A steampunk epic, BioShock Infinite is as good as the hype surrounding its release, and then some, writes John Walshe.
Describing BioShock Infinite as a first person shooter is like classing Lionel Messi as a five-a-side footballer, having Francis Bacon paint your front gate or casting Daniel Day Lewis in a supermarket advert. Yes, of course it does the FPS thing, and does it very bloody well, and I’m sure Danny would make a fine job of buying rashers and eggs in his local Centra, but it’s so much more.
To enter the world of BioShock is to ...
Cartoonish time-travelling fun from everyone’s favourite raccoon thief in family friendly adventure, writes John Walshe.
Something terrible is happening to the Thievius Raccoonus, the bible of burglary that holds the entire history of the Cooper clan: the entries are disappearing. Thankfully, master thief, Sly’s old comrade in arms, Bentley, just happens to have invented a time machine, which allows our heroes, along with Murray the Muscle, to travel through the ages, rescuing the Cooper ancestors from all manner of trouble.
And so begins the most preposterous, and possibly the most fun, Sly Cooper adventure yet, as our intrepid ...
Enjoyable but not essential prequel to Microsoft’s classic shooter trilogy, writes John Walshe.
A prequel to the original Gears Of War trilogy, Judgement features some familiar characters, action sequences and enemies, but it feels a little too disjointed to stand quite as tall as its predecessors.
That said, Judgement does feature some ferocious fire-fights, with the same easy-to-master combat mechanic that made previous titles so iconic. Indeed, some of its set-piece fights are on a par with classic shoot-outs from the original games. The problem isn’t in the game-play, which follows the ‘if it ain’t broke...’ maxim ...
The seventh God Of War game has less puzzle-solving and more gore, writes John Walshe.
Lara Croft is back at the peak of her powers: they're just different powers, writes John Walshe.
Enjoyable but not essential sci-fi shooter, writes John Walshe.
Third instalment of survival horror series is bloody good fun, writes John Walshe.
RTÉ Ten and Sega have teamed up to offer one lucky reader the chance to win a brand new Xbox 360 console, with a limited edition copy of Aliens: Colonial Marines.
The latest Lego creation isn't as laugh-out-loud funny as say, Lego Indiana Jones, but it's just as entertaining, writes John Walshe.