Archive for the ‘Playstation 3’ Category

Playstation Move Heroes Review

Saturday, May 14th, 2011

It seems that both the Kinect and the Move peripherals I purchase to keep on top of what’s going on in the gaming scene have spent far more time gathering dust that being used. Like the Wii, the novelty quickly wears off, and boils down to a wait for decent, innovative titles that make use […]

PowerA Pro Elite XBox Style Wireless Controller For PS3

Friday, February 18th, 2011

It’s not often that one starts a review for a PS3 controller with the following statement; “I love my girlfriend!” Well… I do… For my birthday she bought me a PS3, how cool is that? Bet you’re jealous now eh!? Anyway. The subsequent playing on PS3 highlighted me to the various PS3 vs XBox controller […]

Our man in… Eurogamer Expo 2010

Sunday, October 10th, 2010

by Johnus Maximus It hardly seems a year since my last foray into the exciting and glamorous world of games conventions, but once again the annual Eurogamer Expo had returned, for this their third year. This time they abandoned the north/south dual-expo idea and instead went for a larger and longer event in our nations […]

Red Dead Redemption – Xbox 360 review

Sunday, June 6th, 2010

Review by Johnus Maximus The year is 1911. When an ex-gunslinger’s family are held captive by the American government, he’s forced to get back in the saddle and hunt the gang of outlaws he used to run with, putting his ideals aside in order to get the job done. Developed by Rockstar San Diego and […]

Heavy Rain – PS3 review

Friday, February 19th, 2010

Review by Johnus Maximus How far would you be prepared to go to save the life of someone you love? This is the theme of Heavy Rain, a crime thriller that follows the lives of four individuals affected by a serial killer, and which successfully blurs the medium of film and video game. Developed by […]

Bayonetta – Xbox 360 review

Saturday, February 13th, 2010

Review by Johnus Maximus Pistols, shotguns, swords, whips, ice skates, hair? The diverse selection of weaponry at your disposal is just one of the reasons Bayonetta fills such a unique role within the button masher genre. Developed by Platinum Games, published by Sega and available now for Xbox 360 and PS3, Bayonetta is a game […]

Our man in… Eurogamer Expo 2009 (London)

Friday, November 13th, 2009

by Johnus Maximus There’s not much in my life that warrants getting up before 7am on a day off, not even the potential to grind some more achievements whilst having a bacon and egg butty and a huge mug of tea will make me rise from my pit before lunchtime. In the last weekend of […]

Ghostbusters – PS3 review

Monday, September 28th, 2009

Review by Johnus Maximus Believe it or not, the first Ghostbusters movie was released a little over twenty-five years ago. To coincide with the anniversary of its release in June this year, developers Terminal Reality and publishers Sony Computer Entertainment released Ghostbusters: The Video Game. Reprising the original cast members, this game follows on from […]

Heavy Weapon invades PSN

Thursday, September 24th, 2009

Sony Online Entertainment is bringing Heavy Weapon to the PlayStation Network on 27th of August. This side-scrolling shooter is from Popcap Games, the minds behind the massively addicting Bejeweled, Peggle and Zuma. In it, you engage in thermo-nuclear war with your Atomic Tank. Play by yourself or with up to three friends, across nineteen levels […]

Sacred 2 – PC/Xbox 360/PS3

Saturday, August 22nd, 2009

Review by Johnus Maximus Banished to a world they constructed without their master’s consent, the Seraphim must try to unite the many warring factions of Ancaria. Betrayed by very races they created, civil wars are consuming the world and the abuse of magical energy is threatening its destruction. This is the setting for Sacred 2: […]