For whatever base reason, there are few things in this world that are more purely hilarious than watching other human beings hurt themselves in spectacular ways. It's the reason we watch NASCAR crashes, gruesome skateboard wipeouts and reruns of Jackass. It's also the reason that PAIN, a downloadable PlayStation Network game about flinging yourself at high speeds against buildings, is so relentlessly entertaining.
The setup is simple: you've got one indestructible idiot, one giant slingshot
Papo & Yo tells the heartfelt story of a boy and his monstrous companion. The game is finally coming to the PC; is it worth picking up if you missed it the first time around? Find out in our review...
Been itching to pull some heists? Find out if Payday 2 is your best bet in our review...
the climactic bank heist in the immaculately-constructed crime-thriller Heat?
Remember the tense, pumping music, the incredible crack of gunshots ringing out
through downtown LA streets? Remember Robert De Niro and company gunning down
like a hundred cops? Payday: The Heist superbly captures everything about that
scene, providing a unique sense of urgency found in few other games. Sure, the
game is clearly...
Gabe and Tycho return to their occult adventures. Does the old-school, turn based gameplay suit their signature sarcastic style?
Persona 4 Arena combines the supernatural storyline of the cult classic JRPG series and the frantic, combo-centric action of the finest 2D fighters. The result is one of the most fun, polished, and fan-pleasing fighting games to date...
Finding someone who has purchased and played both PES and FIFA in the last few years is rarer than club loyalty in the modern day footballer. You're either into one or the other. Simple as. Or at least it was until this season's head-to-head.
Y'see, even though I switched allegiances from PES to FIFA during the 2009/2010 season and rarely looked back, PES 2012 serves up enough excitement and personality to make me consider playing both this year.
If you’re over twelve years old and/or don’t eat crayons, you probably won't much care for Phineas and Ferb’s first console outing. If you have spawned small offspring, however, it might be a budget title worth picking up. See, in a world where children's shows are overflowing with bratty (wizard) divas, Phineas and Ferb embodies politeness and creativity...
There weren’t many takers in the office to review this one. After all, it’s a platform game in which the objective is to grow plants by pollinating them. Hardly inspirational stuff when we could be swatting Stormtroopers in The Force Unleashed instead. And true to form, the first couple of minutes left us utterly confused and dismissive before things suddenly clicked.
No one wants to see a village full of cute little monsters perish at the hands of a plague of spiders. So killing them is your motivation for replacing all the trees in a forest with cannons, gun towers and anti-aircraft missiles. Admittedly Greenpeace might not approve. PixelJunk Monsters’ hand-drawn 2D visuals give it a cutesy look, but they hide a deceptively deep real-time strategy game. Just not your typical one, because instead of