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Posted by Mark_Sabbatini on April 29, 2011 under Portables, Reviews
Hard to say if Jeff Minter actually likes his latest release, which returns to his long-ago success with mutant llamas. But I'm having a hell of time with it. Minotron: 2112 is Minter's iPhone remake of the 1991 Atari ST game Llamatron: 2112, which is a remake of Robotron: 2084, which is merely the greatest arcade game of all time. Many home versions of Robotron tried and failed to capture the ... more.
Posted by Mark_Sabbatini on April 25, 2011 under Portables, Reviews
If an award for the best iPhone game of the past year were being awarded purely on my personal tastes, Word News would be it. It probably won't be received anywhere near as enthusiastically by the general gaming population, so an even-handed critique is as exercise in self-restraint as much as anything. It's edutainment, for goodness' sake. It focuses on the news, as the name suggests, which is... more.
Posted by STGuy1040 on April 21, 2011 under Mac, Reviews
When it was released, Dark Castle paved the way for platform gaming. It was a collection of many genres - shooting, jumping and puzzle solving. Gamers instantly fell in love with the game's protagonist, Prince Duncan, and his goofy antics inside the Dark Castle. Return to Dark Castle by Super Happy Fun Fun is a remake of the original classic game. After Prince Duncan's disappearance, a new hero... more.
Posted by DaRipp3r on April 18, 2011 under PS3, Reviews
If you have been longing for a game that will feed that need for destruction then look no further; Mayhem is here to captivate you in all its glory. Mayhem 3D is a demolition derby-style racing game that has you competing in demolition derbies, banger racing, domination and much more. There are four different challenge events and four game modes to compete in. Everything is scattered across ... more.
Posted by STGuy1040 on April 13, 2011 under PS3, Reviews
Ar Ciel was once a planet that was lush with many different inhabitants. The humans of this planet created a new species, Reyvateils, with the power to convert songs into energies. A release of tremendous energy caused a global catastrophe, destroying the land. The planet of Ar Ciel was suddenly shrouded by deadly clouds, later to be called the Sea of Death. The survivors sought refuge in three... more.
Posted by DaRipp3r on April 6, 2011 under PS3, Reviews
The movie-to-game adaption, Battle: Los Angeles, finally arrives on the Playstation Network. Battle: LA is a sci-fi FPS that has you defending the city of LA against an alien invasion. Like the movie, the game starts with Los Angeles being invaded. You take on the role of Staff Sergeant Nantz - a marine that is trying to help take back Los Angeles. The game throws you into the action from the ... more.
Posted by STGuy1040 on March 31, 2011 under Portables, Reviews
Developed by !Fidea Factory, Jikandia is a unique RPG experience that blends 2D side-scrolling action and timer-based mechanics into one cohesive package. As the adventure begins, Hall and his friends take the subway to school. While everything seems normal at first, the subway tunnel outside suddenly disappears, creating a blue vortex that sends Hall and his friends into the world of Jikandia.... more.
Posted by STGuy1040 on March 23, 2011 under Reviews, Xbox 360
The Sega Dreamcast system continues to live on in one form or another. Classic gamers are all-too familiar with the Dreamcast home brew scene and the dedicated developers who continue to develop for the platform. Just recently, NG Dev Team - a European game developer - recently released Fast Striker for Dreamcast. Fast Striker is an overhead 2.5D shooter with incredible graphics. Thanks to suc... more.
Posted by DaRipp3r on March 22, 2011 under Portables, Reviews
NIS America has finally released Phantom Brave: The Hermuda Triangle for the Playstation Portable. As a port of the Wii version with additional characters, Phantom Brave offers plenty of extras for gamers looking to experience this RPG. If you had the opportunity to play the Playstation 2 version back in the day, you will also notice that there is a new story. Phantom Brave is a tactical rol... more.
Posted by H2oelemental on March 22, 2011 under PC, Reviews
Ever wanted to take a spin on a slot machine? Reel Deal Slots: Adventure III by Phantom is your answer. Travel around the world and unlock each country/continent to increase your selection of playable areas. The game challenges start out by having you spin the wheels 150 times and progressively gets harder with challenges such as having to get a number of points in a certain amount of min... more.
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