Rain: review

Rain: review

Oct 6, 2013

Format: PSN Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment Developer: PlayStation C.A.M.P, Acquire, SCE Japan Studio Players: 1 A deserted, nameless street waits, heedless of the ceaseless rain pouring in sheets atop it. Echoing pianos backed by strings and the occasional overtones of a French circus penetrate the night, and two children stumble...

Grumpy Gurevitz: What Happens When The Network Goes Down

Grumpy Gurevitz: What Happens When The Network Goes Down

Apr 28, 2011

If there was a month where those of us at the ‘cutting edge’ of gadget land needed reminding that we are still in the early days of the digital content revolution, it was April 2011. First Amazon’s hosting service went down, disrupting a number of high profile services based on it; and as I write this, we are still without a PlayStation...

Gioteck’s FPS controller for PS3: HF-1 FTW?

Gioteck’s FPS controller for PS3: HF-1 FTW?

Mar 18, 2011

As anybody who owns all three machines knows, Sony’s PS3 DualShock – while a perfectly good joypad – is a few small steps behind the Xbox 360 and Wii controllers in terms of precision. This is only really noticeable when playing FPS games, and as such, various companies offer FPS-specific alternatives. Joe’s already given you the lowdown on the...

StarDrone: review

StarDrone: review

Mar 15, 2011

Format: PSN (version reviewed), iphone/ipad Unleashed: PSN Out Now; iphone/ipad TBC Publisher: Beatshapers/Tastyplay.com Developer: Beatshapers Players: 1 Site: http://www.beatshapers.com/stardrone Update: As noted in the comments, StarDrone can also be played using a Dualshock controller. Sorry for the confusion guys. StarDrone is not, as you probably...

Beyond Good & Evil HD: review

Beyond Good & Evil HD: review

Mar 14, 2011

Format: XBLA (version reviewed), PSN Unleashed: Out Now (PSN version TBA 2011) Publisher: Ubisoft Developer: Ubisoft Shanghai Players: 1 Site: http://beyondgoodevil.com Beyond Good & Evil HD is a remake of an underplayed gem. It tells the story of Jade, a freelance photographer who finds herself amidst a government conspiracy she must uncover to save the...