Category Archives: Video Games

PS3 vs XBox 360 vs Wii – Part 1: Motion Control

This is the first part of a series to look at and compare the Wii (including Motion Plus), the PS3 (including PlayStation Move) and the XBox 360 (including Kinect). Motion control: in the beginning only the Wii had it. Now … Continue reading

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Impressions of Kinect

This week I got my new Kinect for the XBox 360. This is to share my first impressions. The installation is simple and straightforward. Especially on the Xbox 360 slim (you need to additionally plug the Kinect into a socket … Continue reading

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Top 5 – Wii Party (Multiplayer) Games

There are a lot of good party game (most of them mini game collections) for the Wii. The following ones are my favorites – as always highly subjective. Rayman Raving Rabbits 2 The whole series is good, but I think … Continue reading

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App of the Week: Trainyard

This is a rather unique little puzzle game. It is a lot of fun. The goal is to ensure that each train reaches its destination safely without crashing by building (i.e. drawing) the track with your finger. There are helpful … Continue reading

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App of the Week: The Incident

An incident happened and somehow all kinds of objects keep falling from the sky. You tilt to dodge, tap to jump, and try to climb up the pile of stuff while trying to avoid the things that keep falling on … Continue reading

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Quick Games Tip: Cut the Rope

This is a new little puzzle game for iDevices. You cut the rope and try to get the candy to the cute little monster. I like it. Give it a try if you are into puzzle games. There are separate … Continue reading

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Graphic Adventures, the Book

Do you like classical adventure games? Such as Maniac Mansion, Space Quest and similar games from Lucas Arts and Sierra? If so, you might like the book compiled by Philipp Lenssen based on Wikipedia articles. Apparently it is available in … Continue reading

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Impressions of Wii Party

Wii Party was recently released in Europe. It is Nintendo’s newest mini game collection for the Wii. There are lots of mini games (according to the text on the box there are over 80). While there are a lot of … Continue reading

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Top 7 – Video Game Sites

There are a lot of good video game sites. The following ones are my favorites – as always highly subjective. Eurogamer Best writing and best journalism. Generally fun to read, some reviews are wonderfully sarcastic. Best take on mobile and … Continue reading

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My Personal Guide – How to Migrate (Data) to a New XBox 360

Quiet is the New ‘Black’ One of the things that I felt were annoying about the white XBox 360 was the horrible loud noise. The combination of a loud fan and an even louder DVD drive made me always think … Continue reading

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