Swarm: review

Swarm: review

Apr 5, 2011

Format: PSN (version reviewed), XBLA Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: Ignition Entertainment Developer: Hothead Games Players: 1 Site: http://www.swarmites.com/ Upon launching Swarm you are greeted by a swarmite milling about the menu. Swarmites, you should know, are little blue fellows with blank stares and rotund bodies. They travel in packs with a hive-mind...

Feel the love with a Valentine’s Day Swarm trailer

Feel the love with a Valentine’s Day Swarm trailer

Feb 14, 2011

Hearing the distinctive ‘thwump’ of Cupid’s arrow hitting flesh is usually a gooey metaphor on this day of remembering how lonely you really are. Well, as a Valentine’s gift to us all, Hothead Games have produced a special trailer for their PSN and XBLA action-platformer Swarm. The video shows the hazards that can fall upon a Swarmite on this day of...

DeathSpank: review

DeathSpank: review

Aug 17, 2010

Format: XBLA (version reviewed), PSN Unleashed: Out now Publisher: Electronic Arts Developer: Hothead Games Players: 1 Site: www.deathspank.com DeathSpank is a game that was made with love. Games in this category are few and far between, but they are easily spotted: unique art styles, tight characterisation, self-aware sense of humour. Most importantly, games...

Braid: review

Format: PS3 (version reviewed), Xbox 360, PC, Mac Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: Hothead Games Developer: Number None, Inc. Players: 1 Price: £7.99 Site: http://braid-game.com/ Being able to bend time around your little finger has always had its perks. It means you can avoid death, burning things in the oven becomes less of an issue, and any social faux pas...