Dark Scavenger Reviews

Based on 6 critics – Overal Score: 66 / 100


GameInfo: Dark Scavenger is an adventure game that combines strategic turn-based combat with unique point-and-click mechanics. 
Filling the role of a powerful space traveler, you find yourself stranded on a mysterious planet in the company of three eccentric, yet resourceful aliens. As you desperately seek a way to repair your ship, a massive conflict unfolds around you involving warring factions and a sinister force that threatens to destroy them all.

Critic Score
Blackman’N Robin It’s very easy to judge a book (or game) by its cover. I nearly ignored a fun RPG for PC because, quite frankly, I didn’t particularly care for its appearance- it looked cheap, and I assumed it wouldn’t at all be a good game. I’m grateful that I was wrong and decided to play the game anyway, because the game’s developers have done a splendid job with the game from a creative standpoint, rather than from a technical one.Read Full Review 80/100
Strategy Informer Dark Scavenger takes an iteration of the RPG genre that is generally thought of as obsolete and breathes fresh life into it. While there’s room for improvement, it does what it does very well, and is packed to the brim with colourful characters and desperate situations.Read Full Review 80/100
Midlife Gamer I approached Dark Scavenger with apprehension. I’d not heard much of the game and it didn’t really look like much to shout about. However, after spending more hours than I’d like to admit with it, I came out pleasantly surprised by what I’d just played. Read Full Review 60/100
The Indie Mine Dark Scavenger is creepy but fun, an experience that crawls into your head and makes you want to play over and over again.Read Full Review 60/100
Digitally Downloaded Well, it’s not every day you see an RPG mix it with a point-and-click adventure game. That’s what’s happened here, but as odd as the mix is, this indie title gets it right… most of the time.Read Full Review 60/100
IGM This is the narrative of Dark Scavenger as best I understand it: You play a wayward space traveler who’s been rescued by a gang of intergalactic scavengers. Said gang consists of three members: a robed skeleton weaponsmith, someone kind of H.R. Giger-esque space horror, and what appears The Joker’s love child if he ever decided to knock up a goblin. This motley crew then deploys you to a nearby medieval planet in search of…uh…space fuel, or something. Long and short of it: this game starts off frickin’ nuts, and only gets more fruity the further you descend into its deranged world of complete lunacy.Read Full Review 56/100


Gemini Wars Reviews

Based on 1 critics – Overal Score: 65 / 100


GameInfo: Gemini Wars is a real time strategy game set in space, where the player controls fleets of ships, space stations and planetary
The game takes place in the year 2178, in the Gemini sector – a contested but relatively calm region of space.
An ongoing war between two factions – United Space Federation and Alliance of Free Worlds – has reached a stalemate,
until new events unravel…

Action can be fought in one single star system, or in multiple star systems – each with its own set of planets – where traveling is
done through stargates.

Players will have the power to attack and destroy enemy fleets and structures, colonize and invade planets, build outposts and
orbital stations, and execute boarding actions using marine special forces.

Critic Score
Strategy Informer You know it’s funny; you can play a game for so many hours and still not be able to make anything of it. This happens sometimes when you play as many videogames as I have, but I never expected it to happen with Gemini Wars. It’s not that it’s a bad game, but there are things about it that dampen the experience and it’s hard to really make a judgement call on how good this game really ‘is’. A bit of a debut title for developer Camel 101 (they’ve only really worked on social gaming before that), there’s bound to be a lot of implied pressure on this game to do well, and in a way that shows through in the game. Read Full Review 65/100



Developer: Camel101
Publisher: Camel101
Release Date: June 8, 2012
Genre: Strategy

Squids Reviews

Based on 2 critics – Overal Score: 72 / 100

GameInfo: SQUIDS is a unique mix of action strategy and RPG: build your team of heroes

for epic turn-based battles against corrupted crabs and shrimps

Steev, Vahine and the rest of the Squids are in danger An infectious black

ooze is corrupting their world. Only a few heroes can fight back and save

their lush underwater kingdoms Recruit a small army of stretchy Squids and

lead them into turn-based battles against the dark hordes.

