With the outstanding Scott Pilgrim vs. The World out this week for XBLA, and Castle Crashers making its way over to PSN next week, it’s a fine time for great 2D beat ’em ups. But where does the long awaited, graphically slick and viscerally gory Shank fit into all this? Is it a clunker, or… Continue reading Review: Shank
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Review: Scott Pilgrim vs. The World: The Game
Scott Pilgrim is dating Ramona Flowers – but before he can claim her as his true love, he must fight his way past Ramona’s 7 Evil Exes! Based on the cult hit comic book series and out just in time for the blockbuster movie adaptation, Scott Pilgrim vs. The World: The Game is a 2D… Continue reading Review: Scott Pilgrim vs. The World: The Game
Doctor Who Adventure Games Episode 3 announced
The BBC have revealed details for the third entry in its Doctor Who Adventure Game series, which will allow players to pilot the controls of The Doctor’s legendary timeship for the very first time.
Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light hits Steam and PS3 September 28th, DLC planned
Just a few weeks before the ‘Exclusive’ Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light hits the Xbox Live Marketplace, Crystal Dynamics have announced that the co-op shooter will also be making its way to PS3 and Steam next month.
Paradox CEO: Lead and Gold XBLA port canned
Fredrik Wester, CEO of Paradox Interactive, has confirmed that the Xbox LIVE Arcade port of the team based western shooter Lead and Gold: Gangs of the Wild West has been cancelled.
New Multiplayer Characters for Assassin’s Creed: Brotherhood
Ubisoft have revealed two more characters in the lineup for Assassin’s Creed: Brotherhood’s multiplayer component: The Soldier and The Blacksmith.
Spanish gaming site leaks new Halo: Reach screens (UPDATE)
The Spanish language gaming website levelup.com has released 22 new screenshots from Halo: Reach, detailing 3 new multiplayer maps for the game. (Update: The Screenshots have now been pulled from levelup.com, so this article has been re-edited to remove the dead links.)
Xbox 360 S hits UK
After being announced to tremendous applause at Microsoft’s E3 press conference last month and taking the US by storm, the redesigned ‘Slim’ Xbox 360 has been released in the UK.
Review: Dragon Quest IX
You might be aware that Dragon Quest is a pretty big thing in Japan. In fact, ‘pretty big thing’ is an epic underestimation in itself, when I should realistically say that Dragon Quest is a phenomenally monumental thing in Japan – whenever a new game in the Dragon Quest series comes out, Japan shuts down.… Continue reading Review: Dragon Quest IX
Marvel reveal LBP Costume pack 1
Having announced a level pack and 20 Marvel based costumes for LittleBigPlanet two weeks ago, Marvel have finally unveiled images of the 5 characters set to make up the first of 4 costume packs for the PS3 exclusive. Check out pictures of each of the characters after the break.
Valve unveil Day One of the TF2 Engineer update
After teasing the highly anticipated Class update for the Engineer a month back, Valve have finally unveiled the first day of new content for the Engineer class, revealing a highly limited edition Golden Wrench, and a brand new shotgun for everyone’s favorite soft-spoken, sentry building Texan.
Bioware shows off The Old Republic groupings in latest footage
Despite Bioware’s desire to stipulate that The Old Republic will have a strong singleplayer aspect to it with its storytelling, it is an MMORPG – so of course, along the way you’ll be grouping up with other people to take on ‘Flashpoints’, TOR’s equivalent to an instanced dungeon. In gameplay footage from E3, released today,… Continue reading Bioware shows off The Old Republic groupings in latest footage
Review: Transformers: War for Cybertron
Little more than a year ago, the idea of a new game based upon a franchise that had suffered more than a few stinkers in the gaming world being a critical darling would be scoffed at, but Batman: Arkham Asylum took the gaming world by surprise and showed people that it could be done. War… Continue reading Review: Transformers: War for Cybertron
Review: DWAG: Blood of the Cybermen
After a roaring success with the first episode of the Doctor Who Adventure Games, City of the Daleks – which was download over half a million times within the first 12 days of its release – Sumo Digital turn their hands to another of The Doctor’s most infamous enemies: The Cybermen are back! Does Blood… Continue reading Review: DWAG: Blood of the Cybermen
Marvel Heroes – and villains – take on LittleBigPlanet July 7th
Having previously been teased at the San Diego Comic Con almost a year ago, Marvel have now officially revealed that they’re bring some of their biggest superheroes and supervillans to LittleBigPlanet. Over 4 weeks Media Molecule will release a Marvel Costume pack featuring 5 costumes based on Marvels famous and infamous characters. Also announced was… Continue reading Marvel Heroes – and villains – take on LittleBigPlanet July 7th