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The Original Shipwreck > Review: LEGO City Undercover: The Chase Begins (3DS)

Posted 26 April 2013

30018 Not to be confused with the Wii U exclusive of a similar name , LEGO City Undercover: The Chase Begins chronicles Chase McCain’s first run-in with Rex Fury. It takes place two years prior to the events in the Wii U game, but shares many similarities as it’s an open-world game set in the same metropolis. Is this 3DS entry capable of bringing the char...


The Original Shipwreck > Review: Dead Island: Riptide (PC)

Posted 23 April 2013

30025 In 2011, Techland’s Dead Island brought zombies to the lush tourist island of Banoi and I rabidly sunk my teeth into its creative mixture of first-person role-playing, looting, melee-ing, and cooperative play. It was a game that had issues, but they could often be overlooked in favor of the many unique ideas contained in the large open world - a wor...


The Original Shipwreck > Review: Gears of War: Judgment (Xbox 360)

Posted 20 March 2013

29788 Gears of War has been a flagship franchise for the Xbox 360, with each release receiving marketing blitzes that engrained Emergence Day and Tears for Fears cover-songs into gaming culture. But the release of Judgment doesn’t seem to have that same must-experience type of atmosphere surrounding it. Maybe that’s because Epic has shared development dut...


The Original Shipwreck > Review: Naruto Powerful Shippuden (3DS)

Posted 18 March 2013

29743 Don’t know anything about Naruto? Don’t fret; my knowledge consists solely of what I’ve gleaned from playing portions of the videogames over the years. With Naruto Powerful Shippuden, you don’t even need that rudimentary background. This super-deformed brawler is from development house Inti Creates that has helmed numerous recent Mega Man games, so...


The Original Shipwreck > Review: LEGO City: Undercover (Wii U)

Posted 15 March 2013

29704 If you bought a Wii U the day it launched (as I did), it’s been a lean few months waiting for something new to play. Chances are you’ve been eyeballing LEGO City: Undercover as a hopeful beacon in the distance for quite some time. After building a successful videogame franchise based off combining LEGOs and popular licensed properties, can LEGO City...