There are two types of boxing video games. Firstly, there are titles which eschew realism to be as ‘fun’ as possible – see Punch-Out!!, Facebreaker, and Wii Sports. Secondly, there are simulations which attempt to generate entertainment by keeping everything as realistic as possible. EA’s Fight Night games not only fall into the latter category, . . . → Read More: Fight Night Round 4 Video Game Review
I met The Beatles: Rock Band on my doorstep with mixed feelings. My mind raced as first date trepidation filled my head; I was excited but nervous. This would be a blind date for me. While I’m not completely ignorant of The Beatles, I’m as close to a blank slate as one can get. Luckily, . . . → Read More: The Beatles: Rock Band Video Game Review
Were it not for the lack of witty repartee, I’d advise Quentin Tarantino to call his lawyers immediately, as WET is a highly stylistic, violent game similar to a movie by the prominent director. While the dialog isn’t up to par, the game places players in control of femme fatale, Rubi, in action that rivals Kill . . . → Read More: WET Video Game Review
Immersion. That word seemed to sum up the concept that the Need for Speed: Shift reps at a recent Austin press event wanted to hammer into the heads of consumers. From my time spent with the game, Slightly Mad Studios seems well on their way to accomplishing that goal.
Much of the . . . → Read More: Needs For Speed: Shift Video Interview & Hands-On
There are few things as classy as a good drink, or at least that’s what I’ve been told by countless hours of advertising and product placement. But what’s helped develop my positive view on drinking even more than every spot of pro-drinking marketing is actually a certain group of people, one that . . . → Read More: Video Games Through the Beer Glass20
Patience is a virtue. The interactive opening to Batman: Arkham Asylum will remind players of this adage as a moody, player-controlled Batman strides behind the maniacal, captured Joker. While the caped crusader escorts his loathed nemesis back through the confines of the continually lax mental hospital, developer Rocksteady introduces their interpretation of the titular institution: . . . → Read More: Batman Arkham Asylum Video Game Review