Game Review

Crysis 3: Every bit a stunner

Crysis 3: Every bit a stunner

When most people think of what the best looking games are these days, Crysis almost always comes up.

Lego City Undercover: Undercover cop action with Chase McCain

Lego City Undercover: Undercover cop action with Chase McCain

For years, the Lego games have piggybacked off other companies' franchises. They remade Star Wars with a video game's distinctive brand of humour and the Indiana Jones offerings have been the best since, well, forever.

Gaming: Cave holds many puzzles

Gaming: Cave holds many puzzles

Thirty years ago, revered designer Ron Gilbert, of Monkey Island and Maniac Mansion fame, had an idea for an adventure game and on January 23, 2013, it finally came to life.

Lego Batman 2: DC Super Heroes - Lego's best yet in Gotham City

Lego Batman 2: DC Super Heroes - Lego's best yet in Gotham City

Just when I thought I was out, they ... Pull. Me. Back. In.

Prototype 2: Sequel a big step up

Prototype 2: Sequel a big step up

When the first Prototype was released in 2009, it did a lot of things right: Traversing the towering skyscrapers of New York City, stealing the identity of anyone you see and forming weapons out of your character's grotesquely morphed appendages. It fell short in many ways as well, but Prototype 2 feels like a well-heard response to fan feedback, addressing nearly every issue from the original.

The Witcher 2 Assassins of Kings: RPG gives right royal ripping yarn

The Witcher 2 Assassins of Kings: RPG gives right royal ripping yarn

Interactive Entertainment's The Witcher 2 is to fantasy video games what Game of Thrones is to fantasy fiction and television.

StarDrone Extreme: Bouncing around obstacles

To really understand StarDrone Extreme is to see it in action rather than read about it on paper, because while it combines things we've all seen before (a touch of pinball, a touch of Breakout and a touch of Spider-Man-style web slinging physics), putting into words how it all comes together doesn't do justice to the unwieldy, but very satisfying way these elements collide.

Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City - Series character lacking

Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City - Series character lacking

The Resident Evil series is often recognised as having re-invented survival horror and brought it into the next generation, with its revolutionary Resident Evil 4.

Ridge Racer Unbounded: Others have done it better

Ridge Racer Unbounded: Others have done it better

There is nothing particularly wrong with this game - it's just that it has all been seen before.

Anomaly Warzone Earth: Flipping the script

Tower-defence games have grown so prevalent even the ones that mix in other genres and rewrite the rules of engagement are cropping up at a dangerous rate.

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