Tag: Wii

Zack & Wiki: Quest for Barbaros’ Treasure – Review

Read review of Zack & WikiCute. Stylish. Smart. These words are apt when referring to Zack & Wiki: Quest for Barbaros' Treasure.  The game melds devilish puzzle solving with a bold, stylized look and an adorable golden monkey. Although it's a mystery to me, gamers by and large seem to love monkeys. So everybody wins, right? For the most part, yes.

Trauma Center: New Blood – Review

Read review of Trauma Center: New BloodVolunteering for a third tour of duty with the unusual Trauma Center series, I found New Blood to be an extremely unbalanced experience. Though it's undoubtedly one of the most effective uses of the Wii's control system and presents content that virtually no other console developer has attempted, the designers have turned something that should have been a sure thing into a difficult recommend due to an unacceptable level of difficulty.

Manhunt 2 – Review

Read review of Manhunt 2I wish I could talk about Manhunt 2 without addressing the endless debacle over its censorship. The press coverage of the game's AO rating, its near-cancellation, and eventual bowdlerized release has been so overpowering that it drowned out any discussion of the game's actual merits and flaws.

Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock – Review

Read review of Guitar Hero III: Legends of RockFor proof that Cinderella stories can happen even in the world of videogames, one need look no further than the Guitar Hero franchise. When the series started a few years back, it was an almost off the radar game that only the most hardcore rhythm game fanatics were following. Now, it's a pop culture phenomenon.

Madden NFL 08 (Wii) – Review

I've played a lot of Madden over the years (and had experience with the other major series before EA got the NFL exclusivity rights), but I'm not one of those guys who plays each year's release. In fact, looking over my Madden collection is sort of like looking at the fossil record of videogame history—I tend to only buy a new Madden release whenever a new console launches, then I don't buy it again until the next generation begins.

Madden NFL 08 (Wii) – Consumer Guide

  Parents should have no concerns—this game is rated E and is simply American style football. Madden fans have undoubtedly already bought this. While there are flaws in the gameplay, let's face it—this is the only NFL licensed game out there. Deaf and Hard of Hearing gamers will miss out […]