Ivy the Kiwi

December 30, 2010 at 7:10 pm | Posted in Game Review, Wii Review | Leave a comment
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Yuji Naka’s new title hits the Wii thanks to Rising Star Games. But can it match the esteemed Director’s past games?

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Wii gems you may have missed (and where to get them cheap)

May 4, 2010 at 5:54 pm | Posted in Gaming Article | 1 Comment
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One of my favourite activities is searching for gaming bargains; I also love to tell others about great games they may have missed out on. This article combines those two passions with a list of cheap Wii gems and why you should consider picking them up. With the recession still biting hard and the inevitable summer games drought just around the corner maybe some of these suggestions can bring you some good value fun in the near future. Just a quick note, all prices and links were correct when I originally posted this article so apologies if they change in the mean time or go out of stock!

FFCC Crystal Bearers


Square Enix’s spin-off of their Crystal Chronicles series (itself a spin-off of the main Final Fantasy games) was a beautiful adventure game. While it was a little on the short side it was great fun while it lasted and well worth a look.

Gameplay £15.98

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21 Things The Conduit 2 Could Learn From N64 Shooters

April 26, 2010 at 8:44 pm | Posted in Gaming Article | 1 Comment
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If you’ve read my review of The Conduit you’ll know how frustrated I was that the gameplay failed to live up to the impressive graphics and ended up turning what could have been a great title into yet another by-the-numbers shooter. Some of the most basic advances in the FPS genre made two generations ago were missing but could be so easy to add into the sequel. Below is a list of things (some serious, some whimsical) from the N64 era I’d like to see in Conduit 2 (and most new shooters).

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MadWorld review

April 25, 2010 at 9:40 pm | Posted in Game Review, Wii Review | Leave a comment
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I’ve always preferred stylised games to those that try to replicate reality, and MadWorld is about as stylised as they come. It’s also a lot of fun!

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The Conduit review

April 24, 2010 at 10:55 pm | Posted in Game Review, Wii Review | Leave a comment
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High Voltage Software’s impressive looking FPS hits the Wii thanks to Sega. Does it play as well as it looks?

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House Of The Dead: Overkill review

April 24, 2010 at 10:42 pm | Posted in Game Review, Wii Review | Leave a comment
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House of the Dead returns! Sega’s classic light-gun series shambles onto the Wii in one of the console’s bloodiest games yet.

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