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: Almost since the dawn of the home console market, Nintendo has been hailed as the king of the first party title. With smash hits like Super Mario Bros., Legend of Zelda, Metroid and more, it was hard to dispute this claim.
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...