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Junior Classic Games (DS)

Junior Classic Games review (DS)

Reviewed on June 20, 2009

Split into six differing categories, each of the thirty mini games is bright, colourful and wrapped around a strong animal motif thatís not overly complicated nor tinged with the disappointing ďyouíre doing your homework for fun!Ē aftertaste so many of the more traditional brain-trainers feel obliged to wallow in.
Mystery Stories (DS)

Mystery Stories review (DS)

Reviewed on June 20, 2009

Mystery Storiesí biggest problem is how it seems to want you to believe itís something more than a game that presents you with a cluttered room then asks you to point out semi-hidden items with your stylus because, as far as games of this ilk go, this title is a competent and sometimes enjoyable take.
Osomatsu-kun: Hachamecha Gekijou (Genesis)

Osomatsu-kun: Hachamecha Gekijou review (GEN)

Reviewed on June 13, 2009

Osomatsu-kun: Hachamecha Gekijou is a war of attrition; progression in the game is dependant on what simply breaks first. The gameís surreal presentation or your will to continue onward.
PDC World Championship Darts 2009 (Wii)

PDC World Championship Darts 2009 review (WII)

Reviewed on June 06, 2009

2009 has made some big steps up from its previous version, but that everything about the game is so budget that it hardly looks any different from the initial outing made two years ago on the PS2 isnít something that makes it an easy recommendation.
Hired Guns: The Jagged Edge (PC)

Hired Guns: The Jagged Edge review (PC)

Reviewed on June 01, 2009

Iíve nothing against games being hard, but before you survive the first few initial outings, loot a few corpses and watch your teamís stats rise to the point where itís noticeable, youíll be spending a lot of time reloading old saves that took place before complete slaughters and eagle-eyed head shot levelled against you.
Virtua Fighter CG Portrait Series Vol. 2: Jacky Bryant (Saturn)

Virtua Fighter CG Portrait Series Vol. 2: Jacky Bryant review (SAT)

Reviewed on May 03, 2009

Virtua Fighter CG Portrait Series Vol 2 highlights these traits by showing Jacky playing with a Dalmation, going grocery shopping and entering a deserted bar to play a rousing game of pool. By himself.
Gobliiins 4 (PC)

Gobliiins 4 review (PC)

Reviewed on April 27, 2009

If this sounds negative, then itís because it is! Gobliiins 4 is a flawed game, filled with problems, awkward design decisions and a baffling lack of foresight. Itís ugly, clumsy and displays nothing that would push you onwards into the late levels. Except for the puzzles.
Blue Dragon Plus (DS)

Blue Dragon Plus review (DS)

Reviewed on April 26, 2009

What good is equipping your meat shield as a monster bait when your stupid healer wonít stop standing in front of him? The more numbers mean the greater chance for complete chaos, and itís all too tempting to ignore the gameís wishes to break your forces into four small platoons to explore different corners of the map independently when you can redistribute characters to far-flung areas between battles without penalty.
Resident Evil 5 (Xbox 360)

Resident Evil 5 review (X360)

Reviewed on April 19, 2009

Itís fine with me when the game starts to segue into cut scenes built right off the previous gameís frantic war against biological experiments gone wrong and hunting for brains, but it seems to go jarringly against what they tried to do with the last outing. For those of you out there who started the series at 4, prepare to be confused.
Challenge Me: Math Workout (DS)

Challenge Me: Math Workout review (DS)

Reviewed on April 11, 2009

If youíre one of those odd people who think these things are great, then here youíll find a game simply not having enough options to place it above the hordes of other games that insist number crunching is a super way to pass your time.
Samurai Shodown Anthology (PSP)

Samurai Shodown Anthology review (PSP)

Reviewed on April 11, 2009

Samurai Shodown is what Soul Calibur would be if it played in 2D and hated you more.
Mushroom Men: The Spore Wars (Wii)

Mushroom Men: The Spore Wars review (WII)

Reviewed on April 05, 2009

Itís kooky and competent, making exploring the well realised settings enjoyable and, though Pax doesnít bring anything new to the plate, heís still a fun addition to anyoneĎs library.
Pass Your Driving Theory Test (DS)

Pass Your Driving Theory Test review (DS)

Reviewed on March 27, 2009

Fact is, Pass your Driving Theory Test is never going to be the top of anyoneís wish list unless they actually want to pass their driving theory test, but, should this be the case, itís a well-made and competent study guide that will vastly enhance your chances to pass a fiddly exam.
SNK Arcade Classics: Vol. 1 (PSP)

SNK Arcade Classics: Vol. 1 review (PSP)

Reviewed on March 27, 2009

Iím happy enough burning though another game of Shock Troopers while on the move. Afterwards, perhaps Iíll surprise myself with another round of golf. Odds are, thereís something on here youíll enjoy.
Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego? (Genesis)

Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego? review (GEN)

Reviewed on March 20, 2009

The biggest security blanket the cartel of neíer-do-wells revel in is that, though it certainly fares better than most educational titles, Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego? is still a more graphic version of doing your homework, and not even the nerdiest of us enjoy that.
Gears of War 2 (Xbox 360)

Gears of War 2 review (X360)

Reviewed on March 15, 2009

This is to be expected. Some new tweaks works, and I will feverishly recount infinite tales of the fun Iíve had with my shiny new flamethrower, but some, as appreciated as they may be, donít really bring anything new to the table. What struck me hardest about Marcusí new war to save mankind seems to have left behind.
X-Com: UFO Defense (PlayStation)

X-Com: UFO Defense review (PSX)

Reviewed on February 19, 2009

X-Com gives you quite the daunting task to undertake in saving the entire world from invasion. But despite the many challenges it presents, playing it is an enormously rewarding experience that, even in this day and age, has yet to be truly replicated.
BlackSite: Area 51 (PlayStation 3)

BlackSite: Area 51 review (PS3)

Reviewed on February 14, 2009

Blacksite: Area 51 is just another shooter. Youíve played this game before; youíve played it better and youĎve played it worse, but this doesnít change the fact that, as a title, it simply exists.
Assassin's Creed (PlayStation 3)

Assassin's Creed review (PS3)

Reviewed on February 04, 2009

The idiot guards conspire to make one point very clear: Assassinís Creed is a game set amongst a flock of intolerable dumbness.
Sam & Max: Season One (Wii)

Sam & Max: Season One review (WII)

Reviewed on January 28, 2009

But youíll find nothing on the Wii quite like Sam & Max: Season 1.

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