Review: Contrast
Review: Contrast

Style, we all love it. I’m not talking about that super uniformed style that Abercrombie & Fitch would have you chasing after with abs, blank faces, greasy strange haircuts and all the rest.... Continue Reading »

Review: SoulCalibur II HD
Review: SoulCalibur II HD

Fighting games are a hard genre to break into, not from a player’s perspective of course, as although you’ll find tournaments around the world with players harder than your average coffin nail... Continue Reading »

Review: Final Exam
Review: Final Exam

I remember my final exam. At the end of it, I threw away my see-through pencil case with its’ pencil, eraser and ruler, although I kept my Parker pen as a memento of the whole experience. On my way... Continue Reading »

Review: Blood Knights
Review: Blood Knights

Ah Vampires. They’ve had a bizarre past. It would seem that no official rules are too sacred to be broken anymore, as they now come in many varieties, from classic and sparkly, to simple mindless... Continue Reading »

Ivy experiences a Nightmare in Soul Calibur II’s new gameplay trailer
Ivy experiences a Nightmare in Soul Calibur II’s new gameplay trailer

Namco Bandai are excited to be showcasing some more of the classic fighter, Soul Calibur II HD Online, rebooted for XBLA. This week we have an epic battle between the huge sword-wielding Nightmare and... Continue Reading »

Review – Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows
Review – Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows

As Morrissey once sang, “It’s so easy to hate, it takes guts to be gentle and kind,” so it is that I take on one of the difficult things I’ve ever had to do – find something... Continue Reading »

Videogame Visionaries
Videogame Visionaries

Like any other creative endeavour, games require a direction, a vision to drive them, be that something as simple as a plumber chasing a princess, or a vast, conspiracy-riddled dystopia of cyborgs and... Continue Reading »

Strange Loop Games’ Vessel is a glass half-empty
Strange Loop Games’ Vessel is a glass half-empty

Sadly, it is looking increasingly likely that Strange Loop Games’ liquid action-puzzler, Vessel is not destined to make it on to XBLA, despite promises from publishers IndiePub to the contrary. A... Continue Reading »

Review: Alien Rage
Review: Alien Rage

Do you like first person shooters with character depth, strong story-lines and the ability to affect how the levels play out? If so this game isn’t for you. However if you like run of the mill run-and-gunners... Continue Reading »

Soul Calibur 2 HD Online footage released
Soul Calibur 2 HD Online footage released

Soul Calibur as a franchise has never made a lick of sense what with the crazy oversized weapons and being able to play as Yoda on occasion, but fans of the series will be delighted to see this gameplay... Continue Reading »

Halo 3 for free on Xbox 360
Halo 3 for free on Xbox 360

“Two thousand zero, zero – party almost out of time… But tonight we’re gonna FPS like it’s 2007.” OK, so maybe lyrically I’m no Prince, but that’s OK because... Continue Reading »

505 Games teach us How To Survive by Kovac’s Rules
505 Games teach us How To Survive by Kovac’s Rules

505 Games’ upcoming zombie-survival game, How To Survive has seen a new trailer aired before its scheduled October 23rd XBLA release. This trailer details Kovac’s rules for survival which mainly... Continue Reading »

Pacific Rim gets a brand new season of DLC along with a price cut
Pacific Rim gets a brand new season of DLC along with a price cut

Pacific Rim was one of this summer’s biggest blockbuster movies. Playing out like Transformers mashed with some Godzilla on the side, it was every child (and Man-child’s) dream. Soon after,... Continue Reading »

Preview: Tiny Brains
Preview: Tiny Brains

Have you ever wondered what happens during animal testing? The poor mice and guinea pigs that go through some arduous times must end up somewhere right?Well if Tiny Brains is to be believed, they all end... Continue Reading »

Preview: How To Survive
Preview: How To Survive

Zombies are one of those infamous evil creatures that just never really go out of fashion, rather they move in ways of popularity with the past few years seeing them as one of the most popular narrative... Continue Reading »

Review: Giana Sisters Rise of the Owlverlord
Review: Giana Sisters Rise of the Owlverlord

Black Forest Games are still admittedly a fledgling company, but they have proved themselves more than capable of bringing out not only a top quality game but taking a rather old and fairly lesser known... Continue Reading »

Contrast gets a smooth new trailer
Contrast gets a smooth new trailer

It’s not often that a game comes along and adds a completely new spin on a fairly old routine but it happens and with Contrast, Compulsion Games are looking set to make it happen again by taking... Continue Reading »

CastleStorm gets a new Queen with some brand new DLC
CastleStorm gets a new Queen with some brand new DLC

Are you still storming the walls of CastleStorm? Then there’s some great news! The Warrior Queen DLC hits XBLA this Friday and comes with a brand new Viking Elite class and a variety of new weapons... Continue Reading »

Rip up some more track with Motocross Madness’ Trick Jam DLC
Rip up some more track with Motocross Madness’ Trick Jam DLC

The awesome avatar Motocross XBLA game has some great new tracks for you to tear up in the brand new Trick Jam pack which will cost you a measly £3.49. The DLC comes with three new tracks set in Egypt,... Continue Reading »

Who’s hiding behind Marlow Briggs’ Mask of Death?
Who’s hiding behind Marlow Briggs’ Mask of Death?

It’s funny how software publishers tend to announce things in waves! 505 Games are the latest to announce a wave of releases. Yesterday, their latest XBLA release, Marlow Briggs and the Mask of Death,... Continue Reading »