TD: Vampire Smile Review

When all was said and done and the curtain fell on the morbid stage of The Dishwasher (assuming you made it), there were only two things that could be gleaned regarding the man himself: Firstly, once upon a time he washed dishes. Click to read

Severed Review

Pacing is key. Carpenter knew it and we got The Thing. Konami knew it and we got Silent Hill 2. Matheson gave us I Am Legend. All seminal works that appreciated the truth that good horror demands pacing. Without it you’re stuck on the merry-go-round when you want to be bawling your eyes out on …

Today’s News Today

I’m on holiday, so here’s some timely news instead.  I recall a time – vividly enough that it can’t have predated the Playstation – when videogame release dates fell on just two days a year: my birthday and Jesus’. Unfortunately these two dates arrived within 11 days of one another so the videogame season became …

Homefront Review

For seasoned veterans of the first person shooter being ordered around is nothing to write home about and the commands present within the genre have even come to represent a quasi code. For example: Grabbing an RPG is generally a good indicator of an incoming airborne attack. Bundling into a vehicle, you can expect a …

The Arrival Review

With all the hype leading up to The Arrival you’d be forgiven for expecting something to actually happen. Would the cogs of the Reaper war machine rasp to life culminating in a bum-clenching cliffhanger? Would Shepherd finally cash in his chips in gallant forfeit? If not, what else could the ultimate sacrifice be? Would we …