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South Park: The Stick of Truth Review Roundup

South Park: The Stick of Truth is out today for consoles and PC, but should you buy the new role-playing game from Fallout: New Vegas developer Obsidian Entertainment? To help you with your decision, we've rounded up what the critics are saying. The game is available today for Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and PC and is published by Ubisoft, which acquired the game from THQ for $3.26 million during the company's ...

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Titanfall Review Roundup

The wait is (nearly) over. Titanfall comes to Xbox One and PC tomorrow, March 11, in North America, but should you buy the game or hold off? To help you out, we've rounded up what the critics are saying about the new IP from Electronic Arts and Respawn Entertainment. Something to consider: Titanfall is an online-only title and the integrity of the battlefield could change from what it was when reviewers cri ...

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Chrono Trigger – A Review 18 Years In The Making

I finally played Chrono Trigger 18 years after its release and it may be my favorite game of all time. Why is that? Well, it's the first RPG I've touched since Final Fantasy VIII. I remember liking the games involvement and having 3 more discs to look forward to. But I can't say FF8 really counts since I played it without a memory card as adolescent, ouch! I haven't touched an RPG since, the whole thing fad ...

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Starcraft 2: Heart Of The Swarm Review

Starcraft 2: Heart Of The Swarm Intro Kerrigan is back and she is out for blood in the new Starcraft 2 expansion, Heart of the Swarm, athough really, saying this is an expansion is a bit of an understatement. In the age of DLC for just about every high profile game, I appreciate that Blizzard takes its expansions so seriously and gives us so much for our money. By Mikeoldboy Starcraft 2: Heart of The Swarm ...

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Plague Inc. Review

Plague Inc. Review Eradicating the entire world with your own disease seems a bit morbid at first, but Plague Inc. makes it shamelessly addicting. There are tons of games in the pandemic genre, but none of them are as refined as Plague Inc. By Mikeoldboy Plagues In Plague Inc. There are 8 types of plagues, from bacteria to bio-weapon. The difficulties vary. Personally I thought the Fungus (3rd level) was th ...

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Games That Hate You: “Spec Ops: The Line”

Games That Hate You: "Spec Ops: The Line" Video games are typically designed with fun in mind. The fun can come from the feeling of accomplishment from completing various challenges or puzzles. Or it’s from getting immersed in a story that the player helps shape with his/her in-game character’s actions. Or it’s meeting fellow gamers and either playing cooperatively or beating them competitively. But occasio ...

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3 Tips To Living With & Playing Black Ops 2

Living with Black Ops 2 Maintaining a healthy relationship with Black Ops 2 is tricky. It requires patience, dedication, and unavoidable death. All are well worth the trouble because it is always better to rise to Black Ops 2 victory than to faceplant into its proverbial grinder. Here’s my problem. I suck. Faceplanting is inevitable. Rage builds up. Things are said. Feelings are hurt. Most times though, it ...

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Top 10 Most Anticipated Video Games of 2013

The Top 10 Most Anticipated Games of 2013 Both 2012 and 2013 have been great years for Video Games and Gamers. This top 10 video games list covers the most anticipated games of early 2013. By Mikeoldboy 10. Ni No Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch Ni No Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch Release Date: January 22, 2013 Platforms: PS3 To start the list off, I chose a game I have been following for quite a while. Ni N ...

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The 20 Best Games of 2012

20 Best Games of 2012 It’s that time of the year again when we reminisce and countdown the best games that left an undeniable impression on gamers and critics. 2012 was a big year with some old favorites reemerging, sequels carrying forward the story and prequels explaining the original plot. Here’s a look at 20 best games of 2012 1. Best Games of 2012: Borderlands 2  Second installment of the 2009 hybrid a ...

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Madden NFL 13’s Coolest New Features

 A Look At Some Of The Changes In This Years Madden NFL 13 Despite being from the UK since the days of my good ol Sega Mega Drive I have had a love for the Madden NFL series. The more modern Madden games offer such a fantastic simulation approach to the sport that it can seem a little overwhelming to new comers. But I actually think that Madden NFL 13 does a great job in introducing you to the way of the NF ...

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Why Movie Based Video Games Suck

Ready to play "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey" by Warner Brothers Interactive, set to release around the movie premiere? Before you lay down your hard earned cash, maybe you need to ask yourself . . . Hey, did you see Iron Man 2?  Of course you did.  Did you play the super awful Iron Man 2 videogame?  Let us hope not, or let us at least hope that you got it on Gamefly and returned the game with no vomit ...

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From Humble Beginnings, To Glory, To Potential Disaster: The Future Of The Sony Playstation

The History of The Playstation By Veritas The history of the Playstation is a fascinating read, full of intrigue and drama. In 1994, when the first Playstation was released, it was not just another competitor to Sega Genesis and Nintendo 64, it was a change to the gaming world. It became the first console to sell over a 100 million units worldwide and it did that in under 10 years. The Playstation 2, releas ...

