Archive for the ‘Game Reviews’ Category

Jul
23

Bit. Trip Fate Review

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Bit. Trip Fate By Scott Bristo Bit. Trip Fate has finally slide-kicked it’s way on to the Steam library this month (and can be yours today for a whopping 33% off!), which may lead you to ponder why you maybe never noticed this game on it’s 2010 Wii-Ware debut. Possibly because Fate was released in the  [ Read More ]

Categories: Game Reviews
Jul
08

Air Conflicts: Vietnam

Posted by Liam McLoughlin 0 Comment
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Air Conflicts: Vietnam Vietnam. 1965. A long-simmering conflict escalates into a full-fledged war, and you are about to become a big part of it The player jumps into the cockpit of Vietnam-era jets as young Joe Thompson, a newly minted U.S. Air Force pilot. He is brave, talented and ready to do his duty, but his experiences  [ Read More ]

Categories: Game Reviews
Jun
26

State Of Decay By John Carey

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State Of Decay State Of Decay is an Xbox-Live Arcade game (the first game developed by the new studio, the aptly named Undead Labs) and, if I am being truly honest lies at the peak of what an Arcade title should be. I would at least rival it to Minecraft in the level of affection  [ Read More ]

Categories: Game Reviews, Slideshow
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Rocksmith – Less like a video game and more of a music teacher   The setting is 2005 and Guitar Hero had just been released; a start of a long line of Music genre video games. 2005 was a very disappointing year – I felt cheated – Guitar Hero was nothing like playing a guitar.  [ Read More ]

Categories: Game Reviews, Slideshow
Jun
13

Total War: Rome II Overview

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Total War: Rome II and E3 By Danielle Craig Total War: Rome II – Overview This is the second from the Rome series, from the Total War franchise from SEGA. This is your typical strategy war game, through the eras of history.  This is supposed to be the top dog of the series since Shogun  [ Read More ]

Categories: Game Reviews
Jun
08

Papers, Please (Beta)

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First Impressions – “Glory to Arstotzkan!”: Papers, Please Self-proclaimed ‘Dystopian Document Thriller’, Papers, Please is an indie game in the early Beta stages that sees the player assume the role of an immigration inspector of the fictional Arstotzkan border. Unlike most other indie titles, Papers, Please uses the mundane and repetition to its advantage. The toil of meticulously checking every  [ Read More ]

Categories: Game Reviews
Jun
07

Game Dev Tycoon Review

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Review – “Barely Playable… 9/10” Game Dev Tycoon is the latest in a select niche of indie games that parody the gaming industry itself. Starting the player in a some-what vacant garage, in what we can only assume is the mid-1980s, your hopeful avatar sets about making a name for themselves in the gaming industry. Whilst  [ Read More ]

Categories: Game Reviews, Slideshow
Jun
05

Go Home Dinosaurs Review, by James McIntosh

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By James Mcintosh. (First published in GamerPulp Magazine Issue 2 ‘Indie Double.’) Go Home Dinosaurs Review Go Home Dinosaurs, a unique take on the tower defence genre. Playing as a dedicated gopher you have to stop dinosaurs stealing your barbeque. To achieve this goal you will have to harness the power of ice, lasers, lightning  [ Read More ]

Categories: Game Reviews
Jun
05

Sleeping Dogs Review

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By John Carey Sleeping Dogs Review With the recent sale on Games On Demand for the 360, I picked up a few older games that I either missed or hadn’t really played before including the poorly named Left 4 Dead 2 (which I always thought should have been called something like Left 2 Die, but  [ Read More ]

Categories: Game Reviews
Jun
04

Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate

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By James Bowden. (first published in GamerPulp Magazine Issue 2 ‘James Bowden’s Nintendo Double’) It’s hard to ever write anything constructive about Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate. Whenever you sit down and think ‘I’m going to elucidate to the uninitiated just what it is that makes this series so appealing’, your mind can’t help but flitter  [ Read More ]

Categories: Game Reviews