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Summer of Arcade 2012: Tony Hawk Pro Skater HD Review

Summer of Arcade 2012: Tony Hawk Pro Skater HD Review

The Tony Hawk game series hit shaper stardom all those years ago on the first Playstation to then be chewed up, moved away from its skating routes and placed into a type of semi retirement, thanks to a rather slow and steady delve into mediocrity. Old games wrapped in an HD title have never really […]

Bellator: MMA Onslaught Review

Bellator: MMA Onslaught Review

Bellator Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) is the second biggest promoter of MMA in the USA and  the largest tournament based MMA competition in the world. So why on earth has Bellator allowed itself to have its name and brand on such a ridiculously awful game?! Bearing in mind that Bellator MMA is only 1,200 Microsoft […]

The Amazing Spiderman Review

The Amazing Spiderman Review

Beenox returns with its third Spiderman game, after Shattered Dimension and Edge of Time, and provides a hugely enjoyable experience as the webslinger that has to be one of the best movie related videogames to come out in a very long time, though it never reaches the heights that it could.

London Olympics 2012 Review

London Olympics 2012 Review

With the massive push in the UK for everyone to go stir crazy for the Olympics arriving on our doorstep, London Olympics 2012 got the benefit of the doubt when it was booted up on my Xbox. Sadly slick presentation, a thunderous soundtrack and a variety of events cannot hide the fact that, as seen […]

Skyrim: Dawnguard DLC Review

Skyrim: Dawnguard DLC Review

Vampires and vampire hunters; a generation of kids born in the 90’s will likely associate these two things with a one Buffy the Vampire Slayer. Does Dawnguard go down the sparkly vampire route or do the bloodsuckers get redemption in Bethesda’s new DLC for the juggernaut that is Skyrim?

Opinion Piece: Is Bullet Time Overused In Games Today?

Opinion Piece: Is Bullet Time Overused In Games Today?

With Max Payne 3 now released, and boasting very impressive sales figures, it would seem the gaming public has lapped up Max Payne’s.. pain and thrown themselves full throttle into the bullet time mechanic that was essentially made popular by the arrival of the Matrix films and the first in the Max Payne series.

Eat Lead: The Return of Matt Hazard Review

Eat Lead: The Return of Matt Hazard Review

Eat Lead has so much going for it as a premise. The titular character is a self-aware video game character who rises to fame in a Wolfenstein esque FPS which makes his video game star explode. His skyrocket to popularity is quickly destroyed when he is given the go ahead to direct his own career.He […]