Browsing posts in the ‘Playstation 4’ category

Review: Marvel’s Spider-Man

We haven't heard much from Insomniac Games for a while, but while the world was enjoying the latest Ratchet and Clank outing the team were beavering away on something very exciting. A...

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Review: Slime Rancher

Slime Rancher is one of the rare games these days where you just play ‘for fun’. Sure, all games are fun, but usually underpinned by a competitive element, or challenging environment. Not...

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Review: Yakuza Kiwami 2

Yakuza Kiwami 2 takes place 1 year after the explosive events of Yakuza Kiwami. Kiryu has settled into civilian life with Haruka, who he has more or less adopted at this point,...

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Review: Mothergunship

Mothergunship is a blast, literally and figuratively. The concept revolves around being able to build your own guns using component parts, but rather than a first-person-shooter supporting this, it stands up on...

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Review: Brawlout

I first saw Brawlout a long time ago at Eurogamer Expo, and it caught my eye. I have a soft spot for platform arena fighters but I haven’t really seen any that...

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Review: Madden 19

As with most other EA Sports games, the Madden series has been evolving slowly over the past few years, with each version adding new features, improved presentation and whatever else came to...

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Review: Guacamelee 2

Disclaimer - I didn't play the first Guacamelee. I made it about 10 minutes, decided it wasn’t for me and never looked back. So I wasn’t hugely excited for Guacamelee 2. I...

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Review: Overcooked 2

I never got to play the original Overcooked. I saw it at a few Expos, surrounded by people laughing and cheering. Sadly, it was local co-op play only. I could never muster...

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Review: LEGO The Incredibles

I'm starting to understand Lego games now. I don't mean understanding how they work, but they can be tricky beats to review on the grounds that they all follow the same kind...

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Review: Everspace

Like rogue-like games? How about dungeon crawlers? Interested in space? If you answered yes to all of these, you'll be wanting Everspace, a rogue-like space exploration and shooty dungeon crawler. There's a...

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Review: Onrush

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Onrush is not a racing game. You are not jostling for position, but position is important. You do not want to be first past the line or goal usually, but sometimes you...

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Review: Vampyr

So many vampire jokes. It would be easy to riddle this review with them, but I shall try and rise above it. Just take a breath. One-ah ah ah, two- ah ah...

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Review: A Way Out

It's very unusual for a game to be so reliant on co-op that there's absolutely no way of playing it without another person coming along for the ride. While most co-op games...

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Review: Far Cry 5

Another Far Cry, another huge open world to explore, another bunch of crazy people to get rid of. The formula for Far Cry 5 remains much the same as the previous titles...

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Review: TT Isle of Man – Ride on the Edge

‘Let’s do a motorbike racing game’ they said. ‘Oh it’s tough’ they said, ‘challenging - they’re more difficult than cars plus it’s been done’. ‘How about, rather than use existing real world...

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Review: Burnout Paradise Remastered

10 years ago Burnout Paradise was a fantastic game. The speed, the handling, the fun, the addictive "one more race" nature of gaining your license, the online modes that meant you could...

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Review: UFC 3

UFC 3 is EA’s latest attempt at capturing and capitalising on the increasing popularity of mixed martial arts’ biggest brand - the Ultimate Fighting Championship. As much as I loved the previous...

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Review: Beholder: Complete Edition

As I read the pitch for Beholder I couldn’t believe I would enjoy it. You play Carl, who relocated in a city in a totalitarian state. Your job, as ordered by the...

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Review: Dynasty Feud

One would be forgiven for thinking of Dynasty Feud as simply ‘another’ Smash Bros clone, and at first glance it does look just like that - but a worse version. However, after...

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