Reviews round-up: 'Singularity' (360, PC, PS3)
Thursday 01 July 2010
The theme of sinister side-effects from Russian science has been well explored in recent years - the
STALKER series and
Metro 2033 were both very well received.
Singularity swaps post-nuclear fallout for time travel after an entire island is subjected to a strange experiment. It's up to the player to investigate the source of these timeshifts, using a special bit of kit to negotiate the test's effects while fending off security forces and deformed beasts from the last 60 years.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PC, PlayStation 3
Released: Europe, June 25. North America, June 29.
Age rating: Mature / 18+
GameReactor SE: 9/10 "I played with a massive grin on my face"
Game Informer: 85% "The single-player game should not be missed"
Eurogamer: 8/10 "It's bonkers"
GameSpot: 8/10 "It isn't groundbreaking but it's incredibly fun"
Meristation: 8/10 "Different and most of all fun"
1UP: B+ "Beneath its flawed exterior lies a fine shooter"
IGN: 7/10 "Limited by a lack of imagination"
NowGamer: 6.7/10 "An interesting little shooter"
JeuxVideo: 12/20 "Generally well made, but not genius"
Joystiq: 3/5 "Never quite comes together"
Price: €69.99 / $59.99 (360, PS3); €59.99 / $49.99 (PC)
Life & Style blogs
Autistic adults could take pure MDMA to 'reduce social anxiety'
Another transgender model lands contract with top agency IMG
What do the emoji on Snapchat mean?
iPhone ‘effective power’ bug: how to be safe from iOS flaw that lets people crash iPhone with text
Video claims California will be hit by huge earthquake because of the alignment of the planets — but it’s probably wrong
EU referendum: David Cameron's rules are a 'democratic disgrace', says French-born Scottish politician set to be denied a vote
SNP fury as HS2 finds 'no business case' for taking fast train service to Scotland
Australian man punched in the face for defending Muslim women from abuse on train
A nation of inequality: How the UK is failing to feed its most vulnerable people
David Starkey 'tells Amal Clooney to shut up and stop over-promoting human rights'
EU referendum: David Cameron to deny EU migrants and under-18s the chance to vote
- 1 Autistic adults could take pure MDMA to 'reduce social anxiety'
- 2 Before you complain about your GP, this is what you need to know about actually doing the job
- 3 Father of 12 accused of raping, beating, starving and abusing his own children in US 'cult'
- 4 Britain's Got Talent 2015: Jamie Raven divides Twitter as fans expose mind-boggling magic trick
- 5 Charlie Charlie Challenge explained: not a Mexican demon being summoned — it's gravity
iJobs Gadgets & Tech
£35-40k (DOE) + Benefits: Guru Careers: We are seeking a Marketing Communicati...
£22000 - £25000 per annum: Recruitment Genius: IT Support Technician is requir...
£20000 - £28000 per annum: Recruitment Genius: Based in the centre of Glasgow,...
£18000 - £23000 per annum + OTE: SThree: Recruitment and Sales People wanted f...