After years of waiting, numerous changes and restarts, Sam Fisher is finally back. It's been almost five years since the first hints of a new Splinter Cell game were announced and in that time Ubisoft has reinvented the series and perfected a new type of stealth-action game. Read More.
Reviews By Christopher Seal
Not too long ago, games didn't focus on guns, grenades and tactical support. Times were more civilized, your character would use his wits to solve puzzles and giant swords spanning fifty feet to dispose of his or her enemies. Wait, how big is that sword? That can't be fair. Read More.
Creating a game to simulate the Olympics experience seems like a great idea. You have a plethora of sports to choose from and if made right a game putting you in the shoes (or skates, skis or other various footwear) could be a fairly deep experience. For example you could create your Olympian and work your way up from training to qualifying for the national team of your choice to finally the main event, going for gold. Read More.
Tony Hawk Ride is the latest foray that attempts to bring skateboarding from reality into the warmth and comfort of our living rooms. What sets this game apart from previous games in the extensive franchise? Tony Hawk Ride tries to reinvent the series by including a skateboard peripheral. Read More.
Maybe I'm not an expert, maybe I took the simple approach, but Ninja Gaiden really is all about mashing buttons and hoping you take down your enemies before they take out you. This isn't necessarily a bad thing, it just means by the end of the game your square and triangle buttons will be a little worse for wear. Read More.
Combine zero gravity, the everlasting abyss of space and highly powered assault rifles, and you'll end up with Shattered Horizons.
Shattered Horizons puts you inside an airtight suit and releases you into the dark void that is space. Along with your trusty firearm you are pitted against the opposing team in one of three different game modes. Read More.
Liberty City is a city of characters. The Ballad of Gay Tony gives you an opportunity to meet some new individuals and become reacquainted with some old friends. The GTA series may be famous for its fast cars and brutal killing, but it should also be known for its great character development. Read More.
Innovative, imaginative and charming are just a few words that can be used to describe Scribblenauts. This game for the DS will challenge you to think up the most zany and outrageous creations possible. The objectives in Scribblenauts are simple enough, but the methods you can use to achieve those goals are endless. Read More.
New Mombasa is under attack and it's your duty to drop in and eradicate all the Covenant forces attacking the city. You are an elite Orbital Drop Shock Trooper, trained to be an efficient killing machine. You drop in from the sky and slam the hammer down on some alien butt, or rather, that's how it would have been if everything went to plan. Read More.
Need for Speed Shift is the latest entry into the NFS franchise and fans of the racing genre will be happy to hear that this game does not disappoint. Gone are the old attempts at cheesy stories of you rising up on the streets to become the king of the racers. Read More.
Something has gone horribly wrong. Toasters are burning people instead of bread. Paper shredders and fans alike have become horribly evil. Who are you going to call? Ghost Bus-, wait, scratch that. Read More.
Battleship is a stand alone downloadable product that is one of seven games that makes up Hasbro's Family Game Night. Based on the popular Milton Bradley board game, Battleship pits you against either a friend locally (your opponent will be asked to look away while you place your ships), online or against an AI opponent with 3 difficulty levels (novice, smart and genius). Read More.
Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs was released in theatres in early July, and of course, a video game adaptation was not far behind. Normally, video games based on movies, especially children's movies, are rather hit or miss. I'm glad to say that this game at least is quite an enjoyable experience and parents whose children are fans of this series should have no problem renting or buying this game for their kids. Read More.
Death to Spies: Moment of Truth is the sequel to 2007's Death to Spies. Death to Spies is a stealth game centred around a Soviet Smersh operative named Semion Strogov. Your mission: infiltrate, destroy, sabotage and kill nazis. Death to Spies will have you visiting various locations during the Second World War including nazi occupied castles, European villages, submarine docks and British towns, to name a few. Read More.