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?...

Bomberman Live: Battlefest: review

Bomberman Live: Battlefest: review

Dec 22, 2010

Format: XBLA (version reviewed), PSN, WiiWare Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: Hudson Soft Developer: Pi Studios Players: 1-4 (offline), 1-8 (online) Site: http://www.hudsonent.com/battlefest/ Even the most devoted of Bomberman fans are going to find Bomberman Live: Battlefest a bit hard to swallow. A sequel of sorts to 2007’s Bomberman Live, Battlefest...

Crazy Taxi: review

Crazy Taxi: review

Dec 2, 2010

Format: XBLA (version reviewed), PSN Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: Sega Developer: Sega Players: 1 Site: www.xbox.com With Sega’s latest scheme to re-release Dreamcast classics on XBLA and PSN, they seem intent on shooting themselves in the foot. Sonic Adventure’s release proved once and for all that it wasn’t ever a good game to begin...

Costume Quest: review

Costume Quest: review

Nov 5, 2010

Format: XBLA (version reviewed), PSN Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: THQ Developer: Double Fine Players: 1 Site: http://www.costumequestgame.com/ Costume Quest is a tribute to Halloween first and a game second. It’s an utterly adorable story of children trick-or-treating their way to victory against an evil witch and her band of goblins. But it’s...

Hydro Thunder Hurricane: Tempest Pack DLC: review

Hydro Thunder Hurricane: Tempest Pack DLC: review

Nov 3, 2010

Format: XBLA Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: Microsoft Game Studios Developer: Vector Unit Players: 1-4 (offline), 2-8 (online) Site: http://www.xbox.com/ Hydro Thunder Hurricane wasn’t quite the retro revival fans had hoped for, and the Tempest Pack DLC doesn’t mess with the formula. This set of three new tracks and two new boats isn’t...