One can’t expect much from a game based on the Transformers license, especially with the involvement of Michael Bay. Explosions? Check. Giant robots? Check. Signature catch-phrases? Check. Even bigger explosions? Check. In that regard, Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen has it all. Unfortunately, the only thing that these robots are disguising is a mediocre game.
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I booted up Merchants of Brooklyn like any good jury duty appointee – with a complete lack of knowledge of the subject at hand. I had never heard of the title or its recently patched in sub-game Drug Wars (which is how Steam knows the game). I hadn’t even heard of the developer Paleo Entertainment. . . . → Read More: Drug Wars Video Game Review
Swords & Soldiers, the WiiWare debut from de Blob progenitors Ronimo Games, oddly reminds me of PC games in the mid-90s – and not because the era saw more knockoffs than a guy selling DVDs out of his trunk. At that time, developers mixed as many genres as possible in every game, somehow convinced that . . . → Read More: Swords & Soldiers Video Game Review
Revivals of long-dormant properties tend to return disturbingly altered, a convention that disappointed many with the Star Wars property. While more moderate fans deign to enjoy the first three movies, no one claims that they entirely capture the appeal and magic of the original trilogy. Phantom Menace may be a goofy little movie with its . . . → Read More: Ghostbusters: The Video Game Review
Sam and Max, the wise-cracking dog and rabbit crime fighting duo, make their XBLA debut in Telltale Games’ Sam and Max Save the World. Originally released on the PC in 2006-2007, the game is a point and click adventure, consisting of the first season of Sam and Max. Over the course of six episodes, players . . . → Read More: Sam and Max Save the World Video Game Review
Prototype is a solid game, and worthy of your cash, provided you’re looking for a sandbox title that provides entertainment for the term of your natural life. Sounds hefty, but players can jump kick helicopters, elbow drop tanks, and throw human bodies into another zip code – a gamer can die happy with that at . . . → Read More: Prototype Video Game Review