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Bioshock Infinite: Burial at Sea – Episode 1 (PS3 Review)

Bioshock Infinite: Burial at Sea – Episode 1 (PS3 Review)
For fans of Bioshock and particularly the first game, the chance to take a guided tour through Rapture at its pre-downfall decadent heights is a well-constructed joy, but sadly the two-hour-long DLC is too half-hearted in most other respects...

PS3 Review: Bioshock Infinite

PS3 Review: Bioshock Infinite
While Bioshock Infinite never tries to be a revolutionary leap forward for the franchise, it’s still everything you could want from another Bioshock story, taking that fun, creative action and the series’ stunning art design and storytelling and painting it onto a richer, brighter, broader...

PS3 Review: Ben 10: Omniverse

PS3 Review: Ben 10: Omniverse
If you’re a fan of the numerous shows in the Ben 10 series, then Omniverse offers up an unusually polished, well-made platform/brawler with some satisfying, if simple and repetitive gameplay. Unfortunately, it’s mostly a fans-only game that makes no attempt to welcome newcomers into the fold...

PS3 Review: Rise of the Guardians

PS3 Review: Rise of the Guardians
The simplicity and lack of variety means that it won’t sway anyone over the age of 10, and even then, the lack of story and content means kids can plough through everything in the game in barely half a day. It’s a cut above a lot of licensed tie-in games, but Rise of the Guardians still...

PS3 Review: Darksiders II

PS3 Review: Darksiders II
It’s light on story and still pretty damn derivative, but Darksiders II adds enough of its own flavour to make it a fantastic action-RPG experience. With clever puzzles, an impressively huge world, tonnes of quests and incredibly satisfying gameplay, it’s a surprisingly huge game that expands on...

Project Zero 2: Wii Edition Review

Project Zero 2: Wii Edition Review
While it might not be the proper sequel fans have been hoping for, Project Zero 2: Wii Edition serves as a wonderful, long overdue reminder of just how terrifying video games can be...

Brave: The Video Game Review (Xbox 360)

Brave: The Video Game Review (Xbox 360)
Brave doesn’t pack much lasting appeal after you’ve played it through, but for young gamers riding the wave of excitement over the movie, it’s a shockingly deep and well crafted little action platform game and one they’ll have a huge amount of fun with...

PS3 Review: Inversion

PS3 Review: Inversion
The fun gravity-twisting mechanics give Inversion the potential to be a unique, inventive alternative to the generic swarms of third-person shooters crowding the market. But while it manages that to an extent, it fails to capitalize on its best (mostly stolen) ideas, happy to be a Gears of War clone with a...

XBLA Review: Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater HD

XBLA Review: Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater HD
It recreates the gameplay of the original games to impressive effect, and while in many ways it’s the best Tony Hawk title in years and an effective nostalgic throwback for Pro Skater fans, some rough edges and unfortunate omissions make it feel like a sadly incomplete package...

PS3 Review: London 2012 – The Official Video Game of the Olympic Games

PS3 Review: London 2012 – The Official Video Game of the Olympic Games
London 2012 is far from a great game. It certainly won’t provide much depth or lasting appeal, but if you’re in the grip of Olympic fever, then it’s a fun, accessible way to jump into the games for yourself with family and friends on a lazy Sunday afternoon...

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