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REVIEW – Tales from Space: Mutant Blobs Attack XBLA

The Growing Booger – Originally released as a Vita and PC downloadable title, Mutant Blobs Attack has oozed its way onto PSN and XBLA for a discounted price of $7.99. This Katamari Damacy meets LocoRoco-ish puzzle platformer is a short but sweet downloadable distraction with a cute cartoony vibe. You play as a boogiery blob, …

REVIEW – Blood of the Werewolf (XBLA)

A Horrible Night To Have A Curse – Originally released on Steam almost a year ago, Blood of the Werewolf on XBLA adds a couple new features over its PC brethren but suffers overall from cheap level design and boss battles. Selena, on a quest for vengeance against her murdered husband and kidnapped child, plays …

REVIEW – How To Train Your Dragon 2 (360)

Repetitive Busy Work – Torus Games deserves some credit for putting a different spin on this licensed product but even the new open world gameplay cannot save this unpolished and unrefined rush job of a gaming disaster. How To Train Your Dragon 2 is like a very weak version of Diddy Kong Racing where the …

E3 2014 – Microsoft Summary

With the recent Kinect-less Xbox One bundle just becoming available, E3 2014 is an interesting year for Microsoft. Sure, there were some big announcements of sequels and original IPs but the Kinect still remains an afterthought. Microsoft also made it their point to state that the “Microsoft is all about the games” at every opportunity …

NEWS – Xbox Live Games for Gold Games June 2014 Announced

Microsoft dropped a news bomb on the gaming world today with a few announcements regarding Xbox One and Xbox Live. Starting June 9th, the Xbox One console will be sold withOUT Kinect and retail for $399, a $100 price drop. This $399 price tag also matches that of PS4. Secondly, Microsoft is dropping the Xbox …

NEWS – R.B.I. Baseball ’14 Opening Day on XBLA is April 9 2014

Developed by MLB Advanced Media, a reboot of the fan favorite series was first announced back in January 2014 for iOS, Android, current, and last-gen systems. Originally released on NES back in 1988, RBI was the first baseball game to support an official MLB license.  Many sequels were made, the last of which was RBI …

REVIEW – Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2 (Xbox 360)

A Miserable Pile of Secrets – The original Lords of Shadow was a flawed but refreshing new take on this fan favorite franchise. Something was a little lost in the more linear level progression but the new action focused combat and memorable ending made the original game a worthy play through from beginning to end …