Excerpt: If you have not taken a look at the Xbox Live Indie Games, you are missing out. Some very unique experiences can be had there, and many of these games have found their way onto other platforms.
Conclusion: At its core, SF X Tekken has some good ideas and mostly solid gameplay. Sporting a massive roster of 38 brawlers split between the Tekken and Street Fighter franchises, there’s a lot to like.
Conclusion: Players looking for replay value will want to look elsewhere as there aren’t many features that beg for a second play through. The cooperative gameplay is nice, but once you finish the storyline, there’s not much left to do besides earn all of the achievements and collect all the items you missed...
Review: Stick ‘Em Up 2: Paper Adventures (Xbox Live Indie)
10 August 2011
Excerpt: If there was ever one segment of Xbox Live that had a big intimidation factor for me, it would be the section containing the Indie titles. Not that I have any beef against anybody trying to follow their passion and get a game out there for people to play.
Excerpt: I grew up in the modern age of gaming so I’ve experienced the development and transition of games from monochromatic simple platformers to optical explosions of realistic renderings in an interactive environment, and yet I still find myself on occasion harking back to the days of old when games were...
Conclusion: The story in 'Up' loosely follows the movie with Carl and Russell making their ballon lifted odyssey to Paradise Falls; I played the game without seeing the movie, and it was difficult to follow the plot at times, so some knowledge of the movie is assumed.
Excerpt: I've been looking forward to getting my hands on Fallout New Vegas for, well, pretty much since Bethesda announced it. Today at QuakeCon 2010, I finally had that chance with a one hour session of gameplay.
Excerpt: Though also known and beloved for its work on the Geometry Wars franchise, Bizarre Creations primarily made its name over the last decade with the sim-leaning (but still arcade-oriented) Project Gotham Racing series for Microsoft.
Excerpt: Up! The movie, cannot be praised highly enough: the charm of the characters juxtapositioned against the bizarre circumstances they encounter is nothing short of genius. The journey is incredible, landscapes are impressive and the concept of a floating house does genuinely lift your soul.