Archive for November, 2008

Dead Space Isn’t Scaring Me

Sunday, November 30th, 2008

Maybe I’m missing out on something special by lazily galavanting through Dead Space on easy difficulty. But should difficulty really affect the atmospheric creation of fear that fundamentally? I don’t think so. And as every surprise thus far has already been revealed to me on easy difficulty, switching it up to medium or hard is […]

Gadgets for Xmas

Thursday, November 27th, 2008

The dark, cold nights are settling in and the number of shopping days left until December 25th grows smaller. If you’re unsure of what to get the gadget-lover in your household then why not take a look at these: Sandberg Wireless Touchpad Keyboard If you have a media centre pc or are just looking for […]

Fallout 3 – Xbox 360

Wednesday, November 26th, 2008

Review by Johnus Maximus Set in the desolated post-apocalyptic wastelands of Washington DC in the year 2277, Fallout 3 is an immersive and gripping action RPG that allows you to carve your own destiny in the bleak aftermath of a nuclear war. The game was released on October 30th and is also available for PS3 […]

Home Sweet Home

Tuesday, November 25th, 2008

Gadget coverage will resume shortly now I’m back in the UK recovering from mosquito bites and the harsh summer sun in Mauritius. It’s a beautiful country, for sure, but I’m not a heat person and definitely, definitely not a mosquito person… there’s an apt quote from Aliens to describe my hatred for the little buggers. […]

Opoona – Wii

Sunday, November 16th, 2008

By Ken Bool Opoona is a role-playing game developed by ArtePiazza and published by Koei for the Wii. It was released in September 2008 and is an exclusive to Wii title that is easy to play and suitable for ages 7 and up but enjoyable for all to play and watch with a soundtrack produced […]

BradyGames official strategy guide for World of Warcraft: Wrath of the Lich King

Tuesday, November 11th, 2008

We’re only a few days away from Wrath of the Lich King, the hotly anticipated 2nd expansion to World of Warcraft and to coincide with its launch, strategy guide publisher BradyGames have announced their 352 page official strategy guide. The book will be your essential companion as you navigate the deadly new continent of Northrend, […]

Quantum of Solace – Xbox 360

Saturday, November 8th, 2008

Review by Johnus Maximus Bond is back. Recently released in cinemas, Quantum of Solace is the 22nd Bond film and to coincide with its release you can get this first person shooter which covers the key action from both the new film and the prior release, Casino Royale. Developed by Treyarch and published by Activision, […]

FIFA 09 – Xbox 360

Friday, November 7th, 2008

Review by Johnus Maximus Football fans get your consoles ready as the latest instalment of the FIFA Football franchise hit the stores in October, and is jam packed full of clubs, stadiums and playing modes as well as all your favourite players. Developed by EA Canada and published by EA Sports the game is also […]

AipTek MyNote Premium II Digital Notepad Review

Thursday, November 6th, 2008

Digital Notepads are an interesting breed that, with the advent of E-Ink, should become exceptionally convenient replacements for traditional pen and paper note-taking in a few years time. In the here and now, however, the most cost effective digital notepads still use good old plain pen and paper in order to visually represent the notes, […]

Edifier MP300 Plus Portable 2.1 Audio

Thursday, November 6th, 2008

Stretching the term “portable” somewhat, Edifier have produced a zero compromise 2.1 portable audio solution that includes a discrete subwoofer and two satellites in a nifty little carry case. It’s all really rather pretty, with the 9w subwoofer made from brushed aluminium and two tasteful satellite speakers in a spherical design with metal weave speaker […]