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Review: Portal 2

Posted in Reviews with tags , , , , , , , , , , , on April 30, 2011 by Jamie

Portal 2
Developer:  Valve
Publisher: Valve
Platform: Xbox 360/PS3/PC
Genre: First Person/Puzzle Platformer
Release Date: Out Now!

Is it a cake? Is it a lie? No! Its Portal 2 and its finally in our warm, grubby mits. Everyone’s favourite game of 2007 has finally returned in full force! But is it worthy of the same praise? Hit the jump for our verdict, Possible spoilers ahead!

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Review – Super Street Fighter IV 3D Edition

Posted in Reviews with tags , , , , on April 18, 2011 by Cazza

With the 3DS finally released and the launch window now open, many games have been flooding to the system. Some good, some not so good. The launch line-up hasn’t been the strongest we’ve ever seen for a Nintendo system, but Capcom are here to lend a hand with a picture perfect adaptation of their hit console game, Super Street Fighter IV. Can it make as much of an impact on the 3DS as it did on the Xbox 360 and PS3? Ono-San of Capcom certainly believes so, and so do I. Hit the jump for the full review of Super Street Fighter IV 3D Edition!

Super Street Fighter IV 3D Edition
Developer:  Capcom
Publisher: Capcom
Platform: Nintendo 3DS
Genre: Fighter
Release Date: Out Now!

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Review – Blazblue: Continuum Shift

Posted in Reviews with tags , , , , , on December 9, 2010 by Cazza

Blazblue: Continuum Shift
Developer: Arc System Works
Publisher: Zen United
Platform: Xbox 360, PS3
Genre: Fighter, Visual Novel
Release Date: Out Now

The Blazblue franchise has had a rough landing in Europe. The first title, Calamity Trigger, took a year longer than the US version to be released. Continuum Shift took a bit of work to come out too. There were many delays but 4 and a half months later and it’s finally here! Grab your ice car and hit the jump for the full review of Blazblue: Continuum Shift!

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Review – Donkey Kong Country Returns

Posted in Reviews with tags , , , , , on December 7, 2010 by Cazza

Donkey Kong Country Returns
Developer:
Retro Studios
Publisher: Nintendo
Platform: Wii
Genre: Platformer
Release Date: Out Now

The ape and his little buddy are back and equipped with some new moves. Retro Studios have moved on  from the Metroid Prime series and have been given the task of bringing back one of Nintendo’s most beloved franchises. There’s quite a bit of doubt to be had by fans considering Retro Studios are known for creating first person shooters. But fear not, for I can tell you now that they’ve done a fantastic job. Hit the jump for the full review of Donkey Kong Country Returns!

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Review – Splatterhouse

Posted in Reviews with tags , , , , on November 29, 2010 by Cazza

Splatterhouse
Developer: Namco Bandai Games
Publisher: Namco Bandai Games
Platform: PS3, Xbox 360
Genre: Beat ’em Up
Release Date: Out Now

Splatterhouse was quite the series back in the day, making a name for itself with its pixelated gore and gruesome creature designs. We haven’t seen anything from the franchise since the 1993 title Splatterhouse 3. It’s been 17 long years later but the series is back and as good as ever! Hit the jump for our full review of Splatterhouse!

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Review – Sonic Colours (DS)

Posted in Reviews with tags , , , , on November 14, 2010 by Cazza

Sonic Colours
Developer: Dimps
Publisher: SEGA
Platforms: Wii, DS
Genre: Platformer
Release Date: Out Now (EU), 16th November (US)

If you’ve read our review of the Wii version of Sonic Colours, then you’ll know what to expect from the title in general. Today we’re taking a step to the DS to have a look at what the portable version has on offer. Ready your stylus, grab those wisps and boost off past the jump button for the full review of Sonic Colours DS!

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Review – Sonic Colours (Wii)

Posted in Reviews with tags , , , , on November 14, 2010 by Cazza

Sonic Colours
Developer: Sonic Team
Publisher: SEGA
Platforms: Wii, DS
Genre: Platformer
Release Date: Out Now (EU), 16th November (US)

Welp, our yearly 3D Sonic the Hedgehog game is finally here and the fanbase is ready to love and hate it. Sonic’s finally gotten his  feet back on the ground with last month’s Sonic the Hedgehog 4: Episode 1, but is Sonic Colours moving the hedgehog forwards or backwards? You know the drill (that was a pun, by the way), hit the jump for the full review of Sonic Colours (Wii)!

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