Category: Xbox

  • XOXOXOXBox: How the Xbox Revolutionised Gaming

    As the Xbox approaches its tenth anniversary and its successor is firmly entrenched in our minds, we can finally sit back an take a look at what effect the Xbox had on our lives.

  • 10 Years of the Microsoft Xbox – 10 Fun Games You Might Have Missed

    Last year I celebrated the fifteenth anniversary of the Sony Playstation with a piece entitled, “15 Years of the Sony Playstation – 15 Fun Games You Might Have Missed.” It proved to be a pretty popular piece with readers, so this year, in honour of the 10th anniversary of the Microsoft Xbox, we’re going to […]

  • Review: EA MMA (Microsoft Xbox 360)

    Shhhh. We’ve secretly replaced Hevia’s UFC fighting game with Brand X. Let’s see if he can tell the difference!

  • Review: Line Rider 2: Unbound (Nintendo Wii)

    Line Rider 2: Unbound Developer: InXile Entertainment Publisher: Genius Products Inc. Genre: Line Drawing Extravaganza Release Date: 10/07/08

  • Review: The Bourne Conspiracy (Sony PS3)

    The Bourne Conspiracy Genre: Action Spy Developer: High Moon Studios Publisher: Sierra Release Date: June 3, 2008

  • Top Ten Unique Xbox Games

    When people think of creative or unique video games, the original Xbox system isn’t the first system to jump into anyone’s mind. The PS2 spawned a million games, including some games that were considered to be pretty odd by western gamer standards. Games like Katamari Damacy immediately come to mind, since that was obviously the […]

  • Review: Dance Dance Revolution Ultramix 4 (XB)

    Game: Dance Dance Revolution Ultramix 4 System: Microsoft XBox Genre: Music/Rhythm Developer: Konami Publisher: Konami Released: 11/15/06 Sometimes I really wonder what goes on in the collective minds of a single corporation. What REALLY goes into the decision-making process when push comes to shove? Some ideas are brilliant in their common sense. Some are completely […]

  • Review: Marvel Ultimate Alliance (Microsoft Xbox)

    Marvel Ultimate Alliance Publisher: Activision Developer: Raven Software Genre: Action RPG Release Date: 10/25/2006 Marvel Ultimate Alliance is the third action RPG from Raven, with the first two being the ultra popular X-Men Legends games. This time however, Marvel has opened up their entire universe to them; allowing Raven to make a game that pits […]

  • The 32 Worst Horror Games, Part Five

    The Top Thirty-two Worst Horror Games, Ever, Part Five Hola folks. Mark B here, bringin’ the sexy back with Part five of the Top Thirty-two Worst Horror Games, Ever. And I’m Matt, and… wait, you’re what? Bringin’ the sexy back. … Because, you know… all those other IP columnists, they don’t know how to act. […]

  • Review: Xyanide (Microsoft Xbox)

    Xyanide Developer: Playlogic Publisher: Playlogic Genre: 3-D Multi-Scrolling Rail Shooter Release Date: 08/17/2006 To tell you the truth, I have no idea how I happened on this game. I must have been looking at a coming releases list or heard someone else talk about it, but somehow I saw it, assumed it was going to […]

  • Review: King of Fighters: NeoWave (Microsoft Xbox)

    King of Fighters: NeoWave Developer: SNK Publisher: SNK Genre: 2D Fighter Systems Released on: Microsoft Xbox, Arcade Coin-Op, Sammy Atomiswave Release Date: 4/18/2006 In a day and age where a console lasts about 5 years (and things like the PSP or N-Gage last even less), it’s amazing to think that the Neo*Geo had games coming […]

  • Review: Sonic Riders (XB)

    Sonic Riders Genre: Racing Developer: Sonic Team Publisher: Sega Release Date: 2/21/06 Hey, look, it’s a Sonic the Hedgehog racing game! That’s new! Okay, so this is Sonic’s third foray into the world of racing games. The first two (Sonic R for the Saturn and Sonic Drift for the Game Gear) were, shall we say, […]

  • Review: Samurai Shodown V (Microsoft Xbox)

    Samurai Shodown V Developer: SNK Publisher: SNK Genre: 2D Fighter Release Date: 12/21/2005 You know there was a time that feels so long ago. A time clouded with the haze and mists of age. It was a time when neither Mortal Kombat nor Street Fighter 2 reigned supreme as the most popular fighting game on […]

  • Review: Gauntlet: Seven Sorrows (XB)

    Genre: Action Platform: Xbox (also available for PS2) ESRB Rating: Teen 13+ (Violence) Publisher: Midway Release Date: 12/12/05 Official Website: Almost anyone who was born prior to 1980 knows of Gauntlet. Released in the arcades in 1985, Gauntlet told a story of 4 heroes (Warrior, Valkyrie, Elf, Wizard) who must travel to the top […]

  • Review: Peter Jackson’s King Kong: The Official Game of the Movie (Microsoft Xbox)

    Peter Jackson’s King Kong: The Official Game of the Movie Developer: Ubisoft Publisher: Ubisoft System: Xbox (Also on 360, PS2, Gamecube, PC, DS, PSP, GBA, Mobile Phones Apparently. I’m sure they stuck it on the Atari 2600 and Commodore 64 too) Players: 1 Sometimes you feel like a nut. And sometimes you feel like a […]

  • Review: Prince of Persia: The Two Thrones (XB)

    Review: Prince of Persia: The Two Thrones Developer: Ubisoft Distributor: Ubisoft Genre: Platformer/Action Release Date: 12/1/05 Prince of Persia is one of the longest running game series around. It started on the PC and has since seen an iteration on almost every major gaming console around. And if you haven’t heard of it, then you’ve […]

  • Review: Dance Dance Revolution Ultramix 3 (XB)

    Game: Dance Dance Revolution Ultramix 3 System: Microsoft XBox Genre: Music/Rhythm Developer: Konami Digital Entertainment America Publisher: Konami Digital Entertainment America Released: 11/16/05 Around this time last year, I was playing the ever-loving crap out of DDR Ultramix 2 for the XBox. At the time, I thought it was one of the finest games in […]

  • Review: Half-Life 2 (XB)

    Review: Half-Life 2 (XB) Developer: Valve Software Distributor: Electronic Arts Genre: FPS Release Date: 11/15/05 In 1998 Half-Life burst onto the gaming scene and completely shook up the FPS genre with its in-depth storyline, smarter enemies, and almost cinematic feel. It became the gold standard by which all other FPS’s have been judged, and has […]

  • Review: Castlevania: Curse of Darkness (XB)

    Genre: Action Adventure Platform: Xbox (also available for PS2) ESRB Rating: Mature (Blood, Violence) Publisher: Konami Release Date: 11/01/05 Official Website: A little over two years ago, Konami released Castlevania: Lament of Innocence (you can read my review here. At the time, it was Konami’s latest attempt to bring the beloved Castlevania franchise into […]

  • Review: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 3: Mutant Nightmare (XB)

    Review: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 3: Mutant Nightmare (XB) Developer: Konami Distributor: Konami Genre: Action Release Date: 11/01/05 If you are like me, you remember the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles as being a group of pizza eating, wise cracking, “cowabunga, dude!” saying, campy super heroes that graced our televisions back in the late 80s. They […]