Metal Dead Review

Metal Dead Publisher: Desura, Indievania Developer: Walk Thru Walls Platform: PC Release Date: December 19, 2011 Price: $4.99 (available here and here) Overview: The first  in a planned trilogy, Metal Dead boasts what must be one of the ultimate genre mash ups – a zombie apocalypse survival horror metal comedy adventure game . Whew. It’s the work of independent game studio Walk Thru Wa...

Bust-n-Rush Review

Bust-n-Rush Developer: Techtonic Games Publisher: Techtonic Games Platform: PC (reviewed), Mac Release Date: December 15, 2011 Price: $7.99 (buy here) Overview Bust-n-Rush is the first game from Santa Barbara studio Techtonic Games. The first game. And for that, it is seriously impressive. At the most basic level all you have to do is run and smash into stuff, but Techtonic have managed to create ...

XIII – Lost Identity Review

XIII – Lost Identity Developer: Microids Publisher: Anuman Interactive Platform: Mac(Reviewed)/iPhone/iPad Release: 08/12/11 Price: $10.49 – Available Here Overview Based on the 1984 comic book series, XIII, this title is not to be confused with the 2003 Ubisoft title XIII. Developed by Microids, XIII – Lost Identity takes the story of the original source material and attempts to make a vide...

Trine 2 Review

Trine 2 Developer: Frozenbyte Publisher: Focus Home Interactive Platform: PC (reviewed), Mac, XBLA, PSN Release Date: December 7, 2011 (PC and Mac only) Price: $14.99 (available here) Overview Unsurprisingly following on from Trine comes Trine 2, a truly multi platform title that come 2012 will even see it’s way to a Linux release. Developed by Finnish company Frozenbyte, it’s a puzzle platf...

Jurassic Park: The Game Review

Jurassic Park: The Game Developer: Telltale Games Publisher: Telltale Games Platforms: PC (Reviewed), Xbox 360, PS3, iPad Release Date: November 15, 2011 Price: $29.99 – Available Here! Overview Having grown up with Jurassic Park, both as films and games, I’ve been pretty excited for Telltale’s take on the franchise since I first heard about it – especially as the trailers showed some ...

Afterfall: InSanity Review

Afterfall: InSanity Review Publisher: Nicolas Games Developer: Intoxicate Studios Release Date: November 25, 2011 Price: $34.90 – Available Here Overview Afterfall: InSanity brings together a collection of genres to entertain every sense of the word horror. Incorporating third person adventure elements as well as puzzle mini-games, the game provides an ever changing experience. To further id...

Anno 2070 Review

Anno 2070 Developer: Related Designs, Ubisoft Blue Byte Publisher: Ubisoft Platform: PC Release Date: November 17, 2011 Price: $39.99 Available Here Overview: The latest in the Anno series, 2070 for the first time jumps into the future, replacing the old world charm of centuries gone by with a futuristic world rendered unrecognisable by the effects of global warming. It’s a city builder with...

Need for Speed: The Run Review

Need for Speed: The Run Developer: EA Black Box Publisher: Electronic Arts Platform: Xbox 360 (reviewed), Playstation 3, PC, Wii Release Date: November 17, 2011 Price: $59.99 – (Available Here) Overview Need for Speed games have been churning out yearly for quite some time now, but it’s been three years since the original Need for Speed team, Black Box Studios, have released a game on ...

Girl With a Heart of Review

Girl With a Heart of Developer: Bent Spoon Games Publisher: Bent Spoon Games Platforms: PC (reviewed), Mac, iOS, Android Release Date: November 17, 2011 Price: $5.99 (desktop), $2.99 (mobile) Overview: Girl With a Heart of is the first commercial effort from indie developer Bent Spoon Games, a largely one man show with the slightly unusual goal of making games that deal with the concepts of ration...

Bang! Review

BANG! Developer: SpinVector and Palzoun Publisher: DVGiochi Platforms: iPhone, iPad (reviewed), iTouch, Atom Netbook and PC Release Date: 21 October, 2011 Multi-player features: 12 November, 2011 Price: $3.99 – Available Here Overview I’ve never played Bang! as a boardgame, although I can’t think as to why that would be because anything titled ‘spaghetti western’, ‘best-selling’ or ‘board ga...

Might and Magic Heroes VI Review

Might and Magic Heroes 6 Developer: Black Hole Entertainment Publisher: Ubisoft Genre: Turn-based strategy Platforms: PC Release Date: Out Now! Price: $46.99 (Available Here) Overview: Do you have friends, girl(/boy)friends, family members or other social activities that need to have any substantial time investment within? How about a job that requires you to work to live, do you have one of those...

Battlefield 3 PC Review

Battlefield 3 Developer: DICE Publisher: EA Platforms: PC (Reviewed), Xbox 360, Playstation 3 Release Date: Out Now Price: $58.99 (Limited Edition – Available Here) / $50.99 (Download – Available Here) Battlefield 3 is the latest in a long line of war based shooters from DICE and EA. The game features a Single Player campaign as well as an extensive Multiplayer component, that really s...

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