June 2011

As we played through the final episode of Back to the Future‘s first season, OUTATIME, we couldn’t help but be disappointed. After all, we came through the first four episodes, and followed Marty through his various adventures in locations both familiar and new. This last part, we thought, should be better than this.

Then, though, the game kept going. READ MORE

If there’s going to be a poster child for this year’s release of the PlayStation Vita, it’s Little Deviants. It’s not going to be the biggest game; Uncharted: Golden Abyss has that covered. It won’t be the most innovative either, as there’s the sublime Sound Shapes. It is, though, the big new IP on the system, and the game itself is designed as that system show-off piece. READ MORE

It’s only the second Cars movie, but Cars 2 is the fourth game in the franchise. THQ published and developed the previous games, but Disney decided to go in-house with Cars 2, and it shows. The game surpasses previous ones in the series, with added features such as weapons, four-player capability and enhanced graphics. Still, is Cars 2 worthy of your time, or should you save that money for when the bigger AAA games come out later this year? READ MORE

In an industry full of brown and gray military shooters and with fresh and original games generally found only on the downloadable market, it’s refreshing to see a game like El Shaddai: Ascension of the Metatron. Like a painting come to life, El Shaddai strives to combine something we’re all familiar with, character action games, with a gorgeous art style and intriguing story that is rarely found in most games today. READ MORE

Prey 2 is nothing like the original Prey. It’s set in the same general universe. There are aliens. Seriously, that’s about it. You’re not even controlling original protagonist Tommy, but instead taking the role of U.S. Marshal Killian Samuels, tracking people down and capturing them. READ MORE