Category Archive: Xbox 360

Dec 30

hardrock’s Best of 2013

2013 was another very interesting year for video games. Reboots, new console launches and the subject of DRM among other things. Plus it was a year I personally learned that retro gaming is just as important as modern games, game collecting can become a full time and expensive hobby, branching out into more different ways …

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Jun 03

Fuse Review

Insomniac Games has been known to produce some wildly imaginative and creative games: Resistance and Ratchet & Clank, among other series. Insomniac have partnered with Electronic Arts to release their first multiplatform game for both the PlayStation 3 and the Xbox 360. For some this would mark the first time playing anything from such an …

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Apr 03

BioShock Infinite Review

How do you challenge yourself to create a near perfect game? In 2007, Ken Levine and Irrational Games were given near perfect praise for their game BioShock. The setting of the underwater city of Rapture and its inhabitants told a perfect tale of a man-made dystopia that showed the evil (virtual) man was capable of …

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Oct 18

Resident Evil 6 Review

At its pinnacle, the Resident Evil franchise was once considered to be the staple of the term “Survival Horror”. But over the past few entries, Capcom seems to have made it a point to move the series into a more action-orientated direction. While some praised this new direction with breathing new life into the games and changing its …

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Oct 12

The Walking Dead: Episode 4 – Around Every Corner Review

To say or explain the journey which the characters in Telltale’s series based in the world of Robert Kirkman’s The Walking Dead have gone through just past the midway point of this five part series is easy, yet difficult. To say emotional is simple, but to convey more into that is the difficult part. Horror, …

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Oct 08

Dead Or Alive 5 Review

Fighting games have had a bit of resurgence lately. With Virtual Fighter 5 Final Showdown releasing earlier this year along with Tekken Tag Tournament 2, Team Ninja have decided to enter the fray with the release of the latest part of their fighting series in Dead or Alive 5 for the Xbox360 and PlayStation 3, …

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Sep 24

Borderlands 2 Review

To try to explain or take into scope the greatness that the original Borderlands brought when it was first released is something that could be difficult to do. Gearbox Software created an original IP that mixed RPG elements within a First Person Shooter open world that took gamers by storm. With hype of unforgettable characters, drop in drop out …

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Sep 14

Tekken Tag Tournament 2 Review

It’s time to return to the world of The King of Iron Fist. More than 15 years after releasing the first Tekken game into arcades, Namco/Bandai’s latest entry into their long running franchise is out with Tekken Tag Tournament 2. And with this has probably served up what is one of the best entries into …

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Sep 07

The Walking Dead: Episode 3 – Long Road Ahead Review

We all face choices in life every day, albeit some more difficult than others at times. It’s said that when we are at our lowest, that our true nature of who we really are comes out. But when the time truly comes, are truly sure that you are prepared to do what needs to be …

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Aug 29

Transformers: Fall of Cybertron Review

It is sometimes said, “It’s always darkest, before the dawn.” If that truly is the case, then High Moon Studios has done a wonderful job portraying just how dark it can get with their latest release Transformers: Fall of Cybertron. The sequel to the successful War of Cybertron continues the original story of the battle …

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