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FWD Progress: Tis the Season

The RZA DJ Hero 2 ScreenshotFall is here again and with it a huge slate of game releases, including the recently unleashed Move motion control system for PlayStation 3 and the launch of Kinect for Xbox 360 in a mere two weeks time. We’ve been doing our best to keep up, this year focussing on the new hardware.

Unfortunately, the Move line up is still pretty  thin a month after its release and we still only own two games for it; Sports Champions and Tumble. I’ve been anxiously awaiting the arrival of both The Shoot and The Fight: Lights Out for what feels like an eternity. Read More…

Not Quite a Review: Crackdown 2

Crackdown 2 LogoAfter about four hours of Crackdown 2 I can safely say that I like it, mainly because I loved the original title and this expansion pack-cum-sequel is essentially more of the same.  A few tweaks and additions were made, most notably four-player online co-op, however even as a fan of the franchise I can admit that Crackdown 2 isn’t nearly as impressive as it’s predecessor and it falls flat in a lot of ways.

Crackdown 2 is set ten years after the events of the first game in which agents rid the city of three large gangs . For some unexplained reason, Pacific City has again gone to hell, a virus is turning citizens into zombie-like “freaks” and a single gang organisation called The Cell is terrorizing the city. Read More…

Link Forward

Game Forward LogoSince its inception in 2008, Game Forward has been collecting links related to Serious Games, Health & Fitness Games, Educational Games, Game Accessibility and Virtual Worlds. This article will serve as a link repository that will be updated and edited on a monthly basis.

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