Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2 review (X360)

Developer MercurySteam delivers us a sequel to the excellent and well-received first Castlevania: Lords of Shadow game, but does it live up to its predecessor and the Castlevania name? Coming out in the later stages of the X360/PS3’s life cycle and skipping the next gen consoles, we checked out the X360 version. Continue reading “Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2 review (X360)”

Metal Gear Solid V – Ground Zeroes review

MGS: Ground Zeroes is a remarkable entry into the Metal Gear Solid franchise for several reasons, both good and not so good. Most importantly though – it appears to be a big step forward for the series in terms of both gameplay and technology and is worth your attention for that reason alone. Continue reading “Metal Gear Solid V – Ground Zeroes review”

The Last of Us: Left Behind review (PS3)

Left Behind is the DLC expansion to last year’s hit The Last of Us, and basically gives us more of what was already a great game, with some twists to accommodate the new setting. As is the question with all DLC though, does it provide enough bang for its buck? As a wonderful piece of interactive entertainment at less than the cost of a dvd or bluray release, we believe it does. Continue reading “The Last of Us: Left Behind review (PS3)”

Deadfall Adventures review (PC)

What do you get when you combine treasure hunting, pressure plate-triggered traps, mine cart chases, Nazi soldiers and a storyline that spans the globe? That’s right… Deadfall Adventures. An obvious homage to the Indiana Jones franchise, the new game by developer The Farm 51 effectively blends Indiana Jones with the Quatermain franchise. We previewed the game earlier and just wrapped up playing the full game. Continue reading “Deadfall Adventures review (PC)”

Space Rangers HD: A War Apart review (PC)

The space opera genre has been around since the days of the original Elite, and has always been familiar territory for games that effectively blends various types of gameplay together. Space Ranger HD: A War Apart doesn’t just confirm this image, it almost defines it. Continue reading “Space Rangers HD: A War Apart review (PC)”