Critic Score
IGM Apparently it’s better down where it’s wetter, but that was before an infection known as the black ooze started spreading across the underwater world of SQUIDS. It’s up to you and your four chosen squids to defeat the hordes and stop the spread. Players do so by launching their squids around the battlefield in turn-based combat, utilising their individual abilities and taking advantage of the lay of the land. Read Full Review 90/100
Ripten Perhaps it was because of the era I was born, the place I grew up, or a combination of both that I did not have marbles in my childhood. I was more of a pogs kid, so when I think of marbles today it’s usually because I’m making a lame, anachronistic joke about how youths these days are always making a ruckus with their marbles, jacks, hoop rolling and moon pies. But perhaps I’m wrong in my assumption that the little glass balls are relics of an age where child labor was accepted, as it seems French developers The Game Bakers had enough fond memories of the game to use it as the inspiration for Squids. Read Full Review 55/100


Dirt Showdown Reviews

Based on 7 critics – Overal Score: 73 / 100

GameInfo: Race, crash and hoon your way through a world tour of motorised mayhem in DiRT Showdown!
Crowd atmosphere, social gameplay and accessibility are all ramped up in this turbo- injected shot of driving delirium.
Smash down the accelerator and earn the adulation of frenzied crowds at hyper-energised events at iconic locations.
Trick, speed and smash your way to victory, then do it again.
 Use boost to blast past your rivals in races, unleash your inner hoonigan in huge freestyle, free-roaming stunt parks
and see gaming’s most advanced damage engine pushed to its limits in devastating demolition derby events.

DiRT Showdown is also Codemasters’ most connected game ever – split-screen multiplayer, 8 player online racing,
on and off-line quick-fire party games, Showdown challenges and YouTube integration all come as standard.
Get your ticket for this stunning new world of accessible action-sports racing from the makers of the award-winning DiRT series.

Critic Score
TGH At first glance DiRT Showdown only has the DiRT motif and Ken Block in common with its prequels. Gone are the shiny cars (before they get all dirty), the simulation style driving and even the more refined stylistic sheen; in their place you’ll find rickety scrapheaps, arcade realism, and heaps of fireworks and flames. Read Full Review 80/100
Push-Start With the DiRT series, Codemasters took a big step in diversifying the rally genre to make it more approachable, and in turn it attracted quite a following. Coming to a head in DiRT 3 with the introduction of Gymkhana, this new gameplay style shook up the series for long-time fans, but acted in an attempt to attract new comers who may be after some more variety. This approach seems to have rubbed off on Codemasters however, as now they’ve split the series in two. We’ll have to wait a little while for DiRT 4, but in the mean time why not get down and dirty with DiRT Showdown, a brash, louder and more action packed racer. Traditional rally racing is nowhere to be found here, and while long-term fans may be a little perturbed by the lack of certain core features, does what’s been added make up for it? Is this a right step for Codemasters, or have the changes made for a broader audience harmed the franchis… Read Full Review 80/100
FanCensus Dirt Showdown is far from perfect, but does manage to deliver some of the most excitingly manic driving moments I’ve experienced in a game in quite some time. Whereas racers like the Forza, Dirt and Gran Turismo series are trying to find the perfect balance of simulation/accessibility, Showdown says screw it, throws you into a pit of roaring motors and commands you take no prisoners. This ride may be missing a few parts, but it’ll still give you a fast, electrifying drive nonetheless. Read Full Review 75/100
GamesRadar If DiRT 3 is an off-road game for the hardcore racing fan, DiRT Showdown is for everyone else. Automatic gears, forgiving handling and demolition derby races on lethal-looking figure-8 tracks make this a distinctly arcade-styled spinoff entry in the series. There’s undoubtedly a gap in the market for a cutting-edge arcade racer, but if that gap is round, this game is a little hexagonal. It still fits, just with a slightly cross-threaded feeling. Read Full Review 70/100
Game Revolution Where DiRT 3 is a technical rally racer with arcade stylings, DiRT Showdown is more of an arcade rally racer that highlights collisions, nitro boost, pyrotechnic effects, and wanton destruction. Paying attention to turns and drifts still matters if you want to earn first place finishes, but all of the technical jargon is meant to step aside lest it be crushed by the wheels of a monster truck. Read Full Review 70/100
GamingLives Some games are far more difficult to pigeonhole than others and Dirt: Showdown is no exception. The latest offering from the newly re-branded Codemasters Racing takes a full leap in a new direction, effectively cutting ties with rallying and the Colin McRae heritage that spawned it. This may upset some fans of the historical series but it’s clear from the outset that this game is more about mixing it up than being an out and out racer, bearing more of a resemblance to Burnout Revenge than trying to be a rally version of Forza. Read Full Review 70/100
Gamereactor UK The game can be roughly divided into three types of competition, two of which have appeared previously in the series. Returning are rallycross-style races on closed courses, as well as the Gymkhana-derived Hoonigan events. For something new we have the straightforward destruction derbies; also the most entertaining part of the whole package. At least as multiplayer games. Read Full Review 70/100



Genre: Racing
Style: Rally/Off-Road Racing
Release Date: May 24, 2012
Developer: Codemasters
Publisher: Codemasters Software, Inc.

