Category Archives: Reviews

‘Sid Meier’s Civilization: Beyond Earth’ Review

Platforms PC Developer 2K Games   Publisher Firaxis Genre Turn-based Strategy Platform Played On PC At first glance, Sid Meier’s Civilization: Beyond Earth looks a lot like its predecessor, Civilization V. The map is the same hex grid format of a landscape dotted with resources, potential enemies, and occasionally hard to navigate terrain. However, while it is very [...]
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‘Lords of the Fallen’ Review

Platforms PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC Publisher Square Enix Developer Deck 13 Interactive, CI Games Genre Action-RPG Platform Played PlayStation 4 Comparisons between the Dark Souls franchise and Lords of the Fallen are going to occur; it was something that was always bound to occur. From your first death, it is quite obvious Lords of [...]
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‘Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel!’ Review

Platforms PC, Linux, Mac, Xbox 360, PS3 Developer 2K Games   Publisher 2K Australia, Gearbox Software Genre First Person Shooter/Action RPG  Platform Played On PC I am completely surrounded by weird-looking creeps that want to kill me, my trusty shield is recharging, and I’m running out of ammo. Instead of panicking, I leap into the air, use some [...]
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Alien: Isolation Review – Survival Horror turned Thriller

Platforms – PC, Xbox One, PS4, Xbox 360, PS3 Publisher – Sega  Developer – Creative Assembly Genre – Survival Horror/Thriller So close, Creative Assembly, so close. Right from the beginning of Alien: Isolation you could tell you were walking into something special. From the drum-roll introduction of the old school 20th Century logo with the use of VHS footage, [...]
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‘Super Smash Bros. 3DS’ Review

Platforms Nintendo 3DS Publisher Nintendo   Developer Bandai Namco Games and Sora, Ltd. Genre Fighting If you think about it, the Super Smash Bros. series is one of the greatest advertisements in history. Since the first game’s debut on Jan. 21, 1999, in Japan, it has shown millions of people and gamer’s alike the other bountiful mascots Nintendo offers. Debuting [...]
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‘Middle-Earth: Shadow of Mordor’ Review

Platforms PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC (Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 later) Publisher Warner Bros. Interactive   Developer Monolith Productions Genre Third-Person Action   Platform Played PlayStation 4 It’s not often a developer can achieve greatness when they have the rights to bring a beloved entertainment property from the screen to a controller. The Lord of the Rings (LOTR), however, has conjured [...]
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‘Forza Horizon 2′ Review

Platforms Xbox One, Xbox 360 Publisher Microsoft Studios   Developer Playground Games, Sumo Digital, Turn 10 Studios, Genre Racing   Platform Played Xbox One The racing genre can generally be divided into two categories: simulation and arcade. Forza Motorsport games have always been filed under the former, but when the original Forza Horizon released in 2012, the line [...]
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‘Skylanders Trap Team’ Review

Platforms PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Xbox One, Wii, Wii U Publisher Activision Developer Toys for Bob Genre Action-Adventure Platform Played PlayStation 4 The mascot platformers of yester-year have all but vanished these days, with memorable franchises now sidelined and slowly drifting into mere memories. Skylanders Trap Team embraces the past iterations of the [...]
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‘Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes’ Heading To PC In December

Konami Digital Entertainment has announced that it will release the PC version of Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes on December 18 via Steam. The publisher also confirmed that the game will be 4K compatible and will feature an increase in the number of simultaneous light sources, the number of models that can be displayed [...]
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‘FIFA 15′ – the Good, the Bad and the Damn Ref

It’s that time of year again, the annual release of a new FIFA with new things we love, but also hate. Every FIFA fan eagerly anticipates just what the new systems are going to offer to your gameplay, and how they will either improve you, or make you break your 23rd controller. After playing it [...]
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‘Kraven Manor’ Review

Platforms PC Developer Demon Wagon Studios   Publisher Demon Wagon Studios Genre Horror   Platform Played On PC It is literally a dark and stormy night as you enter Kraven Manor, the empty and foreboding setting of the new point and click horror game of the same name. Created as a student project and published by Demon Wagon [...]
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‘Watch Dogs: Bad Blood’ Review

Platforms PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, PC, Xbox 360, Xbox One Publisher Ubisoft Developer Ubisoft Montreal Genre Action-Adventure Platform Played PlayStation 4 Earlier this year I reviewed Ubisoft’s highly anticipated open-world title, Watch Dogs. Though the new IP didn’t revolutionise the open-world genre, it provided some unique mechanics, solid gameplay and was, overall, tonnes of fun. [...]
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‘Gauntlet’ Review

Platforms PC Publisher Warner Bros Interactive Entertainment Developer Arrowhead Game Studios Genre Action   Platform Played PC Gauntlet seeks to be a reboot and throwback to the origins of the beloved franchise. It has been years since gamers received a proper iteration of the hack and slash, dungeon-crawling co-operative action game and this title is a strong attempt [...]
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‘Disney Infinity 2.0: Marvel Super Heroes’ Review

Platforms PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, PC, Xbox 360, Xbox One, Wii U, PlayStation 3, iOS Publisher Disney Interactive Studios Developer Avalanche Software Genre Action-Adventure Platform Played PlayStation 4 The fusion of video game products and collectable toys has been a financial revolution for the gaming industry over the last few years. Disney Infinity 2.0: Marvel [...]
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‘Destiny’ Review

Platforms PS3, PS4, Xbox 360 and Xbox One Developer Bungie  Publisher Activision Genre Cooperative Shooter   Platform Played On PS4 A few years ago, the very idea of Bungie, the creators of the legendary Halo franchise developing for PlayStation as well as Xbox would have seemed like a very desirable, although farfetched idea. Then comes along Destiny, a cooperative or [...]
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