Archive for the ‘8bit Reviews’ Category

[8bit Review] Rock Band 2

Platform: Xbox 360 Publisher: MTV Games Developer: Harmonix Website: www.rockband.com -The Intro Harmonix’s Rock Band is back on the scene after less than a year after it initial debut. Rock Band 2 expands the track listing and fine tunes what was frustrating while keep that actual core game play almost identical to its previous incarnation. […]

[8bit Review] Uncharted: Drake’s Fortune

Platform: PS3 Publisher: SCE (Sony) Developer: Naughty Dog Website: www.us.playstation.com/uncharted/ The intro- I always love a great adventure story from Indiana Jones to Tomb Raider there is something about these stories that really get you, the viewer or player, immersed. The search for something of value, unlocking a mystery and beating the bad guys to […]

[8bit Review] Assassin’s Creed

Platform: Xbox 360 Publisher: Ubisoft Developer: Ubisoft Montreal Website: assassinscreed.uk.ubi.com/index_old.php After delivering us the gem that is Rainbow Six: Vegas, expectations were high for the boys at Ubisoft Montreal to deliver us another precious stone with Assassin’s Creed (“AC”). There was a lot of hype when this game was announced. From the controversial story line […]

[8bit Review] Star Wars Force Unleashed

Platform: Xbox 360 Publisher: LucasArts Developer: LucasArts Website: www.lucasarts.com/games/theforceunleashed The Intro- George Lucas and the boys at LucasArts finally get a chance to show off what a Jedi can do in the video game world. Star Wars The Force Unleashed helps fill in the gap between Revenge of The Sith and A New Hope. The […]

[8bit Review] Kane & Lynch: Dead Men

Platform: Xbox 360 Publisher: Eidos Interactive Developer: IO Interactive Website: www.kaneandlynch.com I’m not sure where to start with Kane & Lynch. I had high expectations for this game and I think they were met, but I’m not totally sure yet. Lets start with what my expectations were. 1. It’s coming from Eidos/IO Interactive – it […]

[8bit Review] Lego Star Wars II: The Original Trilogy

Platform: Xbox 360 Publisher: LucasArts/TT Games Developer: Travelers Tales Website: www.lucasarts.com/games/legostarwarsii A long time ago in a Legoland far far away… Finally, the two things that dominated my childhood have come together to create the ultimate experience. That’s right, Star Wars has been “Legofied”. This time around you won’t have to read steps 1 through […]

[8bit Review] Call of Juarez

Platform: Xbox 360 Publisher: Ubisoft Developer: Techland Website: www.callofjuarez.com The intro- I know, we’re a bit behind on this one. But better late than never – because who knows – maybe this one slipped under your radar when it was first released. It’s also timely in that Ubisoft has just announced a prequel, Call of […]

[8bit Review] Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots

Platform: PS3 Publisher: Konami Developer: Kojima Productions Website: www.konami.jp/mgs4/global/index.html The Intro- Epic [ep-ic] Adj. – 1. noting or pertaining to a long poetic composition, usually centered upon a hero, in which a series of great achievements or events is narrated in elevated style: Homer’s Iliad is an epic poem. 2. heroic; majestic; impressively great: the […]

[8bit Review] Half-Life 2: Episode 1

Platform: PC Publisher: Electronic Arts Developer: Valve Software Website: ep1.half-life2.com Everyone’s favorite crowbar-wielding MIT graduate is back for more action in this expansion for Half-Life 2. It took Valve Software six years to develop Half-Life 2 and another eighteen months to release the first expansion pack for it. For anyone who is a fan of […]

[8bit Review] Kane & Lynch: Dead Men

Platform: Xbox 360 Publisher: Eidos Interactive Developer: IO Interactive Website: www.kaneandlynch.com I’m not sure where to start with Kane & Lynch. I had high expectations for this game and I think they were met, but I’m not totally sure yet. Lets start with what my expectations were. 1. It’s coming from Eidos/IO Interactive – it […]

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