Index of Reviews  

Prince of Shadows by Rachel Caine

Prince of Shadows by Rachel Caine

A review by Elizabeth Manthos ISBN: 9781743482988 Format: review copy was paper but ISBN is for ebook Publisher: Penguin In the Houses of Montague and Capulet, there is only one goal: power. The boys are born to fight and die for honour and — if they survive — they marry for influence and money, not love. The girls are assets,

The Fire Sermon by Francesca Haig

The Fire Sermon by Francesca Haig

A review by Nalini Haynes ISBN: 9780007563067 ISBN 10: 000756306X Format: paperback, 432 pages Imprint: Voyager – GB (HarperCollins) On Sale: February 23, 2015 Cass and Zach are perfect twins in a post-apocalyptic world where one twin is always born Alpha (‘normal’) and the other twin is always an Omega (has a disability or is

Nintendo Wii U: Hyrule Warriors

Nintendo Wii U: Hyrule Warriors

A review by Rebecca Fleming Release date: September 2014 Platform: Wii U Format: Digital (eShop) and physical disk Price: ~$70 When Hyrule Warriors was first announced at E3 in 2013, I was somewhat underwhelmed. Though I love the Legend of Zelda series, I had never played a Dynasty Warriors game, and had never had any

Nintendo Amiibo (showcase)

Nintendo Amiibo (showcase)

A review by Rebecca Fleming Release date: November 2014 – ongoing Price: ~$16 (Note: This post was originally written in December 2014 and was updated in January 2015. Functionality and availability of Amiibos was correct at the time of writing, but may change in the future; I will try to keep it up-to-date if possible.)

Haterz by James Goss

Haterz by James Goss

A review by Nalini Haynes ISBN: 9781781083017 Format: eARC but the link is to the paperback, 354 pages Publisher: Solaris (Simon & Schuster) Dave is a mostly normal guy until he decides to murder his best friend’s (Guy’s) girlfriend. Danielle’s sins were posting too many selfies, too many photos of food, too much self-obsessed inanity,

Wyrmwood: Road of the Dead (2015)

Wyrmwood: Road of the Dead (2015)

A review by Nalini Haynes Director: Kiah Roache-Turner Writers: Kiah Roache-Turner (screenplay), Tristan Roache-Turner (screenplay) Stars: Jay Gallagher, Bianca Bradey, Leon Burchill Spoilers, Sweetie Wyrmwood: Road of the Dead is an Australian zombie movie created with volunteers, crowdsourcing and government funding. Opening scene: guys dressed in American-style football armor shooting zombies while they hook a

Club Nintendo: Super Mario 3D World OST (showcase)

Club Nintendo: Super Mario 3D World OST (showcase)

A review by Rebecca Fleming More Club Nintendo merchandise  I ordered the Super Mario 3D World (SM3DW) soundtrack since I thought it would be a nice collectible to have. It’s a 2CD set that comes in a proper plastic jewel case. It also includes a booklet with some funny artwork and a short description of each of

Legend of Zelda Monopoly (review)

Legend of Zelda Monopoly (review)

A review by Rebecca Fleming I love the Legend of Zelda series. The first Zelda game I played was Ocarina of Time, and since then I’ve been hooked. Naturally, when I saw the Legend of Zelda Monopoly in EB Games one day, I was sorely tempted to buy it, but for a long time I resisted,

Hearthstone (2014) — computer game version of Magic

Hearthstone (2014) — computer game version of Magic

A review by Nalini Haynes A slightly sweary review. “Pull the chair out by the hearth,” says the confused innkeeper as you log in to Hearthstone, an online card game. Hearthstone is a fast-paced challenging intellectual exercise, pitting your cards (the deck selected but the order drawn by chance) and your strategies against your opponent