Backlog Redux 2014 #35 – Titan Attacks!

Titan Attacks!

Space Invaders, Anyone?

As part of this month’s freebies on PlayStation Plus, Titan Attacks! evokes all the old-school charm of its classic predecessor, though only for a finite amount of time. This is because there is an actual end to the quasi-storyline, after which the game just recycles the same stages on and on indefinitely. By that time, though, you’ll likely have already gotten every available power-up and trophy, so there is little reason to keep forging onward. Continue reading

Review: Mega World Smash (PC)

Mega World Smash Review

A Smashing Good Time

Mega World Smash begs comparisons to popular arcade classic Arkanoid; in fact, developers Alawar Entertainment themselves claim this ball-and-paddle game puts “the fun back into the Arkanoid.” But just as quickly as you make the connection between Mega World Smash and what was obviously its inspiration, you’re forced to throw the association right out of the window. Continue reading

Review: Marvel Pinball: Vengeance and Virtue (360/PS3)

Marvel Pinball V&V Review

To Tilt or Not to Tilt?

Zen Studios’ excellent Marvel-themed console pinball title, Marvel Pinball, had already received much critical acclaim and positive reception from gamers when it simply included the initial run of pinball tables, featuring the likes of Wolverine, Spider-Man, Iron Man and Blade. Continue reading