Matthew Pollesel

Reviews By Matthew Pollesel

007 Legends Review (PS3)

By Matthew Pollesel () - 2.5 out of 10

Confession time: I haven't actually finished 007 Legends yet. In my defense, however, neither did developer Eurocom.

I know, I know: it's bad form to review a game before you've finished playing it. While that's generally a fair point, I think there are two things working in my favour here: Read More.

The Amazing Spider-Man Review (PS3)

By Matthew Pollesel () - 8.0 out of 10

Recently, I read somewhere that suggested the mark of a good superhero game is that it leaves you feeling...well, like a superhero. I don't think this is something anyone would dispute. I mean, what made both Arkham games great is that they left you feeling like Batman as you skulked about in the shadows, striking fear into criminals' hearts. Read More.

Mario Party 9 Review (Wii)

By Matthew Pollesel () - 6.0 out of 10

Despite what the number says above, I don't really think that Mario Party 9 is a 6 out of 10 game. In fact, if I'm being completely honest, I'd probably give it a 3 or 4. Read More.

LEGO Batman 2: DC Super Heroes Review (PS3)

By Matthew Pollesel () - 7.0 out of 10

Chances are good that you've got a pretty good idea of where you stand on the Lego game franchise that started with 2005's Lego Star Wars. Either you love the series and its "run around and destroy everything!" gameplay, or it just doesn't appeal to you. As such, when writing about Lego Batman 2: DC Super Heroes, it's pretty tempting to just say, "You know how you've felt about the series so far? Read More.

Prototype 2 Review (PS3)

By Matthew Pollesel () - 7.5 out of 10

I had a lot of fun playing Prototype 2.

I know that reads like a conclusion, or as if I'm telling you up front what you should take away from this review. It's not, though. Read More.