Review: LIMBO

While most modern video games aim for a realistic appearance with intense detail and a wide colour pallet, LIMBO takes a simpler approach by using only black and white on a 2-D plain. While keeping the appearance simple, it still manages to deliver making this another great Summer of Arcade title. The most common complaint about LIMBO is that for 1200 Microsoft Points, 3-4 hours of gameplay is not enough. While this may be a problem for some, this seems to just be a cover up for the real fault in LIMBO

5 Things Halo: Reach needs to do

Halo: Reach is done, Bungie said its gone gold and now they are focusing on their next project. Halo: Reach is a little over a month away and I have compiled 5 things that I feel would make the experience a lot better.

Why MMORPGs can't be on Consoles

One of the genres that have not seen a push to be hugely successful on consoles is the massively multiplayer online role playing genre. There are games such as Star Ocean and Final Fantasy XI that continue to have a consistent online console community, but the audience hasn’t expanded to the numbers of Call of Duty or Halo. Though it might seem simple to capitalize on the lack of persistent MMORPGs, there are factors that prevent it from being successful such as console subscriptions, limited functionality of controllers and lengths of console cycles. Unless developers find a way to maneuver around these factors, the only way to experience an MMORPG at its best is to do it in front of a computer screen.

Kane and Lynch 2 Demo Impressions

I’m not too familiar with the Kane and Lynch series, so Kane and Lynch 2: Dog Days wasn’t something that I would pay much attention to. After downloading the Kane and Lynch 2 demo yesterday for no real reason, I was surprised by how unique the game looked.

Kinect $150 - Still Not Buying it

After numerous rumours, retail price listings and speculation, Microsoft officially announced that Kinect will be sold for $150 and will include the game Kinect Adventures, or a console  bundle that includes 4GB of storage and Kinect for $300. This price does not come as a surprise since most major retailers such as Amazon and GameStop initially listed Kinect  for $150, though the actually reality of that price seems too steep.

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