Time Extend: Red Dead Redemption

Reddead

The myth of the old west is a perfect fit for Rockstar. Here’s a genre of cinema with game-like themes, a setting that lends itself easily to the open-world treatment, and one that naturally supports the subjects that have become dominant in Dan Houser’s writing as it’s matured. The old west offers a particular vision… Continue reading

Time Extend: Call Of Duty 4: Modern Warfare

Time Extend Modern Warfare

The year is 2007, and World War II is over at last. Developers have finally run out of ways to retell the same old story and Infinity Ward has already got as close to replicating Saving Private Ryan’s Omaha Beach scene as videogames feel likely to get. WWII ran for six long years and so… Continue reading

Time Extend: Chain Factor

Chain factor

Awkward to describe and tricky to pin down, Chain Factor’s unlikely powers of narrative will pull you in all the same.

Time Extend: Mutant Storm Empire

Mutant Storm Empire

Load up the squid guns and slip into the warm amniotic fluid – PomPom Games’ most ambitious title wants to take you on a typically bizarre safari.

Time Extend: Dungeon Keeper 2

Dungeon Keeper 2

Bullfrog’s underground extravaganza made immorality the only acceptable lifestyle choice, providing rich, detailed and hilarious realtime strategy.

Time Extend: Dragon Quest Heroes: Rocket Slime

Dragon Quest Heroes- Rocket Slime

How Square Enix used grinning tanks and a cast of 100 to bring new life to an old world – and wring order from chaos in the process.

Time Extend: WarioWare: Smooth Moves

WarioWare Smooth Moves

Nintendo’s greedy anti-hero seemed to be just making up the numbers in the early Wii days, but should we have paid him more attention?

Time Extend: Tomb Raider II

Tomb Raider II

Long before Lara Croft was given a full personality, she already had something far more important – a great travel agent.

Time Extend: Maximo: Ghosts To Glory

time extend Maximo

Familiar by nature but never by name, America’s take on Ghosts ’N Goblins does the legend proud.

Time Extend: Skate

Skate 1

How an upstart skating franchise rolled over its established competition by tapping straight into the renegade ethos of skateboard culture itself.