Game Review: Titanfall (Xbox One)

Titanfall throws you into a universe of galactic civil war across multiple worlds. As a “pilot” you are capable of running around on foot, boosting up the side of buildings with your jets or calling in massive robotic exoskeletons (Titans) and using their additional destructive power to do even more damage to your enemies. First…

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Game Review: Tomb Raider (Xbox 360)

Tomb Raider is a third person platformer that combines puzzle solving with over the shoulder duck-and-cover firefights. With a heavy emphasis on exploration, salvage and constant upgrading you’ll need to climb, jump and fight your way out of extremely cinematic situations that bring a whole new life into this reboot of an iconic game franchise…

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Game Review: XCOM: Enemy Unknown (Xbox 360)

XCOM: Enemy Unknown is a turn based tactical game in the vein of the Civilization series that, rather than focus on nation expansion, focuses on trying to prevent the complete takeover of the world by alien forces. Along the way you’ll need to upgrade your equipment, train your soldiers and make tough choices on which…

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Game Review: Borderlands (Xbox 360)

Borderlands is a very strange game that somehow convinces you that it is loads of fun to collect slightly different weapons, armour and other various items all the while trying to find even slightly better weapons, armour and items. Oh and you’ll occasionally have to shoot a thing or two along the way. You play…

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Game Review: Tropico 4 (Xbox 360)

Enter the shoes of El Presidente as you try and turn the island nation of Tropico into a beacon for the world!… or something. Loads of humour, a ridiculous plot mixed with over-the-top steroetypes and great SimCity-like gameplay had me hooked right from the beginning. The game follows the plot of El Presidente as he (you) try and…

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Game Review: Dead Space (Xbox 360)

Dead Space is an action horror game in the vein of Resident Evil or Silent Hill. I can honestly say that very few games have scared me, Dead Space however had me jumping more than once. This game is not only gory, gruesome and violent but it is also quite often shocking as well. Things…

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Game Review: Virtua Tennis 3 (Xbox 360)

Virtua Tennis 3 brings fun pseudo-realistic (but really more arcade style) tennis game play to the Xbox. It has all of the usual features including playing as the various tennis stars, picking different courts and a custom character career builder. The bulk of the game exists within this custom character career where you’ll need to…

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Game Review: Battlestations: Midway (Xbox 360)

Half real-time strategy (RTS) and half hands on naval/air-combat, Battlestations: Midway straddles the line between a wartime simulation and a flight to the death action game. Throughout the course of the game you’ll get to command and control everything from destroyers and aircraft carriers to submarines and airplanes all while re-enacting famous historical battles. And…

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