Browsing posts in the ‘Playstation 4’ category

Review: Afterlife

I played through the first chapter of Afterlife without even knowing I'd played it. As an interactive film which branches off in different directions depending on nothing more than what you're paying...

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Review: Edna and Harvey: Harvey’s New Eyes

They don’t make them like this anymore. A classic-style point-and-click adventure, Harvey’s New Eyes offers something not often seen in modern games anymore. Certainly not on console at least. But what became...

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Review: MXGP 2019

Last year’s MXGP Pro was one of my favourite games of 2018. A change from the odd attempts to videogame motocross racing, and go for a simulation feel of handling. Bike movement,...

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Review: Madden 20

It's weird to think that the Madden series of games has been in my life longer than any of my friends, colleagues or anything else outside of my immediate family. Since 1991...

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Review: Wolfenstein: Youngblood

Imagine that the Nazis weren’t defeated in World War 2. They’ve been thriving, it’s 1980 and their butts are needing to be kicked. Without having played the previous games, the...

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Review: Tetsumo Party

Tetsumo Party is a short, casual game inspired by the classic Hole in the Wall series. The backstory - I guess - is that some sumos are having a party...

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Review: Redeemer: Enhanced Edition

If you give an addict a taste of their addiction, no matter how long they’ve gone without, they are suddenly right back in. That’s the plot for Redeemer, the story...

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Review: Sea of Solitude

Sea of Solitude makes it clear right away, that it is a very personal project. As part of EA’s indie lineup, it’s refreshing to have a game focus on mental...

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Review: F1 2019

Just as the F1 games from Codemasters were starting to get agonisingly close to the real thing, something went wrong. The good news is F1 2019 (the game) is every bit as...

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Review: Darkwood

Can a top-down game be scary? I thought not. I was so, so wrong. Upon reading about the history of Darkwood, I learned that it was referred to as one of the...

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Review: A Plague’s Tale: Innocence

Amicia is out hunting with her father, the senior member of the De Rune household. Very quickly, you discover that A Plague’s Tale is a beautiful looking tale with an...

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Review: Rage 2

When I played the first Rage game a few years ago there was one thing that stood out a mile, over and above anything else: the combat. While the story was a...

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Review: Ghost Giant

PSVR is starting to really pick up steam now, with some fantastic and enjoyable games being released that really push the limits of the hardware available. But others go for another approach,...

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Review: World War Z

First, there was the book, then the film, and now the game. I’ve not read the book, but I have seen the film, and I can tell you that if you’re thinking...

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Snooker 19

Review: Snooker 19

There's something extremely relaxing about watching a game of snooker. The slow pace, the hushed commentary, the insanely impossible shots that the pros make without even trying... it makes for perfect background...

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Review: Overcooked 2 DLC: Campfire Cook Off!

You know the drill by now - more Overcooked content means more levels, new mechanics and some new chefs. Campfire Cook Off does not disappoint.

What amazes me...

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Review: Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice

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Sekiro is really hard. You’ve probably heard this already. Maybe you’ve played the Souls games before. Perhaps you’re no stranger to hard games. Well let me tell you, this is really, really...

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Review: God’s Trigger

God’s trigger is a hellacious blast. It’s over the top instant fun, with a cool if little formulaic story.

The archangel Gabriel is being a dick, and...

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Review: Outward

Without realising it, recent RPGs and open world games have been holding our hands for quite some time. Subtle things like compass pointers, low-impact weather and numerous save points have become so...

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