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Review – Crash Bandicoot: The Big Adventure

Author: Gabrielle Linnett

Back in 2002 Crash Bandicoot made his GBA debut in Crash Bandicoot: The Huge Adventure and the console wasn’t the only thing to get smaller. This time round evil Dr Cortex and Uka Uka want to take over the world and use a shrinking machine to reduce the world to the size of a grapefruit, while Crash and everyone are still on it. The machine is said to be powered by crystals, so it is Crash’s duty to work through the levels and collect crystals for a counter machine to be built.» >

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The Flappy Bird Phenomena

Author: Gabrielle Linnett

The last couple of weeks have seen the game Flappy Bird turn into a full blown trend. For those who aren’t aware, Flappy Bird has players furiously tapping their smartphone screens trying to avoid Mario-styled green pipes. At first instance it seems like a colourful version of the helicopter game we all played on the internet. The Mario-style background creates a charming game, added by the colour changing ‘bird’.» >

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Review: Lego The Lord of the Rings

Author: Gabrielle Linnett

Lego is something that most people will recognise as building blocks, providing hours of fun, either alone or with others. However the joy does not have to end when you have lost all of the little pieces somewhere in the cupboard under the stairs. Gamers are also able to enjoy the franchise, with similar perks, all from their games console. Lego games have a standardised designed and expectation; Lego Lord of the Rings is no exception.» >

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Review: Batman Arkham Origins

Author: Elliott Bear

Batman: Arkham Origins is the latest instalment in the Arkham series of videogames; serving as a prequel to the critical acclaimed Arkham Asylum and Arkham City games, Origins offers gamers the biggest Batman game to date.

Set in Gotham City on Christmas Eve, a young, less experienced Batman is on a mission to track down mob-boss Black Mask, who has put a $50,000,000 bounty on his head, attracting the attention of 8 deadly assassins.» >

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