"Once you get knee-deep into this kidnapping conspiracy it'll be hard to dislodge yourself."
"FIFA 15 is a good game, make no mistake, it's just not a great game; it looks like we're going to have to wait at least another year for that."
Review Ver 2.0: All Pieces Included.
"This latest Lego adventure has certainly soaked itself in the RPG genre traditions."
Warren Spector's Epic Mickey is back.
"New changes were ushered in last year, and perhaps this is the reason why WWE 13 seems like a game that is still in development."
Spyro and his Skylanders friends are joined by Giants this time around, but is the adventure as fun as the first time around?
"My opponents are killing me. They intercept my passes, steal my ball, catch every rebound. This is annihilation - but beautiful to look at."
"It is a near-impossible task for EA to satisfy all FIFA fans, but they should certainly be commended for making a wholehearted attempt."
"It's a very good game. A return to form for the series then, even if it doesn't go on to win the league."
That this is a movie tie-in is one of the better in recent history is thanks to two studios: Beenox and Rocksteady.
"It's got the improved level design, better puzzles, and the wonderful co-operative gameplay we've come to expect..."
"There are bound to be multiplayer games aplenty. However, after the tournament finishes this may not be the case."
"Fun challenges and solutions that make Pandora's Tower feel more like an action-adventure game than pure RPG."
Mario Party 9 is faster, prettier and more innovative than its predecessors. Put on a hat and bring out the drinks!
"There are places where the limitations of the Wii are clear to see, and it's a shame given the beautiful design."
"Boom Street may sound like explosive fun, but instead we're treated to a Monopoly inspired board game."
"If you have kids who can handle a very basic platform game it's not a bad choice to put under the tree."
"It's certainly different from its predecessors, enough to mean WWE '12 is an enjoyable title not only for the wrestling enthusiast, but the more general fight fan too."
"That it has enough content to keep most busy into the new year just makes it even more enticing as a potential Christmas gift."
"Skyward Sword never loses the ability to surprise the player, and the great part is that it does so with elements that have belonged in the series since inception."
"Ubisoft have returned to the core experience - taken what's entertaining and stuck with it rather than adding unnecessary stuff on top."
"Modern Warfare 3 takes what we've come to expect of the series and makes the best of it."
"It may not be the rebirth of Spyro old timers were hoping for, but it's a brave new direction that actually works."
"We are talking about the latest edition of former giant in the genre, and the amount of improvements is not impressive."
"FIFA 12 feels more heavy-handed than its predecessor, but remains very capable of portraying the beautiful game."
"Even if Shift initially raises doubts, the mechanics works much better than we had expected - and about a million times better than the unfortunate on-foot sections of Driver 3."
"You've got until the timer runs out to ready for the world of hurt coming your way. It sounds like a cop-out. It isn't. Panic-inducing is what it is."
"It's still odd seeing such extravagant violence in a Pixar title. Like Woody drawing a gun and capping Mr.Potato Head."
"A couple of small improvements doesn't help hide the fact that this is a shooter that lacks ideas with the Harry Potter brand tacked on."
"There's likely plenty of gaps in the story ripe for action-aided filler between the second and third movies (what happened to Megan Fox not being one of them)."
"None are impervious to Lego's charms. We went in with cynical size nines strapped on, ready to stomp hard. We came away sandalled and smiling."
"This turns into a rather extended and frankly rather awesome fight, but as is often the case with albums where the first track is usually the best one"
"Accessible, enjoyable and different enough from the brawlers out there that it's worth finding space on your gaming shelf. For want of a better comparison, its NBA Jam with wrestling."
"Die-hard platform fans might prefer the challenges in for example Donkey Kong Country Returns, but Kirby's Epic Yarn is never boring."
There are sports games, and then there are sports games starring Mario and his friends. Special attacks galore!
Super Mario Bros turns 25 this year, and Nintendo celebrate this fact with a re-release of a re-release. Super Mario All-Stars: 25th Anniversary Edition is filled with classic platform games.
Tron is getting a new life in the cinemas and with that comes a games from developer Propaganda Games. Is it a typical uninspired licensed product or something actually worth your time?
EA Bright Light's Create hasn't been given that much attention. Something to take a closer look at now that Little Big Planet 2 has been delayed?
Nintendo's hairy mascot Donkey Kong returns in a 2D-platformer of the highest order. Jonas Elfving has bounced around, eating bananas - and then he played Donkey Kong Country Returns!
EA re-introduces the bite-sized b-ball classic back onto the court, and even after fifteen years on the sidelines it hasn't aged a day. So why isn't it a must buy?
Can Warren Spector and his team at Junction Point Software brush over Mickey's poor past performances and paint a Wii masterpiece?
With a new Harry Potter movie out, EA deliver another game based on the license. We've blasted our way through Harry Potter, Gears of War edition.
Yuji Naka, the co-creator of Sonic the Hedgehog, returns in Ivy the Kiwi? for Wii and Nintendo DS.
Many have given up on Sega's trusted mascot by now, but there is still hope and it comes in the shape of Wisps in Sonic Colours.
Treyarch get to step out of Infinity Ward's shadow, and become the new torch bearers for Call of Duty. Following in Modern Warfare 2's footsteps, they find their own road...
Activision and Eurocom are trying to bring back the magic from Rare's Nintendo 64 classic on the Nintendo Wii with Goldeneye 007.
Kristian has been playing Pro Evolution Soccer 2011 until his fingers were bleeding. Can Konami compete with EA Sports?
Starkiller is making his return in Star Wars: The Force Unleashed II, but it's hard to shake the feeling of lost potential. Petter has been Force Gripping his way through the sequel...
"Rock Band 3 is more or less perfect - and definitely a milestone for the genre."