Browsing posts in the ‘Playstation 4’ category

Review: Lego Bricktales

The Lego games are responsible for my son's love of video games, and while I've had an amazing time joining him on his journey into the world of gaming, there was always...

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Review: Zorro the Chronicles

Oddly when I think of Zorro these days, I think of Puss in Boots from Shrek. Fear not, this is a serious Zorro game - serious in the sense it’s based on...

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Review: Mushroom Wars 2

Mushroom Wars 2 has a bulging esports community. Who knew? Not me, that’s for sure. Writing this off as another slightly weird, low budget quirky ‘little game’, what I got was a...

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Review: Beyond a Steel Sky

Beyond a Steel Sky comes to home consoles after a spell on just about every other format going. It’s a hark back to the point-and-click adventure games that you may remember from...

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Review: UnMetal

UnMetal is a bit like Metal Gear. I mean, that’s sort of the whole point, and the clue is also in the name. But, could a Metal Gear parody actually be any...

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Review: Clid the Snail

Clid the Snail is a twin-stick shooter, but in a twist from the fast-paced chaos one might be used to, you play a snail. So it’s slow. Well yes, sort of. It’s...

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Review: Murder Mystery Machine

I really enjoyed Murder Mystery Machine. It has to controlling a police detective in an isometric point of view. There are a series of murder cases for which you have to solve,...

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Review: Quake Remastered

The other day I was chatting to a couple of techies at work, and one of them said he'd never heard of Quake. The good there news is I've found the one...

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Review: Guilty Gear Strive

Guilty Gear Strive, the latest entry in the 20-odd year fighting game series, was launched a couple of months ago, and hot on the tail of a major balance patch and the...

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Review: Samurai Warriors 5

When I think of Samurai, I tend to think of honourable code and occasionally battles. I don’t think of hundreds of chained attacks in a one vs many (very many!) battlefield, mowing...

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Review: Just Die Already

When starting Just Die Already my pensioner already been eaten by piranhas, crushed under a door, and broken every bone in my body before even getting out of my apartment. And yet...

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Review: Mass Effect Legendary Edition

I can still remember my excitement at finding out that Mass Effect 2 was getting a PS3 release. I'd heard Xbox owners rave about Mass Effect, its open universe and conversation choices...

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Review: Song of Horror

I was expecting a rhythm-action game with Song of Horror, and whilst it isn’t that, music does play a significant part and ups the tension dramatically with this story-driven experience. You play...

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Review: What the Dub

Quite a few years ago, before it got sent across to the US, Whose Line is it Anyway ended with some of the contestants - all pretty much masters in the improv...

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Review: Pumpkin Jack

3D platformers are pretty common, so to get noticed in such a crowded genre is tough. And yet Pumpkin Jack manages to do exactly that, mixing a very cool halloween-style setting with...

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Review: King of Seas

What is it about being a pirate that is just amazing? Every game, film, everything makes being a pirate sound amazing. Even Captain Philips has that great quote despite pirates being the...

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Review: Atelier Mysterious Trilogy Deluxe Pack

Well, there’s a lot of game in this collection! The Mysterious Trilogy contains three games; Atelier Sophie: The Alchemist of the Mysterious Book, Atelier Firis: The Alchemist and the Mysterious Journey, and...

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Review: In Rays of the Light

There's a lot to be said about games that drop any level of threat in favour of atmosphere and exploration. Gone Home remains one of my favourite games, and while it was...

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Review: Gravity Heroes

There is an issue, a disturbance really, and it needs investigating. It’s all to do with robots - wouldn’t you know it, they’ve gone and only started killing everything. Your job here...

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