Browsing posts in the ‘Reviews’ category

Review: The Suicide of Rachel Foster

It's really hard to decide what I think about The Suicide of Rachel Foster. On one hand I loved the setting, the wonderfully created hotel and the atmosphere felt as you walk...

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Review: Lost Ember

Lost Ember begins with you, a wolf, being asked by a spirit for some help finding its way. You agree, and it’s quickly discovered that you are a Lost Ember - a...

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Review: Art of Rally

If we're handing out awards for "deceptively sim-like game of the year" then we can probably name Art of Rally as one of the likely candidates. Watching video footage of Art of...

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Review: Commandos 2 HD Remaster

I’ve never played Commandos 2 - one of the most talked-about strategy games of my youth. I’ve known about it - I knew it was hard, and it was similar to more...

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Review: Monster Truck Championship

TL;DR: Monster Truck Championship is not perfect technically, but I had a whole load of fun with it and think it’s awesome.  I start with this because I was expecting this...

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Review: 9 Monkeys of the Shaolin

‘They don’t make them like this any more.’ This seems to me what the developers may have been thinking as they embarked on side-scrolling brawler, 9 Monkeys of the Shaolin. Aside from...

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Review: Röki

There are a lot of adventure games like Roki, and as such it's becoming quite tough to stand out from the crowd and become a must-play title over and above the numerous...

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Review: Tennis World Tour 2

It’s just not tennis! Well, it is tennis actually, very much so. Tennis World Tour 2 features a number of high profile tennis players, and a variety of tennis to play. Well,...

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Review: Spellbreak

As one of the 7 people in the world who never really got into the whole battle royale genre, I felt like I had the benefit of ignorance going into Spellbreak. There...

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Review: Ride 4

It would be really easy to classify Ride 4 as simply ‘the Gran Turismo of bikes’, but there are so many similarities to it that it’s hard not to come to this...

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Review: Inertial Drift

We’ve had twin stick shooters, so what about twin stick racers? That’s the driving thought behind Inertial Drift, an arcade racer all about, obviously, drifting.

Described as a...

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Review: Tony Hawks Pro Skater 1+2

How often do you sit and play a game, almost completely in one sitting? Every level, every goal. Listened to probably louder than is safe, audibly speaking. What about one that...

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Review: PGA Tour 2K21

There's an interesting, inherent beauty in golf. It's not a sport I've spent much time obsessing over, but the courses themselves are always works of art, even down to the lower level...

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Review: Wasteland 3

Wasteland 3 is a large game, upwards of 60 hours to fully finish it I’ve heard. I can see that - I spent the best part of 30 minutes designing...

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Review: Relicta

It's the Moon, Jim, but not as we know it. We've had quite a few games based on the Moon over the last few years, but it tends to be a "real"...

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Review: Pistol Whip

Rhythm games aren't exactly in heavy supply on the PSVR, but what we've got has been very decent so far. Both Beat Saber and Audica are great games, the former being a...

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Review: EA Sports UFC 4

I’ve played a lot of UFC 3. A couple of runs through the career mode, including the highest difficulty and when I checked my online games, it totally nearly 5,000 games over...

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Board Game Review: Star Wars – Dark Side Rising

There have been some incredibly cool Star Wars tabletop games in recent years, which have mostly had one thing in common - they're incredibly complex and tough to get to grips with....

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Review: Destroy All Humans!

Back in 2005, Destroy all Humans! gave us comedic aliens invading earth and lobotomising all humans. In 2020, that concept feels like a lovely respite from the dumpster fire that...

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