Watain – Lawless Darkness – Review

June 1, 2010

Watain are happy to stick with the blastbeat/wall of sound hallmarks of the genre. But they twist these conventions in such creative and satisfying ways.

Split/Second – Review

June 1, 2010

Split/Second delivers on all of the spectacle promised by its premise of a TV show wherein drivers trigger explosives to wreck their competition as they race.

ModNation Racers – Review

June 1, 2010

ModNation Racers could have succumbed to the same pitfalls as LittleBigPlanet, but it steers deftly around them. The core kart racing is breezy and satisfying.

Blur – Review

June 1, 2010

The on-track action is wild, punctuated by the careful selection of power-ups that all feel useful as well as a very stylish overall presentation.

Alpha Protocol – Review

June 1, 2010

The absorbing conversation interface and jet setting, safe house to safe house lifestyle of Alpha Protocol give you an impetus to unravel the game’s conspiracy.

Donora – Review

June 1, 2010

Donora is derivative, but what in rock’n’roll isn’t? A female-fronted poppy trio your girlfriend would like, but solid enough to play a Corin Tucker tribute.

Bison B.C. – Dark Ages – Review

June 1, 2010

Bison B.C. can dress up the music any way they like, they can’t hide their true intention, which is to rock out in a lumbering, fuzzy head-trip fashion.