Excerpt: Most sports games these days are either football or basketball, throw in a small bit of soccer and baseball and you have the general sports titles. Not anymore. A group of very talented folks over at Southend Interactive have changed the genre forever.
Excerpt: With so many games competing for mindshare this fall and the usual emphasis on blockbuster games that we get this time of year, its easy to overlook the many smaller-budget titles that are gracing consoles in the shadows of their big brothers.
Excerpt: Quite simply, Deathrow is a hodge-podge combination of current sports events put through an action-packed, glitzy, foul-mouthed makeover for the television screen. Never mind that most of these transformations never work. The (cough, cough) ill-fated XFL comes to mind.
Excerpt: I saw lots of potential in this game and can see that other people will really enjoy it. Unfortunately, I didn’t like simply because... I really don’t like sports games, and this is clearly a sports game.
Excerpt: Deathrow starts out with some extremely clichéd back story of a land far in the future, where your generic mega-corporation media conglomerate starts a full-fledged sports league to entertain a desensitized populace.
Excerpt: To be honest, I don’t watch much sports. I used to, but action games occupy a far greater portion of my time, and I don’t think I’m alone. Through games we’ve grown accustomed to senseless violence, where blood and flying body-parts are just fun.
Excerpt: Avec les nombreux screenshots dont nous a régulièrement abreuvé Ubi Soft, Deathrow commençait à titiller notre curiosité. Même si ce jeu de sport futuriste et violent ne semble pas vraiment original et qu'il sent le Speedball à plein nez, on s'était dit qu'avec la puissance de la machine, on pouvait...