more than enough of that in the newest episode of Critical Talk! Listen patiently as Stephen complains about not owning Christmas NiGHTS again! Clap your hands with glee as Luke recalls hitting hobos with two-by-fours! Google...

The Elder Scrolls: Lord of Souls – book review

The Elder Scrolls: Lord of Souls – book review

Dec 22, 2011

In 2009 Greg Keyes released his first book based in the Elder Scrolls universe named The Infernal City. Now this year – no doubt to coincide with the release of Skyrim – the sequel has been released, entitled Lord of Souls. Set in the same time period as The Infernal City, Lord of Souls begins some forty years after the events players will have seen in...