Monthly Archives: May 2008

Four-letter words

While Ubisoft continue to employ increasingly complicated subtitles, Codemasters seem to be keen on simple, four-letter subtitles. First Colin McRae: DiRT, and now Race Driver: GRID. I approve. Further, I suggest that this pattern should continue. For example, their fancy new license...
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Strogg it to me

Just two games of note this week – Race Driver: GRID and Enemy Territory: Quake Wars on both PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. Looks like the DS version of GRID isn’t out for another month yet. You didn’t know there was a...
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Squat thrusts

Shazam! Wii Fit has vanished completely out of the top 40 chart. Clearly Nintendo are having trouble keeping up with demand, rather than everybody deciding to spend £70 at Burger King instead. GTA IV continues to hold onto the top spot, PC...
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What would Escher think?

Renowned artist Maurits Cornelis Escher died in 1972, so not much, although if he were still breathing he probably wouldn’t be impressed with the artwork Sony has chosen for the European version of Echochrome – a game heavily influenced by Escher’s amazing...
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Boom Blox

If you’re thinking that a game designed by Steven Spielberg would undoubtedly feature aliens, dinosaurs and robots – or even robotic alien dinosaurs – then you’re completely mistaken. Instead the stars are chunky block-like animals, but all signs suggest that these oddly...
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Hazy days

The first batch of reviews for the oft-delayed Haze are in. Sadly, so far signs suggest that the delay hasn’t done the game any favours with a current average review score of 55% on GameRankings. This includes a poor 4.5 from IGN...
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Don’t eat games consoles

Greenpeace have again been shouting at format holders for not making games consoles environmentally friendly enough. Digital Spy’s headline? Consoles ‘contain hazardous chemicals’. My advice: don’t eat them. The BBC‘s story is less retarded. And Greenpeace do have a point: Nintendo are...
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