It’s been a while since I tossed my enraged opinion about something on the site, but there’s been trouble brewing on the internet lately. As hardcore fans of the original 3 Silent Hill games, it seems like our expectations can never be matched with each new addition to the series. Silent Hill 1 was a [...]
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I love detective games. Unfortunately trying to find decent ones that don’t involve mindless pointing and clicking makes playing good ones a bit of a rarity. Does L.A. Noire fill that deep inside burning to be master detective? Read on for my take on this bad boy from Rockstar.
Hello out there. Well it’s been a hectic year for us at SHR, which kinda left this place gathering cobwebs. To somewhat make up for it, I’m going to at least continue our year end awards by listing my top 5 for 2010, despite having not played some big titles. Read on to see Loco’s [...]
When a game impresses you, it usually is from a series of properly executed gaming traits, all sewn together nicely to feed your desire to shoot things or throw an imaginary football around. When a game takes you by surprise, it’s usually from a few elements that the game designers threw in as an experiment; [...]
Have you ever wondered what would happen if Activision got their hands on a truly innovative title? If so, you clearly haven’t been paying attention to what they’ve done with the (originally) groundbreaking Tony Hawk Pro Skater and Guitar Hero games. Now, picture an alternate universe where Activision acquires the rights to Limbo. How would [...]
The problem with reviewing Limbo is simply the fact that it’s hard to describe the game without giving away “giant” spoilers. I’ll do my best anyway, so read on to see Loco’s take on this little boy’s adventure.
Ah, Puzzle Quest. The ridiculously addicting original is still a top 5 favorite XBLA title of mine, so when the sequel was released, I immediately had to play it. (Galactrix doesn’t count, because it sucked.) Read on to see how PQ2 lives up to it’s predecessor.
Wow. I was starting to think Activision was becoming a money hungry, shit shoveling monopoly. Then they publish another title from Raven Software, who are the brilliant minds behind Prototype. Click the jump to hear how amazingly original this game is, and why you should reserve your copy right now!
Recycled game with horrendous multiplayer tacked-on. (Sorry, I had to drop a few words to make it a phrase. I guess in the parentheses I can fit in a few more. This game is strictly rental only, even if you can snag it on Amazon for cheap. The technical name of this game should be: [...]
For a mere 400 Microsoft points you can own this little piece of awesome; all you need is an Internet connection (I’m guessing you have that) and a library of music ready to power your little spaceship of galactic destruction. This indie title isn’t found on the normal list of games, therefore you won’t earn [...]