Child of Eden: review

Child of Eden: review

Jun 29, 2011

Format: 360 (version reviewed), PS3 Unleashed: Out Now (on 360) Publisher: Ubisoft Developer: Q Entertainment Players: 1 Site: http://child-of-eden.uk.ubi.com/ Much has been made of Child of Eden’s price-to-playthrough time, with the basic argument being, “why should I pay $49.99 for a 90-minute game.” Even without being that reductive, many...

Red Faction: Armageddon: review

Red Faction: Armageddon: review

Jun 14, 2011

Format: 360 (version reviewed), PS3, PC Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: THQ, Syfy Games Developer: Volition, Inc. Players: 1 (offline), 2-4 (online) Site: http://www.redfaction.com/ Red Faction: Armageddon is a dumb, stupid game. Not in the way Gears of War is either. That game is intelligently stupid, wearing its absurd machismo proudly. The problem with Red...

Earth Defense Force: Insect Armageddon: interview

Earth Defense Force: Insect Armageddon: interview

Mar 29, 2011

Not one to miss out on some B-movie bug-huntin’, resident Earth Defense Force war journalist Joe got in touch with Brian Ethridge, Senior Producer at D3 Publisher, to talk about the upcoming Western take on EDF, Insect Armageddon. CG: Earth Defense Force: Insect Armageddon is set in Detroit, whereas Earth Defense Force 2017 was set in Japan, what’s...

Dead Space 2: review

Dead Space 2: review

Feb 1, 2011

Format: Xbox 360 (version reviewed), PS3, PC Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: EA Developer: Visceral Games Players: 1 (offline), 2-8 (online) Site: deadspace.ea.com With Dead Space 2, you could make a case that there’s something off about the way videogames are evolving. Here we have a game about a guy in a space suit that fights monsters for hours on...

Donkey Kong Country Returns: catchup review

Donkey Kong Country Returns: catchup review

Jan 11, 2011

Format: Wii Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: Nintendo Developer: Retro Studios Players: 1-2 Site: donkeykong.nintendo.com/ Never has a Wii game demanded a simple post-release patch quite like Donkey Kong Country Returns. It’s quite impressive actually – one tiny flaw turns an otherwise joyfully creative game into a bit of a chore. The culprit?...