Batman crouches still and silent atop a stone gargoyle, a swirling snow-filled sky above him, the dank labyrinthine streets of Gotham scattered below.
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It seems strange now to think that when Bruce Lee’s films graced British screens scenes involving nunchucks were removed as they were deemed to be imitable.
From its humble roots and accusations of a GTA clone, you can no longer conclude that anyone in Saints Row takes themselves too seriously. Each new game in the series has seen the world slip further and further into insanity … Continue reading
The shadow of Naughty Dog looms large over the PS3’s lifespan.
Adventure stories have long fuelled our collective imagination. For many years these tales of champions and their countless heroic exploits has been part of the popular zeitgeist. These yarns first appeared in literature decades ago, with novels such as King … Continue reading
Deadpool is Marvel’s crazy, chimichanga loving, fourth-wall breaking, “merc with a mouth”. Since the mentally unstable mercenary first appeared in 1991, he has gained a cult following in the comic book community, but can High Moon Studios capture the unique … Continue reading
The use of monarchs in video gaming is not a new concept. They vary wildly from temperate sovereigns, such as the serene Princess Zelda, to the nefarious Queen Myrrah from the Gears Of War series and the diabolical World Of … Continue reading
Violence in video games is not a recent phenomenon. From savagely tearing out an opponent’s spinal column in Mortal Kombat to callously beating prostitutes to death in Grand Theft Auto, gaming brutality has been prevalent for many years. If anything, a … Continue reading
It’s a digital age. Every day huge swathes of the world’s population connect themselves to a cybernetic interface of CPUs, telephone wires and wirelessly up-linked gadgets.
Hammering in at number 6 in our Top “Ten” of 2012, it’s the most action heavy of all the games in the list. The sequel to another four-player online slaughter-fest of fun. Will the team be able to see eye … Continue reading