Underrated Game of the Month: Enslaved: Odyssey to the West

Like homeless people, stray dogs, and even the occasional Ghostbuster, some video games simply fall through the cracks.  Sometimes they were just released at the wrong time, eclipsed by a much bigger game or a surprise chart topper.  Sometimes they just had bad marketing, or too many misconceived ideas about the game spread by word of mouth; often victim to […]

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Review: Star Wars: The Force Unleashed II

Star Wars: The Force Unleashed 2 takes place shortly after the events of the first game, with a fledgling rebellion just starting to take hold, scattered and in desperate need of an early victory.  The protagonist, Starkiller, spoiler alert who was presumed dead at the end of the first game is in some sort of training facility, oh wait, it’s […]

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Review: Swarm for XBLA

Hothead Games has certainly released some fantastic downloadable games, including the Penny Arcade series, which is the first game outside of Pokemon with turn-based combat that I liked, to the hilarious and one of my person favorites on Xbox Live Arcade: Deathspank.  Does Hothead go three for three with their newest IP Swarm? Or will it having you wishing that […]

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Review: Ghostbusters Sanctum of Slime

Atari did something special in 2009, they managed to take a beloved film franchise and turn it into a video game people genuinely liked nearly 20 years after it had last been in theatres.  This is a feat rarely accomplished by games for new movies, so to do so with a film franchise as loved as Ghostbusters was an incredible […]

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Review: Vanquish

Vanquish immediately has three things working against in most gamer’s eyes.  First is the fact the game has received little if any marketing, so most gamers don’t know much about it and often wrongly assume that it means it isn’t any good.  Second, is that it is a third person shooter, a genre that many gamers unfairly disregard if it […]

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St. Patrick’s Day Special: Top 10 Games To Drink To

In honor of St. Patrick’s Day we thought we would put together a list of games that are either incredibly fun to play while drinking or turn into an outright drinking game.  We’ve numbered this list, because that’s what you do with list, plus we know we won’t be able to count to ten by the end of the day […]

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Review: Green Day: Rock Band

Harmonix had just finished their first game featuring a single band, a project featuring one of the most successful, memorable, and loved bands of all time: The Beatles.  While the game didn’t sell as well as most had expected, it was well received both by critics and gamers alike, and undoubtedly the guys at Harmonix had to be wondering how […]

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Review: Hydro Thunder Hurricane

Its the late nineties; arcade machines littered restaurant aisles like the Octo-Mom has random children. The pure classics- like Crazy Taxi, Pac-Man, Daytona USA, and the one that seemed to be in every American eatery and shopping center, Hydro Thunder. From its roots in seat style arcades to down-loadable title on XBL, I’ll be giving you the splash (pun intended) on […]

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