Category Archives: Video Games

Air Conflicts: Vietnam – Ultimate Edition

Arcade flight simulators are tricky things to get right, but that hasn’t stopped developer GamesFarm and publisher bitComposer from taking another run at the genre. Following “Secret Wars” and “Pacific Carriers – their spin-offs to 2006’s “Air Conflicts” – comes the PS4 re-release of their

Porky’s

The Last American Virgin, Fast Times at Ridgemont High, Animal House and Porky’s – the 1980s was packed to the brim with teen sex comedies that rigidly follow the same formula. To that end, one could legitimately rinse and repeat the previous review of the

Worms: Battlegrounds

The evil Mesmer is seeking the legendary Concrete Donkey’s Stone Carrot to enslave the world, and the worms are tasked with retrieving the only thing capable of stopping his nefarious plan – the Golden Child. No, not the awful Eddie Murphy movie. The decidedly twisty

Broken Sword 5: The Serpent’s Curse Episode 2

The plot thickens with more twists and turns, and players are taken on a journey of discovery as things are taken up a notch. After a gripping adventure with an excellent storyline, unique visuals, a scintillating ending (and a slight delay on the release of

Flappy Bird (Indie Game Review)

Side scrolling, simple gameplay and retro looking – this is Flappy Bird and was released for android and IOS smart phones and tablets in 2013. It’s simple controls and familiar looking obstacles (that seem to have been taken from video game past) made this a

Super Contra (Retro)

Originally released in 1988 in the arcades and then with a friendlier version on the NES in 1990, Super Contra is a classic side scrolling shooting action game with an unrelenting onslaught of enemies. Released more recently on the Xbox Live Arcade we see a

Portal

Originally released as part of the orange box collection on PC and Xbox, then later on PS3, MAC and Linux – Portal is an exciting puzzle game based on physics. Now some people might be thinking “Puzzles and Physics? Exciting?” but all that reveals is