I loved it. I hated it. I still can't make up my mind. Lost in Blue is a rare game: one that has brilliant vision and dismal design choices in perfectly equal amounts. Its good and evil halves are so finely balanced, in fact, that I can't decide whether I should celebrate or revile it.
The latest entry, Dawn of Sorrow, comes courtesy of the Nintendo DS. For those not familiar with the games (what, all four of you?) the action consists of taking the current main character, Soma Cruz, and exploring a large, intricate castle. Along the way, Soma collects various weapons and items, steadily gaining in strength and ability. Presented in glorious 2D, its colorful and attractive graphics are a good match for the handheld.
According to the ESRB, this game contains: Blood and Gore, Fantasy Violence
The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles have had a long and storied history of videogame adaptations. They range from a nearly impossible NES action game to a series of decent brawlers and mediocre fighting games, finally petering out in the mid-90s along with the rest of the franchise.
According to ESRB, this game contains: Mild Language, Violence
According to the ESRB, this game contains: Blood, Violence
Sony has done a good job of releasing a surprisingly large amount of feature films on its proprietary UMDs, but for those of us who don't really care about watching movies on the glossy black handheld, there are still quite a few holes to be filled in its library. Coded Arms is the first FPS (first-person shooter) to come down the pipe, and it fills its role—barely.
I liked Metal Gear Ac!d about as much as Brad, but for different reasons. While Brad felt it stumbled out of the gate but gained steam later, I felt like it started out strong and became overwhelming as it got more complex.
It didn't strike me as a great game, but it's all right for what it is.
According to the ESRB, this game contains: Comic Mischief, Mild Violence Parents have very little to worry about with Rave Master: Special Attack Force! Although the game involves fighters brawling, its violence is cartoonish and not gory in the least. Nor does it have the sexual innuendo that's in the […]