System Requirements: 

OS: Windows Vista or Windows 7
Processor: AMD Athlon 64 x2 or Intel Pentium D @3.2Ghz
Memory: 2 GB RAM
Graphics: Graphics: AMD HD2000 Series, Nvidia 8000 Series, Intel HD Graphics 2500, AMD Fusion A4
DirectX®: 11
Hard Drive: 15 GB HD space
Sound: DirectX Compatible Sound Card
Other Requirements: Broadband Internet connection

Game of Thrones Reviews

Based on 4 critics – Overal Score: 68 / 100


GameInfo: Experience an amazing adventure in one of the most complete and fascinating universes in medieval-fantasy literature. Game of Thrones is a great Role Playing Game that puts you at the core of a thrilling plot, where your fate will be guided by vengeance, allegiance and honor.
Play as two very different heroes across the two main quests leading you to the heart of mythical locations from Westeros. Amidst a background of conspiracy and betrayal, try to survive the orchestrated machinations around the Iron Throne.

Develop your characters, learn powerful skills, and participate in tactical and spectacular battles; sharpen your diplomacy skills to sometimes favor speech over violence. But more than anything, beware… all your actions may have heavy consequences on your adventure!

Critic Score
Complex Some technical issues aside (especially toward the end), it’s a solid experience. It’s just not for everyone. But if you revel in the brutality, self-deprecation and masochism of the series, then you will positively love this game. If you can get past the archaic mechanics, GoT can provide yet another way to steep yourself in the wonderful, dark world of A Song of Ice and Fire. Read Full Review 90/100
1Up Consider the following scenario from the Game of Thrones RPG: you get tasked with infiltrating a secure location, and beforehand you assemble a proper uniform – gauntlets, boots, cape, and helmet – to gain access. This sequence conjures up the same sort of tension as watching Tywin Lannister and Littlefinger’s conversation at Harrenhal in the current season of the show, or reading the duel between The Red Viper and The Mountain That Rides from A Storm of Swords. There’s a lot at stake, and one mistake could turn the whole affair catastrophic; but this time, you’re in control of this tense situation. You walk up to a guard at a checkpoint, and he asks if he knows you because you seem familiar to him; to this, you reply that you have a very common face that elicits such a question often. Except, as noted earlier, not only are you in disguise, but as part of that disguise, you had put on a full helmet that completely envelops and obscures your face. Read Full Review 70/100
JPS Game of Thrones has become a cult phenomenon, garnering millions of fans around the world through its successful TV show and novels. With the story’s emphasis on politics, romance, murder, conspiracy and power, fans will no longer have to wait every week to see more of what Game of Thrones has to offer, or even read the novels to find out, as it’s now on the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and PC. Read Full Review 64/100
GameRadar If you’re a fan of George R.R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire books, you’d be right to worry about a new Game of Thrones game from Cyanide. The first PC title, developed by a different dev house within Cyanide, didn’t exactly set the world ablaze. Although A Game of Thrones: Genesis tried and failed to find unique and fun twists on the strategy genre, this second game, an RPG, takes a very different approach: Mimic what works. The result is a game that doesn’t quite stand up to the latest and greatest entries in the genre, but tried and true gameplay mixes with a good story to make for an enjoyable enough romp through Westeros. Read Full Review 50/100



Genre: Action, RPG
Developer: Cyanide Studios
Publisher: Cyanide Studios
Release Date: May 15, 2012

Syder Arcade Reviews

Based on 2 critics – Overal Score: 70 / 100

 GameInfo: Syder Arcade is a side scroller shoot ‘em up set in a future not far away: the player is called to choose his spaceship and defend the human colony of Miza from an alien threat. Stunning 3D graphics and an electronic soundtrack carry the gamer into six different story levels, through the adventure for saving his planet. The quest can be played in four difficulty levels, trying all the different vintage mods inspired by the arcade gaming era.

 This game is our love letter to early 90’ shoot ‘em ups for Amiga and PC.
We wanted to bring back the challenge and the beauty of old the school classics we loved as kids and mix them with some modern tricks to create a new experience.

At Studio Evil we were avid gamers before becoming game developers. Syder Arcade is our first commercial game and we wanted to create a title that we would love to play in the first place.
A real challenge for the player, and a feast for the eyes.
We wanted to start from the very roots of gaming, and we started with shoot em’ ups.
We carefully examined both old school classics and modern bullet hell games trying to find a mixed formula that could bring back that old school vibe, and at the same time bring some new style of challenge.

