X-Blades review

X-Blades is the latest from SouthPeak Games and features the sassy but tenacious relic hunter Ayumi, as she quests for all things shiny and mysterious. She’s not quite Lara Croft, but in her own way shares a similar desire for adventure and exploration. Armed with her trusty gunblades and the

FEAR 2: Project Origin review

When FEAR launched on Xbox 360 several years ago, it was met with mixed reactions as it basked in the shadow of its PC older brother. Then the subsequent FEAR Files was released as a separate entity for the series, which shared the game’s namesake, but offered a series of

Afro Samurai review

Afro Samurai started out as a manga (Japanese comic) created by Takashi Okazaki. It was later then made into a short animated series and then onto a full blown animated TV show. Japanese storytellers and artists come up with many crazy ideas, but the unique features of Afro Samurai is

The Lord of the Rings: Conquest review

It’s another year and time for another Lord of the Rings game. J.R. Tolken’s work has been immortalized in the movies, and now gamers can fight the glorious battles of Middle Earth in Lord of the Rings: Conquest. Playing key battles as either the dark forces or the fellowship you

Prince of Persia review

Ubisoft’s Prince of Persia has been re-envisioned for this generation of consoles. Gone are the time mechanics from the last game Sands of Time, being replaced with a more traditional platforming adventure game. Prince of Persia tells a love story between an unlikely hero and an even more unusual companion,

Tomb Raider Underworld review

Lara Croft has enjoyed relative success on the Xbox 360 platform, what with the impressive Tomb Raider: Legend making an appearance, and the more recent Tomb Raider: Anniversary provoking our minds with seamless fusing of taxing puzzles, energetic combat and skimpy outfits. Crystal Dynamix (the developers) under the watchful eye

Sonic Unleashed review

I would rate myself as quite a mellow, mild mannered person, which in gaming terms means I usually take things in my stride. I’m a firm believer of learning to get better if I can’t accomplish the tasks games provide for me, and so I would say that patience is