NASCAR’14 Review

Building on a solid foundation without dramatic alterations, NASCAR ’14 focuses on delivering an improved experience to its core audience. For the most part, it succeeds–and will be fascinating to see when and where it goes on next-generation consoles

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Devil May Cry HD Review

A legendary series with classic problems. The Devil May Cry series set a bold precedent for action games in the early 2000s. Each of the first three games created challenging, stylish, and intense experiences, forcing players to learn combat, special moves, and evasion to survive. Now, Capcom and Pipeworks have brought the three original games together and packaged them into an HD collection. After battling through roughly half of...

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Ninja Gaiden 3 – Review
Apr01

Ninja Gaiden 3 – Review

All flash and no substance: Ninja Gaiden 3 is a shallow action game with little of the series’ challenge and depth. The Good Flashy, brutal swordplay is always a pleasure to watch Online play instills a sense of progression A few memorable encounters. The Bad Shallow action lacks the depth and challenge of previous Ninja Gaiden games Intrusive story elements bog down the pace Recycled boss fights require too little skill...

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Rayman Origins
Apr01

Rayman Origins

Rayman Origins a 2D platformer Straddling a thin line between demanding and forgiving, Rayman Origins is a rare 2D platformer that owes a debt of gratitude to the past without being burdened by it. There’s an unyielding level of difficulty bubbling beneath the surface of this terrific side-scroller, but it’s complemented by a decidedly modern abundance of checkpoints and infinite lives so that your fate rests squarely in...

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FIFA Street Review
Mar18

FIFA Street Review

Most people make do with one football game a year. They dutifully buy their copy of FIFA or PES every autumn, and it merrily tides them over for the next 12 months. But EA firmly believes that the marketplace can support more than one football game. Why not? Consumers regularly buy more than one first-person shooter and more than one role-playing game. Enter the rebooted FIFA Street franchise. Where previous entries in the series had...

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