Category Archives: Playstation Network

PSN downloadable titles

Lights, Camera, Party! struggles to break into a stalemate genre

From the inception of the Wiimote through the latest Kinect developments and even the in-between PlayStation Move, consoles have been plagued by shovelware – games designed to take advantage of a new and in many ways gimmicky feature. Red flags … Continue reading

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Papo & Yo and complicated relationships

If you haven’t heard, Papo & Yo is the story of a boy, Quico, and his large rhino-like friend, Monster. Monster likes to eat poisonous frogs that make him catch fire and become hostile to Quico. Quico is searching for … Continue reading

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Flower

Platform: PS3 Genre: Action Players: 1 ESRB: Everyone thatgamecompany is pushing boundaries with each title. From flow to Flower to Journey, they’ve made the argument time and again for video games as art and as a medium for telling stories in … Continue reading

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Rochard

Platform: PS3*/PC/MacGenre: Puzzle/PlatformerPlayers: 1ESRB: Teen (Suggestive Themes, Mild Language, Fantasy Violence) Rochard is a downloadable title from Recoil games on the Playstation Network. It encompasses the story of space miner John Rochard and his failing crew. About to be shut … Continue reading

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Infamous: Festival of Blood

Platform: PS3*Genre: Action/AdventurePlayers: 1ESRB: Teen (Suggestive Themes, Violence, Blood, Use of Alcohol, Language) Infamous: Festival of Blood is a downloadable game from the PSN with a story separate from the other two Infamous games. Cole is bitten by Bloody Mary … Continue reading

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Beyond Good & Evil

Platform: PS2/Xbox/Gamecube/Xbox 360 (Live Arcade)/PS3 (PSN Store)*Genre: Action/AdventurePlayers: 1ESRB: Teen (Comic Mischief, Violence) Beyond Good & Evil is a classic title from the last generation. It was a commercial failure but a critical success, and for good reasons. The game … Continue reading

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Limbo

Today I’m taking a glance at a brain-twister of a puzzle game called Limbo, all the way from Denmark developer Playdead. Platform: PS3*/Xbox 360/PC/MacGenre: PuzzlePlayers: 1ESRB: Teen (Animated Blood, Mild Violence) Limbo encapsulates the journey of what seems to be … Continue reading

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