LEGO Harry Potter: Years 5-7
Action 15 November 2011
LEGO Harry Potter: Years 5-7 is the sequel to a 2010 release, an action adventure game by Traveller's Tales, combining the world of LEGO with the universe from the popular series of books and their movie adaptation. The plot of LEGO Harry Potter: Years 5-7 is based on the last three books in the series, and the story is focused on Harry's fight against the powerful Lord Voldemort, who, after gathering more followers, becomes a real thread to the whole world of magic. During the game, the players can control various characters known from the universe created by J.K. Rowling, and visit a number of equally well-known locations, which at the same time feel completely new, since they are built out of LEGO blocks. The game is filled with adventure and arcade elements, but it also has its share of logic puzzles. Compared to the prequel, this game presents a gloomier and more serious world.
LEGO Pirates of the Caribbean: The Video Game
Action 10 May 2011
Another installment in the popular arcade action games series by the British studio Traveller’s Tales that re-imagines famous pop culture universes as LEGO bricks. This time around, it is the Pirates of the Caribbean movie saga. Plot-wise, LEGO Pirates of the Caribbean: The Video Game covers themes from four movies dealing with the adventures of captain Jack Sparrow, starting with The Curse of the Black Pearl and ending with On Stranger Tides. The well-known events are presented with a light sense of humor that is typical of the series. In the title, around 70 characters with various skills make an appearance, including Jack Sparrow, Will Turner, and Elizabeth Swann. There are also more than 20 levels full of arcade sequences (platformer levels, combat) and simple logic puzzles. Each stage is focused on certain events from the movie original and enriched with cinematic cut-scenes. One of the novelties of this installment is the possibility of visiting one location multiple times in search of additional treasures. LEGO Pirates of the Caribbean can be played either solo or in cooperation mode with another player on a split-screen.
Anno: Create a New World
Strategy 20 May 2009
The fourth major installment in the popular series of economy simulators that began in 1998. It was developed by Related Designs, a subsidiary of Ubisoft. As the title says, the action takes place in the Middle Ages during the Age of Discovery, and the players assume the role of colonists who managed to reach the eastern coast of Asia. The gameplay mechanics do not deviate from the well-known standards of the series. Starting out with a modest colony established on a remote island, we have to develop it and transform subsequent cities into metropolises brimming with life. Anno 1404 offers a sophisticated economy model that involves creating complex production chains as well as effective trade and diplomacy. Among this myriad of lesser novelties, especially noteworthy one is the sandbox mode that allows us to play freely without any plot limitations.
LEGO Star Wars III: The Clone Wars
Action 22 March 2011
A 3D action-adventure platformer that came out as the third installment in the LEGO Star Wars game series. The story of LEGO Star Wars III: The Clone Wars is based on the popular animated TV series Star Wars: The Clone Wars. Players can take part in the galactic conflict between the Republic and the Separatists. The developers prepared 3 campaigns, each consisting of 6 missions corresponding to the consecutive episodes of the TV show. The gameplay focuses on fighting opponents, overcoming obstacles, and solving puzzles. The game also features special levels, in which you pilot a space fighter or control the massive AT-TE walker. Moreover, the developers from Traveller's Tales implemented some improvements in visuals, including brand new lighting system.
Metroid Prime Trilogy
Adventure 24 August 2009
Metroid Prime Trilogy is a package of three first-person action games, whose heroine is Samus Aran, an intergalactic prize hunter. Included in the set: Metroid Prime, Metroid Echoes and Metroid Corruption. Developers from the Retro studio also took care of the implementation of the Wii Remote controller, as well as a set of additional materials related to the Metroid series.
Dragon Ball Z: Budokai Tenkaichi 3
Fighting 03 December 2007
Another installment in a series of fighting games developed by Spike. The franchise was based on classic manga series by Akira Toriyama and takes the player to the titular Dragon Ball universe dominated by masters of different various martial arts. The game offers over 150 fighters representing different races, such as the Saiyan (Goku, Vegeta), inhabitants of the planet Namek (Piccolo), humans (Tenshinhan, Krillin) or androids (#17, #18). Each of the characters has a unique set of attacks and special abilities. Moreover, many of them are capable of transforming and accessing new, more powerful attacks by doing so. Fighting takes place in 20 in-game locations and particular arenas can be visited both in daylight and when it is dark. What complements Dragon Ball Z: Budokai Tenkaichi 3, are high-quality visuals that remain faithful to the art style Toriyama has been popular for.
Need for Speed ProStreet
Racing 13 November 2007
The 11th installment in the popular racing game series developed by Electronic Arts. In contrast to the previous parts of the game, this title completely abandons the idea of illegal races and transfers the action to professional racing circuits. Players take part in a number of challenges divided into four race variations: Drag, Grip, Drift, and Speed Challenge, in the latter the driver who reaches top speed wins. Successive victories unlock new challenges and cars. The game offers 26 licensed car models that can be customized with the Autosculpt system. The authors emphasize the recreation of crashes and the realistic damage model that influences the car’s performance. Fans of realism were given the option of turning off all the driving assistance, like power steering and ABS, which makes driving much more simulator-like.
Racing 23 November 2010
A dynamic racing game created by Bugbear Entertainment - a Finnish developer studio. The game references such franchises as Burnout or Destruction Derby, because in this competition causing as much damage as possible during the race is as much important as who crosses the finish line first. The player takes part in brutal races taking place on 48 different tracks filled with shortcuts and destructible objects. The game is arcade in terms of the driving physics, though car damage affects both the performance and the handling of the car. Flatout features an extensive single player campaign, during which the player buys new cars and upgrades them gradually. However, multiplayer competition was also included. Apart from regular races, the game offers destruction derbies and a series of crazy mini-games requiring the player mainly to launch the driver through the windshield.
