What's new? The Chronicles of Riddick: Assault on Dark Athena. But despite the efforts of Atari and Starbreeze to shed the next-gen re-skin image, the added content scarcely conceals a five year-old game which, as good as it once was, is now outdated. We still recommend a purchase, but only just.
Or there's Little King's Story for Wii, where a little king has to expand his kingdom by earning money, building houses and killing things. The game comes highly recommended.
KOEI's 'Gundam robots meet Dynasty Warriors hack-and-slash' sequel is also out for PS3 and 360. We gave it 8/10: it has even bigger robots in.
Outsider Zeno Clash, a first-person punch-up with duck-billed lady-men, launched for PC this week and is worth looking into. Developer ACE Team has vowed never to make another ambitious project like it, too - so this may be a splendid time to give your wallet-based support. Zeno Clash is GBP 14.99 on Steam.
And please do remember to avoid Leisure Suit Larry: Box Office Bust, released this week on PS3. It is awful and a waste of your time. Do not be fooled by the tits.
This week in shops:
- The Chronicles of Riddick: Assault on Dark Athena (PC, PS3, Xbox 360)
- Dynasty Warriors: Gundam 2 (PS3, Xbox 360)
- Leisure Suit Larry: Box Office Bust (PS3)
- Little King's Story (Wii)
- Don King Boxing (Wii)
- New Play Control! Pikmin 2 (Wii)
- MotoGP '08 (Wii)
- Minon: Everyday Hero (Wii)
- Company of Heroes Anthology (PC)
- Mind Body & Soul: Big Word Puzzle Book (DS)
- Mind Body & Soul: MindStorm II (DS)
This week online: