One my favorite web video series, Zero Punctuation is a weekly video game reviews created by comedy writer Ben “Yahtzee” Croshaw and produced for online magazine The Escapist. Yahtzee’s hilarious animated reviews are fast-paced, expletive-laden and viciously rude. But most of all, his relentless quest for quality in such a crud-infested industry is both entertaining and inspirational.
Every time a new Zelda game is released by Nintendo, we can expect a masterpiece. The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker, originally released in 2003, is no exception. It is incredibly gorgeous and fun to play, with countless hours of exploration, puzzles, action, surprises and animations to look forward to.
Playing Bookworm Adventure with a child is a great way to stimulate interest in correct spelling, have fun building long words and develop self-esteem. Here are some great tips from my own experience playing Bookworm Adventure with my 10 year old boy.
One of the best feature of the Nintendo Wii is that you can play any of the older Nintendo GameCube games. You can often find second-hand GameCube games, so it’s an great way to build-up your game selection at an affordable price. I also think that the higher-quality GameCube games are actually better-looking and more fun to play than most Wii games. So here are my favourites!
A third-person shooter set in a Film Noir setting, this excellent sequel has all of the ingredients that made the first Max Payne adventure such a wonderful thrill: colourful characters, moody atmosphere, a great storyline, kick-ass cinematographic gameplay, matrix-like “Bullet Time” slow-motion, interaction with the environment and, of course, lots of guns!
Solve word puzzles in order to defeat monsters and find treasures. This an action-packed follow-up to Bookworm offers a compelling game play that blends word games with role-playing games (RPG) elements.