Category Archives: Reviews

‘Risen 3: Titan Lords’ Review

Platforms PS3/360/PC Developer Piranha Bytes   Publisher Deep Silver Genre Action-RPG   Platform Played On PC Ah, yes, role-playing games created by European developers; I wouldn’t necessarily classify them as niche, but the majority of said titles (e.g. the first three Gothic games, the first two Witcher games etc.) are certainly not for everybody, simply because they’re [...]
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‘Over The Top Tower Defence’ Review

Platforms iOS/Android/Kindle Fire/PC Developer SMG Studio   Publisher Surprise Attack Genre Tower-Defence   Platform Played On PC After countless hours of playing games on my Galaxy S2, I have come to realise that the Tower-Defence genre is the most efficient one when it comes to killing time; either in-between meetings, travelling, or for simply enjoying a good-old [...]
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‘The Swapper’ [PS4] Review

Platforms PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita [Previously on PC] Publisher/Developer Facepalm Games/Curve Studios Genre Puzzle Platformer  Platform Played PlayStation 4 The Swapper was one of 2013’s best titles, while also producing some of the most intelligent puzzle design in recent memory. Following the critical praise of the original PC release, Facepalm Games (the original [...]
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‘Sacred 3′ Review

Platforms: PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 Developer: Keen Games   Publisher: Deep Silver Genre: Action-RPG   Platform Played On: PS3 Over the last few years, we’ve seen games change in many ways though every once in a while, it’s good to jump back and play some good, old school games. This is exactly what you [...]
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‘Third Eye Crime’ Review

Platforms Mobile/PC Developer Moonshot Games Publisher Gamblyr Genre Stealth/Puzzle Platform Played PC  The formula is familiar: a thick skinned loner with a knack for finding things walks into his office to find a mysterious woman who winds up getting him into way more trouble than he expected. Third Eye Crime, the previously mobile-only stealth game from [...]
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‘So Many Me’ Review

Platforms PC/Linux/Mac/Ouya Developer Extend Studio   Publisher ORiGO GAMES Genre Puzzle-Platformer   Platform Played On PC While not as dominant as first-person shooters or racing titles, puzzle-platformers have always been an important part of the gaming industry. Sometimes, customers want to do more than simply gun-down countless soldiers, aliens etc., or racing through yet another checkpoint. [...]
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‘Roska’ Review

Platforms Android Publisher/Developer SIEIDI Genre Arcade   Platform Played Samsung Galaxy S4 Despite the free-to-play mobile release being downloaded by millions of players daily, few have been able to strike a strong balance between providing a casual gaming experience alongside hardcore sensibilities. SIEDI, a three man development studio based in Finland, is the latest studio [...]
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‘The Walking Dead’ Episode Four – Amid The Ruins Review

Platforms PC, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, iOS, Vita, OUYA Publisher/Developer Telltale Games Genre Interactive Adventure   Platform Played PC Amid the Ruins, Walking Dead Season 2’s penultimate episode, takes place within a Civil War Memorial. The simple locale is a poignant statement on the post-apocalyptic setting that Clementine and her fellow survivors find themselves within, [...]
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‘WildStar’ Part Two – The Saviour of In-Game Housing

Part One of WildStar can be found here. House customisation has always been one factor of a game which I immensely enjoy. Whether it be designing and building a house on Sims or propping up with properties around Skyrim, it is something which you can control how you desire. It allows you to put your own [...]
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Microsoft Closing Xbox Entertainment Studios

Microsoft has announced today it will be closing Xbox Entertainment Studios, the part of the Xbox brand which was originally responsible for setting up platform exclusivity for Xbox.  As a result, 18,000 Microsoft employees are expected to be laid off as part of a new effort to “realign” the company.  The decision to shutter XES [...]
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‘The Wolf Among Us’ Episode 5 – ‘Cry Wolf’ Review

Platforms PlayStation 3/Xbox 360/PC/Vita/iOS Developer/Publisher Telltale Games Genre Point & Click, Adventure Platform Played PC Over seven months ago I began my journey as Bigby Wolf in The Wolf Among Us, searching for the ruthless perpetrator behind two vicious murders in the Fable community. After a long wait Telltale Games has finally delivered the final installment [...]
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‘Battlefield Hardline’ Beta Impressions

The Battlefield franchise has been keeping with numbered sequels over the past couple of releases. The announcement of Battlefield Hardline, marks a stray from direct sequels to another spin-off series. However, whereas DICE has developed every other Battlefield game, Visceral Games takes command this time. At E3 2014, a Beta was the game was announced [...]
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‘Sniper Elite III’ Review

Platforms PS4/XB1/PS3/360/PCDeveloper Rebellion Oxford   Publishers 505 Games (consoles)/Rebellion (PC)Genre Third-Person Shooter   Platforms Played On PC/PS3 Sniping is an art. Taking into consideration your rifle’s specifications, the distance between you and your target, the wind, all while being seconds away from blowing someone’s mind – literally – is not something easily done. Almost every first-person and [...]
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‘WildStar’ Review in Progress – The Beginning

Class played: Stalker Level reached in this article: 14 There is something about WildStar that grabs your attention more than Elder Scrolls Online or Guild Wars 2. I didn’t know what to expect when I first began WildStar. I had played years of World of Warcraft and only dabbled in the two previously-mentioned titles but [...]
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‘Valiant Hearts: The Great War’ Review

Platforms PlayStation 3 / Xbox 360 / Xbox One / PlayStation 4 / PC Developer Ubisoft Montpellier Publisher Ubisoft Genre Puzzle Adventure Platform Played PlayStation 4 Games often tackle the topic of war, though most focus on the over-the-top action blockbuster motif, rather than focusing on the harsh reality that war provides. Valiant Hearts: The Great [...]
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