July2010

  • 10

    DSiWare

    Review Hospital Havoc

    Dead on arrival or just what the doctor ordered?

    Hospital Havoc is quite a simple, fun game that debuted as an iPhone application almost a year and a half ago and doesn't seem to have changed much since. This is apparent in both the gameplay and graphical simplicity, and while it is a lot of fun, the lack of variety and abundance of bugs add a touch...

May2010

  • 5

    DSiWare

    Review World Poker Tour: Texas Hold 'Em

    Nice try

    For a portable poker game, World Poker Tour: Texas Hold 'Em could've been great. It uses probably the biggest licence in the game in a faithful way to how the tournaments are shown on TV along with a pretty meaty single-player component and a few nice touches. Unfortunately, it also makes some really dumb mistakes that drag it down. Like, oh, not allowing you to save mid-game. So if you're..

  • 17

    DSiWare

    Review Bloons

    Auf ihrem Weg zum Horizont

    Bloons has already made an appearance on WiiWare, where it didn't exactly bowl us over. Now it reaches DSiWare with a few much-needed improvements, and in places it's quite the fun little puzzle game: it's challenging enough to captivate fans of the genre and other serious gamers, but might be a bit too difficult to...

February2010

  • 32

    WiiWare

    Review Bloons

    Floats like a lead bloon

    Balloons have a proud history on game consoles, stretching all the way back to Circus Atari on the venerable Atari VCS and Nintendo's Joust clone Balloon Fight. There's just something about popping balloons that tickles a part of our inner children it seems and it's an activity that generally translates well to video games...