Archive for February, 2012

  • Alan Wake’s American Nightmare Review (XBLA)

    Alan Wake’s American Nightmare Review (XBLA)

    Being a huge fan of the Silent Hill and Resident Evil series I’ve always felt like it was my duty as a fan of Survival-Horror to step into the land of Bright Falls and explore what 2010’s Alan Wake had to offer. Silly me, I forgot all about it. Coupled together with a newborn arriving […]

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  • Mass Effect 3 EA Event @ Syd (22/2/12)

    Mass Effect 3 EA Event @ Syd (22/2/12)

    One of the most anticipated releases of early 2012 is definitely Mass Effect 3, the final chapter in Bioware’s epic sci-fi masterpiece. And if what was shown at the recent Sydney preview event was any indication, the anticipation is well deserved. Standing shoulder-to-shoulder with media types, and ticket winners, I was fortunate enough on Wednesday […]

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  • Warp Review (XBLA)

    Warp Review (XBLA)

    The captive alien Warp’s his way onto Xbox LIVE There are a lot of good games on the Xbox LIVE Arcade, but not all of them grab your attention straight away or become highly addictive. This new game Warp definitely does both of those things. Now of course different things hold the attention of different […]

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  • Shank 2 Review (PC)

    Shank 2 Review (PC)

    You’ll need a controller I love beat-em-up/hack-n-slash games – I really do – so when I heard that Shank 2 was a beat-em-up, I was like ‘hell’s yeah I’m gonna play that game!’. I’ll just quickly mention here that I got it on Origin, and that I didn’t have a good first experience with it – […]

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  • Mass Effect 3: Take Earth Back Extended – Cinematic Trailer

    Mass Effect 3: Take Earth Back Extended – Cinematic Trailer

    The extended cinematic trailer has just hit the Interwebs, and while it is probably not the best trailer to come out of the Mass Effect hype machine, it certainly depicts the task at hand. We are in for one heck of a fight. On a side-note, lets relax a little bit with the liberal use […]

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  • Podcast #46: Battlefield 3 C4 Adventures and Sony Stuff

    Podcast #46: Battlefield 3 C4 Adventures and Sony Stuff

    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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  • Dustforce Review (PC)

    Dustforce Review (PC)

    Every once in awhile I stumble across a game which I have no expectations or even prior knowledge of but still manages to draw me in regardless. This game is titled ‘Dustforce’. Colour me impressed! Dustforce gives you a first hand look at what it must be like to be a janitor charged with cleaning […]

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  • Metal Gear Solid: HD Collection Review (PS3)

    Metal Gear Solid: HD Collection Review (PS3)

    Among the numerous titles released during the life of the PlayStation 2 were the popular sequels to 1998’s stealth-action game Metal Gear Solid. Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty, as well as Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater. These along with the 2010 release for the PSP, Metal Gear Solid: Peacewalker, have been ported […]

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  • Final Fantasy XIII-2 Review (PS3)

    Final Fantasy XIII-2 Review (PS3)

    Final Fantasy XIII-2 is Square-Enix second attempt to create a direct sequel to its flagship numbered series. The last offering was way back during the PS2 era for Final Fantasy X. While X-2 seems to be cashing in from an extremely successful, even iconic game, XIII-2 was a sequel to a game that was harshly […]

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  • Mass Effect 3: Reinstate – Female Shepard Trailer

    Mass Effect 3: Reinstate – Female Shepard Trailer

    Pardon the lengthy title, but yes, this is the recently released trailer showing Shepard voiced by Jennifer Hale. This game is looking set for four complete play-throughs (minimum!). Mass Effect 3 will launch March 8th, 2012.

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