Destroyer 666 – Defiance – Review

March 1, 2010

Destroyer 666 rain non-stop murder on their first album in six years. Nine tracks in 40 minutes, they only pull back on closer “A Sermon to the Dead.”

Dark Void – Review

March 1, 2010

A developer who sets out to redefine the third-person action genre. With a game is as ambitious as Dark Void, it’s easy to forgive its faults.

BioShock 2 – Review

March 1, 2010

The storytelling, while solid, falls well short of the original’s superlative status, but elsewhere, the series has been polished up nicely.

Aliens vs Predator – Review

March 1, 2010

Blasting an Xenomorph with a shotgun is fun. As is tormenting humans from the shadows as an Alien, or ripping out their spines as a Predator.

Samael – Above – Review

March 1, 2010

A relentless, thrashing beast that barrels endlessly forward and rarely slows down. A satisfying one-dimensional assault if you’re in the mood.

Leaves’ Eyes – Njord – Review

March 1, 2010

“My Destiny” nails everything on the checklist (big hooks/mournful piano outro/big chorus/strings) and manages to corral it all into something memorable.

Hatesphere – To The Nines – Review

March 1, 2010

These Danes play a straightforward strain of speedy death along the lines of The Haunted circa One Kill Wonder. To The Nines is a lean, focused attack.

MLB 2K10 – Review

March 1, 2010

The visuals are clean and serviceable but lack some of the finer details, and who thought it was a good idea to put advertisements in achievement boxes?

Left 4 Dead 2 – Review

March 1, 2010

It’s the little touches in L4D2 that create an oppressively bleak atmosphere and push the game beyond the realm of just a hyperactive zombie shooting gallery.

Infinite Space – Review

March 1, 2010

You’re thrust into a complex game world with a paucity of guidance, which make future gains all the sweeter, and Infinite Space has a lot to give.