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Is UK Game Development The Best In The World?

by Jason Bourne UK Game Developers Being a gamer from the UK as I was growing up I had no internet or anything like that back in the 1980’s and early 1990’s. I just ignorantly assumed that the majority of games that I was playing on my consoles at the time were either made in Japan or America. Little did I know that this little island that I live on was home to some of the very best video game developers on ...

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Top 5 Free-To-Play MMOs That Might Actually Be Worth Your Time

Drakensang, Battlestar Galactica, Runes of Magic, DC Universe Online, and Dungeons and Dragons Online, top our list of the best Free MMORPG's. Here's why. By Enemy Crab Let's Begin! MMORPGs are fun or frustrating depending on your standpoint. Some people adore the grind of slaying a dozen “Juvenile Brown Bears”, collecting 25 “Sharpened Warg Teeth” or the slightly-less-routine “Escort Merchant Samson to the ...

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Why We Love FPS ( First Person Shooters) Games

  Why We Love FPS ( First Person Shooters) Games Video games have the capability to immerse us into a fantastical world where we can cast aside norms imposed by society! There are different gaming genres out there that weave a fabricated world so vivid that it’s difficult not to completely lose touch with reality. A favorite gaming genre is FPS ( First Person Shooter ). First person shooters work by pu ...

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Medal of Honor: Warfighter

  Medal of Honor: Warfighter   More Than A Medal of Honor Reboot As far as first person shooters for Xbox 360, PS3 and PC go, Call of Duty is the most well known and widely considered the best fps. In the last couple of years, Battlefield 3 has made major inroads and won enough fans to be mentioned along with CoD as a top online first person shooter. But there is a third franchise among shooter ga ...

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Remember Me: Memory as a Weapon

Remember Me: Memory as a Weapon Memory is an integral part of the human psyche. From it, guidance may be derived for the path to follow based on previous experiences. Solace can be gleamed from evoking a happy event. Memory dictates to whom we are loyal and for whom we hold an enmity  It is the unassailable keep which makes up individuality. It is sacred, inviolate and deeply personal. At least until visiti ...

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Radiant Silvergun Review

Radiant Silvergun Background This is a remake of a Sega Saturn game that was released in 1998. Treasure, the developer behind this game, has released hit after hit shooter games for Xbox 360, PS3 and PC. It was decided that while the game would be re-mastered in HD, players could still have the game look like the old Saturn version if they wanted. Radiant Silvergun Presentation Even back on the Sega Mega Dr ...

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Gotham City Impostors Review

Gotham City Impostors Background Brought to us by the good people responsible for the F.E.A.R. franchise, Monolith Productions, creators of some of funnest first person shooter games for Xbox 360, PS3 and PC. Gotham City Imposters is an online first person shooter set in the DC Universe but you will not be playing as Batman, Joker, Robin, Killer Croc or any other famous members of Gotham City. It is a very ...

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5 Demos Worth Downloading Right Now!

  Journey Journey comes off as simple and beautiful. It welcomes you with elegant ambient music. The game play surrounds itself in a soft tone and much mystery, Journey is just like the title says and a unique one at that. This demo caught me off guard it had that ICO/Shadow of the Colossus feel to it. The simplicity and subtleness creates quite an experience. You control one character that seems to gl ...

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Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Future Soldier – Epic Fail?

    Tom Clancy’s name has been put to many very well received games over the years. Many people even non gamers, have had their head turned by the fact that his name is on a game. Ghost Recon Future Soldier is actually the fifth game in the Ghost Recon series, and in some ways it is trying to go back to the series' roots. You see, the very first Ghost Recon game was also the first Tom Clancy game ...

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UFC Undisputed 3

Game:  UFC Undisputed 3 Available On:  PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 Size: 1.63GB Summary: UFC Undisputed 3 is out and they waste no time getting you the demo. The background image is a solid kick to the face, awesome! The game’s graphics engine is superb. Every pro sports game should look like this. The most realistic faces and physiques I’ve seen in a video game. This is definitely a technical fighter although ...

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NBA 2K12 Demo

Game:  NBA 2K12 System: PlayStation 3 Size: 1.1 GB Summary: NBA 2K12 gets right to it starting you at the tipoff for 4 minutes of game play in casual difficulty. You play as the Dallas Mavericks hosting the Miami Heat. This demo is only for one player. The camera angle remains on broadcast even though a 2K angle would have been cool and you play only as the Dallas Mavericks. The game feels solid but the Mav ...

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Tips, Tricks and Cheats for Castle Crashers

Castle Crashers Tips, Tricks and Cheats A few little hints and tips to help you restore peace, and score with the princess!!! I was so excited when Castle Crashers was first released. I loved scrolling beat em ups as a kid. Streets of Rage, Turtles in Time and Final Fight being my favorite. Sadly, when gaming moved into the world of 3 dimensions, side scrolling beat em ups never quite managed the transition ...

