Category Archives: Dead Horse Reviews

DHR: Hotel Dusk: Room 215 (DS) Review

Pros: + Good story with likable characters  + Interesting jazz/lounge soundtrack  + Smart use of DS system capabilities Cons: – Annoying fetch quests  – Pacing issues  – Some sloppy textures  – Occasionally weak sound An interactive noir novel probably wasn’t … Continue reading

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DHR: PilotWings Resort (3DS) Review

Pros:  + Good graphics  + Good use of 3D  + Collectibles and ranks extend gameplay  + Great controls  + Difficulty curve is just right  + Challenging later missions are a lot of fun Cons:  – Really short  – Only one … Continue reading

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DHR: Uru: Ages Beyond Myst (PC) Review

Pros:  + Beautiful environments and lighting  + Excellent sound effects and voice acting  + Great soundtrack  + Compelling puzzles  +Sense of reward upon completion or discovery of new pages and areas  + Faithfully captures the essence of Myst in full 3D … Continue reading

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DHR: Mass Effect 2 (Xbox 360) Review

Pros:  + Decent story with well-developed characters  + Characters are more expressive in conversations  + Great visual design  + Great soundtrack  + Combat is fast, fun and smooth  + Great side missions  + Variety of difficulty levels  + Lots of … Continue reading

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DHR: Sonic Colors (Wii) Review

Pros: + Only Sonic is playable  + Great music  + Sense of speed mixes well with slower platforming segments  + Good boss fights  + Embraces the silliness of the franchise  + Fun, detailed levels with a lot of variety Cons: – Not … Continue reading

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DHR: LEGO Batman (Xbox 360) Review

Pros:  + Villain levels bring some variety  + Tons of unlockable content  + No particularly useless characters Cons:  – Poor camera  – Atrocious vehicle segments  – Friendly AI is awful  – Multiplayer is offline-only  – Bland graphics and sound  – … Continue reading

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Dead Horse Review: MadWorld (Wii)

Pros: + Great art style  + Great soundtrack  + Satisfying combat mixed up with different weapons  + Wild boss fights  + Hard mode doesn’t skimp on difficulty  + Hilarious dialogue  + Stage challenges and combos add replay value Cons: – … Continue reading

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