The Plantronics Rig is a combination headset; a headset for gaming and an everyday set of high fidelity headphones. Seeing as I was in the market for a new headset I jumped at the chance to review this unique setup, but does it go all the way to 11 or does it fall flat.
An overview of the latest gaming bundle from Indie Royale called the Mash Bundle. It is a mix of game genres from Adventure to Fighting. Games in this bundle are the steam games Strong Bad’s Cool Game for Attractive People, Guns of Icarus Online, Kung Fu Strike: The Warrior’s Rise, Delve Deeper and the non-steam game KRUNCH.
Special Forces: Team X is a mix of styles; cell shaded graphics gives a lighter feel to the game, exploding heads and chainsaw wielding maniacs adding a touch of humour and team based mechanics finish the mix with a serious note. It is an interesting mix that works well, but gives the feeling that the developers were not quite sure what direction to take the game.
Skulls of the Shogun is a turn based strategy game with a Japanese Samurai theme. The story follows General Akamoto who on the eve of his greatest battle is assassinated and sent packing to the Samurai Afterlife. Your journey takes you across the four seasons of the afterlife to claim the title of Shogun of the Dead.
Dust An Elysian Tale is a story-rich side scrolling action RPG and the last game in the Summer of Arcade. Developed by Hyperduck Studios, the game follows the titular character Dust and his new companions fidget and Ahrah, a talking sword, as they battle monsters in their quest to uncover Dust’s forgotten past.
‘An online FPS with a modern RTS twist that is fresh whilst evoking memories of classic Alien vs Predator gameplay’.
When I was younger, and a massive Star Trek fan, I spent hours and hours playing Birth of the Federation by Microprose. I played that game to death and so I waited patiently for a sequel and kept waiting until it was officially cancelled. Despite all this I have still been waiting for something to come along in the 4X category that captures me just as much and I believe Endless Space could be that lost sequel.
A New World Wednesday saw the release of Minecraft on XBLA. I won’t waste too much time by explaining and examining every aspect of what Minecraft is because it’s been around for some time now and chances are that you already know the game fairly well. Instead I’d like to focus on how well it has been transferred to the console and what’s different. Tree Puncher For those of you that have been living under a rock and are unfamiliar with Minecraft, it is a sandbox voxel-based survival/creative game from Swedish developer Mojang. The aim of the game,...