Category «Reviews»

REVIEW – Orcs Must Die (XBLA)

Orcs Must Die’s biggest issue is its release date.  Released approximately two weeks after Gears of War 3, Orcs Must Die is essentially a more colorful single player Horde mode with its fast paced gameplay and cartoony traps.  The question is, should anyone play this when five-player Horde 2.0 mode is now available? Although the …

REVIEW – Rotastic (XBLA)

There is a good chance that you never heard of Rostatic and missed its launched on the XBLA thanks to all the Gears of War 3 chain-sawing going on. But this simple action/puzzler will test your reflexes, patience, and your thumb’s reaction time. Rotastic is one of the most simple, if not THE most simple, …

REVIEW – Deus Ex: Human Revolution (360)

Encouraging Creativity Blending some of the best elements of popular first and third person games of the last half decade, Deus Ex: Human Revolution is an enjoyable choose-your-own adventure title. In the not too distant future, human augmentations will become commonplace, essentially turning people into cyborgs with special abilities.  You play as Jensen, the head …

REVIEW – BloodRayne: Betrayal

An awkward story and fussy controls create an unbalanced and unfair adventure.   BloodRayne has quite a history spawning a couple console titles and some of the worst movies you can ever see.  But when I heard that Wayforward was handling a new sequel and taking the series in an entirely new direction, a glimmer …