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)”

IL-2 Sturmovik: Battle for Stalingrad preview

For flight sim enthusiasts, the IL-2 Sturmovik series has become a very familiar name. The first few games in the series were met with excellent reviews, and after the disappointing “Cliff Of Dover” the developers are looking to return to form with Battle of Stalingrad. We saw the game in action in Cologne and came back impressed. Here’s why… Continue reading “IL-2 Sturmovik: Battle for Stalingrad preview”

Deux Ex: Human Revolution Director’s Cut review (X360)

A lot of PC gamers will remember the first Deux Ex from 2000 as an instant classic in the FPS/RPG genre. Many felt the 2003 sequel did not live up to the original, but Invisible War still garnered high review marks everywhere. Enter Deux Ex: Human Revolution, the 2011 prequel released for PC, X360 and PS3 and now updated with a director’s cut edition. After an eight year hiatus, does this title manage to reintroduce the franchise with a bang? We definitely think so – read on to find out why. Continue reading “Deux Ex: Human Revolution Director’s Cut review (X360)”

WRC 4 review (X360)

We met with developer Milestone last year when they were putting the finishing touched on WRC 3. This year sees the release of its sequel, which includes several tweaks to the core gameplay as well as the game’s presentation. Without a next gen version planned, does the latest entry manage to make enough of a leap forward? Continue reading “WRC 4 review (X360)”

Skylanders: Swap Force Review (X360)

I’ll admit it – I’m too old to play certain videogames. But when the Skylanders franchise became a steady force near the top of videogame sales charts, it became clear that games for a younger audience are in no way a niche product. Unfamiliar with the phenomenon, we dove head-first into Skylanders Swap Force, the third and latest entry in the series. Continue reading “Skylanders: Swap Force Review (X360)”