Games based on movies always suffer from an additional amount of scrutiny. Nobody wants to see their cherished film tarnished in a bad game adaptation. Unfortunately, the genre has had more misses than hits. For every success that manages to truly capture the essence of its source material and make it into an enjoyable game (GoldenEye 007 for the Nintendo 64), there has also been an endless line of failures that have ranged from mediocre to downright embarrassing. Read More.
Reviews By Baldwin Tong
Rikimaru and Ayame are back in From Software's latest installment of the Tenchu Series, Tenchu: Shadow Assault, on Xbox Live Arcade. The Tenchu series first debuted on the PlayStation as a stealth assassination game which comes as no surprise as the game had as its subtitle: Stealth Assassins. Read More.
A round of applause for the new kids on the block. No, not that boy-band from the 90's, but for Mekensleep, the independent developer of Soul Bubbles, a puzzle game published by Eidos Interactive for the Nintendo DS. It is a solid first effort packed with innovative design and gameplay. Read More.
Judging by how you interpret the title Age of Booty, you're probably expecting a pirate-inspired game, or the latest rap video. To cut to the chase, it's definitely not the latter. Developed by Certain Affinity and published by Capcom, Age of Booty is the latest real-time strategy game for the Xbox Live Arcade and PlayStation Network. Read More.
For those of you who aren't Hanna-Barbera (creators of The Flintstones, The Jetsons, Scooby-Doo etc.) devotees, then you probably haven't heard very much about Wacky Races, a cartoon that ran in the late sixties. That property was resurrected at some point in the early 90's into a series of videogames which continues with Wacky Races: Crash & Dash, a subpar mash-up of racing and mini-games for the Nintendo DS. Read More.
Bugs Bunny, Elmer Fudd, Yosemite Sam, Daffy Duck and Wile E. Coyote are just some of the classic characters to be found in Looney Tunes: Cartoon Conductor, Amaze Entertainment's rhythm game for the Nintendo DS. The basic setup of the game is about as you'd expect: the Tasmanian Devil has broken into the Warner Bros. Read More.