Category : Reviews

22 Aug

Review: Deus Ex: Human Revolution

by Beer

Haven’t done one of these in a while (a written review that is) but sometimes a game comes along that just yearns for a thoughtful, compelling deconstruction of it’s triumphs and shortcomings. While Deus Ex: Human Revolution is indeed that game, this is not that article. Aww c’mon!! You really expect me of all people […]

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19 Nov

Pro Evo 2008 Review

by Beer

So this is the Pro Evo 2008 review I wrote for Gametrailers.com: http://www.gametrailers.com/remote_wrap.php?mid=42930

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30 Oct

Lego Batman

by Beer

Na na na na naaaah BATMAAAAAN! Yes indeed, the caped crusader continues his year of media dominance, this time in video game form. Unlike the brooding menace, pathos and generally tortured soul Batman from the movie ‘The Dark Knight’, this version of the masked vigilante has more in common with the camp humor of the […]

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28 Oct

Fallout 3 Review

by Beer

Will go here once I have finished playing it! Short version – Game of the Year contender – bloody brilliant, even better than Fable 2.

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28 Oct

Fable 2 Review

by Beer

I liked Fable. I liked it a LOT. I even forgave Peter Molyneux for promising so many things that didn’t materialize in the first game, because it was still a ripping yarn and great RPG. Now, a few years later, Lionhead have delivered another tempting trip into Albion, one filled with all kinds of humor, […]

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06 Jan

Review: Ratchet & Clank Future: Tools of Destruction.

by Beer

Format: PS3 Release Date: Out now Price: $59.99 Storyline: Ratchet and Clank get pulled into a fight for survival against the last remaining Cragmite, who is hell bent on their destruction. The fight takes them all over the galaxy, each new planet providing a info on Ratchets past, and a clues for their survival in […]

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06 Dec

Review: Mario Party DS

by Beer

Format: Nintendo DS Release Date: Out Now Price: $30 (approx) The game begins with a peaceful evening in the Mushroom Kingdom where Mario sees flying crystals in the sky. (Obviously he has been eating too many of those special mushrooms..) The next day, he gets a message from Bowser that basically says ‘sorry I have […]

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06 Nov

Review: Battlestar Galactica

by Beer

Format: PC & 360 (Live Arcade) Release Date: Out now Price: $10 – $20 So, it’s a top down 2-D shooter, and the missions kick off with the decommissioning of the Galactica, just like in the mini-series. Out of nowhere, the Cylons attack and you have to fend them off in an old Mark 2 […]

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16 Oct

The Sims 2: Bon voyage.

by Beer

Format: PC On Sale: Now Price: Probably too much for an expansion pack This is the 6th expansion pack for the Sims 2, even though it feels like the 60th. Following on from Pets, Nightlife, Church, Gloryhole and whatever else they have out there, Sims 2: Bon Voyage allows you to take your little sim […]

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06 Oct

Crash of the Titans

by Beer

Format: Every frigging one – I looked at the 360 version. Release Date: Its out now Price: $30 – $50 depending on format. The player controls Crash Bandicoot, who must rescue his sister, stop Cortex’s Doominator, and save Wumpa Island. The first goal given to the player is to rescue Aku Aku who acts as […]

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