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Need For Speed: Hot Pursuit (PS3, 360) – Reviewed
7 September 2013
Excerpt: I think it is fair to say that the Need For Speed franchise has been through a tough time trying to re-identify itself after losing the ideals of what the original titles brought to the table.
Excerpt: 11 Bit Studios sent us over the code to check out the Xbox Live Arcade version of this interesting game. Anomaly: Warzone Earth is a bit of a twist on tower defense gaming. Rather than being the one defending against incoming forces, the player is the one defending their column of military vehicles...
Summary: Anomaly: Warzone Earth offers an interesting twist on the tower offense genre by giving players an on-the-ground presence. As the commander, players will be able to walk alongside their convoy as it makes its way through a gauntlet of alien towers, calling down smoke, decoys, repair fields, and air...
Summary: Anomaly: Warzone Earth, at its core, is an arcade approach to the real-time-strategy genre. You have the heat of an RTS battle raging around you, as you find yourself in the middle it all, supporting your squad, issuing orders, changing tactics when the situation forces you to do so.
Summary: If you’ve played " Anomaly: Warzone Earth " before, then this is not the game for you. It looks and sounds a bit nicer, but you’re paying a lot more money for that, whilst the new content is not brilliantly compelling, nor does it last forever.
Excerpt: Near the beginning of the year, I did what any responsible gamer should do and supported the Humble Bundle game collection in recognition of all those late nights and caffeine binges endured by independent game developers.
Excerpt: Anomaly: Warzone Earth is the unique PC hit that brought its own set of rules to the tower defence genre with some additional twists that you wouldn’t expect in this game. Now it's being released on Xbox Live Arcade but will a controller be able to give you the same experience as the PC version?
Summary: There are many different creative tricks game developers use to add spice into well-worn genres to keep them feeling fresh, but sometimes, it's the simplest and least-expected ideas that yield the most alluring fruit.
Pros: Creative twist on traditional tower defense, Beautifully detailed environments, Great mix of strategy and action, Controls transitioned well to the Xbox 360