Blu-Review: Paramore: The Final Riot (US Import)

Blu-Review: Paramore: The Final Riot (US Import)
Hayley Williams in HD? I’ll take 157 copies!...

Yakuza 3 – PS3 Review

Yakuza 3 – PS3 Review
Yakuza 3 at its core is a brutal, fun and wildly entertaining brawler with a lengthy, involving and satisfyingly woven story. Not content to leave it at that, though, Sega have heaped on a staggering wealth of mini-games, sub-missions and enough added fun fun to keep almost any gamer happy for weeks on end....

Again: DS Review

Again: DS Review
The tendency toward reams of verbose dialogue is a Cing trademark at this point, but while in their previous games it was hard not to forgive, embrace or relish reading through it all due to skilled writing, well-developed characters and a unique, gorgeous aesthetic, Again never manages to quite grasp either...

Sam & Max: The Devil’s Playhouse: Episode 1 – PS3 Review

Sam & Max: The Devil’s Playhouse: Episode 1 – PS3 Review
Naturally, with an episode titled The Penal Zone, Telltale cram in as many low-brow gags as possible, with more innuendo than you could shake a phallic euphemism at (there’s even a PSN trophy for hearing 10 double entendres), but there’s also a massive heap of sly humour, subversive...

Skins: Series 4 – DVD Review

Skins: Series 4 – DVD Review
It’s a testament to just how great the rest of the series is that I struggled to talk myself into liking the finale, but there’s just no excusing such horrible, mystifyingly inept writing. It’s still an excellent series up until that point, with the show back to the addictive heights of...

Lake Mungo – DVD Review (US Region 1)

Lake Mungo – DVD Review (US Region 1)
Anderson’s film certainly requires a patient viewer to appreciate it, but is nonetheless effortlessly rewarding for its restraint. And while the few overt shocks are indeed immensely effective, it’s the subtle complexities of the eerily dreamlike final reel that linger on the mind long after the...