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Review: Deadliest Catch: Alaskan Storm

Written by on July 9, 2008 in


Whenever a television or movie property is made into a video game, there is always some suspicion how well the game is going to turn out. The Discovery Channel’s crab fishing series, The Deadliest Catch, is the newest television series made into a video game. Deadliest Catch: Alaskan Storm is a crab fishing simulation, which… Read More »

Review: Ticket to Ride

Written by on July 8, 2008 in


The award-winning board game, Ticket to Ride has jumped the tracks onto the Xbox Live Arcade. The video game faithfully recreates the game play of the board game, and you never have to worry about losing train pieces or destination cards. The object of Ticket to Ride is fairly simple. Players choose Destination cards to… Read More »

Review: Lost Cities

Written by on June 12, 2008 in


Lost Cities is a Xbox Live Arcade game created by Sierra Online Shanghai Studio.  You can download the game for 800 Microsoft points.  This card based game is really a brain workout.  It is not a game that you can pick and up play.  It does take more than a few games to get the… Read More »

Review: Defend Your Castle

Written by on May 29, 2008 in


The concept behind Defend Your Castle is simple.  Heck, it’s the very title of the game.  You have a castle that must be defended at all costs.  In order to do so you must crush, rub out, blow up, make arrow pin cushions, or convert your attackers.   Defend Your Castle first found life on the… Read More »

Review: V.I.P. Casino: Blackjack

Written by on May 28, 2008 in


V.I.P. Casino: Blackjack, from publisher High Voltage Software, shows it hand on the Nintendo Wii as a WiiWare launch title.  Up to four local players begin the game with $2000  in chips, each player must battle against the dealer for wealth and even more addicting….achievements.  Yes, the pearl in the Xbox 360 oyster finds some… Read More »

Review: TV Show King

Written by on May 27, 2008 in


TV Show King is one of the first games out of the gate for the newly launched WiiWare, a place to digitally deliver new games for the Nintendo Wii.  TV Show King, from game maker Gameloft,  is a quiz show on a television set in which four of your Miis compete against each other and… Read More »

Review: Rocketmen: Axis of Evil

Written by on April 7, 2008 in


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Rocketmen: Axis of Evil is a top-down adventure shooter from Capcom, and is available on the Playstation Network and Xbox Live Arcade.  The basic premise is your are an rookie alien fighting for the Alliance of Free Planets, who is charged with saving teammates, battling invading Martians, protecting the Solar System and pushing the A… Read More »

Review: Dead Rising 2: Off the Record

Written by on September 2, 2013 in


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Dead Rising 2: Off the Record is a weird game. It isn’t weird because of its blend of zombies and Japan, but because of what Capcom’s doing with it in this iteration. They’ve made a number of very odd departures from the core of the previous games. I’ve written before about how I largely consider… Read More »