Articles written by Mary Billington (Page 7)
Lara Croft perfects her craft
January 17, 2016 - I was smitten with Lara's adventures ever since I played Tomb Raider III and I've anticipated every sequel since. Now that she's exploring tombs again, it's time to grab my dual pistols, slip into my cargo shorts and let the raiding begin!
Read more: Rise of the Tomb Raider Review
A slight twist on a mostly familiar adventure
December 30, 2015 - As a fan of the Tales series ever since Symphonia came out for GameCube, I jumped at the opportunity to play and review this latest installment. However, is this just another standard game in the series or is it different enough to stand up on its own?
Read more: Tales of Zestiria Review
Omega Force's Zenithian Warriors
December 5, 2015 - It's been years since a Dragon Quest game was released here. However, Square Enix decided to measure if western fans are still craving more of the series. Dragon Quest Heroes: The World Tree's Woe and the Blight Below is now available for PlayStation 4 and PC, complete with a cast of many familiar characters as well as a few newcomers. So, grab your Zenithian Sword and let's start slashing monsters!
Read more: Dragon Quest Heroes: The World Tree's Woe and the Blight Below Review
The Doctor enters a blocky dimension
November 8, 2015 - Doctor Who is an iconic series that has been around for over 50 years. If any doctor deserves to be shrunk down to Lego form; it's this one. You may wonder how well TT Games treated this unique pop culture phenomenon, so read on and find out.
Read more: Lego Dimensions: Doctor Who Level Pack Review
That's the power of Lego
October 18, 2015 - A few days prior to the future in the original Back to the Future film, I decided to review Lego Dimensions' take on the franchise. So hop in your DeLorean and let's travel through time to see what's included in this Level Pack.
Read more: Lego Dimensions: Back to the Future Level Pack Review
Open a portal to Portal
October 14, 2015 - After almost 5 years, Portal 2 is back as one of Lego Dimensions' launch Level Packs. If you've been wondering what figurines and abilities are included in the pack, I'll break it down for you along with an exploration of the new story level and adventure world.
Read more: Lego Dimensions: Portal 2 Level Pack Review
Mmm... plastic donuts
October 12, 2015 - The Simpsons Level Pack is one of the Lego Dimensions build sets available at launch. If you're wondering if its contents are enough to warrant splurging on, I'll break down what you can expect to help you make up your mind.
Read more: Lego Dimensions: The Simpsons Level Pack Review
The pinnacle of blocky adventures
October 3, 2015 - TT Games has been playing with Legos since 2005 so it's about time they entered the interactive toy market. Following the success of Skylanders and Disney Infinity, do they have what it takes to empty your bank account too?
Read more: Lego Dimensions Review
Paying my respects to Erdrick
May 21, 2015 - We haven't seen a new mainstream Dragon Quest game in North America in over five years, with the latest being Dragon Quest IX released for DS in 2009. Sadly, Dragon Quest X still hasn't made its way outside of Japan. All I can do now is replay the old ones to remind myself of what a great franchise Dragon Quest is. The following are reasons why I just can't get enough.
Read more: Why We Need More Dragon Quest
Making country life exciting
April 27, 2015 - Harvest Moon has been around for almost 2 decades with over 20 farms for you to manage, complete with crops to grow and cows to milk. With the awesome critical acclaim that the recently released Story of Seasons is getting, I list some of the great improvements that were introduced. Harvest Moon gameplay has come quite far since the days of simply watering crops and caring for chickens to get by!
Read more: How Story of Seasons Improves on Harvest Moon