You’ve got to feel for the few surviving SNK stalwarts out there. While Capcom not only revitalised the fighting genre with Street Fighter IV but continues to tease gamers and comic geeks alike with the dream match extravaganza that is Marvel vs. Capcom 3, SNK Playmore has only further alienated its niche fanbase. The most […]
Quite possibly the best downloadable game based on a forgotten 80s toy line you’ll ever play.
Of all the current videogame industry trends, the free-to-play business model is perhaps evolving the fastest. Runes of Magic and Free Realms have both made great strides in presenting online worlds which are not only free to access but are visually and technically almost on par with their retail rivals. Today we’re taking a look […]
Wolfenstein is not without its flaws, but its combination of Nazis and the occult never grows old.
Punch. Blast. Level up. Repeat. Ultimate Alliance 2, the latest in Activision’s series of button–bashing Marvel “RPG ‘em ups,” would make for a very interesting study on the change in brain activity over the course of a game. Its single player story mode is capable of invoking such incredibly contrasting responses, ranging from delight to […]
KOF XII’s excellent new system and graphical overhaul are let down by limited single player modes and redundant multiplayer offerings. When Street Fighter IV rejuvenated interest in 1-on-1 fighting games, SNK Playmore wasted no time in announcing the twelfth instalment in their flagship series. King of Fighters XII would be the first in several aspects; […]