Archive for the ‘Reviews’ Category

Prince of Persia: The Forgotten Sands – Xbox 360 review

Friday, July 16th, 2010

Review by Johnus Maximus A desperate act by the Prince’s brother unleashes upon the world a demonic army controlled by a powerful djinn. The brothers must reunite two parts of an ancient, legendary seal in order to shut away the evil. Brought to you by Ubisoft Montreal, The Forgotten Sands ignores the 2008 reboot and […]

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 […]

Alan Wake – Xbox 360 review

Sunday, May 16th, 2010

Review by Johnus Maximus When the wife of bestselling novelist Alan Wake goes missing in a bizarre incident, he finds himself caught in a nightmare seemingly of his own making, struggling against mysterious forces whilst trying to unravel the mystery behind her disappearance. Alan Wake is a psychological action thriller developed by Remedy Entertainment and […]

Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell: Conviction – Xbox 360 review

Sunday, April 25th, 2010

Review by Johnus Maximus Sam Fisher, the poster-boy for stealth shooters is back, this time he’s out for personal revenge on the people responsible for killing his daughter. Released for Xbox 360 and coming soon to PC, players once more take control of gravel-voiced Fisher as he uncovers a web of intrigue and betrayal. In […]

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 […]

Spooky Spirits: Puzzle Drop! – iPhone review

Monday, December 14th, 2009

If you’re looking for a delightful little puzzle game to keep you entertained on the go, then you’ll be pleased to hear that Spooky Spirits: Puzzle Drop! is now available on the iTunes store for iPhone and iPod Touch, published by Legendo Entertainment. Somehow developers Innogiant have managed to combine the addictive gameplay characteristics of […]

Rygar: The Battle of Argus – Wii review

Sunday, October 18th, 2009

Review by Johnus Maximus If you’re a Wii owner and looking for a cheap and easy action adventure game, then look no further than Rygar: The Battle of Argus. Developed by Team Tachyon and published by Tecmo, this is a repackaging of a game released in 2002 for the PS2, with very little to differentiate […]

Halo 3: ODST – Xbox 360 review

Saturday, October 17th, 2009

Review by Johnus Maximus Just in case you missed the hype-train, there’s a new first person shooter in town and it goes by the name of Halo 3: ODST. What started life as a small expansion pack, soon became a larger experience that could not be confined to the online marketplace. Developed by Bungie and […]

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 […]

Drakensang: The Dark Eye – PC

Sunday, August 30th, 2009

Review by Johnus Maximus Hold onto your helm of disintegration, there’s a new role-playing game in town and this one doesn’t require a monthly subscription! German developer Radon Labs have made a bold attempt to convert the paper based RPG Das Schwarze Auge (The Dark Eye) into a huge single player computer game experience. Released […]