Tomorrow sees the release of the Ultimate Collection of Battlefield Bad Company 2, a new retail package that comes with all of the downloadable content and a download code for Battlefield 1943. As you can imagine this may lead to an influx of new players, so we here at The Newb Review thought it was [...]
Audiosurf garnered quite a lot of attention when it was released in February 2008. Reviewers loved it (it has a metacritic score of 85), and it won two IGF awards that year. I noticed the coverage, but as someone who plays mostly RPGs, strategy games and FPSs, I couldn’t see space in my collection for [...]
Game: Aliens Versus Predator Platform: Xbox 360 Developer: Rebellion Publisher: Sega UK based developer Rebellion are no strangers to the Aliens Versus Predator (AVP) franchise. One of their first games was AVP for the Atari Jaguar, which is widely considered to be one of the console’s finest games. They returned to the franchise in 1999 [...]
Game: Bioshock Format: PS3 Developer: Irrational Games, 2K Marin Publisher: 2K Games Bioshock is a first person shooter set during an alternate history in 1960. Playing as Jack, the sole survivor of a plane crash, you must explore the underwater dystopia of Rapture whilst battling against mutated beings and mechanical drones that populate the city. [...]
If I were to mention the ominous acronym ‘MMO’*, most will immediately recall the all conquering World of Warcraft (WoW). At the last count WoW had over 12 million active players. Computer games are, for many, a form of escapism. They are a place where gamers can go to step away from the rigours and stresses of the everyday and witness some pure enjoyment within the fantastical.