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The FWD Download: Top 20 Console Games of 2010

Game Forward Logo2010 was relatively quiet in terms of the number of  “must-have” downloadable games on PlayStation Network, Xbox LIVE Arcade and WiiWare. However, we did see more ambitious, larger-scale games take hold in the downloadable space and see both critical and commercial success.

Game Forward has selected 20 of our favourite downloadable games released for consoles in 2010 that we feel are worth your time and money. Some are exclusives, some are multiplatform releases (including PC and/or Mac) and the games in this list represent a wide variety of genres. Read More…

The FWD Download: Xbox LIVE Indie Games Round-Up 1

Xbox LIVE Indie Games LogoMuch like the App Store for iPhone and iPod Touch, the Xbox LIVE Indie Games service is proving to be a viable way for independent developers to break into the market and make a few bucks at the time. It is also proving to be a great way for gamers to get some great games at great prices.

In this edition of The FWD Download, I will briefly review eight titles released between December 2009 and February 2010 that highlight the variety of genres on the Xbox LIVE Indie Games service. All impressions are based on the full purchased versions of the games, though like Xbox LIVE Arcade Games, trial versions are available. Read More…

The FWD Download: Favourite Console Games of 2009 - Page 3

Though it may receive a higher number of low-quality games than the other services, WiiWare provided a number of original and updated gems for its fans in 2009. In fact, there were so many quality games on WiiWare that we didn’t have the time to thoroughly play well-received offerings like NyxQuest and the Bit.Trip series. Read More...