Review: Call of Duty Black Ops

With the months of anticipation over, Call of Duty Black Ops is finally here. Taking a turn from their previous WW2-based Call of Duty games, this is Treyarch’s chance to prove to the world that they aren’t just the B-Team and can do better than Infinity Ward. So, do they manage it or is this… Continue reading Review: Call of Duty Black Ops

Review: Space Invaders – Infinity Gene

It’s been around for largely around 31 years, and it’s still kicking around today – the mack daddy of gaming, Space Invaders is back in 2010 and it’s a drastically different experience than it was a those years ago. Infinity Gene – released towards the end of the last year on the iPod and iPhone… Continue reading Review: Space Invaders – Infinity Gene

Review: Shank

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

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

Review: Limbo

Limbo is a sidescrolling platformer for Xbox Live Arcade created by Danish developer PlayDead Studios.  The game’s apparent simplicity belies devilish level design, and its striking visual and audio styles are superbly orchestrated to create a lonely and foreboding atmosphere.  Though wonderfully crafted, the game is only a few hours long, and at 1200 Microsoft… Continue reading Review: Limbo

Review: Red Dead Redemption

Rockstar has a, let’s just say, uncanny knack of having most of its catalog of games highly praised. Sure, you can say that about almost any major publisher, but aside from Manhunt 2, all of Rockstar’s games have been received well by critics and gamers alike. Red Dead Redemption, sequel to  Red Dead Revolver on PS2… Continue reading Review: Red Dead Redemption

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