Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance...

What's that? Gibberish story? Not indie enough? Too Japanese? Sorry, Transient Nova can't hear you over the 60FT TALL GIANT ROBOT HE'S CUTTING UP WITH HIS SWORD.

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Dead Space 3 – Review

Transient Nova finds himself lost... in... spaaaace! Again. For the third time. Poor man. That it's particularly dead space as well doesn't seem help matters any either.

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Special Forces: Team X –...

Feb 19, 13 Special Forces: Team X – Review

Posted by in Arcade, Featured, News, Reviews, Shooters, XBLA Reviews

If you have a problem, if no-one else can help and if you can find them, maybe you can hire... um... Team X, I guess? BrutishBatfink may or may not be the kind of person that pities the fools. We just don't know.

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Anarchy Reigns – Review

With the manliest of roars, Transient Nova dives headfirst and fists flailing into Platinum Games' latest action spectacular. You might want to cover your eyes.

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Dark Souls – Review

Transient Nova has walked through the entirety of hell, only to return a year later with a huge smile on his face. Do you want to know why? You really want to know why.

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Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 R...

Dec 10, 12 Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 – Review

Posted by in Featured, News, Retail Reviews, Reviews, Shooters

Six successive, annually released Call of Duty games with few meaningful improvements between each iteration may have finally taken their toll on BrutishBatfink. And possibly an editor or two as well. Also: Ph'nglui mglw'nafh Call of Duty R'lyeh wgah'nagl fhtagn.

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Bang Bang Racing – Revie...

Nov 18, 12 Bang Bang Racing – Review

Posted by in Arcade, Driving, Featured, News, Reviews, XBLA Reviews

BrutishBatfink makes us a little wistful about the good old days of overhead racers and plastic toys as he reviews Bang Bang Racing on Xbox LIVE Arcade.

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XCOM: Enemy Unknown – Re...

Nov 05, 12 XCOM: Enemy Unknown – Review

Posted by in Featured, News, Retail Reviews, Reviews, Strategy

Shoring up his defences and weighing his tactical options, Transient Nova advises all citizens to remain calm in the event of an alien invasion. Or panic. He's okay with that too.

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Wreckateer – Review (Sum...

Sep 08, 12 Wreckateer – Review (Summer of Arcade 2012)

Posted by in Arcade, Featured, Kinect, News, Reviews, Strategy, XBLA Reviews

We've recently learned that Iron Galaxy's Wreckateer may be one of the worst performing Summer of Arcade titles in the history of the promotion. Oh dear. Jose Bear, Kinect in hand, dives in to find out if the game actually deserves it's cruel fate.

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Dust: An Elysian Tail – ...

Despondent about the generally lackluster titles in this year's Summer of Arcade, Transient Nova rounds out proceedings with a review of Dust: An Elysian Tail. No humourous intro here. He's THAT despondent.

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