Posts Tagged ‘review’
Killer Instinct works very differently from other fighters – where other titles in the genre allow combos, Killer Instinct is built around them
Somewhere… beyond the sea
Game Freak’s newest Pokémon offering takes us back to our RPG roots…
The games™ verdict on David Cage’s Heavy Rain follow-up, Beyond: Two Souls.
Arriving in the UK for the first time, games™ rates Nintendo’s infamous Earthbound.
The original Flashback was one of the most beloved games of the 16-bit era, and it earned its respect by giving players a game that combined enjoyable platforming, pacy action and cutscenes that were ahead of its time. It’s a shame, then, that the HD remake captures very little of the charm the original adventure possessed.
Ports aren’t always successful endeavours. The transition from one format to another can often leave a game feeling like it’s missing something vital. PC-to-console conversions traditionally offer the least successful ports – a keyboard and mouse setup is incredibly difficult to translate onto a pad, and the extensive HUDs available on your desktop are almost impossible to navigate with a clumsy pad-based cursor.
Much like its PopCap brethren, Plants Versus Zombies was never a game which groaned for a follow-up, and given how well it melded together tower defence and accessibility with myriad possibilities, why even bother? Well, to make it free-to-play, stuff it full of micro-transactions like a three-bird roast and send it on its way, obviously.