Sine Mora (XBLA) Review

When I was first approached about writing a review for Sine Mora I thought to myself “Oh great, this shouldn’t take long at all!  An XBLA scroller can't have that much depth!” Boy was I wrong. Describing this game is no easy task.  It’s unlike other side scrolling shooters in the sense that it has a very immersive and intricate story.  It pulls you in, tries not to let go, and kicks some ass in the process. … [Read more...]

Gears of War 3 Review

As I sat down and put my Gears of War 3 disc into my XBox 360 I couldn't help but reminisce about the past.  Nearly five years ago the original Gears of War launched, and to say it was a hit would be an understatement.  Some would argue that Gears of War even played a big role in turning the tide of the next generation war.  The series has without a doubt become one of the most critically acclaimed series to hit the industry.  As I stare at the … [Read more...]

Deus Ex: Human Revolution Review (PC, PS3, XBox 360)

I never personally got around to even play any of the Deus Ex games in the past, and being a first-person shooter guy in many respects (plus a role-playing gamer as well) led me to give the series’ latest entry a spin on my 360 for awhile.  Now that I have, though, all I can say is that Square Enix and the guys at Eidos Montreal deserve a hefty load of respect for turning out a pleasing FPS-plus-role-player experience that’s part Halo, part Gears … [Read more...]

Mortal Kombat Review (PS3/Xbox 360)

Mortal Kombat is the latest game in this almost 20 year old series, created from what seemed to be their final installment. With Midway bankrupt, Mortal Kombat was picked up by Warner Bros., who shortly released their bizarre team-up game, Mortal Kombat vs. DC Universe. Mortal Kombat strikes back with its time tested fast-paced, bloody beat-downs and gruesome fatalities. … [Read more...]