horror issue! We muse at length about the
application of fear in games, talk to Dan Pinchbeck
about his upcoming horror experiment Korsakovia,
and pen reviews of F.E.A.R. 2, Cryostasis
and The Path. Other reviews include The
Last Remnant, Hotel Giant 2 and Spelunky.
late-Winter lull sees us short on games to talk about
this month, but we manage to take a look forward to Diablo
III and I Am Alive. It's the month of
the indie games, with World of Goo's WiiWare
release and Crayon Physics Deluxe taking home
some of the highest praise, and the long awaited Tomb
Raider Underworld and Prince of Persia ending
up slightly unremarkable.
2 sees us argue vehemently as we piece together our
'Games of the Year' list. We also take a look at
upcoming oddball adventure The Path and
tantalising Half-Life remake Black Mesa,
as well as reviewing Far Cry 2, Resistance 2,
Sonic Unleashed and Lord of the Rings Online:
Complete Edition, among others.
resurfaces after a number of years with this bumper
issue. A whole host of magical games are reviewed,
including Little Big Planet, Fallout 3, Left
4 Dead, Gears of War 2 and Fable 2.
We also take a nostalgic look back at the titles that
defined us as gamers.