I tend to judge Star Wars games by a much higher standard than other types of game. I think it is because there are so many great Star Wars games that I have enjoyed playing - Republic Commando, KOTOR, Jedi Academy, Battlefront II (2005), to name but a few - that I expect each entry … Continue reading Star Wars: The Force Unleashed for PS3 – Pressing my buttons
The Warriors (1979) is one of my favourite films and I had been meaning to give the game a try for a long time. I had originally bought it as a game my brother and I could play, but he refused because the graphics are too bad. While he may have a point, this is … Continue reading The Warriors for PS2 – Can you dig it?
Okami is a stunningly beautiful game, but sometimes you can have too much of a good thing. It’s combat is fluid and original, and yet it becomes repetitive and monotonous. The dialogue is sweet and charming, although it can be long-winded and, at times, unnecessary. This is a game that I am in two minds … Continue reading Okami HD for PS3 – Love/hate
I have recently been revisiting some games I’ve played before. In particular, ones that I’ve not got many trophies in. For The Last of Us, I had achieved only 3% of trophies, so I decided to have another go. I felt hesitation at playing this game again. Not because I didn’t enjoy it first time … Continue reading The Last of Us for Playstation 3 – Trophy hunter
Batman: Arkham Origins was the first game I played on the Playstation 3; it was my introduction to the next generation of game console. Once I had sorted out the settings, I was blown away by the look and feel of the game. I recently revisited the game to try and earn a few more … Continue reading Batman: Arkham Origins for Playstation 3 – Strength of character
As anyone who has read my review of MGS2 will know, I’m really not very good at these games. But I love playing them for their crazy storylines and intriguing characters. What follows are ten ways that I messed up in MGS3, so that you might avoid the same mistakes/laugh at my ineptitude (minor spoilers … Continue reading Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater HD for Playstation 3 – I f**ked up
A plot full of betrayal and back-stabbing means the storyline of this game has as many twists and turns as the dust tracks one must navigate on horseback. The broad range of environments is matched only by the scope of human emotions this game deals with. Lines are blurred and waters muddied (and sometimes bloodied) … Continue reading Red Dead Redemption for Playstation 3 – True Grit