Shadow of the Colossus

#6 Saints Row: The Third (360, PS3, PC)

Publisher: THQ—Developer: Volition

The Saints Row series has long been the cartoonish alternative for gamers to the now serious and realistic Grand Theft Auto games. Every mistake GTA IV made, Saints Row: The Third fixes. Everything is over-the-top, from the missions to the weapons and the story. The level of polish elevates it from the previous games in the series. But the best part of Saint’s Row: The Third is jumping into co-op and sharing the chaos with a friend. (more…)

Shadow of the Colossus

Title: Castlevania: Lords of Shadow

Platform: 360 (PS3)


Publisher: Konami

Developer: MercurySteam

Rating: ★★★½☆

Review by: Archie Easter

Castlevania: Lords of Shadow has some fairly large boots to fill. The original series has long been a fan favorite, spanning multiple console generations. Series standout Castlevania: Symphony of the Night is one such classic that up until its eventual re-release as a downloadable title, fetched exorbitant prices on eBay and other online sites. While the majority of previous titles have remained 2D, forays in bringing the series into the third dimension have been met with mixed results. While Lords of Shadow is at heart an enjoyable action title, does it shed too much of the series cherished lineage to become so? (more…)