Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons: preview

Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons: preview

Mar 8, 2013

Film director Josef Fares has joined with developers Starbreeze to create a new digital only title, Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons. Imagine the humour and storytelling of Fable mixed with the control scheme of the recent Nintendo Land Animal Crossing mini game (played with only two people) along with a puzzle game such as Lostwinds and Journey and perhaps you...

Nintendo Land: review

Nintendo Land: review

Mar 8, 2013

Format: Wii U Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: Nintendo Developer: Nintendo Players: 1-5 (offline only) Site: http://nintendoland.nintendo.com/about.html We have Pac-Man clones. We have a simplified FPS adventure experience. We have arena based third person shooters. We have a dumbed down 3D racing game. Alongside these are some nice, non-offensive games which...

Playstation All Stars Battle Royale: review

Playstation All Stars Battle Royale: review

Jan 18, 2013

  Format: PS3/Vita Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: SCE Developer: SuperBot Entertainment, SCE Santa Monica Studio, Bluepoint Games(PS Vita) Players: 1-4 Site: http://www.playstationallstarsbattleroyale.com Despite borrowing characters from some other publishers’ gaming universes, between the PS1 and PS3 Sony have developed a number of very strong...

Grumpy Gurevitz: Hardware Iteration

Grumpy Gurevitz: Hardware Iteration

Nov 27, 2012

One of the greatest challenges console gaming faces is one of hardware iteration. Traditionally consoles have never had their internal hardware specs increased, as new functionality is added post-launch. We have seen smaller, slimmer and cheaper units released, and some of those have even lost features during the process (compare a PS3 today with one at launch...

Grumpy Gurevitz: PS Plus has stopped me buying games

Grumpy Gurevitz: PS Plus has stopped me buying games

Aug 9, 2012

At E3 this year, Sony rejigged their PS Plus offering. Until E3, their £40 a year package had offered a range of free games every month. It generally included a PSN title, some minis, and a PSOne title, with a different mix served up each month. In addition PS Plus users get discounts on other content from time to time. I had hoped that Sony would take this...