How does reviewing a game actually work?

Getting where we are now took quite some time, LifeisXbox receives around 80% of what we request from publishers. It wasn’t easy getting the trust from PR people when we just started. Luckily I knew some people in the industry so that helped in the early days. This isn’t really a guide on how to start reviewing games (feel free to private message me if you want help with that) but more an explanation how writing a review actually works.  Continue reading How does reviewing a game actually work?

Birdcakes review


Can you remember a game that had a concept so awkward, so absurd and you couldn’t get your hands from it?  Developed by indie studio Green Lava, Birdcakes is a twin-stick shooter where you control Pancake, a weapon of mass destruction in the form of a cupcake with wings (a Birdcake), that will shoot disgusting and hungry flies in order to save his beloved Cherry. Pour some sugar on your controller and prepare your candy bullets to defeat waves of enemies in this addictive game! Let’s take a closer look and see everything this little jewel has to offer!

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Super Hyperactive Ninja Review

Super Hyperactive Ninja

Developed by Spanish studio Grimorio of Games and published by JanduSoft, Super Hyperactive Ninja is true challenging fast paced 2D platformer. Playing as one of the last Coffe-nin, you fight your way through hordes of enemies to recover the legendary coffee, stolen by the evil shogun. Use the power of caffeine to go hyperactive and overcome all challenges before falling asleep. Master the use of coffee in more than 50 levels stuffed with adventure and dangers in this indie game. Now grab a cup of coffee and follow un in this review. Continue reading Super Hyperactive Ninja Review

Shift Quantum Review

Shift Quantum

Developed by Belgium studio Fishing Cactus and published by Red Panda Interactive, Shift Quantum is a puzzle platformer that will challenge your perception. Shift your world and change your perspective to overcome the game’s challenges and find your way to happiness in Axon Vertigo’s program. But is a computer program enough to bring some joy to your character? Or is there something missing in his life that made him look for Vertigo’s? Let’s find out while exploring this interesting game. But first, take a look at our review for it. Continue reading Shift Quantum Review

Tennis World Tour Review

Tennis World Tour

I loved most of the great tennis game on the Xbox 360, it was strange that we had to wait this long to get some tennis action for Xbox One. With AO Tennis and now Tennis World Tour tennis fans had something to look forward too. Sad news though, both tennis games are as disappointing as the results from Eugenie Bouchard lately. Continue reading Tennis World Tour Review

Riddled Corpses EX Review

Riddled Corpses EX

First published on PCs by Spanish studio Diabolical Mind, COWCAT games brings for Xbox One Riddled Corpses EX, a remaster of this fast-paced twin stick shooter in fluid 60 FPS in which you will fight hordes of enemies and giant bosses while aiming for the top of the leaderboard. A game that exhales nostalgia with its 8 bits/16 bits graphic style and offers a gameplay that’s challenging, addictive and is always asking for one more run. If possible, bring a friend with you, take as much ammo as you can and follow us into this review for Apocalypse on earth! Continue reading Riddled Corpses EX Review

Aragami: Shadow Edition review

Aragami: Shadow Edition

After being very well received for PS4 and PCs, Aragami comes to Xbox One in its improved Shadow Edition version. Developed and published by Spanish studio Lince Works, Aragami: Shadow Edition is a 3rd person stealth game set in a feudal Japan-like world, you play as Aragami, a vengeful spirit summoned by a girl who’s imprisoned by the light army. With your powers over shadows, fight your way to the city fortress of Kyuryu while you uncover more about your past and understand your role into this battle between light and shadow. Prepare yourself and follow us into this gloomy review. Continue reading Aragami: Shadow Edition review

Die for Valhalla Review

Die for Valhalla

Poland independent studio Monster Couch brings its first project to Xbox One: Die for Valhalla is a beat’em up with RPG elements where you play as a Valkyrie, deities from the Norse mythology who are responsible for helping the bravest warriors reach the glory. To do so in the game, you must possess different classes of warriors (as well as enemies, brushes and objects, creating interesting situations during gameplay) and lead your Vikings to the ultimate magnificence! The battle waits for you, noble warrior! Pick up your axe, sword or bow and follow us into this review! For the Glory! For Valhalla!! Continue reading Die for Valhalla Review

Lily’s Epic Quest for Lost Gems Review

Lily’s Epic Quest for Lost Gems

Lily’s Epic Quest for Lost gems is a pretty unique gem matching game that mixes Bejeweled with Digger. Dutch developer Studio Craft brings this atypical game for Xbox. Clearly designed for mobile Lily’s Epic Quest still remains really fun to play, although a few bumps are along her way for finding those lost gems. Let us dig deeper in this review, shall we?  Continue reading Lily’s Epic Quest for Lost Gems Review

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