Theatrhythm Final Fantasy

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Given the fact that rhythm action games have long since fallen out of favour with gamers and that Final Fantasy doesn’t exactly lend itself to this genre in the first place, there were a lot of raised eyebrows when Square decided to mark the 25th anniversary of the venerable RPG series with a rhythm action… Read more »

Resident Evil 4

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2005: Resident Evil 4 – the 14th game in the series – is released exclusively on the underperforming GameCube. The public expected another solidly-built and well-marketed product but ultimately a wholly uninspiring release. As seen in the majority of franchises that get into double digits of title, straying from the norm can be your downfall;… Read more »

Lego Batman 2: DC Super Heroes

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Lego Batman 2 starts with the Joker causing his usual brand of mayhem which Batman and Robin must clean up. A fairly simple task until Lex Luthor joins in on the action. This will require the help from Superman, The Flash, Green Lantern and, well, pretty much every DC hero you can think of. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oX1oCiNyCOs… Read more »

Lollipop Chainsaw

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Is anyone else felling a little sick of zombies? After all, love or loathe them they seem to be everywhere in films, TV, books and of course – games. In fact, games developers are responsible for some of the worst oversaturation with bonus modes chucking in a horde of zombies irrespective of the genre. As… Read more »

Gravity Rush

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It really looked as if Sony were going to make the same handheld mistakes as Nintendo – namely incremental updates or ports of existing titles. And whilst there’s nothing wrong with having new versions of Lumines or WipEout, the Vita is crying out for something to really show it off. Which makes it so surprising… Read more »

The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time [N64]

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Assumptions will be made below, as if you haven’t played, let alone heard of Ocarina of Time, you must have stumbled onto a gaming website by accident. If so, welcome to you! There is earnestly nothing new to say about The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time, no hyperbole that hasn’t been used over and… Read more »

Trials Evolution

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The sequel to the much loved Trials HD has landed on Xbox Live Arcade with the full weight of expectancy and the release has shown to be exactly as the title suggests; an Evolution. Gone are the claustrophobic warehouses of the former; welcome to the open world baby! Seemingly endless landscapes are ready to play… Read more »

Kid Icarus: Uprising [3DS]

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With the 3DS playing host to remakes, updates and sequels in place of genuinely new titles and the rumour mill of forthcoming games doing little to change this trend, players could be forgiven for largely ignoring Kid Icarus as yet another remake – albeit of a game that they had never played. And given the… Read more »

Street Fighter X Tekken

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Gamers could be forgiven for thinking that Capcom are unaware of the old adage that less is more. Particularly since the Versus series has become more over the top with each iteration. This is especially true of the Marvel versus Capcom series which can see bouts devolve into a flashy onslaught of endless super moves,… Read more »