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  • God of War: Ghost of Sparta Review

    If you need a reason to dust off your PSP, or if you aren’t yet hip to Sony’s handheld console, there is yet another title on offer that defines the experience of gaming on the go. There are already plenty of games that show the PSP’s technical prowess, and even more that remind us...

  • The Shoot Review

    There are a few in-game extensions that just go hand-in-hand with the application of motion controls. Swords, racquets, lightsabers, and boxing gloves all make sense, but the precise motion tracking of Move and arcade shooters go together like peas and carrots. So with a slew of Move titles competin...

  • DJ Hero 2 Review

    In a world full of bland rhythm-based music games, last year's DJ Hero sought to change things up a bit by injecting a little funk and flare in to the mix. It succeeded, in large part, because it provided a fresh approach to the genre, an interesting peripheral and a music mix not seen in previous t...

  • Sengoku BASARA Samurai Heroes Review

    The quintessentially Japanese, over-the-top, flamboyant approach to the hack ‘n slash genre is an acquired taste. Some would say that the Dynasty Warriors-style, button-mashing, repetitive actions of slaying hundreds of brainless characters is a formula that is in desperate need of an overhaul...

  • Fallout: New Vegas Review

    Creating a worthy sequel to a critically acclaimed and commercially successful game is often more than a developer can chew. Many sequels have fallen short, while others, like Uncharted 2 or Red Dead Redemption, clearly utilized what worked in the original entry and improved upon them on nearly ever...

  • Castlevania: Lords of Shadow Review

    Castlevania: Lords of Shadow is a surprise. If you are looking for a modern take on the classic vampire-slayer franchise, you will be surprised. If you think it’s nothing more than a God of War clone, you will again be surprised. And finally, if you think it’s only good for one play thro...

  • Medal of Honor Review

    In a genre inhabited by the biggest guns in all of modern gaming, it seems there is little room for a redundant and uninspired first-person shooter. There’s just too little breathing room with franchises like Call of Duty, Crisis and Halo wreaking havoc on the competition. But what happens whe...

  • Enslaved: Odyssey to the West Review

    There are a few clichés in the video game world we think developers need to get over. First, we need to see stories not based around a post-apocalyptic climate. Second, we need to see games that possess a movie-like quality play like an actual videogame, as opposed to merely having us sitting...

  • WRC: FIA World Rally Championship Review

    Rally driving isn’t a sport for the faint-hearted. While there’s a great deal of accomplishment and satisfaction to be had out of hand-braking smoothly around a tight hairpin bend or careering successfully across a narrow track over an uneven, muddy and unpredictable surface, it’s ...

  • NBA 2K11 Review

    If you were coming of age in the late ‘80s or early ‘90s like we were, you probably witnessed healthy competition in just about everything in life—Mario vs. Zelda, Nirvana vs. Guns N’ Roses, Sega vs. Nintendo, Jim Kelly vs. Troy Aikman, G.I. Joe vs. Transformers. But there wa...

  • Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock Review

    What happened to the music-genre games of yesteryear? It’s seems the past year or so has shown some of the less than appealing aspects of this now tediously repetitive genre: games which could have been adequately rolled out as DLC as opposed to full retail releases (we’re looking at you...

  • Kingdom Hearts: Birth by Sleep Review

    We’ve got the creative genius of director Tetsuya Nomura to thank for bringing the surreal mix of characters from the Final Fantasy universe together with legends from the world of Disney. It’s a match that really shouldn’t have worked, especially in the notoriously hardcore RPG ge...

  • Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light Review

    Video game pin-up Lara Croft is a shadow of her former self in the PSN’s latest platform-hopping adventure Lara Croft And The Guardian Of Light. Not only has developer Crystal Dynamics traded her sparkling and curvaceous HD figure, last seen in Tomb Raider: Underworld, for a Thumbelina-sized i...

  • FIFA Soccer 11 Review

    If you are anything like us, you probably kept FIFA 10 close to your PlayStation 3 for the seasonal lulls in the video game release schedule. Whenever we faced a grueling month-long freeze in quality games, we booted up our PS3 with FIFA 10 for an online match, continued to progress our team in Mana...

  • Dead Rising 2 Review

    From the arcade smash hit House Of The Dead to the quintessential gaming experience of the Resident Evil series, zombies have successfully embraced the video game world over the years and provided us with a level of violence that has become the norm. After all zombies aren't real, are they? Now,...

  • Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions Review

    Over the past week we’ve been so busy covering the release of PlayStation Move that we found ourselves a bit behind on reviews, though we’re now attempting to rectify that with a title that certainly deserves some time in the limelight; Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions, a new game from A...

  • Start the Party Review

    Start the Party is a launch game for Sony’s PlayStation Move controller, and one of the first to utilize both the controller and the PlayStation Eye camera. Technically, all games require both— with the Eye being required to track the Move controller — but unlike other games, Start...

  • Kung Fu Rider Review

    Kung Fu Rider represents the less than appealing side of motion controls. It’s everything we feared to see on Move: a boring game, and even if it used Move properly, has no reason to actually require motion controls. Sure, it is original and quirky, but when the gameplay is so miserable we can...

  • Racquet Sports Review

    Motion controls make a lot of sense as far as racquet-based sports games go. With that in mind, Ubisoft’s Racquet Sports, a game that was originally released on Nintendo Wii, is now available on the PlayStation 3 with complete Move support. Unfortunately, while the concept sounds ideal, Racque...

  • Sports Champions Review

    If we learned anything from the launch of Wii, we know that a good sports-based game will go a long way in the motion controller realm. Sports Champions is more than just Sony’s answer to Wii Sports, it serves as an introduction to Move’s precise tracking capabilities and new owners of t...

  • H.A.W.X. 2 Review

    In all honesty, would you have given the original H.A.W.X. much of a look if it didn’t have the Tom Clancy name stuck in front of it? Flight sims, for all their promise of complete freedom—thousands of miles of empty sky in which you can wheel, loop, barrel roll and dive in to your heart...

  • PlayStation Move Review

    For as long as there’s been a PlayStation 3, Sony has consistently touted that all of its consoles are built and marketed with a 10-year life span. So when the PS3 was released, complete with its beefy horsepower and a price tag to match, Sony wanted to provide features later into its lifespan...

  • Ys Seven Review

    We had Ys Seven for a while, and we admit it’s taken us some time to get to the review. That’s not to say we didn’t want to play it sooner, we were just busy with some major PlayStation 3 releases. We try not to forget about PSP releases, and for RPG fans, Ys Seven is worth the wai...

  • NHL 11 Review

    EA Sports knows how to make a great hockey game. Simply look at the sheer number of awards EA Canada seems to land every year for its NHL games, and you’ll get an idea of just how well the game is received. Every year fans ask for something new and improved, and this year EA has finally given ...

  • Shank Review

    Shank is a lot of things. From a gameplay perspective it’s a traditional 2D side scrolling action game that is clearly influenced by the likes of 1980’s coin-op beat ‘em up Double Dragon. From a visual viewpoint, Shank sports an expressive art-style similar to a Spider Man or X-Men...

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