Silent Hill: Shattered Memories – Hidden Gems review

Silent Hill: Shattered Memories – Hidden Gems review

Nov 28, 2012

Format: Wii (version reviewed), PSP, PS2 Unleashed: Out now Publisher: Konami Developer: Climax Studios Players: 1 Site: http://www.konami.com/games/shsm/ If you know Shattered Memories only by reputation, you may well have heard it described as a remake of the first game, and instantly dismissed it as such. Don’t. It dumps 95% of the original’s...

Mutant Mudds: review

Mutant Mudds: review

Sep 5, 2012

Format: 3DS, PC (version reviewed) Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: Renegade Kid Developer: Renegade Kid Players: 1 Site: http://www.renegadekid.com/mutantmudds.htm Unless the marketing team gives up hyperbole for Lent, you probably won’t read “Precise controls!” in flashy text on the back of a videogame box. In the case of Mutant Mudds, however, that...

Cute Things Dying Violently: XBL Indie review

Cute Things Dying Violently: XBL Indie review

Aug 30, 2012

Format: 360 (version reviewed), PC Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: ApathyWorks Developer: ApathyWorks Players: 1-2 Site: http://www.apathyworks.com/ Cute Things Dying Violently is stuck quite firmly in the minority of Xbox Live indie games. Not (only) because all the spelling and grammar is correct, but because it’s not a shameless clone of somebody...

Squids: review

Squids: review

Jul 11, 2012

Format: Android, PC, Mac, iOS (reviewed on iPod Touch) Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: The Game Bakers Developer: The Game Bakers Players: 1 Site: http://www.squidsthegame.com/ Navigating the iOS and Android marketplaces is like wading through a heavily polluted coral reef: every step feels grimier than the last, but there are pearls glimmering just beneath the...

To The Moon: review

To The Moon: review

Jul 9, 2012

Format: PC Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: Lace Mamba Global Developer: Freebird Games Players: 1 Site: http://freebirdgames.com/to_the_moon/ Imagine. Imagine a videogame that deals intelligently with subjects such as mental illness, death, regret, love, trauma, failure, and much more besides. Imagine a videogame that deals with all of this without once...

Binary Domain: catchup review

Binary Domain: catchup review

Apr 19, 2012

Platform: PS3 (version reviewed), 360, PC Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: Sega Developer: Team CS1 Players: 1 (offline), 2-10 (online) Site: http://www.sega.co.uk/binarydomain/?t=EnglishUK Binary Domain is a sci-fi squad shooter carrying clichés which may scare you off. A steroid-inflated hoo-ra buddy; combat which relies heavily on a cover system; an evil...