Gaming

[6 Apr 2010 | One Comment ]
Halo 3: ODST

Resident techno-geek Guy Corbett gets knocked unconscious and awakes six hours earlier, infinitely impressed by Halo 3…

The original Halo trilogy is brilliant. It penetrated so deeply into the gaming zeitgeist that it’s sort of taken for granted. Though the gameplay and story of the original might have been puerile ( both could be summarized with the phrase “Shoot the Aliens”) it was…

[30 Nov 2009 | Comments Off ]
Brütal Legend Fails To Satisfy (Despite Jack Black)

Guy Corbett reviews Tim Schaffer’s latest offering and is fairly nonplussed…

As titles for games go, Brütal Legend’s is wholly appropriate. Those familiar with its content will know much of it is a loving tribute to all things even remotely connected to heavy metal music. Unfortunately some will be put off by that, as it doesn’t suggest the world’s friendliest game which is a shame because not only does Brütal Legend keep it’s tongue lodged firmly in its cheek but it was created by the same man behind PC games Monkey Island and Grim Fandango; games…