Bioshock 2 Review – Bioshockingly good!

A Bioshock 2 review? Now? A bit late isn’t it?

Maybe. It’s good to know that when the money’s not flowing as readily as you’d like there are still plenty of places where you can get games for next to nothing.

Last night I got Bioshock 2 for the xBox 360 for £4.99. I’d heard good things about it, and the demo of the original game Bioshock was darn good. Wrap up all that up in that impossibly cheap package and I was standing in line to buy it pretty darn quickly.

One bout of severe insomnia later and I’d played enough of it to know that it was certainly worth the fiver I paid for it.… Read more...

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Final Fantasy XIII Review

With Fable 3 completed I’ve set my sights on another game that never really got a chance, Final Fantasy XIII on the xBox 360.

There’s a history with this game for me. When it first came out I saw the price-tag and thought “Nah! A bit costly for me” plus I was playing other things so I figured I’d leave it. Months passed and eventually I saw it second-hand for about a tenner so I grabbed it.

I got to play it for a few hours, and then my xBox 360 developed the RROD, so I had to wait even longer to play it until I’d bought a new xBox 360.… Read more...

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Oblivion, Elder Scrolls IV: Game Review

The Elder Scrolls series from Bethesda has been on my mind recently. This is partly due to the imminent release of Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim on the 11th November, coupled with the fact that I’ve been playing Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion on the xBox 360 while I wait for a working computer.

The game was released in early 2006 for the xBox 360 and PC. PS3 users had to wait a whole year before they could play it, although seeing as Oblivion won wheelbarrow-loads of awards for the ‘Best RPG Game of the Year’, ‘Best Game of the Year’ etc.… Read more...

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