Is Bulletstorm really a hardcore shooter?

Is Bulletstorm really a hardcore shooter?

Mar 1, 2011

Whenever an article uses a question as a title, it’s fair to assume that the author has an answer in mind, which they wish to spend some time (perhaps too long) explaining and justifying. Said answer is usually negative where possible. It’s human nature; for example, if you ask a friend ‘What does she think she looks like?’, the...

Breach: review

Breach: review

Jan 31, 2011

Format: XBLA (version reviewed), PC Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: Atomic Games Developer: Atomic Games Players: 1-16 (online only) Site: http://breachgame.com/ The long awaited Sussex life simulator has finally landed! Your avatar trawls the streets of Breach, West Sussex in search of newsagents, old ladies with small dogs, and somebody who can give you...

WWII games: Where is the Holocaust?

WWII games: Where is the Holocaust?

Jan 17, 2011

There have been so many videogames set during the second world war, it’s quite likely that you’ve played at least one or two. Thanks to the painstaking attention to detail and hunger for historical accuracy, you may even have learned something new about the conflict without realising; the weapons used, the important battles fought, the dates of...

Call of Duty: Black Ops: review

Call of Duty: Black Ops: review

Nov 15, 2010

Format: PS3 (version reviewed), 360, PC, Wii, DS Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: Activision Developer: Treyarch Players: 1-4 (offline), 2-18 (online, including splitscreen) Site: http://www.callofduty.com/hub World at War was a bit of a mess. Offline, grenade spamming; online, the unwise inclusion of tanks and a few unpopular maps – all wrapped up in an...

Crysis 2 at Eurogamer Expo 2010

Crysis 2 at Eurogamer Expo 2010

Oct 13, 2010

My time spent with Crysis 2 seemed very brief. Playing it on the lovely open platform that the PC provides, the game build was, unfortunately, not that stable, with a frantic man running between the machines, correcting the crashes that happened consistently throughout the day. It was understandably a buggy pre-release version of a game due out next year, and...