Darksiders II: review

Darksiders II: review

Aug 20, 2012

    Format: PS3 (version reviewed), 360, PC, OnLive, Wii U Unleashed: Out Now (NA), 21st August (EU), ? (WIi U) Publisher: THQ Developer: Vigil Games Players: 1 Site: www.darksiders.com   We really enjoyed Darksiders. Placing you as it did in the stomping boots of War (of apocalypse fame), we weren’t much surprised to find most of the...

Introducing the world’s best app (because we’re in it)

Introducing the world’s best app (because we’re in it)

Aug 7, 2012

“I read the news today, oh boy/all videogames related in a brand new app, which was awesome” as The Beatles once sang. This drug-addled dream has now come true, thanks to Appy Gamer – the latest news dooberry from world-famous app craftspeople Mobiles Republic. There are three main reasons to download this for your iPhone, iPad, Android phone or...

Videogame “journalists” and the E3 circus

Videogame “journalists” and the E3 circus

Jun 13, 2012

I wasn’t at E3 this year, and I only watched one of the many live streams. That doesn’t mean I’m ignorant of all the relevant goings on, though I kind of wish I was; the internet is of course currently choked with E3 coverage. Most of it is dull and uninspired but, by picking over some of the best and sifting through my Twitter stream,...

OnLive lets you play IGF nominees for free

OnLive lets you play IGF nominees for free

Feb 28, 2012

OnLive, the cloud gaming giant and sponsor of the upcoming 14th Independent Games Festival (IGF) is bringing a taste of the event into US and UK gamers’ homes with a two-week Indie Showcase. Starting now and running until March 11, the Indie Showcase allows gamers to try a free 30-minute trial of a selection of games nominated for IGF awards and honourable...

OnLive: review

OnLive: review

Feb 22, 2012

Cloud gaming is a new technology that delivers games direct to you over your broadband connection without the need for an expensive console. As soon as you fire up OnLive you can hop straight into a game without the need to spend hours downloading software, as the game is streamed directly to your PC, tablet computer or smartphone. Critical Gamer got some...

WIN! OnLive PlayPack access for one month (UK only)

WIN! OnLive PlayPack access for one month (UK only)

Feb 8, 2012

Have you tried games streaming service OnLive yet? If not, why not? Head over here to see what our initial impressions were of it at the Eurogamer Expo launch. The app itself is quick and easy to install, and entirely free; and it will work on almost any PC or Mac. Best of all, almost every game in the catalogue has a free half hour trial. Still need a good...