For those who are about to rock, we salute you. Many describe Guitar Hero as being a music rhythm game controlled by using a plastic replica of the real instrument; whilst others see it as a unique gaming experience. Two years on and five games later (including Guitar Hero: Aerosmith and Guitar Hero: Encore – Rock the 80s), Neversoft (developer) and Activision (publisher) are set to revolutionize the Guitar Hero series by introducing two new instruments. The first of which is the wireless drum set.Continue Reading "Preview: Guitar Hero: World Tour"
Vigilante 8 was originally released on the PlayStation One and Nintendo 64 back in 1998. New boys on the block, Isopod Labs, made up from the key members of the Luxoflux team (the original developers of the game) announced that they would be bringing Vigilante 8 to the Xbox Live Arcade.Continue Reading "Review: Vigilante 8 Arcade"
Despite being a writer, Tom Clancy’s name is one of the most well-known names in the gaming world. Ubisoft have attached his name to the likes of Ghost Recon, Splinter Cell, Rainbow Six Vegas and announced Clancy’s name would be attached to EndWar back in April 2007. Tom Clancy’s EndWar is a step in a new direction for Ubisoft as they clear the first/third person shooters to the side for a shot at the real-time tactical genre.Continue Reading "Preview: Tom Clancy’s EndWar Hands-On"
The name’s Wriglesworth, Dave Wriglesworth. My mission is to review the latest James Bond title: Quantum of Solace on the Xbox 360. This could prove to be a daunting task for someone who has yet to see the film but I felt I was up to it.Continue Reading "Review: James Bond: Quantum of Solace"
Look out! Here comes the Spider-Man… for his third outing on the Xbox 360; after the slightly disappointing Spider-Man 3 and the downright disappointing Spider-Man: Friend or Foe, Treyarch and Activision needed to pull something special out of the bag to regain the fan’s confidence in the series.Continue Reading "Review: Spider-Man: Web of Shadows"
When ‘The Orange Box’ released in October 2007, nobody had anticipated how good Portal would actually be. The game itself created a lot of buzz and has received many awards. It was at the 2008 E3 gaming convention that Microsoft announced the game would be coming to the Xbox Live Arcade.Continue Reading "Review: Portal: Still Alive"