Wrestling games; fun, but shouldn’t be {Part 5}

WWE Smackdown vs Raw 2011 – Too late to the party? So to the latest instalment of a series that has lasted 7 years, had 7 games so far, and, judging on next years’ game title (WWE 2012), will be the last with the Smackdown vs Raw moniker. ECW has gone, with its roster divided …

Wrestling games; fun, but shouldn’t be {Part 4}

WWE Smackdown vs Raw 2010 – Almost there Like the FIFA series, THQ have decided on their IP in the previous year’s incarnations, with only minor improvements each year, as well as the necessary roster updates/omissions, being apparent. After all, these are game for the fans only. Bearing that in mind, the game did indeed …

Severed heaven

1st of March saw the release of my first DLC must for this year so far, Dead Space 2: Severed. Which i thought was very good indeed, but very short. It’s 2 chapter-length plays through as fast as the first 2 chapters of its parent game, but even so, what is there is quality. Severed …

Dead Space 2 – Sprawling into your life

So then, another great sequel hits the market. Make no mistake, the original Dead Space is excellent, and still well worth investing in, although not required before the follow-up, courtesy, plot wise at least, of a recap video available from the title menu. Synopsis -  Dead Space protagonist Isaac Clarke awakes in the Sprawl,   a densely populated …