Browsing posts in the ‘Reviews’ category

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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Review: Pacer

There’s a new Wipeout game? No, but you’d be forgiven for thinking that Pacer is. A futuristic ship racing game, if you didn’t know better you would assume it is Wipeout. Twisty...

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Review: HyperBrawl Tournament

The term ‘futuristic sports game’ always grabs my attention. Maybe it’s the sensationalised and emphatic cheers every time an objective is met or the violence. Why do futuristic sports always have loads...

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Gamebook Review: ALBA

As a teenager I used to love game books, those books that didn't just run from the beginning to the end but instead asked you to make your own choices, work out...

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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: Hotshot Racing

Taking a leap into 90s arcade territory, Hotshot Racing pulls influences from the likes of Virtua Racing and Ridge Racer, landing in a fairly sweet spot that offers fast, enjoyable racing with...

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