Review: June 2009 Archives

Vertigo Review

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Vertigo Publisher: Playlogic
Developer: Icon


Platform: Wii and PC
Reviewed on Wii

In the future, racing is not something done in conventional airships nor in wheeled, terrestrial vehicles. Real racing involves "Xorbs" – customized racing spheres – cruising through tracks constructed on nine worlds involving high speeds and death-defying jumps. Speed alone, however, isn't enough to make it through Xorb Racing Corporation's top courses. They also require practice and puzzle-solving prowess to maneuver fast enough to outpace all competitors.

Pool Hall Pro Review

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Pool Hall Pro Publisher: Playlogic
Developer: Icon


Platforms: Wii and PC
Reviewed on Wii

"Rise to stardom as you take on the Pool Halls' toughest opponents. Select and play a vast collection of different styles of Pool, Snooker and Billiards! Battle your way through tournaments set in exotic locations."

Magic: The Gathering - Duels of the Planeswalkers Publisher: Microsoft
Developer: Stainless Games and Wizards of the Coast


Platforms: Xbox 360 and PC
Reviewed on Xbox 360

Magic: The Gathering, the long-running collectible card game, has reached a variety of platforms, from early PC implementations to a strangely action-oriented game to Magic: The Gathering Online. In Duels of the Planeswalkers, Wizards of the Coast (part of Hasbro) is bringing the latest version of Magic: The Gathering to Xbox Live Arcade (and later to the PC).

Wallace & Gromit's Grand Adventures Publisher: Telltale Games
Developer: Telltale Games


Platform: PC Xbox 360
Reviewed on PC

Windows System Requirements: 2 GHz Processor, 512 MB RAM, DirectX 8.1 compatible video card and sound device, internet connection, Windows XP or more recent operating system

"When unrelenting rain ruins their holiday plans, Wallace & Gromit bring the beach to 62 West Wallaby with a makeshift resort – in their basement. Keeping customers satisfied is tricky business, especially when one of them is clocked on the head by an unknown assailant."

Leisure Suit Larry: Box Office Bust Publisher: Funsta (Codemasters)
Developer: Team 17


Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and PC
Reviewed on Xbox 360

Larry heads to Tinseltown to discover the employee trying to undermine the tasteless film studio that Larry's uncle runs. To do so, he'll jump around the studio, fall to his death hundreds of time, race the occasional kart and shout lewd comments at everyone and everything.

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