Excerpt: Your first reaction to seeing a Girl Fight review is probably “uh, that game came out?” As it seems like it’s been in development forever, the second response might be “what took so long?” We certainly have no idea, because Girl Fight feels like a 3D fighter from the early aughts: it tries to put its own twist on the mechanics of genre greats, but fails to understand what made those predecessors fun.
Pros: + Special ability customization is a nice touch.
Cons: ? When will dubstep game music go away forever?
Excerpt: The Need For Speed franchise has had a serious overhaul and with the latest version just released we have a look at how it compares to the other racers that are out there. We can nearly all say quite confidently that the last few versions of the Need For Speed franchise have been not up to scratch.
Summary: " Shift 2 Unleashed " is a really inconsistent game that troubles me. Some races I want to give the game a 10; it can be a resounding triumph that simulates what being in an actual race would be like. In others, when it looks rubbish, or you get punted out on the last corner after racing for ages, you want to give it a 1.
Excerpt: One and a half years ago, Need For Speed: Shift gave that series some much-needed variety with a sim-styled take on racing. It was a pretty good racer that took a little bit of something from every major racing series, in a good way, and rewarded players in pretty much countless ways to constantly give you an incentive to play the game.
Excerpt: drops the Need for Speed name, aggressive vs. precision points and collecting stars in favor of a more unified and sim-oriented experience. What remains is an exhilarating in-car experience surrounded by pretty basic options and features.
Excerpt: After a successful first run out, evolution II of the more serious side of the Need for Speed franchise is in its final stages of preparation. We give it a test spin in preparation for its March roll-out.