Archive for November, 2011

  • Daytona USA Review (XBLA)

    Daytona USA Review (XBLA)

    Review By Steven D. Ladies and Gentleman, start your engines for Daytona USA on Xbox LIVE Arcade and the PlayStation Network. If you have ever been to a fun fair or an arcade, then you would have almost certainly seen, if not played, this classic driving game. From its first spin around the track in […]

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  • Podcast #42: Skyrim, Sonic Generations, Battlefield 3

    Podcast #42: Skyrim, Sonic Generations, Battlefield 3

    Tune in every second week as The Gameolio Podcast talks games and interesting related tidbits. If you would like to interact with the show and drop us some feedback or perhaps a question/contribution to the show please drop us an email: gameolio at gameolio dot com. You can now also drop in and join us LIVE […]

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  • Sonic Generations Review (PS3)

    Sonic Generations Review (PS3)

    Despite his speed, Sonic has been lagging behind his once arch-rival, Mario, in the gaming industry. Mario has gone from strength to strength with each outing but Sonic, in the last few years, has been far from impressive. Whilst Sonic Colours was somewhat of a redemption, it didn’t instill that addiction I had from playing […]

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  • Mass Effect 3 – Collector’s Edition Unboxing

    Mass Effect 3 – Collector’s Edition Unboxing

    If you are one for editions of the collector kind, and a massive fan of the Mass Effect series, then you most likely will want to explore the option of nabbing this beauty. For all the details, check out the video below recently released from EA and BioWare. Personally, I’m excited about the fabric patch […]

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  • Podcast #41: Uncharted 3, Batman Arkham City, Bastion

    Podcast #41: Uncharted 3, Batman Arkham City, Bastion

    Tune in every second week as The Gameolio Podcast casually talks about games, casually, once again. If you would like to interact with the show and drop us some feedback or perhaps a question/contribution to the show please drop us an email: gameolio at gameolio dot com. You can now also drop in and join us […]

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  • BurgerTime World Tour Review (XBLA)

    BurgerTime World Tour Review (XBLA)

    BurgerTime World Tour is the latest title to take an arcade classic from the 80s and bring it to the present, complete with all the usual bells and whistles we would come to expect from a revamped game. BurgerTime itself was released to the arcades in 1982 and featured a hero character by the name […]

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  • Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception Australian Launch

    Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception Australian Launch

    Date: 2 November 2011 Venue: Studio Theatre, Sydney Opera House What’s happening: Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception Australian Launch Uncharted 3 is one of the most anticipated games of the year, so when Gameolio got an invitation to the launch we were there in God speed. Uncharted 3 is about adventures and dramas, so holding the […]

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  • Syndicate Is Back!

    Syndicate Is Back!

    One of those games from the days of way back, that always stood out amongst the sea of mediocrity, was a little game that seemingly burst out of nowhere in the form of Bullfrog Productions’ Syndicate. Through an isometric top-down perspective the player controls four cyborg agents through various missions. From my flaky memory, it […]

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  • Dark Souls Review (PS3)

    Dark Souls Review (PS3)

    When the spiritual successor to From Software’s Demon’s Souls was announced, I may have drooled a little.  Well, maybe more than a little. You see, Demon’s Souls (2009/2010) is quite easily one of my favourite games of all time. Its lurid siren song called to me at a time when I was becoming increasingly frustrated […]

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