Skydive: Proximity Flight Review

Look, it's Bat-man. The list of fun and exciting games to play through the downloadable section in the Xbox Live Arcade continues. Next up to bat: Skydive: Proximity Flight. Slightly taking a page out of EA…

by Devin Charles
April 22nd, 2014

Capsized Review

And with these first steps I say… run!! Remember in the movie Independence Day when Will Smith is dragging a half-conscious, dreadlock-wearing alien across the desert? Well, that’s Capsized. Okay, not exactly, not even remotely close, but July 4th…

by Devin Charles
July 8th, 2013

Alien Rage Preview

You talkin’ to me, silly alien? A lot of shooters these days try to cover up their sub-optimal mechanics with fluff. We’ve seen plenty of stories that nobody cares about, and QTEs added when they…

by Jonathan Leack
June 17th, 2013

Sanctum 2 Review

'Cause two genres are better than one. Sanctum 2, the sequel to the original Sanctum (duh), is truly one of a kind. Taking two of the industry's most popular, and arguably overused, genres of today and melding them…

by Alex Osborn
May 14th, 2013

Sacred Citadel Review

Button-mashing bliss. I don't know about you, but there's nothing quite like a quality cooperative game experience. Gathering around the TV with your pals and beating up a bunch of bad guys is always a…

by Alex Osborn
April 18th, 2013

Spartacus Legends Preview

If you don't like being surrounded by hundreds of bloody men, don't worry. It won't cost you a thing. I'm not sure how Ubisoft and developer Kung Fu Factory managed it, but they've convinced Microsoft…

by Nicholas Tan
April 12th, 2013

Flashback Preview

Flashing into view, it's a flashback of Flashback soon to be back in a flash! When I stepped into the space for Ubisoft's Digital Day, I remember peering to my right and seeing the word…

by Nicholas Tan
April 11th, 2013

Terraria Review

Any classics-nerds want a side-scrolling Minecraft? I'll be honest upfront: I've had issues with "build-it-yourself" stuff. I could build towers with Legos, I could build a cabin out of Lincoln Logs (remember those?), but I…

by Kevin Schaller
April 11th, 2013

Battleblock Theater Review

And they were all like WOOOSHH WOOSHHH OOHH WOOSHH. While much of the industry continues to reel from head-tripping AAA shooters and the intellectual talks of GDC, BattleBlock Theater arrives in irreverent fashion. The Behemoth,…

by Daniel Bischoff
April 5th, 2013

Sanctum 2 Preview

It's tower defense Borderlands 2. The first Sanctum, developed by Coffee Stain Studios, launched with an intriguing hybridization concept: take familiar first-person shooter elements and snipe them into the tower defense genre. Released on Steam…

by Nicholas Tan
March 21st, 2013

Alien Spidy Review

The literal jumping spider. Alien Spidy is like a bad relationship: It's that game that you obsess over for days at a time, eyes bleary from lack of sleep as you try to perfect your…

by Blake Peterson
March 20th, 2013

Darkstalkers Resurrection Review

Recognize everybody?  You should.  You've seen them all before. Darkstalkers is a really underappreciated series. Sure, it's getting some of its due in this re-release of Night Warriors and DS3 at the moment, and that's great,…

by Kevin Schaller
March 18th, 2013

Phantom Breaker: Battle Grounds Review

You've probably played this before… Are you familiar with 2D side-scrolling beat-'em-ups? If you've played even five minutes of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles or The Simpsons in the arcade, then your answer to that question should be a…

by Alex Osborn
March 8th, 2013

Guardians of Middle-Earth Review

YOUUUUUU… SHALL NOOOOOOT… PUUUUSH! Multiplayer Online Battle Arena—a term that's practically alien to console gamers. This is mostly due to the assumption by developers that since the genre was born out of PC strategy games,…

December 10th, 2012
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