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Together again

Posted by Jamie Dalzell On Monday 15 August 2011ADD COMMENTS

There have been enough of the brain-hungry zombie games over the past few years to easily stand as a genre unto itself. However Techland’s Dead Island looks to be offering an interesting, if not new approach, to zombie murder.

The game’s latest trailer gives us a better glimpse at how much more fun rolling with some friends will be, with all sorts of sickening zombie deaths on show, from burning them in fires to running them down with cars.

It also gives us a more in-depth look at the group of survivors stranded on the island, including one with a decidedly cringe-worthy Australian accent. This comes alongside the understatement of the century, with one survivor stating “We need to get the hell out of here” – you think?

Well, we’ll all be able to “Get the hell out of here” when Dead Island releases on Friday 9 September for the PC, 360 and PS3.

Insanely Twisted Shadow Planet Review

Posted by Matthew Hewson On Monday 15 August 2011ADD COMMENTS

Metroid style games have returned with a vengeance in recent years. From Shadow Complex to Outland, it seems almost every month we are getting a new entry in the once almost extinct genre. Insanely Twisted Shadow Planet (ITSP from now on, as writing that mouthful in every second sentence would turn me into an Insanely Twisted Games Reviewer) was both my burden and pleasure and while it was nowhere near as good as the two games I previously mentioned, there was enough in the game to keep me going right ‘til the end. Read the rest of this entry »

New Media 40

Posted by Black Panel Staff On Sunday 14 August 20113 COMMENTS


Presented in glorious alphabetical order, New Media: Retail Roundup is your indispensible checklist of the home console and handheld titles arriving in stores this week. What will you be playing?

MICROSOFT Xbox 360 Nothing

NINTENDO Wii Nothing 3DS Nothing DS Nothing

SONY PS3 Nothing PSP Nothing

VARIOUS PC Nothing


New Media: Downloadable Digest is your handy reminder of the new downloadable titles released during the past week.

MICROSOFT XBLA Fruit Ninja Kinect

NINTENDO WiiWare Nothing eShop Nothing DSiWare Nothing

SONY PSN Galaga Legions: DX * Warhammer 40,000: Kill Team Minis Hysteria Project 2

VALVE Steam ArmA: Cold War Assault * The Clockwork Man * Edge * Trauma

Recent instalments of New Media: 07.08.11 l 31.07.11 l 24.07.11 l 17.07.11 l 10.07.11

From Dust Review

Posted by Jamie Dalzell On Friday 12 August 2011ADD COMMENTS

If my time with From Dust has taught me anything, it’s that I’d make an awful God. While my tribesmen continued to scream for help, and the timer ticked down before a massive wave engulfed their village, I was far too busy just playing around. Read the rest of this entry »