Critic Score
RGCD The game is a brilliant piece of work, a chrome-plated supercharged gunship of a shmup, and I can see Syder Arcade remaining on my hard drive indefinitely. Read Full Review 80/100
IGM I’m always keen to rise to a challenge (ooerr, missus), and Syder Arcade makes it’s intent clear right on the official site by throwing down the gauntlet. ‘Ultra-challenging campaign levels’, ‘Difficulty levels from easy to impossible!’ and ‘Prepare to smash your keyboard!’. Well, I can’t say no to that, can I? Not as a veteran of Super Meat Boy, DoDonPachi and many more. Read Full Review 60/100


DOOM 4 – PC Reviews

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Critic Reviews



This is not as mass compatible as Street Fighter 5, but with a deep fighting system, beautiful visuals and a lot of content this might just be the best old school beat-em-up you might get on PC. Read more


The Games Machine

The DOOM guy is back, and he’s pissed. Brutal, uber-violent and adrenaline-pumping, the reboot of one of the most iconic games of the ‘90s is a truly excellent game. The gameplay blends “old-school” and “new-school” mechanics in such a way that it actually paves a new road for the entire FPS genre. The built-in editor SnapMap is the cherry on top, something that will allow gamers to keep playing DOOM in the upcoming months. Unfortunately, the multiplayer is not that inspired, and probably the weakest part of the package. Read more


Hooked Gamers

DOOM is a must own for veterans of the series, and any FPS fans in general. Read more



Now all I’m hoping for is the sequel that this is a little too set up for. I’m hoping it goes the Diablo route and lets me go to a heaven dimension to blast some weird, fu.ked-up angels. Uh, sorry. I’ve been playing too much Doom. I’m going to go rip up a steak or something. Read more



If you’ve been searching for a bombastic single player FPS, then you need not look any further than this new DOOM game. If you want a special multiplayer experience, though, DOOM doesn’t deliver as well. Read more


PC Invasion

A solid, speedy, brutal, and surprisingly lengthy campaign combine with an intriguing map-making facility to make Doom a pretty easy recommendation. The multiplayer may not grab you, but there’s plenty of content here without it. Read more



DOOM is back with fast action, huge guns and a ton of demons to defeat. Id Software delivers great graphics and gameplay, with a multiplayer and Snapmap mode to keep you busy for a long time to come. Read more



DOOM is a game that offers frenetic action during its story mode, which is amazing. However, the multiplayer mode lacks a proper structure and more elements, so it can be boring after a couple of hours. Read more


Jade Dynasty Reviews

Based on 1 critics – Overal Score: 70 / 100

GameInfo: Jade Dynasty is a free to play MMORPG game created by Perfect World.

Jade Dynasty is set in a world based on ancient China, where the secrets of immortality and martial-arts perfection were fought over by six human factions: Jadeon, Skysong, Vim, Lupin, Modo and Incense Valley. Their pursuit of forbidden knowledge brought them into conflict with the demigod tribes of the Athan: the Balo, Arden, Rayan, Celan and Forta.

Each faction in Jade Dynasty has different skills, strengths, weaknesses and styles of play. Players can become more powerful through 150 levels and several endgame skill systems.

Critic Score
XMMORPG Jade Dynasty is a free to play, Asian themed MMORPG that revolves around various famous stories, lore and characters from Chinese mythology. Jade Dynasty has a heavy focus on martial-arts, adding a variety of unique animations and combat abilities, combined with a unique geographical setting and architectural design, to provide players with an authentic oriental experience. Read Full Review 70/100





Persistent World Online RPG

Martial Arts
Release Date

May 2009

Perfect World Co., Ltd.

Perfect World Entertainment

Diablo III Reviews

Based on 6 critics – Overal Score: 84 / 100

GameInfo: But those who fought against an ancient evil is still stored in the memory of those terrible events. In search of knowledge, which can overcome new forms of evil, Deckard Cain returned to the ruins of the cathedral Tristramskogo. At that moment, from the sky, flames, went the herald of the Apocalypse: blow came in the very place where in the world of Diablo penetrated. Heaven is a flame re-awakened an ancient evil. Today, the heroes of Sanctuary to defend the mortal world are designed by the raging forces of Hell.

