Reviews

Horizon Zero Dawn Review

Ever since it was first unveiled at E3 2015, Horizon Zero Dawn has been a thrilling concept, an impossibly beautiful future world that is ruled by an animalistic machine race, with humanity reduced to...Read More

10 Superb

Danganronpa 1.2 Reload Review

In early 2015 I was looking for a game to get on my PS Vita during the January sales and stumbled upon a title named Danganronpa: Trigger Happy Havoc. Being a fan of visual novel investigation games, ...Read More

10 Superb

Fast RMX Review

Fast RMX is the first arcade racer on the Nintendo Switch. It’s a blazing-fast thrill-ride which borrows heavily from 2 classic franchises; however, it sports a personality of its own that helps it st...Read More

7 Good

Hollow Knight Review

It’s only just the beginning of the 3rd month of the year, and already I have my share of pleasant surprises for an entire year. The latest pleasant surprise of 2017 is Team Cherry’s Hollo...Read More

8.5 Great

Four Last Things Review

After a playthrough of The Curse of Monkey Island for my Retro Chronicles series, I got the bug for more point & click adventure goodness. I didn’t expect to find anything interesting, given the g...Read More

8.5 Great

Torment: Tides of Numenera Review

Ever since the launch of Kickstarter back in 2009, independent games developers have found it much easier to source the money needed to create their projects. Titles such as Darkest Dungeon, RimWorld ...Read More

8.5 Great

Berserk and the Band of the Hawk Review

When developers Omega Force get control of a franchise, there is only one way it’s going to go. Known for their Dynasty Warriors series which has become highly acclaimed and well respected, they seem ...Read More

6.5 Fair

Psychonauts in the Rhombus of Ruin Review

The road to a new Psychonauts game has been a long and uncertain one. Double Fine’s inventive 2005 3D platformer has a reputation for being constantly considered as one of the most underrated ga...Read More

8.5 Great

Nioh Review

For those of you who still don’t know, which would likely be most of you, I’ve never played any of the games that are part of the new sort of genre known as “Souls-Type”. Not the Demon’s/Dark Souls ga...Read More

9 Amazing

For Honor Review

Ubisoft have undoubtedly mastered the art of open-world gameplay. They’ve given us Watch_Dogs, Far Cry and in a few weeks we’ll be graced with the highly anticipated Ghost Recon: Wildlands. Every now ...Read More

9 Amazing

Poi Review

Poi is an assortment of contradictions. It is both anachronistic and modern. It is eye-catching yet also easy to ignore. It is even shallow and deep at the same time. It is Poi – an indie platfo...Read More

8 Great

John Wick Chronicles Review

When it comes to video games, there’s one phrase that in general gives a rather universal sense of dread among gamers. That phrase, of course, is “movie tie-in”. Yes, there have been...Read More

8.5 Great

Sniper Elite 4 Review

Ask any Battlefield or Call of Duty player, playing as a sniper is cool. Rather than being in the thick of the action maybe capturing flags or zones, they keep their distance, providing support or cle...Read More

8.5 Great

Semispheres Review

Stealth games are alive and well, thanks to a strong showing in 2016 and a good selection of titles to be released in 2017. The disc release of Hitman: The Complete First Season hit stores last week, ...Read More

8 Great

Quarantine Review

This review is based on the current build of Quarantine as of 9th February 2017 – the game is currently in the Early Access phase of development. At what point does the genre of ‘turn-based stra...Read More

7 Good

Alwa’s Awakening Review

In a landscape teeming with retro inspired games, occasionally a few rise to the top and stand out. Alwa’s Awakening manages to do just that. It’s easy to tell the passion the Elden Pixels...Read More

9.5 Amazing

Gunmetal Arcadia Review

If the previous preview peaked your interest, then good news everybody, Gunmetal Arcadia is here. In case you missed it, Gunmetal Arcadia is a 2D retro platformer with rogue-like elements. J. Kyle Pit...Read More

8 Great

Poochy and Yoshi’s Woolly World Review

There are cute games aplenty for Nintendo’s current handheld. Whether it’s involving Nintendo’s very own mascot plumber or a constantly disgruntled ape looking for bananas, the 3DS is not short of chi...Read More

9 Amazing

Nefarious Review

Ever wonder what it would be like to play the bad guy in those classic platforming games? That’s the premise that the team from Star Blade have gone with for their game Nefarious. It certainly i...Read More

6.5 Fair

Memoranda Review

Mizuka is a young woman who keeps forgetting her name. She hasn’t slept for 17 days – the invisible old sailor living next to her bed won’t let her. A runaway circus elephant wants to be human. He’s h...Read More

7 Good
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