We’ve all seen in-game advertising of some sort, whether it was a cleverly placed billboard in a racing game or even the clothes that characters wear in certain games, they really are hard to avoid. Doritos have gone one step further than that by releasing a full Xbox LIVE Arcade title – Dash of Destruction.Continue Reading "Review: Doritos: Dash of Destruction"
Ports aren’t a rare (don’t stop reading just yet) sight on the Xbox LIVE Arcade. There are the more retro games like Frogger and Pac-Man, to some more recent titles such as Vigilante 8 Arcade and Meteos Wars, but when Banjo-Kazooie was announced to be released on Xbox LIVE at the E3 2008 convention, many suspected great things from a great bear and bird team.Continue Reading "Review: Banjo-Kazooie"
You know when Christmas is approaching when the games start flooding in, and more specifically, the family games. Titles such as You’re In The Movies and Lips have opened the Xbox 360 into the more casual market. Accompanying them two is Scene It? Box Office Smash, the latest in the Scene It? video game series. Developed by Krome and Screenlife and published by Microsoft Game Studios, Scene It? BOS looks set to bring the family closer together, in a unique gaming experience.Continue Reading "Review: Scene It? Box Office Smash"
What do two of the gaming world’s most recognisable video game characters do when they’re not featured in a game for ten years? Apparently, they sit around eating pizza and playing video games not having a care in the world. This is what I was introduced to when I started playing Nuts & Bolts, and from that moment on I just knew the game would provide me with humour like I’d never seen before.Continue Reading "Review: Banjo-Kazooie: Nuts & Bolts"
Lights. Camera. Action. You’re In The Movies looks set to be the breakthrough into the casual market for the Xbox 360. Developed by Zoe Mode and published by Codemasters, the game plays similarly to how the PlayStation’s Eye Toy works with an additional feature. Players participate in numerous mini-games and that footage is then compiled into a short movie.Continue Reading "Preview: You’re In The Movies"
The Xbox 360 may have been lacking in the casual game department recently, but when Lips was confirmed at E3 2008, my faith in the department grew. If I’m honest, the Lips trailer is one of the only trailers I remember watching at the conference back in July.Continue Reading "Preview: Lips"