Excerpt: Space Invaders Infinity Gene initially begins in the glorious retro black and white style as you move your ship on a 2D plane along the bottom of the screen. However fear not readers as it starts to evolve pretty quickly.
Excerpt: LEGO Universe is the story of a team of minifigures who went to seek the last essence of pure imagination. Upon discovering the essence of imagination, 3 members of the team used the power of imagination to manifest harmless enjoyable things into existence.
Summary: I’ve spent rather a lot of time of late in the lands of Lego Universe, the kid-friendly MMO from Auto Assault creators, NetDevil. It’s been out for a couple of weeks now, so how does the brick-built world fare? Read on to find out Wot I Think.
Summary: It’s rare for me to get to play a major title before release. Usually, the occasional major title I get comes after release, and I’m one of the last to get to review it. I’m not complaining; I love what I do, and I’m lucky to get to do it.
Conclusion: With triple the worlds to explore and a more robust and social building mode, this game could be a perfectly acceptable way for a LEGO fan to lose a weekend or two. As it is now, LEGO Universe starts as a pleasant distraction but promptly ferries you straight into a fierce, ludicrous grind that...
Conclusion: The Short Version: For older kids, especially ones versed in MMOs, this will provide some good, colourful times in the long term, but the question of whether younger children will be able to 'get' it remains.
Pros: Loads to do, Colourful and vibrant world, Building stuff, while not to Minecraft levels, is great fun
Cons: Loads to do, Colourful and vibrant world, Building stuff, while not to Minecraft levels, is great fun, Is it really for kids?, Still too much grinding, Rubbish inventory