Archive for November 2008

FIFA Manager 09

Having nudged the critical swingometer towards FIFA 09 in the Pro Evolution Soccer vs FIFA wars, EA Sports now fancies its chances in the management arena.

By Paul Younger | 12 Nov 2008 | Comments Off

Smackdown vs. Raw 2009

With regular circus performances on the wane, wrestling stepped in to take its place in modern consciousness.  WWE SmackDown vs.

By Paul Younger | 12 Nov 2008 | Comments Off

Valkyria Chronicles

Have you ever stood there gawping at the fine detail and gracious strokes of a Monet at the British Museum, only for you to suddenly realise that the person you’re passing such eloquent comment to is in fact a random stranger?

By Paul Younger | 11 Nov 2008 | Comments Off

Tom Clancy’s EndWar

Tom Clancy’s EndWar is a game the next generation console has been waiting for.

By Paul Younger | 10 Nov 2008 | Comments Off

Gears of War 2

“Bigger, better and more badass” was the promise from Epic’s Cliff Bleszinski (or Dude Huge if you’re a fan of ludicrous monikers) when talking about Gears of War 2.

By Paul Younger | 7 Nov 2008 | Comments Off

Red Alert 3

Red Alert 3 (RA3) is the latest game from EA LA that puts you back in the command seat for some destructive fun.

By Paul Younger | 7 Nov 2008 | Comments Off

NBA Live 09

Since the NBA franchise is not exclusive, EA has had to compete against other publishers such as 2K Sports and Sony in the console world for the NBA basketball experience.  2K Sports has been a consistent leader in the space but EA is trying its hardest to dethrone the champ.  We saw a big improvement with last year’s NBA Live 08.  It wasn’t perfect but it finally became a worthy competitor to the NBA 2K series.  This year EA dishes out some new features in its efforts to pull ahead of 2K Sports.  Let’s see if they have succeeded or not.

By Paul Younger | 5 Nov 2008 | Comments Off

X3: Terran Conflict

If you’ll forgive the cliché here: space is really big. It’s definitely bigger than, say, a potato.

By Paul Younger | 3 Nov 2008 | Comments Off

The Political Machine 2008

With America on the brink of its most important election since the last one, Kalypso’s The Political Machine arrives just in time for you politics fans (anyone?) to take part in your own fantasy election before the GOP steals the real one on Tuesday night.  That’s right folks; satire is the soup du jour at Chez IncGamers.

By Paul Younger | 3 Nov 2008 | Comments Off

Nippon Line 3/11

Welcome to a special edition of the Nippon Line, where I tell you all you need to know about the weekend’s Japanese DSi launch and the system itself.

By Paul Younger | 3 Nov 2008 | Comments Off