Wallabies Rugby Challenge Review

Being from Melbourne, the prospect of reviewing a rugby videogame isn’t especially enticing. Sure, we love our sport down here, and we embrace anything that wears the yellow and gold (or purple…), but the sport has never really found a place among the city’s obsession with Australian Rules Football. That said, the sport has been…

Ratchet & Clank: All 4 One Review

Ratchet and Clank: All 4 One is a game I really want to love. I adore the series, always have, but I can’t help but feel that the series’ best gameplay aspect – the always-explosive and accessible shooting mechanics – has been compromised in favour of a puzzle-centric co-operative experience. That’s my main gripe with…

Operation Flashpoint: Red River Review

Operation Flashpoint has a long standing reputation of delivering a brutal experience, all in an attempt to capture the true nature of modern warfare. Standing up in a genre that is spearheaded by the unmovable Call of Duty, is there still a place for this hardened series? Building on the mechanics established in previous iterations…

No More Heroes: Heroes’ Paradise Review

No More Heroes is one of the most innovative Wii games that didn’t receive the mainstream recognition it deserved. Like so many quirky, distinctly Japanese, games from legendary producer Suda51, No More Heroes developed a cult following in the West, but was largely overshadowed by the big guns from Nintendo. No More Heroes: Heroes’ Paradise…

Madden NFL 12 Review

Madden reviews are interesting territory, especially as an Australian. The franchise is often criticised for being too similar to the last instalment and not worthy of an annual release with the rise of DLC. I’m going to level with you: I don’t follow American Football and I have no interest in starting now. It’s a…