Backtracking: Legendary (@OXM)


“What’s more badass than fighting werewolves? Fighting bigger werewolves that EAT other werewolves for breakfast. YES! Throw in a minotaur or two, some winged griffons that rip folks apart from the skies, gaggles of dueling super-soldiers from warring secret societies, and a towering skyscraper-size golem made out of broken junk, and you’ve got one hell of a battle on your hands”

Check out the full article here at Official Xbox Magazine.

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Indieverse: Four Fun FPS Indies Under $5 (@OXM)


“Some enjoy reciting flowery prose to express themselves. We, on the other hand, occasionally find our best poetry comes out of the barrel of a gun. For those times when you just need to indulge your itchy trigger finger in some no-nonsense hot lead-spraying action, the Xbox Live Indie Games channel is packing some heat with a few great first-person shooter games to lock-and-load. Go ahead, make your day with these FPS indies under $5.”

Check out the full article here at Official Xbox Magazine.

Backtracking: Aliens vs. Predator (@OXM)


“So why did this faithful gaming homage to the venerable sci-fi horror film franchises get critically panned? With so much attention poured into to making the experience of playing each of Aliens vs. Predator’s three different species as authentic as possible, it seems that Rebellion let the basic tenets of what makes a good game fall to the wayside. But for all of its awkward controls, uninspired level designs, and irksome A.I., this freaky first-person shooter has way too much style to write-off so easily.”

Check out the full article here at Official Xbox Magazine.

Indieverse: Welcome to Bullet Hell (@OXM)


“Twitchy arcade shooters bristling with ridiculous gobs of bullets have been around for a long time; there’s something about the reflex-honing nature of these frenetic games that’s pleasantly primal. When a split-second maneuver is all that stands between you and utter annihilation, things tend to go from zero to “Holy crap, I’m dead” fast.

Bullet-hell addicts don’t have to look far or shell out a lot of green for a quality fix these days, as the genre is well represented on the Xbox Live Indie Games channel. Here are some of the more unique and thrilling shooters on tap.”

Check out the full article here at Official Xbox Magazine.

Indieverse: It’s Good To Be Bad (@OXM)


“News flash – being good is dumb. Running around saving captured princess, smiting the forces of darkness, and saving the land from being destroyed? Booorrrriiiinnng. We’ve done that all before a million times over, so why not let us players have the opportunity to cut loose and take a walk on the dark side?

Thankfully, a handful of indie developers exactly feel the same way. If you’re sick and tired of playing as the same old do-gooders day and night, it’s about time you join TEAM EVIL. We’ve rounded up four awesome Xbox Live Indie Games that allow you to kick off your sissy shoes and stomp through the garden of goody-goody lameness.

Whether you’re in the mood to incite a zombie apocalypse, feed babies to your dark lord, burn down the most decadent castle in the realm, or dine on the blood of your mortal enemies, these bite-sized downloadables have you covered.”

Check out the full article here at Official Xbox Magazine.

Backtracking: Bullet Witch (@OXM)


“With her naughty school librarian-meets-S&M demon huntress attire, Bayonetta may still be the most recent extreme femme fatale still fresh in everyone’s mind, but she’s had some formidable predecessors. Back in 2007, Atari’s Bullet Witch took a similar, less-successful route in the “epic drudge match between killer vixen and demonic hordes” category. While Bullet Witch’s blue-haired, huge machinegun-toting protagonist, Alicia, may fall in line some of the usual eye-rolling stereotypes — including a god-awful array of trashy DLC outfits — it’s the game’s general over-the-top delivery that’s I find most titillating.”

Check out the full article here at OXM.

Warp Review (@GamesRadar)


“Some games give you a chance to get inside the mind of your foes to gain a strategic advantage. Warp goes one step further by letting you hop inside their bodies then shake their guts around until they bulge and explode in a nasty spray of bloody meat-gunk puree. It’s a gross but satisfying twist that gives this otherwise cutesy stealth puzzler a little M-rated oomph. Well, that and the F-bombs your enemies drop when you thwart their efforts to contain your pint-sized wrath.”

Check out the full review here at GamesRadar.