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APP OF THE DAY: Popcorn Horror review (iPhone/Android)

APP OF THE DAY: Popcorn Horror review (iPhone/Android)

By 29 March 2012

With big-screen smartphones comes the possibility of big-screen entertainment and today’s App of the Day on Pocket-lint is an example of just that. There’s even the popcorn to prove it. So, if you like a bit of horror or grindhouse is your thing,... >>

Left 4 Dead 2 - Xbox 360 / PC - First Look
0 out of 5

Left 4 Dead 2 - Xbox 360 / PC - First Look

By 30 October 2009

Valve is widely regarded as one of the best videogame developers active today. As creators of Half-life, Half-life 2, and Left 4 Dead, and buying up the mod teams responsible for Portal, Counterstrike, Team Fortress and Day of Defeat, the company has... >>

Resident Evil 5 - Xbox 360
4 out of 5

Resident Evil 5 - Xbox 360

By 12 March 2009

After the sheer brilliance that was Resident Evil 4, what on earth could Capcom do to top one of gaming’s true classics? Well, if Resident Evil 5 is anything to go by, simply churn out a whole new batch of the same old action. This time the setting... >>

Dead Rising: Chop Till You Drop - Wii
2.5 out of 5

Dead Rising: Chop Till You Drop - Wii

By 4 March 2009

Released way back in 2006 on the Xbox 360, Dead Rising was an enjoyable zombie-packed romp. It packed potentially hundreds of zombies on screen at any one time, and you had the chance to obliterate them in any way you saw fit. Only an irritating save... >>

House of the Dead: Overkill - Nintendo Wii
4 out of 5

House of the Dead: Overkill - Nintendo Wii

By 18 February 2009

Once upon a time, the light gun genre was popular enough to flog a console all on its own. The likes of Sega’s sublime Virtua Cop series, and Sony’s Time Crisis titles consistently stood tall in “game of the year” lists, and offered some of the... >>

FEAR 2: Project Origin - Xbox 360
4 out of 5

FEAR 2: Project Origin - Xbox 360

By 11 February 2009

The original FEAR gained a deserved following thanks to Monolith’s brilliant combination of fantastic FPS play, a well implemented bullet time esque slow down feature, and some of the scariest gameplay ever witnessed. After two less than impressive... >>

Silent Hill Homecoming - PS3
2.5 out of 5

Silent Hill Homecoming - PS3

By 9 February 2009

Silent Hill is back for yet another scary outing - this is the sixth in the series - but has the franchise still got what it takes to make us jump with fright? We turn the lights off and the PS3 on to find out. Silent Hill Homecoming is the first outing... >>

Saw 3 - DVD
3.5 out of 5

Saw 3 - DVD

By 3 March 2007

Jigsaw (Tobin Bell), the mastermind behind a series of life and death games, has escaped from the police. But he's now dying so his punk sidekick Amanda kidnaps brilliant surgeon, Dr Lynn Denlon (Bahar Soometh) to keep him alive until one last game is... >>

The Wicker Man - DVD
1 out of 5

The Wicker Man - DVD

By 4 February 2007

Edward Woodward starred in the original 1973 B-movie horror classic about a copper who falls foul of a group of weird religious fanatics on a remote Scottish island. This time round Californian cop Edward Malus (Nicolas Cage) gets a letter from his ex-girlfriend... >>

Severance - DVD
3 out of 5

Severance - DVD

By 24 January 2007

Billed as “The Office meets Deliverance” - although more like Hostel crossed with Shaun of the Dead for our money - Severance is a surprisingly entertaining British comedy-horror. Seven colleagues (led by Danny Dyer’s “Steve” who boasts “I’ve... >>