Archive | November, 2010

Star Wars: The Force Unleashed II (Xbox 360) Review

Summary [7.0 out of 10] A follow up to a story that seemed pretty well cleared up at the end of the first installment, Force Unleashed II follows Starkiller as he awakes and breaks free from Darth Vader’s clutches and tries to reunite with his friends and continue the press of the Rebel Alliance against […]

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Faster Movie Review

Faster, starring Dwayne ‘the Rock’ Johnson, is a pretty straight forward revenge picture that is a solid effort with very little to say and very little we haven’t seen before. Striking direction and solid performances save it from falling into ‘bad’ territory but a weak twist and general lack of originality keep it from being […]

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Fable III (Xbox 360) Review

Summary [8.0 out of 10] The newest installment in the Fable series is back, this time putting you in the role of a prince or princess who must overthrow your older brother who is a despotic tyrant ruling the kingdom with an iron fist. With improvements to the gesture system, a new menu system and […]

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Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1 Movie Review

It is sort of difficult to review part one of the two part split of a movie adaptation of the final book in a seven book series but here goes. The movie is never as good as the book. Right up front that should just be understood. In the Harry Potter series in particular, the […]

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Skyline Movie Review

If you ever find yourself in the position where you need a massively boring cliff notes version of every sci-fi alien invasion movie ever made carried out with terrible writing but looks pretty then look no further than Skyline. It looks really good, is shot well, and is so boring and contrived I wanted to […]

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UI Bug with T-Mobile myTouch 4G

I just received my new T-Mobile myTouch 4G in the mail today and fired it up (for those interested, we’ll have a video review shortly). 30 minutes into using it I ran into a UI glitch that makes the device unusable and only disappears when you reset the phone. To reproduce the bug, try the […]

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Fallout New Vegas (Xbox 360) Review

Summary [8.0 out of 10 (assuming they fix the glitches otherwise it is 7.0] The follow up to Fallout 3, New Vegas changes the venue to the west and highlights the neon splendor of Vegas. While the environment is more the Fallout version of Vegas and is less accurate than number 3′s Washington D.C. it […]

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Due Date Movie Review

Due Date, the Todd Phillips follow up to last year’s hit the Hangover, delivers satisfying laughs in a very well worn package. Starring Robert Downey Jr and Zach Galifianakis, Due Date follows the Planes, Trains and Automobiles formula pretty much to a T. Downey Jr plays Peter Highman, an architect trying to return home for […]

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