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Syberia II (PC)

Syberia II review (PC)

Reviewed on February 24, 2010

The game, as a whole, stutters and limps along, seemingly existing only to tie up to loose ends of the first game. When an impossible chasm separates Kate from her clockwork train, a character from the last game literally drops out of the sky and offers her a steaming hot cup of deus ex machina. Though itís prettied up with the stellar graphics and adequate writing, Syberia II is a game lacking in total ambition.
Modern Warfare 2 (PlayStation 3)

Modern Warfare 2 review (PS3)

Reviewed on February 05, 2010

When itís not trying to congratulate itself on the supposed brilliance of its subtext, Modern Warfare 2 remains one of the tightest titles on the market.
FIFA Soccer 10 (Xbox 360)

FIFA Soccer 10 review (X360)

Reviewed on February 03, 2010

The referee will even miss fouls, be inconsistent with bookings and red cards, and make incorrect calls of offside from time to time and, while that annoys the hell out of me when it doesnít go my way, I canít help but hugely appreciate the way EA have shoehorned an element of human error into computer-controlled official.
Syberia (PC)

Syberia review (PC)

Reviewed on January 16, 2010

Syberia tricks you with subtlety on a drip feed: the gameís focus, aim and characters all change so naturally over time that itís not until youíve worked your way to the end that you can look back over the whole picture and understand just how well realised the entire experience was.
Fable II (Xbox 360)

Fable II review (X360)

Reviewed on January 10, 2010

I slew phantom pirates to steal their legendary treasure and shot stone gargoyles just for a moment's reprieve from the uncouth lies that spilled from their mouths. I invested in a town rotten with corruption and helped turn its fortunes around and I spent a hell of a lot of time playing fetch with my dog. Thereís a lot to do in Fable 2, even if a lot of it's repeated endlessly until the appeal is unredeemable dulled. But, in how it all slots together, it makes something memorable.
Yamaha Supercross (DS)

Yamaha Supercross review (DS)

Reviewed on December 27, 2009

Itís easy to make mistakes on the windier tracks that task you with straightening quickly from a sharp corner to fly into a sadistically placed camel hump, but itís all the game really has. Mistakes are not punished harshly, nor outstanding lines rewarded thanks to the rubber band racing physics that ensure the pack of rival riders are neither too far ahead or too far behind you.
Lunar: Dragon Song (DS)

Lunar: Dragon Song review (DS)

Reviewed on December 27, 2009

Without any real depth to the characters aside from the obligatory teenage spunkiness and sugary-sweet sense of justice in their battle for racial tolerance, and their efforts to prove themselves worthy, just about everything that the Lunar franchise had been previously built upon has been thrown to the side to make room for ideas that I can only assume Game Arts discovered while rooting around in other developerís trash for discarded gimmicks they knew would never work.
QuickSpot (DS)

QuickSpot review (DS)

Reviewed on November 24, 2009

Nice try, Hideo. But your attempt to dampen my courageous heart will be foiled.
Underwater Attack (DS)

Underwater Attack review (DS)

Reviewed on November 20, 2009

As is usually the case when taking down entire world-conquering governments, the task falls to a single person piloting a prototype fighter whoís expected to defeat a globe-spanning military without a sniff of support. Underwater AttackĎs big gimmick is that, instead of the solitary fighter craft taking to the skies, you instead pilot a lonely submarine through the surprisingly un-murky depths. A submarine shaped like a cartoon shark.
7 Wonders II (DS)

7 Wonders II review (DS)

Reviewed on November 14, 2009

Thereís enough going on to ensure that 7 Wonders 2 is more than just another gem-matching puzzle game, but it doesnít really build upon its unique traits enough to truly distinguish itself from the crowded masses. Thereís enough going on to drive you through the entire game, but, once this is done, thereís little to drive you back again.
Adam's Venture: The Search for the Lost Garden (PC)

Adam's Venture: The Search for the Lost Garden review (PC)

Reviewed on October 24, 2009

Thereís not many locations you can squeeze into two hours, so theyíve all been gussied up accordingly. Itís only when the slightly subtle motifs of beating back darkness with your light are replaced by silver-tongued snakes and comments about how disaster befell the last woman to eat an apple in the Garden of Eden that you start forgetting itís meant to be a game and start to wonder when youíre going to be told that when the Rapture comes, youíre going to be the first to die.
Zeno Clash (PC)

Zeno Clash review (PC)

Reviewed on October 20, 2009

In a lot of ways, it feels like an evolved Double Dragon comfortably shoehorned into the first perspective then bottle fed LSD by the gallon.
CustomPlay Golf 2010  (PC)

CustomPlay Golf 2010 review (PC)

Reviewed on October 20, 2009

Itís by no means perfect, but by catering to the ground planners at home and making their efforts freely available, it offers something commendable and, perhaps more importantly, recommendable.
Raven Squad: Operation Hidden Dagger (Xbox 360)

Raven Squad: Operation Hidden Dagger review (X360)

Reviewed on October 19, 2009

Itís a shame in many ways, because the idea the entire game heavily relies upon is so simplistically brilliant that Iíve no idea how no oneís made a killer video game from it before. Imagine your average RTS, then imagine that, instead of watching your controllable troops duke it out in static battles via a camera fitted high up in the sky, you could instead jump into their very heads and take the fight on yourself. Thatís the big idea behind Atomic Motionís new multi-talented squad based shooter but, unfortunately, all the brave idea has given rise to is the ability to drop the ball on two separate fronts.
Risen (Xbox 360)

Risen review (X360)

Reviewed on October 06, 2009

Thereís moments in Risen that can quite take you by surprise. Moments where you find yourself regarding the virtual world as a living, breathing entity. That alone is worth some measure of admiration.
Dungeons & Dragons: Heroes (Xbox)

Dungeons & Dragons: Heroes review (XBX)

Reviewed on September 26, 2009

Play this with a friend, or donít play it at all. Just donít be too surprised if youíre no longer friends come endgame.
IL-2 Sturmovik: Birds of Prey (Xbox 360)

IL-2 Sturmovik: Birds of Prey review (X360)

Reviewed on September 07, 2009

Regardless of how chaotic the on-screen action is, the game never shows any sign of struggling. From the fully working instruments that track every aspect of your journey should you select to view your flight inside the cockpit to the outrageous details ploughed into the landscapes youíll scream over to even the ridiculous numbers of targets and allies clogging up the skies, the approached little touches club together to create an immaculate and clearly laboured after setting.
Broken Sword: Shadow of the Templars - The Director's Cut (DS)

Broken Sword: Shadow of the Templars - The Director's Cut review (DS)

Reviewed on August 30, 2009

Itís all in Directorís Cut. But so are those trade offs.
Metal Slug 7 (DS)

Metal Slug 7 review (DS)

Reviewed on July 15, 2009

Not the handheld trainwreck you might have been expecting.
Cocoto Platform Jumper (Wii)

Cocoto Platform Jumper review (WII)

Reviewed on July 13, 2009

Platform Jumper looks like Rayman, plays like a lethargic Sonic and lifts the arcing attacks/temporary platforms from Rainbow Island. Notably, in aping games of actual worth, it manages to hobble together a Frankensteinís monster of a title that actually works.

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