Review: Forza Motorsport 4

When I heard Forza was coming back for another round, I jumped on the twitters, and the PR company very kindly responded. I’m so glad they did. I was expecting subtle revisions to the game, but Forza 4 is a revelation. It’s the best car racing game you’ll find on any platform, bar none.

Next-gen Battle not so Simple

Things just got a whole heap more muddy in the battle for next-gen console supremacy. Despite falling squarely in the XBox fanboy camp, I had an inkling that Sony would kick some ass with their PS3, especially over the full lifecycle, with more grunt being discovered under the Cell architecture as developers got to grips… Continue reading Next-gen Battle not so Simple

XBox Bad News Week

My fanboy spidey-sense has been on high alert during the launch of the 360, so it pains me to admit that the XBox 360 is looking a little more broken than I previously let on. Engadget sums up the whole crashing/instability debacle quite nicely: [quote] …there are always a certain amount of defective units on… Continue reading XBox Bad News Week

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XBox 360 for the Third World

While the developed world have the XBox 360 in their hot little hands, Microsoft have finally come out and defined what “sometime during the 2006 calendar year” means for us third-world citizens in New Zealand. [quote] Microsoft announced that two versions of the console will go on sale from 12:01am on March 2nd, 2006. Consumers… Continue reading XBox 360 for the Third World

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XBox Live and PGR3

Joystiq has a nice, in-depth rundown of Project Gotham Racing 3. This is one of the titles for the XBox 360 that I’m seriously hanging out for. PGR’s simulation-level physics and photo-realistic graphics, combined with the fantastic Kudos system gameplay makes for a fantastic game experience with near infinite replayability. It looks like Microsoft and… Continue reading XBox Live and PGR3

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