Brian Dumlao's Articles


Wii Review - 'Ju-On: The Grudge'

by Brian Dumlao on Nov. 1, 2009 @ 12:49 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

JU-ON: The Grudge, inspired by the Japanese classic horror movie JU-ON (known in North America as The Grudge), is a “Haunted House Simulator” where accessibility and instant scares are given priority over all other game aspects, with the original creator of the movie, Takashi Shimizu, serving as a creative consultant to game development.

PS3/X360 Review - 'Colin McRae: DiRT 2'

by Brian Dumlao on Oct. 30, 2009 @ 6:02 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Colin McRae: DiRT 2 benefits from tuned-up car-handling physics system, a new damage engine effects, a new level of visual fidelity, with cars and tracks twice as detailed as those seen in the original, as well as a roster of off-road events, taking players to the most diverse and challenging real-world environments.

Xbox 360 Review - 'Forza Motorsport 3'

by Brian Dumlao on Oct. 28, 2009 @ 1:15 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Forza Motorsport 3 unites the racing game genre, making it possible for everyone to experience the thrill of the world's most exotic and exquisite cars. Live the most realistic racing experience ever as you take the wheel of more than 400 of the most-beloved cars on over 100 renowned real-world tracks and exotic road courses from around the globe.

Wii Review - 'Valhalla Knights: Eldar Saga'

by Brian Dumlao on Oct. 28, 2009 @ 1:14 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Valhalla Knights: Eldar Saga is an action RPG that expands the series by introducing a co-op feature allowing two players to adventure through the land of Eldar with no random encounters while updating the real-time battle system to now include battles taking place on the world map instead of a separate battle screen for a seamless experience.

Wii Review - 'The Biggest Loser'

by Brian Dumlao on Oct. 26, 2009 @ 2:44 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

The Biggest Loser video game is based on the NBC TV show and features the expertise of trainers Bob Harper and Jillian Michaels who will provide comprehensive workouts and nutrition goals to help players transform their lives through diet and exercise.

NDS Review - 'The Biggest Loser'

by Brian Dumlao on Oct. 20, 2009 @ 3:16 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

The Biggest Loser video game is based on the NBC TV show and features the expertise of trainers Bob Harper and Jillian Michaels who will provide comprehensive workouts and nutrition goals to help players transform their lives through diet and exercise.

X360 Review - 'Pinball Hall of Fame: The Williams Collection'

by Brian Dumlao on Oct. 17, 2009 @ 6:25 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Pinball Hall of Fame: The Williams Collection offers 13 Classic Williams tables from the 70’s, 80’s and 90’s, including three new tables, as well as online leaderboards and trophies, multi-player for up to four players and HD Compatibility.

Wii Review - 'Real Heroes: Firefighter'

by Brian Dumlao on Oct. 11, 2009 @ 6:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Real Heroes: Firefighter puts players in the soon-to-be soot-stained boots of a rookie firefighter who has just been assigned to a busy metropolitan fire station. Players will undergo a “baptism of fire” in an escalating array of emergency situations.

PS3 Review - 'LittleBigPlanet: Game of the Year Edition'

by Brian Dumlao on Oct. 2, 2009 @ 12:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

LittleBigPlanet: Game of the Year edition features 18 never-before-seen fan-created levels. It also includes seven free downloadable content packs to expand SackBoy's wardrobe, deliver new gameplay, and offer a larger variety of "Create" materials.

PS3/X360 Review - 'Need for Speed Shift'

by Brian Dumlao on Sept. 27, 2009 @ 2:06 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Designed to deliver a true driver’s experience that reflects contemporary motorsports, Need for Speed Shift is built by racers for racers, delivering an authentic and immersive driving experience.