Viva Pinata is a simulator game that was developed by Rare, published by Microsoft, and was released for the Xbox 360 on November 09, 2006.
Release Date: November 09, 2006
Platforms: Xbox 360
JustRPG Score: 85%
+Fun simulator gameplay
-Could get repetitive
-Quirkiness may not appeal to some
Viva Pinata Overview
Viva Pinata is a quirky simulator game that was developed by the all mighty Rare company, and was released for the Xbox 360 in late 2006. In this game the player will take control of numerous different pinata monsters, that you can to make new friends or earn more pinatas. This is a great game for any fan of the simulator genre.
Resident Evil 5 is a third person shooter that was developed and published by Capcom, and was released for multiple platforms on March 13, 2009.
Release Date: March 13, 2009
Platforms: PS3, Xbox 360
JustRPG Score: 95%
+Well designed enemies.
-No replay value.
-Very different from other Resident Evil titles.
Resident Evil 5 Overview
Resident Evil 5 is a third person action adventure shooting game that was released for multiple platforms in early 2009. The game puts the player in the role of Chris Redfield and Sheva Alomar as they investigate reports of terrorist activities. Soon they find out the problem is more than just terrorism and have to fight their way through hordes of zombies and other beasts. The game differs in gameplay and story compared to other Resident Evil titles, but die hard fans of the series will be sure to find a lot to like with this game.
Borderlands is an action oriented first person role playing game that was developed by Gearbox Software, published by 2K Games, and released for Sony Playstation 3, PC, and Xbox 360 on October 26, 2009.
|Developer: Gearbox Software
Publisher: 2K Games
Release Date: October 26, 2009
Platforms: PS3, PC, Xbox 360
JustRPG Score: 87%
+Action oriented combat.
+Great co-op potential.
-No replay value.
-Gets repetitive quickly.
-Poorly designed quest tracker.
Borderlands is the hit bestselling game that saw great success in late 2009 and early 2010. Borderlands puts the player in the shoes of a mercenary in a post apocalyptic world where he or she must must complete quests and obtain loot in order to repel the warmongering bandits that have taken over the lands. The game is played like a first person shooter with many role playing elements that keep the player interested and yearning to complete just one more quest. There are also multiple classes to choose from, each with their own weapon type and special abilities. The cooperative potential for this game is also very high which allows you to enjoy this wonderful game with your friends. Overall the game is very well done and offers many hours of engaging gameplay, but could get repetitive quickly and suffers from a poor quest tracker system.
X-Men: The Official Game is an action adventure role playing game that was developed by Z-Axis, published by Activision, and released for the PS2, Xbox, Xbox 360, and GameCube on May 17, 2006.
Release Date: May 17, 2006
Platforms: PS2, Xbox, Xbox 360, GameCube
JustRPG Score: 64%
+Great for fans of the movie.
-Appeal limited to fans of the movie.
X-Men: The Official Game Overview
X-Men: The Official Game is an action adventure RPG that was released on multiple platforms in early 2006. The game puts the player in the shoes of their favorite X-Men characters as they play through the story line from the movie in order to save the world. Overall the game is very poor in many respects. The controls and clunky, the dialogue is poorly written, and the game is very repetitive.
Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End is an action adventure RPG that was developed by Eurocom, published by Disney Interactive, and was released for the Microsoft Xbox360, the Sony Playstation 3, Playstation 2, Playstation Portable, the Nintendo Wii, DS, and for the PC on May 22, 2007.
Publisher: Disney Interactive
Release Date: May 22, 2007
Platforms: Xbox360, PS3, PSP, PS2, Wii, DS, PC
JustRPG Score: 62%
+Fun for die hard fans of the franchise.
+Action oriented combat system.
-No replay value.
Puzzle Quest: Galactrix is a puzzle game that was developed by Infinite Interactive, and was released for the Nintendo DS, Sony Playstation 3, the PC, and the Microsoft Xbox 360.
|Developer: Infinite Interactive
Publisher: D3 Publisher of America
Release Date: February, 2009
Platforms: DS, PS3, PC, Xbox 360
JustRPG Score: 82%
+Interesting game mechanics.
+Good replay value.
-Poor story line.
Puzzle Quest: Galactrix Overview
Puzzle Quest: Galactrix is a puzzle game that was released for multiple platforms in early 2009. The game is a puzzle game similar to games such as bejeweled, but with a science fiction theme. The game also has an interesting ship movement mode which adds another layer of strategy to the game. Overall if you are a fan of puzzle games then this gem is for you.
Eragon is an action role playing game for the Sony Playstation 2, the Xbox 360, Xbox, PC, and Nintendo DS. The game is based off the novel and movie series.
Publisher: Vivendi Games
Release Date: November 14, 2006
Platforms: PS2, Xbox 360, Xbox, PC, DS
JustRPG Score: 55%
+Appeals to fans of the novel series.
-Lack luster combat system.
-Poor camera angles.
Eragon is a third person action role playing game based on the novel and movie series. The game was released in 2006 for the Sony Playstaion 2, the Microsoft Xbox 360 and Xbox, PC, and the Nintendo DS. The game starts with the main character finding a jewel which turns out to be a dragon egg. This catches the attention of the dragon lord and Eragon, the main character, must fight to destroy him. Overall the game was pretty poor, having bad visuals, bad camera angels, and very linear game play.
Assassin’s Creed is a historical fiction based open world action-adventure stealth game originally for the XBox 360. Take the role of an assassin in historical Italy and change the past to benefit the future!
Assassin’s Creed Overview
Assassin’s Creed is a thrilling historical fiction action-adventure stealth game originally released for the XBox 360. Players take up the role of an assassin in historical Italy, and take on missions of deception and assassination. With a thrilling storyline and pleasant graphics and audio this game has a lot of offer many players and almost every time of gamer. Fans of stealth and story driven games will find a lot of fun in this game, although haters of stealth and story driven games will find the combat lackluster.
Fallout III is the third installment of the Fallout series. It has changed many things and given the game a new coat of paint, but it is still the same Fallout under it all.
|Developer: Bethesda Game Studios
Publisher: Bethesda Softworks ,ZeniMax Media
Release Date: October 28, 2008
Platforms: PC , PS3, X-Box 360
JustRPG Score: 90%
-Feels more like an FPS than an RPG at times
Fallout III Overview
Though the global atomic war of 2077 left the US all but destroyed, the residents of Vault 101 enjoy a life free from the constant stress of the outside world. Giant Insects, Raiders, Slavers, and yes, even Super Mutants are all no match for superior Vault-Tec engineering. Yet one fateful morning, you awake to find that your father has defied the Overseer and left the comfort and security afforded by Vault 101 for reasons unknown. Leaving the only home you’ve ever known, you emerge from the Vault into the harsh Wasteland sun to search for your father, and the truth
Fable II is an action oriented role playing game where the player’s action decide their character’s alignment and fate.
Release Date: October 21, 2008
Platforms: Xbox 360
JustRPG Score: 95%
-Did not deliver what was promised
Fable 2 Overview
Fable 2 is an action role-playing game that truly allows players to live the life they choose in an unimaginably open world environment. Set 500 years after the original, Fable 2 will provide gamers with an epic story and innovative real-time gameplay, including a massive amount of freedom and choice to explore a vast collection of dungeons, catacombs and caves in the world of Albion.