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...

Mighty Switch Force: review

Mighty Switch Force: review

Mar 29, 2012

Format: 3DS eShop Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: WayForward Developer: WayForward Players: 1 Site: http://www.wayforward.com/ Mighty Switch Force is a videogame. Okay, that might be an incomplete picture of this WayForward concoction, but it sure gets the right idea across. It feels impervious to modern fads in its unquenchable quest for an era whose sun has...

Dear Esther: review

Dear Esther: review

Feb 23, 2012

Format: PC Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: thechineseroom & Robert Briscoe Developer: thechineseroom Players: 1 Site: http://dear-esther.com/ Playing Dear Esther is like walking through a poem. Every path is a verse, each step taken with slow thoughtfulness, until you arrive at a destination full of misunderstood meaning. There are no monsters to fight,...

Rayman Origins: New Year catchup review

Rayman Origins: New Year catchup review

Jan 2, 2012

Format: Wii (version reviewed), PS3, 360 Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: Ubisoft Developer: Ubisoft Montpellier Players: 1-4 (offline only) Site: http://raymanorigins.uk.ubi.com/# If you owned a SNES and/or Mega Drive (AKA Genesis) way back when, your gaming life would have been spent riding a surfboard of pleasure over a stormy sea of side-scrolling...

Oddworld: Stranger’s Wrath HD: review

Oddworld: Stranger’s Wrath HD: review

Dec 20, 2011

Format: PSN Unleashed: December 21st (EU), December 27th (NA) Publisher: Oddworld Inhabitants Developer: Oddworld Inhabitants/Just Add Water Players: 1 Site: http://www.oddworld.com/?page_id=778 Is it a first person shooter? Perhaps a third person platformer? Surely it must be an action RPG of sorts? We’ve had five years to think about it, and the...

Hamilton’s Great Adventure: review

Hamilton’s Great Adventure: review

Sep 2, 2011

  Format: PSN, PC Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: Fatshark Developer: Fatshark Players: 1–2 (Offline co-op) Site: http://hamilton.fatshark.se/ Hamilton’s Great Adventure does not start out on the right foot. After skipping through a storybook-reading session that serves as the bulk of the game’s plot, you will guide a portly Indiana...