Grumpy Gurevitz: Why reviewing games is becoming harder

Grumpy Gurevitz: Why reviewing games is becoming harder

Nov 1, 2011

Gaming websites are very, very popular. Traditionally they were popular as it was the place you went to (if you didn’t wait for the magazine copy) to get the first review of a game. A review was important, really important, as often the review was the first place where you could really find out the details of a release. However over the least five years,...

MX vs ATV Alive: review

MX vs ATV Alive: review

Jun 8, 2011

Format: PS3 (version reviewed), Xbox 360 Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: THQ Developer: Rainbow Studios Players: 1 (plus splitscreen multiplayer) 2-12 (online) Site: http://www.mxvsatv.com/   MX vs ATV Alive is the first THQ title to be launched with a low initial price point (currently around £25), with gamers then having the option of topping up the...

Grumpy Gurevitz: Heavy Lair

Grumpy Gurevitz: Heavy Lair

Feb 26, 2010

Has Dragon’s Lair come of age? That’s the question I ask myself when playing the Heavy Rain Demo. Now demos always send us mixed messages. With one voice they invite us to “try”, nay, “trial the game”. “See how it plays”. “See if you like it”. At the same time they issue a statement saying that “the demo is not reflective of the...