Dark Sector

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Digital Extremes finally release their third-person action/horror shooter, nearly four years in the making. The result is a choppy, repetitive and frankly tedious effort that’s more derivative than it is definitive. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q_2d8al697Y Dark Sector’s hero is a shadowy, amoral CIA operative named Hayden Tenno, sent into the fictional soviet state of Lasria on a wet-ops… Read more »

BioShock

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BioShock is a rarity in this day and age. A game that not only succeeds on a technical level, but one that also engages the player on an emotional plateau and looks beautiful whilst achieving it. A game that has every likelihood of affecting you so deeply, you will mourn for it after you’ve stopped… Read more »

Earth Defence Force 2017

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As archaic and clumsy as it can be, Earth Defence Force 2017 succeeds because it is a ridiculous chunk of dumb fun. Pop quiz: You’re running about with a maximum of two guns, collecting two-dimensional power-ups, wildly smashing up giant space bugs, UFOs and robots. On occasion you’re required to destroy a massive boss of… Read more »