Xbox 360

  • Final Fantasy XIII

    Final Fantasy XIII is a great game, but only if you play it on its own terms. It's a serious break from the way previous Final Fantasy games have played, which can be shocking or disappointing if you want a familiar experience.

  • Dante’s Inferno

    Dante's Inferno is a good game only if you don't want much out of your video games.

  • Silent Hill: Shattered Memories

    Silent Hill: Shattered Memories is an excellent game. It is also a giant middle finger to the Silent Hill fan base, which is awesome, and I say that as a member of said fan base.

  • Forza Motorsport 3

    Forza Motorsport 3 really is quite good, in a lot of clever ways. Once again I am reminded that I like a good racing game, even though I hardly ever play them.

  • Dead Space

    Dead Space is a third-person over-the-shoulder shooter set on the planet-cracking mining starship Ishimura, full of monsters made from the fused and repurposed dead flesh of its former crew. You play Isaac Clark, an engineer on the ship sent to...

  • Ninja Gaiden II

    I have concerns about Ninja Gaiden II, but my overall impression is positive. The concerns stem from comparing it to its predecessor. Ninja Gaiden was one of the best games of that console generation--I would call it a triumph of design.

  • Ikaruga

    The most legendary of shmup games amongst people who don't self-identify as shmup fans, Ikaruga is now on Xbox Live Arcade in 2008 after seeing release on the GameCube in 2003, the Dreamcast in 2002, and Japanese arcades in 2001.

  • Video Games Killed The Radio Star

    This isn’t particularly fair. It’s like they’ve told me to review the universe in a text message.