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  • Goin’ Off The Rails On A Whole New Crazy Train – A Metro: Last Light (Review) XBox 360

    Posted by on June 6, 2013 under Reviews, Xbox 360
    Here's a riddle for you, gamers:  What game first comes to mind if you were to, say, take Metal Gear Solid and give it a post-apocalyptic twist, and have Solid Snake as a Russian, fighting for survival and all mankind in Moscow's subway system?  Go ahead, I'll give you a second or two -- give up yet?  Well if you had guessed Metro Last Light by Deep Silver and 4A Games, then you'd certainly be ... more.
  • XBox ONE: Next-Gen Gem or Doomed Debacle?

    Posted by on May 22, 2013 under Euro, News, Xbox 360, Xbox One
    During the weeks prior to May 21, 2013, I can remember often pondering just what Microsoft could possibly reveal to the masses with their big upcoming announcement of an event. I was thinking all over the place, wondering if they were going to show us something that would very easily blow Sony and Nintendo off the gaming grid altogether, or if it would be more like a rushed product that would get... more.
  • If Two Certain Mustachioed Plumbers Had Been Females – A “Giana Sisters: Twisted Dreams” (Review) XBox 360

    Posted by on March 23, 2013 under Reviews, Xbox 360
    During a time where jaw-dropping video games rule the current consoles, nowadays us gamers are finding more and more retro titles surfacing (or resurfacing, as the case may be) -- and Giana Sisters:  Twisted Dreams (originally known as "Project Giana") from Black Forest Games is certainly no exception to the retro rule. This game is actually a Kickstarter-funded sequel to the highly acclaimed ... more.
  • There’s A New Wall Crawler In Town… An “Alien Spidy” (Review) Xbox 360

    Posted by on March 20, 2013 under Reviews, Xbox 360
    If I were to ask you to name a web-slinging hero, who would you think of?  Let me guess - some guy who wears a red jumpsuit, while flying around New York City, protecting the innocent and taking out bad guys -- right?  Normally I would tell you that your guess is correct, but not this time as there's a NEW do-gooder out there in the form of  - well, a spider. Enter Alien Spidy, an other-worl... more.
  • Have Guns, Will Travel.. A “Serious Sam:  Double D XXL” (Review) XBox 360

    Posted by on February 18, 2013 under Reviews, Xbox 360
    Back in January, I gave you folks a slight teaser of Serious Sam's latest entry in Serious Sam:  Double D XXL.  Mommy's Best Games, Developer Digital, and Mastertronic Group, Ltd. did an excellent job here with their nod to the two dimensional side-scrolling shooter world.  While first person shooter purists may cringe at this switch in perspective, I for one welcome it with wide open arms. ... more.
  • Sammy’s Got A Gun… A Serious Sam: Double D XXL (Preview) Xbox 360

    Posted by on January 22, 2013 under News, Xbox 360
    Just when you thought you had seen the last of Serious Sam, he has decided to make a much welcomed return in Serious Sam: Double D XXL on Xbox LIVE Arcade, but THIS time he has left the first person shooter world behind and has set foot in the side-scrolling second dimension instead. But don’t let this change of perspective scenery fool you because the action is still ridiculously over-the-... more.
  • Black Knight Sword (Review) Xbox 360

    Posted by on January 1, 2013 under Reviews, Xbox 360
    Have you ever wondered what platformer could be out there that you haven’t seen or played before?  Then wonder no more. From Grasshopper Manufacture comes a different twist on an old fairy tale – better known as Black Knight Sword. But before you label it as “just another performer”, it’s anything but that.  You assume the role of the Black Knight, as you explore a strange world tha... more.