Speedball 2 Evolution: review

Speedball 2 Evolution: review

Mar 14, 2011

Format: iphone/ipad (version reviewed), PSN Unleashed: iphone/ipad Out Now; PSN TBC Publisher: Tower Studios Developer: Vivid Games Players: 1 and multiplayer (local play only) Site: http://www.tower-studios.co.uk/ There is a retro scene out there, but in general game design and player expectations have changed, largely for the better. Most classic games...

Grumpy Gurevitz: How to save a Seal.

Grumpy Gurevitz: How to save a Seal.

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Nintendo’s ‘seal of quality’ has traditionally been a badge, which reassured customers that software for their platform wouldn’t crash or damage their console. It was never meant to be a badge to guarantee the quality of the software. Yet, over the years, due to the large volume of quality titles that were released on Nintendo systems, it developed a...

An App Adventure

I’m an App virgin, which is not to say that I am completely oblivious to the kind of applications available to Apple iPhones, iTouches, iPads, iPencils, iLawnmowers and iRan-out-of-dears, but that as far as hands-on time goes, prior to about two weeks ago I had none. It has been argued in some corners of the media that Apple products (particularly the...

Grumpy Gurevitz: Why it’s time to give the PSP Go a chance. Really.

My PSP3000 recently developed a fault as the screen got two horrible lines going all the way across it. For some, this would be something they can live with. For me it was something that was a real problem and so I called Sony to find out what it would cost to repair, with the answer being; £75 with only a 3 month warranty. That seemed quite steep for...

Are App Stores the way forward for developers?

The growth in digital app stores can’t have passed by the average Critical Gamer (see what I did there?). Every device has one, from the DSi to the Playstation 3, and they have opened up new distribution channels for existing developers and publishers, as well as enabling new, much smaller creators to be able to reach out to the consumer and sell them...