Browsing posts in the ‘Playstation 4’ category

Review: Let Them Come

My experience with Let Them Come changed over time. From enjoying it, to hating it, back to enjoying it, and eventually nonplussed. It’s not terrible, but also not great, and clearly not...

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Review: Road Rage

I was a big fan of Road Rash. The Mega Drive version was my first experience, there was something so visceral about high powered bikes and smashing opponents with crowbars and pipes....

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Review: Destiny 2

The first Destiny got a bit of a rough ride in terms of reviews. Between a dodgy storyline and endless "go here, press this, fight off bad guys for a while" loops...

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Review: Touhou Kobuto V: Burst Battle

The TouHou Project is a series of bullet hell shooter games dating back to 1996. Popular in Japan, developed by a one man team, they have spawned countless sequels and have huge...

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Review: NHL 18

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It's tough to explain how a game which is probably the best NHL game ever made is still a bit of a disappointment. And yet that's the situation I find myself in...

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Review: Madden 18

1995. That's the year I first played a John Madden game, and it was amazing. I can still sing the intro music at a second's notice, I can still remember the joy...

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Review: theHunter: Call of the Wild

I can hear the crunch of leaves below my feet. The wind picks up and I can hear crickets in the long grass around me. The sun is dropping as evening draws...

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Review Showdown: FIFA 18 vs PES 2018

It's that time of year again when the strongest rivalry in console gaming comes to the forefront of people's minds again. For 20 years the FIFA and Pro Evo games have swung...

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Review: Danganronpa V3: Killing Harmony

This is a weird one to explain. Here’s the premise: sixteen students in a high school wake up, and they can’t remember anything. They are trapped in a school, and told that...

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Review: F1 2017

There’s a strange thing happening with Codemasters’ F1 series. While Formulas 1 as a sporting spectacle is becoming less and less exciting to watch, the F1 series of games just keeps getting...

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Review: Agents of Mayhem

As Agents of Mayhem begins, you’re treated to a Saturday morning kids’ cartoon starring the titular Agents and leap straight into a tutorial to confront the evil Doctor Babylon. And then the...

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Review: The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing II

Van Helsing is back, Katarina is back, and you'd be forgiven for thinking it was literally more of the same. It is - sort of - but Van Helsing II makes a...

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Review: Cars 3: Driven to Win

If it's not immediately obvious, Car 3: Driven to Win is a game for kids. Play this from an adult gamer perspective and you'll be instantly shrouded in a lack of depth...

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First Impressions: Shadow Tactics: Blades of the Shogun

It's not very often that when I play a videogame these days, I am blown away. But that's what happened as I started to play Shadow Tactics: Blades of the Shogun. I...

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Review: Perception

In Perception, you play as Cassie, a blind heroine who needs to unpick the mysteries of an abandoned house which is haunting her dreams. She isn’t afraid of the dark - the...

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Review: Unbox: Newbie’s Adventure

90s platformers had their fair share of iconic characters - plumbers, apes, robot rabbits, geckos… all some sort of human figure or anthropomorphic creature. I can’t recall any which based their main...

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Review: Super Rude Bear

Rude Bear is hanging out in East London. He’s a bit of a ‘gangsta’, hanging out with his mates, Rad Boar and Robed Bird when a wizard kidnaps him and whisks him...

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Review: Dirt 4

If there's one company you can rely on to knock out a top notch racing game, then it's Codemasters. Already a force to be reckoned with when it came to racing, a...

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Review: Injustice 2

The first Injustice game was a potentially great game, that was let down by a handful of small issues that held it back from becoming a game that people continued to come...

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