Need for Speed: Nitro
Racing 06 November 2009
The next installment of the famous Need for Speed series, this time focusing on more arcade fun. Lots of licensed top-of-the-line cars and a unique audiovisual setting.
Rayman Raving Rabbids 2
Action 15 November 2007
Rayman: Crazy Daughters 2 is a continuation of the skill game Rayman Raving Rabbids, produced in 2006 by Ubisoft Entertainment. Originally the title was supposed to be released only on Wii and Dual Screen consoles, but after the release of the game on Nintendo platforms, the authors decided to make an exception for PC owners and released the Crazy Daughters 2 also on the PC.
Asterix at the Olympic Games
Arcade 08 November 2007
Not too complicated arcade game, referring to both the new cinema production and comic strips with the title Asterix. This time the brave Gauls go to the games organized by Julius Caesar.
Racing 11 April 2008
Mario Kart is a series that has been with us since SNES. The most famous mascots of Nintendo are racing on go-karts. Of course, this has nothing to do with realism - the driving model is typically dexterity. A characteristic feature of this title is also the presence of various types of power-ups, with the help of which we can make the life of our opponents unpleasant, as well as improve our own performance (for example by using acceleration).
LEGO The Lord of the Rings
Action 13 November 2012
An action game, featuring elements of a 3D platformer, based on J.R.R. Tolkien’s novels and the movie trilogy by Peter Jackson. LEGO The Lord of the Rings is another "blocky" production from Traveller’s Tale studio. It lets us take the role of a chosen member of the Fellowship of the Ring and set out on a dangerous journey to stop Sauron and his minions. The campaign consists of a series of stages inspired by the most memorable scenes from the movies. The gameplay mixes elements of action, arcade, and logical puzzle games. Similar to previous LEGO-licensed productions from Traveller’s Tale, LEGO The Lord of the Rings offers a two-player cooperation in addition to single player.
Action 27 September 2010
First-person action game with stealth elements by Rebellion Software, known so far mainly for the cult shooter Aliens vs Predator from 1999. The action of Sniper Elite: Berlin 1945 takes place in the last days of World War II, and during the game we play as Peter Maurer - elite German sniper, recruited by the American OSS agency. The hero's goal is to deal with the remnants of the Nazi army and agents of the Russian SMERSH and prevent them from taking over secret projects of German engineers and scientists.
Sports 19 November 2006
Wii Sports, as the name suggests, is a package of sports games specifically designed for the Wii console. The position published by Nintendo is intended to attract both typical players and people who have never had anything to do with this form of entertainment.
Just Dance 3
Party 11 October 2011
The third part of the best-selling series of dance games by Ubisoft. As usual, the game is about keeping pace with the dancers' silhouettes displayed on the screen. The creators prepared modes for a single player and multiplayer games.
Arcade 18 August 2013
Disney Infinity is an arcade game in which the most famous characters and worlds from Disney and Pixar movies appear. Production allows you to create your own levels based on selected elements of fairytale brands. The game requires a special docking station to operate, where the characters you want to control are placed. You can play alone or with friends in multiplayer mode.
Need for Speed: Undercover
Racing 18 November 2008
After the slightly more realistic ProStreet, in which the players raced on professional racing circuits, the popular Need for Speed series returns to city streets with a traditional, arcade installment. Developed by a Canadian EA branch, Undercover puts a special emphasis on the storyline. As an undercover cop, the player has to infiltrate the ranks of a racing gang. To do so, they have to prove their worth in a series of driving challenges, including regular races, time trials, highway battles and outruns. As usual, the players receive a massive number of licensed cars which can be modified both visually, and in terms of their performance. The game's improved visuals and excitable soundtrack are complemented by cinematic cutscenes featuring mainly Maggie Q (Mission: Impossible III) and Christina Milian - a singer.
Party 19 November 2006
Wii Play is a special set of games, prepared as a so-called starter title of the Wii console. This package is designed to give users a practical insight into the possibilities offered by the revolutionary Nintendo console. Of course, it comes down mainly to the intensive use of the unique Wii-pilot.
Party 11 March 2011
We Dare is an erotic social game produced by the Italian development studio of the Ubisoft concern. Players have the opportunity to try their hand at 40 challenges and find out who of friends or acquaintances is best suited for the "other half". The creators prepared several variants of the game, according to the mood of the participants of the game.
Rayman Raving Rabbids: TV Party
Action 14 November 2008
Rayman Raving Rabbids: TV Party is another part of Rayman's struggle with the unruly Daughters, who, without abandoning their plan to take control of the world, this time try to achieve it through one of the most popular media - television.
The BIGS 2
Sports 07 July 2009
Americans are in love with baseball. The BIGS 2 is another proposal, thanks to which fans of this sport can devote their free time playing at the console in what they like the most - throwing and catching a small ball.
Ashes Cricket 2009
Sports 07 August 2009
Ashes Cricket 2009 allows us to play the role of a professional cricket player. The player will face the top teams of the international league and stand up to fight for the highest trophies.
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Smash-Up
Action 22 September 2009
Another game, based on a comic book and an animated series about Ninja Turtles. It is a brawl, very similar to the Super Smash Bros series.