Critic Score
VGutopia Diablo 3 is finally out after 12 years! Joshua Mobley delves down into hell to battle the powers of darkness and see if it lives up to the hype. Read Full Review 95/100
CheatCC You’ve been waiting for this release for a long time, and it’s finally here. However, let me deflate you a little by telling you it’s not perfect. But I urge you to take the bad with the good, because the bad is mostly small gripes and fixable issues, while the good is absolutely stellar. Read Full Review 90/100
GameGrin It was during the Blizzcon of 2008 when we first had official word that evil was returning to our PC screens. For some the time has flown by while others have felt that the wait has been too excruciating to bear. Read Full Review 90/100
The Guardian Despite extensive stress-testing, Diablo 3’s global launch was bound hit a few snags. And sure enough, as the 23.01 deadline passed and BattleNet servers opened worldwide, literally thousands of gamers started a mad dash to install the game, promptly crashing servers … as it did again the following day. Read Full Review 80/100
Invision Game Community It’s been 12 years in the making and finally on the 14th May 2012 at 23:01 GMT, Diablo 3 went live. However it was met by a brick wall due to Blizzards servers crashing.Read Full Review 80/100
RoboAwesome PC gaming owes a lot of its legacy to Blizzard, and particularly to the Diablo franchise. In the latest iteration, the journey to New Tristram is just as hellacious as before since Diablo 3 claws itself a place in your psyche… and wallet. Read Full Review 74/100





Isometric Action RPG

Melee Weaponry
Swords & Sorcery (Fantasy)
Release Date:

May 15, 2012

Blizzard Entertainment

Blizzard Entertainment

System Requirements:

Operating system: Windows Vista / XP / Windows 7
Processor: Intel  Core 2 Duo 2.4 GHz or AMD Athlon  64 X2 5600 + 2.8 GHz
Memory: 2 GB
Video Card: NVIDIA GeForce  260 or ATI Radeon  HD 4870
Hard disk: 12 GB.

Orion: Dino Beatdown Reviews

Based on 4 critics – Overal Score: 42 / 100


GameInfo: ORION: Dino Beatdown is an Open World, Class-Based Cooperative Survival Sci-Fi FPS. The game puts five players together in huge, endless environments in which they must work together to accomplish objectives and survive the devastating Dinosaur horde.
Players earn in-game credits which can be used to upgrade their abilities, purchase new weapons, unlock weapon upgrades and call in vehicles in order to ensure survival.

Experience the future as never before. Make use of Jetpacks, Medic Guns, Cloaking Devices and equip yourself with state-of-the-art weapons ranging from Shotguns, Machine Guns, Rocket Launchers, Laser Rifles.
If that isn’t enough then simply tear up the environments in a number of vehicles ranging from Hover Bikes, Buggies, Mechs, Tanks and VTOL’s.

Critic Score
Controller Online Dinosaurs, Jetpacks, and online co-op. Regardless of anything else, that was enough to lure me in to playing Spiral Game Studios recently released First-Person Shooter, Orion: Dino Beatdown. What I soon found out was that even though the game was on the brink of greatness in many ways, it was far from it as a whole. Read Full Review 60/100
PixelatedMonster In it’s current state, Orion: Dino Beatdown is a solid product with lots of potential hindered by technical issues. If you and four of your friends are looking for a new co-op game and have patience to play it in it’s current state, I say go for it. You can do much worse for $9.99 or $8.99 if you buy it before May 11th. For everyone else, wait for a couple more patches. Read Full Review 60/100
IGM In this world of strife and chaos, where petty arguments are often the cause of all mankind’s ills, there is but one constant, one undeniable fact that transcends human ignorance and unites us all as one race. That fact? Dinosaurs. Are. Really. Really. Awesome! And hey, you know what else is awesome? Futuristic space guns. Also awesome? Badass jetpacks! So with that in mind, imagine my awe when I first laid eyes on Orion: Dino Beatdown; dinosaurs, space guns and jetpacks together at last? The ultimate tag-team has arrived! Alone they are strong, but when this Holy Trinity of Cool™ is finally united under one banner, they become quite naff apparently. Read Full Review 30/100
IGN If shooting waves of dinosaurs with some of your best buddies sounds like fun, then you should probably start working on a time machine right now so you can actually travel to the Pleistocene and have at it. You’re much, much more likely to have fun doing that than you are playing Orion: Dino Beatdown, a broken, ugly looking, poorly designed mess of a game that has about as much to do with entertainment as bathroom-stall scrawling does with poetry. Read Full Review 20/100



Genre: Action, Adventure, Indie, Casual, Racing
Developer: Spiral Game Studios
Publisher: Spiral Game Studios
Release Date: 4 May 2012