Articles tagged xbox 360

2 Mar 2008 // 10:00 PM

Turok

Turok has some sneaky ways of getting the dinos to do his bidding by luring them with flares to enemy forces, allowing the player to sit back and watch the carnage ensue.

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26 Feb 2008 // 6:21 AM

User-generated content is one of the Internet’s big buzzwords these days, covering everything from Mentos videos on YouTube to embarrassing I-was-so-drunk snapshots on Facebook.

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10 Feb 2008 // 10:00 PM

Burnout Paradise

Burnout Paradise strives to be more than traditional, and in many ways it succeeds, but some of the design choices may prove unappealing for people who simply wanted a modest update to the franchise.

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6 Feb 2008 // 10:00 PM

Tony Hawk’s Proving Ground

The online play in Tony Hawk's Proving Ground fares well, because you can take people on while you psychoanalyze their avatars.

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10 Jan 2008 // 10:00 PM

Call of Duty 4

Call of Duty 4 is a game that warrants its "Mature" rating for far more complex reasons than simply the degree of violence present.

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Assassins Creed

While the word jihad is never spoken, its frightening theological implications as a physical struggle as well as its more disarming theological definition as a spiritual struggle are both on display.

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3 Jan 2008 // 10:00 PM

Mass Effect

One of the major themes of Mass Effect is xenophobia and the reasons that certain species hate or mistrust the others.

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18 Dec 2007 // 10:00 PM

Beautiful Katamari

The charm that once made the original fun and interesting has worn thin now that the second and third sequels have come around.

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16 Dec 2007 // 10:00 PM

Viva Piñata: Party Animals

"Sometimes I like the minigames. I especially like Drink, Shake, and Burp. I only like the ones where you burp in them. BUUUUUURRRRP! Everybody's like brrrp, burrrrp, BUUUUUURRRRP!"

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15 Nov 2007 // 10:00 PM

Conan

Through its focus on a character bound by no law coming into conflict with encroaching civilizing advancements, Conan finds some parallels in the classic tradition of the American Western.

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Spider Man: Friend or Foe

Spider-Man: Friend or Foe seems like a commercial for the upcoming WB Kids animated series The Spectacular Spider-Man with both its cartoony aesthetic and kid-friendly game play.

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30 Oct 2007 // 10:59 PM

E for Some But Not All

I felt at times like a kid at an amusement park on a rainy, drizzly day where the weather scares most people off, so the lines for the roller coasters are practically nonexistent.

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11 Oct 2007 // 11:00 PM

Stranglehold

Stranglehold resembles Hard Boiled in that it, like the film, seems largely a series of very pretty, very stylish action sequences unified by only the thinnest veneer of a plot and motivations for characters.

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BLUE DRAGON3 starsPUBLISHER: MicrosoftSYSTEM: Microsoft Xbox 360PRICE: $59.99AGE RATING: Teen “Blue Dragon” arrives to great expectations. The game was developed by a Japanese studio founded

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9 Aug 2007 // 11:00 PM

F.E.A.R.

In F.E.A.R., you might just crawl out of an air duct to find yourself falling into a sewer pond which turns into a bloody hallway that you have to navigate.

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5 Aug 2007 // 11:00 PM

Tenchu Z

Ninjas are awesome. They are also, apparently, fascists.

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2 Aug 2007 // 11:00 PM

Shadowrun

Shadowrun feels like a briefly entertaining speed bump on the road to Halo 3.

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28 Jul 2007 // 10:33 AM

OVERLORD3 starsPUBLISHER: CodemastersSYSTEM: Microsoft Xbox 360, also for PCPRICE: $59.99 ($39.99 for PC)AGE RATING: Teen Games that borrow from J.R.R. Tolkien are a dime a

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27 Jul 2007 // 1:00 AM

Forza Motorsport 2

Forza Motorport 2 succeeds on all levels because it is the racing game you choose to make of it.

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12 Jun 2007 // 3:33 AM

Xbox 360 There’s a pretty good chance both the Xbox 360 and the PS3 will see price cuts of at least $100 by year’s end. That’

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