Excerpt: There's nothing special about a game with high production values. I think we're past the point in this industry where we should be impressed by a game simply because it "looks professional." After all, there are plenty of movies that "look professional," but that doesn't mean they're good.
Excerpt: Jennifer Tate’s life never was a piece of cake. Being an orphan she had to master every situation that life threw at her. Life only got better when she finally met Lewis, lead singer in a rock band.
Conclusion: The story is very deep and intriguing. You actually have the choice to play as an alternative character -- a gargoyle character named Scree. You can switch between each character almost any time in the game.
Summary: One of those buzz words you hear bandied about in video game reviews is “originality”. Critics have always complained that games should offer something new, and not simply be a rehash of what is already on the market.
Conclusion: THE VERDICT: A definite rental, and a reluctant purchase recommendation. A story worth experiencing, but it's debatable whether or not you'll be able to stomach the ho-hum puzzle and fighting elements for the duration of the adventure.
Excerpt: Primal is a tough game for me to review. At first glance, it is a fun and exciting Action/Adventure title with realistic graphics and a great story. While all the elements of a great game are present, it appears that Sony's Cambridge Studio (Sony of Europe) got a bit sloppy when working on Primal or...
Excerpt: For the past year or so, industry analysts have been continually comparing the videogame industry to Hollywood. The similarities between the two are befitting to such a comparison, after all, both are forms of popular entertainment, both rake in money by the billions each year, and both are home to...