Review: Age of Empires II Definitive Edition - Shows its brilliance and age

Let's be clear on this one: Age of Empires was - and is - one of the best strategy games ever made. Ensemble Studios (Rest in peace) has achieved one of Bill Gates' original goals with the 1999 release of this now beloved title. That lofty goal? That people can learn about history through entertainment. And indeed, all these years later, everyone ... [Read More]

Gaijin Charenji 1 : Kiss or Kill review – Quite certainly the most absurd console game of the generation

I have a huge passion for independent games. I enjoyed Gears 5 and Forza Horizon 4 as much as the next person, but some of the most memorable experiences I've had in this generation of consoles were made by small teams with relatively minor ... [Read More]
December 4, 2019

Review: Elite Series 2

When it comes to accessories, Microsoft sure knows how to make them - especially their controllers.  When I first saw the Elite Controller at E3 2015, I immediately went out to preorder one.  It released the day Halo 5 came out, and that ... [Read More]
November 25, 2019

Review: The Outer Worlds – The Halcyon Days Return!

The creators of one of my favorite RPGs ever are back. By the end, I knew that I loved it, and I am already imaginingg my trip back through The Outer Worlds, and that is something that only truly special games can do. [Read More]
November 13, 2019

Review: Lonely Mountains: Downhill – Speed Demon

Lonely Mountains: Downhill. Never has a title for a game been so swift in the delivery of its themes. It's just you and your bike, alone, with a singular mission - Get down the mountain in the best time possible. Don't let the simple yet elegant ... [Read More]
November 9, 2019

Review: Gears 5 – Gnashing.

For those at the back not paying attention, our Gears 5 review is split into two segments, one covering the campaign, the other covering the multiplayer. While we wait for Jack to rip that door so we can dive into everything surrounding the expansive multiplayer offering, let's get on with it shall we? [Read More]
September 26, 2019

Review: Control- A Trip Through a Haunted House

Control is constantly unsettling. I always felt throughout my 15 hour or so play through that something or someone was always around the corner. Something was always watching. Control, from Remedy Games, known for their previous titles Max ... [Read More]
August 30, 2019

Review: The Blackout Club

Outside, it’s growing dark, causing the setting sun to cast an eerie red glow through the windows. The end result is a house half bathed in shadow, while the other half is bathed in a blood-red glow. [Read More]
August 22, 2019

Review: Inside – King of Limbs

Inside. Whilst I won't spoil the possible meaning of the name of the game, I can tell you that Playdead's follow-up to smash hit LIMBO, is one of the most finely crafted, "perfect" games you'll play this year. In a similar vein to Playdead's ... [Read More]
July 16, 2019

Review: Little Nightmares – Alone in the Parka

Little Nightmares surprised me. Mostly because after playing Inside (Which I loved), I genuinely didn't think another moody "cinematic platformer" could come close in terms of intrigue, world building and just being overwhelmingly creepy. Howe... [Read More]
July 16, 2019