Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons: review

Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons: review

Aug 7, 2013

Format: PC, PSN, XBLA (version reviewed) Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: 505 Games Developer: Starbreeze Studios Players: 1 Site: http://www.brothersthegame.com/ Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons is immediately confusing, saddening, and promising. Two young villagers load their deathly ill father into a handcart and make the slow downhill walk to the local doctor....

Bastion: review

Bastion: review

Jul 26, 2011

Format: XBLA, PC Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment Developer: Supergiant Games Players: 1 Site: http://supergiantgames.com/?page_id=242 “Proper story’s supposed to start at the beginning,” rumbles the narrator, as Bastion’s albino-haired hero slumbers on a chunk of rock in the sky. “Ain’t so...

Monday Night Combat: review

Monday Night Combat: review

Aug 19, 2010

Format: XBLA Unleashed: Out now Publisher: Uber Entertainment, Inc. Developer: Uber Entertainment, Inc. Players: 1-12 Site: http://www.uberent.com/ Xbox Live’s “Summer of Arcade” is a grab bag. There is some good and bad. And there is always at least one surprise hit. This summer, it seems, that honour can be awarded to Monday Night Combat. From Uber...

Castlevania: Harmony of Despair: review

Castlevania: Harmony of Despair: review

Aug 11, 2010

Format: XBLA Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: Konami Developer: Konami Players: 1 (offline), 2-6 (online) Site: http://www.xbox.com/ Before you look at the score at the bottom of this page, consider this simple calculation – for every player less than six that you play Castlevania: Harmony of Despair with, subtract a point. By yourself? Forget it....

Limbo: review

Format: XBLA Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: Microsoft Game Studios Developer: PlayDead Studios Players: 1 Site: http://www.limbogame.org/ Limbo doesn’t justify its worth the way that most games do. “Replay value”, “unlockables”, and “online multiplayer” are concepts absent from its vocabulary. Yes, it does...