Browsing posts in the ‘Reviews’ category

Retrospective Review: Days Gone

It’s been many days gone since Day’s Gone was released… ok bad pun. On PS5, it’s enhanced by unlocking the frame rate to 60fps, so what better time to revisit this biker...

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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: Rust (Console Edition)

So, Rust is brutal. My experience with Rust for the first hour was as follows. The game boots, you spawn on a beach in a first-person perspective and press a button to...

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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: Tribe XR

Hit the decks! Tribe XR is a virtual DJ application that gives users the ability to experience what it is like to be in control of two Pioneer DJ decks.  Tribe...

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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: MotoGP 2021

Every year, a new MotoGP game, but thankfully although this year’s edition does not seem like a massive improvement, it does feature a lot of minor tweaks that serve as an excellent...

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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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Review: Beyond NRG Gaming Energy Drink

Energy drinks don't have a great reputation in gaming circles, largely down to the high sugar content and general assorted chemical gunk that gets mixed in with them to give you a...

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Review: Postal Redux

Postal Redux is a remaster of the infamous game released back in 1997. For those unaware, Postal was highly controversial and remains uncomfortable today. The plot is wafer-thin and exists barely to...

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Review: Samurai Showdown

Would you like to turn on gore and dismemberments? Yes please! What a way to start a game. Samurai Showdown was actually released nearly two years ago across multiple formats, but very...

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Curse of the Dead Gods

I absolutely love Curse of the Dead Gods. Is it just a Hades clone though? Well, it looks and feels similar, but it’s so much more. I might even prefer it…. ...

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Review: Monster Energy Supercross – The Official Videogame 4 

The 4th entry in the series marks for the first Monster Energy Supercross games to appear on next-gen consoles. With it comes the potential for some serious horsepower upgrades.  Unlike MXGP...

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Review: Monster Jam Steel Titans 2

Monster trucks! Like buses, none for ages, and then along comes Monster Truck Championship last year and now Steel Titans 2. It takes a leaf out of Championship’s book (which so good)...

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Review: Gods Will Fall

I've never been one to go for the Souls games. The level of difficulty, frustration and repeated losses to enormous bosses just never sounded like my idea of fun, but having watched...

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Review: Jet Kave Adventure

A caveman? With a jetpack?! Imagine that! Well, maybe you can’t, but you won’t need to any more as Jet Kave Adventure delivers an amusing, well-animated platform adventure, even if it is...

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Review: MXGP 2020: The Official Motocross Videogame

In reviewing previous MX games, I’ve talked about the ‘flow’. This rhythm of going over jumps, perfecting timing them to get the right vertical lines, maintaining speed, and flicking your bike around...

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