For many, Christmas is a time of joy and peace. A time when we can spend time with loved ones and share gifts and memories with one another. All bets are off the day after, however, as Canadians line up in the cold for doorcrasher deals and pack themselves into malls and stores in a […]
Best of the Bargain Bin
The Best of the Bargain Bin series showcases recent games that deliver a good gameplay experience and provide a great value for gamers on a budget.
We get it – you’re busy, and don’t have time to read a lengthy review. So we’re trying something new – instead of one lengthy review of a relatively old game that’s dropped below $25, we’ll post a couple, with some quick quips on why we think they’re great. In this month’s edition, I’ll talk […]
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After almost 10 years, Max Payne returns to bring his bullet-time brand of action to the masses. Have the years been good to him, or should he have stayed in retirement? Story In a nutshell: Max Payne is pretty much the Punisher of the video game world: gritty urban cop whose family gets gunned down; […]
Gamers tend to dismiss downloadable XBox Live Arcade and Playstation Network games as quick, fun diversions meant to entertain for half an hour or so. Maybe it’s because some of them look like they belong on a smartphone. Possibly because some are ports of older classics. Or perhaps the fact that they aren’t available at […]
The Best of the Bargain Bin series showcases recent games that deliver a good gameplay experience and provide a great value for gamers on a budget. Say what you will about Japanese game developers, but if there’s one thing they’re good at, its in coming up with creative gameplay. Shadows of the Damned is a […]