Review Archive

Blade Kitten review

Blade Kitten is a hack-and-slash platformer set in a futuristic science-fiction setting, with a sword-wielding catgirl named Kit Ballard as its main protagonist. Half Lara Croft and half Samus Aran, she is one of the coolest and most entertaining female gaming characters to date. Read more »

Scott Pilgrim VS. The World movie review

Foppy and Kilvear have finally managed to watch the Scott Pilgrim VS. The World movie on Blu-ray over the weekend. After months of waiting, starting way back in August with the delay of the theatrical release in Singapore (and its eventual cancellation), read on to find out how they feel about the film. Read more »

King of Fighters movie review

This movie is an absolute abomination. Do not contemplate watching it, even if you decide to pirate it on the net. If you’re here to read a review about this film, you can stop once you reach the end of this paragraph —  it is bad, terribly terribly bad. Read more »

Return to Rapture: BioShock 2 review

Would you kindly?
The original BioShock was a violent scavenger hunt set in a retro science-fiction setting, with a great video game plot twist thrown in the middle. It also contained a strong, objectivist subject matter based on the teachings of Russian philosopher Ayn Rand. I hadn't the faintest idea what objectivism was about after I completed the first game more than two years ago, and I just couldn't be bothered. I simply … Read more »

GameSync retrospective: Fate/Stay Night

In case you are wondering, yes, Fate/Stay Night is a Japanese visual novel eroge game (eroge = adult game with erotic content). There's nudity, and there are scenes of sexual intimacy involved.

And yet, never beyond my wildest expectations, could I imagine that an eroge like Fate/Stay Night would be one of the best video game stories I have ever played, far surpassing that of any Bioware blockbuster RPG.

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Defense Grid: The Awakening

The origins of the Tower Defense genre can be traced back to a custom StarCraft map created in 1999
called Turret Defense. The genre was popularized further when WarCraft 3 was released in 2002: tons
of Tower Defense maps were created by Blizzard's map-making community, and it was played in spades
on by players all around the world.

Fast forward to 2009. Gamers looking to get their Tower Defense fix outside of the Blizzard games have a myriad of web-based, free Tower Defense Flash games to choose from on the Internet. Several Tower Defense retail … Read more »