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Spec Ops: The Line Demo review

Game:  Spec Ops: The Line Available On:  PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 Size: 1.45GB Summary: Third person shooter with a Gears of War cover system is what this games boils down to. It plays like a Gears of War meets Socom. The game takes place in the desert. You play as the leader of your squad and get to command your squad to take down enemies. The graphics are great but what I really like is the agility the sol ...

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Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm Generations

Game:  Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm Generations Available On:  Playstation 3, Xbox 360 Size: 677MB Summary: Naruto is back again and the titles are getting even longer. The demo starts with a story being told with slide shows and voice acting to create drama. This is a one player only game as you fight through three different bosses. Each time you beat a boss you get stronger and of course, so doe ...

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FIFA Street: Demo Review

Game:  FIFA Street Available On:  Playstation 3, Xbox 360 Size: 1.89GB Summary: FIFA Street has been built from the ground up, and like all revamped games we must forget the past. The game start with an awesome video with different players from each country spitting that street talk about how it goes down on their streets. This is a 3 on 3 plus football game plus goalies. It’s a pick up and play, with an in ...

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Fight Night Champion: Demo Review

Game:  Fight Night Champion Available On:  Playstation 3, Xbox 360 Size: 1.05GB Summary: Fight Night Champion is my kind of game. Hand me the controller and I’m knocking you out. It’s come a long way from round 3, which was nothing less than greatness. There’s a full entrance presentation as you play with Tyson, Ali, Pacquiao or Cotto. You can even choose mirror matches, and all fights are held at the Board ...

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EA Sports Grand Slam Tennis 2: Demo Review

Game:  EA Sports Grand Slam Tennis 2 Available On: Playstation 3, Xbox 360 Size: 1.08GB Summary: EA Sports is back bringing you Grand Slam Tennis 2. I never even played the first one so I’m giving this a try. The demo allows you to play 1 set of 3 games. You’re able to adjust the difficulty and pick between Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic. The load times are quick and you can also play with a buddy. The gam ...

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Batman Arkham City: Review

Batman Arkham City Game:  Batman Arkham City Available On:  Playstation 3, Xbox 360 Size: 1.32GB Summary: The E3 Batman Arkham City Demo that was making its buzz before the games release is now available for download. Lace up your boots, this demo is excellent and gives you the freedom to roam around the city or follow the story line. Either way, you are given 15 minutes to free-lance with the Dark Knight. ...

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FIFA 12

FIFA 12 Even if you are not a soccer fan, if you have seen the FIFA 12 Intro Trailer, you can't help but feel like jumping into some kind of action, be it running, jumping, kicking, or sitting on the couch mashing buttons. FIFA 12 Promised greater control of your player and team off and on the pitch. You don't have to be a soccer fan to appreciate a lot of what FIFA 12 has to offer. Still, if you've played ...

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Castle Crashers Review

Castle Crashers Castle Crashers ( Castle Crashers Tips tricks and Cheats )is an exciting, comical, 2D side-scrolling, animated RPG and one of the best xbox 360 games . It starts off in your king's castle, during a party, when all of a sudden, an evil wizard intrudes. He steals the king's precious, and very large, crystal. Not only that, but also snatches four of the king's princesses, flying away back to hi ...

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Street Fighter II Hyper Fighting Review

Street Fighter II By Dauddy Exclusive to the Xbox 360 Street Fighter II Hyper Fighting lands on the Xbox Live Arcade. Considered to be the greatest in the Street Fighter franchise, this is the third installment in the series adding hyper speed to the world renowned Championship Edition. This is an arcade port of the original; no graphical changes and no remixed soundtrack. This is the classic just like we r ...

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Amnesia: The Dark Descent Review

Amnesia The Dark Descent Amnesia The Dark Descent  is an exciting and horrifying adventure game built around exploration and puzzle-based environments. Imagine waking up in a brittle old castle in the Kingdom of Prussia. You have no recollection of how or why you got there [Hence the title.]. You remember your name and still preserve your long term memory. Still, the mystery of how, why and where you are el ...

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Mass Effect 3 Review

  Mass Effect 3 Mass Effect 3 is the final chapter in Commander Shepard's story and fight for survival against the Reapers. The animation is really beautiful and on a large scale. The Reapers are often bigger than a city's skyscraper. As they approach they create scary loud sounds enough to make your speakers rattle. The Reapers have one intention, to destroy Earth. You play as Commander Shepard who  i ...

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Tiger Woods PGA Tour 13 Game Review

Tiger Woods PGA Tour 13 [caption id="attachment_267" align="alignleft" width="151"] Tiger Woods PGA Tour 13 Game Review[/caption] Tiger Woods PGA Tour 13 arrives just as the Masters Tournament has come to an end. The Xbox 360 version lets you swing a club or at least pretend to from the comfort of your living room. Swing tracker will allow the player to a full cut with an imaginary club and see the results ...

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