The Walking Dead episode one: review

The Walking Dead episode one: review

Apr 30, 2012

Format: XBLA, PC (versions reviewed), Mac, PSN Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: Telltale Games Developer: Telltale Games Players: 1 Site: http://www.telltalegames.com/walkingdead/age_gate The Walking Dead started off as a popular comic series, which quickly became even more popular thanks to the ongoing TV adaptation. Said TV series has already begun to...

The problem with Kickstarters

The problem with Kickstarters

Apr 27, 2012

There is a growing concern at the back of my mind about gamers being so readily willing to throw their money away at any old project that tugs at nostalgic memories, entices with promises of grandeur, or even perhaps genuinely has strong pedigree behind it. A Kickstarter fund was made famous by Tim Schafer, a well known game developer who asked for $400,000 in...

Kid Icarus Uprising: review

Kid Icarus Uprising: review

Apr 27, 2012

Format: 3DS (version reviewed) Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: Nintendo Developer: Project Sora Players: 1 (story mode), 2-6 (local/online multiplayer) Site: http://www.kidicarus.nintendo.com/uprising/ Those of a certain age may remember playing the original Kid Icarus game on the NES in the late 80s, and beyond that some re-releases on the GBA and later via...

Superbrothers: Sword & Sworcery EP: PC review

Superbrothers: Sword & Sworcery EP: PC review

Apr 26, 2012

  Format: PC (version tested), iPhone Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: Capybara Games Developer: Capybara Games, Superbrothers Players: 1 Site: http://www.swordandsworcery.com/ The idea that smartphones can be a legitimate gaming platform has quickly become established in pretty much all spheres of the gaming industry. Ports of classic games have been...

The Walking Dead launch trailer

The Walking Dead launch trailer

Apr 25, 2012

The Walking Dead is an award-winning comic, which was later turned into a pretty darned brilliant TV series. Today, the first instalment of the five-episode videogame from Telltale Games and Skybound Entertainment is released on PSN, PC and Mac (with an iOS version due in the summer, and XBLA “very soon”)… and it looks pretty good. As you can see in...