Browsing posts in the ‘Reviews’ category

Review: Yakuza: Like a Dragon

The Yakuza games have a reputation of being these sprawling, not-quite-open-world RPGs, with over-the-top combat and random, yet surprisingly deep minigames which are more like meta-systems. Like a Dragon does not disappoint,...

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Review: Unto the End

You are warned at the start, that Unto the End is different. You can lose your sword. You can bleed to death. Prepare. I wasn’t really sure what to make of this....

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Review: Watch Dogs Legion

A lot has been said about the new Watch Dogs game. After two very enjoyable, if not slightly samey Watch Dogs titles, Legion repeats the history of the first game by releasing...

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Review: Doodle God Evolution

When I first saw Doodle God Evolution, my initial thought was that this was going to become a friendly game of building up the world bit by bit, discovering new things and...

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Review: Immortals Fenyx Rising

Immortals Fenyx Rising could be described cruelly as ‘Assassin’s Creed for kids’. This would be unfair - as whilst it borrows an awful lot from Assassin’s Creed, it is a thoroughly enjoyable...

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Hardware Review: HyperX QuadCast S Microphone

As online gaming gets more and more serious, so too does the need for good quality hardware in your gaming setup. What good is your beautiful sparkling PS5, or your new £800...

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Review: Assassin’s Creed Valhalla

In Assassin’s Creed Valhalla, you play as Eivor in a sprawling, open-world. If you’ve played one of the previous entries in the recent era of Assassin’s Creed games then you’ll know what...

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Review: Overcooked! All You Can Eat

If you haven't heard of Overcooked by now, then that's quite an achievement. The incredibly popular Chef-Em-Up (it'll catch on) has spanned two games and numerous DLCs, and if you've got at...

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Review: Ponpu

Ponpu is certainly very intriguing. The visual style immediately catches your eye, a white and sepia top-down style, although the story will make your head scratch.

There are...

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Board Game Review: Fallout Shelter

It doesn't take much to get me excited about a game related to the Fallout franchise. I've played through several Fallout games both on the PC and PlayStation platforms, and have built...

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Review: Poker Club

Poker Club is the latest poker game to try and hook players with his age-old gameplay. The key differentiator here is that games are played in first-person perspective as you...

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Review: Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War

This year’s Call of Duty is a bit of a tough one to review. It’s three distinct components under one roof, spread across two generations of consoles, and one format (across generations)...

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Review: Praetorians HD Remaster

You don’t get many new RTS type games on consoles these days. I think the last one I really sank some time into was the Playstation One version of Red Alert. It’s...

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Review: The Falconeer

Giant falcon. That’s all I needed to hear about The Falconeer, launch title for next-generation consoles. It was on my wish list. What do you do? Who cares. Giant falcon, right? Luckily...

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Review: Observer: System Redux

It’s only Rutger bloody Hauer! He’s in the game! You play as him!

Sometimes slow paced story games don’t really hit the mark. Observer absolutely gripped me from...

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Review: Dirt 5

Just over a year ago I reviewed the latest game in Codemasters' long running Grid series, and instead of focussing on the career mode's lightweight story decided to look at what was...

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Review: Black Desert

I’ve not really properly played any MMO games before. I’ve dabbled in a few but never really got ‘the bug’. I did know though that before even starting Black Desert that I’d...

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Review: Space Crew

Fancy flying a cock-shaped spaceship around the place, rescuing people, delivering cargo and getting shot at by weird grey aliens until your space-cock explodes and you start all over again? Well as...

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Review: Amnesia: Rebirth

Amnesia: Rebirth is not a game about winning, you are warned. It’s about avoiding the darkness, living with the terror of it, and mastering your own fear. That alone sounds absolutely terrifying...

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