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Hardcore Mecha – PS4 | Review 

Hardcore Mecha – PS4 | Review 

As someone who loved the Mechwarrior franchise growing up, the thought of getting back in the mech pilots seat was appealing. Good news for us all then that RocketPunch Games brings us Hardcore Mecha, a 2D side-scrolling action packed mech shooter.  You play as Tarethur and his mech thunderbolt who…read more >
Football Manager 2020 – Stadia | Review

Football Manager 2020 – Stadia | Review

Sorry, this review is late. I was a bit busy trying to win some trophies. Don't worry though, I've been fired now, so I have plenty of time to write. Doesn't unemployment suck? Football Manager 2020 is a cruel game. Taking over the reigns of Glasgow Rangers FC after the…read more >
Pokémon Sword – Switch | Review

Pokémon Sword – Switch | Review

I’ve dabbled in every generation of Pokémon at some point in my life, playing some until the cartridge battery ran out and I no longer, much to my horror, had the ability to save the game. Each time the tried and true formula bringing a familiar feeling but always filled…read more >
Close to the Sun – PS4 | Review

Close to the Sun – PS4 | Review

Out of all the mysteries within Close to the Sun, the one that kept me up at night was who could be the nefarious toilet roll stealer aboard a ship full of brilliant minded individuals, despite the fact that all around me strange things keep occurring. When you get to…read more >
Star Wars: Jedi Fallen Order – PS4 | Review

Star Wars: Jedi Fallen Order – PS4 | Review

Star Wars: Jedi Fallen Order is everything I love and hate about videogames rolled into one. It offers up a journey of Star Wars proportions, complete with huge ships, epic lightsaber battles and explored worlds. On the other side, it's a frustrating buggy mess of a game which feels like…read more >
Need for Speed: Heat – Review | PS4

Need for Speed: Heat – Review | PS4

You would be forgiven for coming into this game with low expectations given the past downward spiral of the Need for Speed franchise. However, this time round Ghost Games have brought back some of the foundations that made the Need for Speed games great. But can they do enough to…read more >
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare PS4 | Review

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare PS4 | Review

As we all anticipate the arrival of the eager Christmas decorations so do we anticipate the next installment from the first-person shooter giants Infinity Ward. And that moment has arrived with Modern Warfare, no not that one, a completely new one for 2019. Now, these games have always teased the…read more >
Children Of Morta PS4 | Review

Children Of Morta PS4 | Review

At its core, Children of Morta is really a game about family. While set in an outlandish and fantastical landscape, Dead Mage Inc’s focus on themes and story really sets Children of Morta apart from the rest. But wait, I’m getting a bit ahead of myself here, I mean I’m still…read more >
Ghostbusters: The Video Game Remastered – PS4 | Review

Ghostbusters: The Video Game Remastered – PS4 | Review

If there's something strange In your neighborhood Who you gonna call? Ghostbusters! Ten years on from the original release of Ghostbusters: The Video Game, we are treated to the remastered version on current generation platforms. Ghostbusters needs no introduction; this is nothing more than a video game adaptation of the…read more >
GRID – PS4 | Review

GRID – PS4 | Review

Keeping with the trend of reboots and rehashes, renowned racing game developers Codemasters have breathed new life into the GRID franchise with... GRID... (2019). GRID 2019 is actually the fourth GRID game by Codemasters, but the tenth in the TOCA Touring Cars series. Yeah, it is a little confusing, but…read more >
Frostpunk – PS4 | Review

Frostpunk – PS4 | Review

Frostpunk puts you in to a harsh world that hasn’t recovered from the devasting effects of global warming. London is frozen and all you can see is covered in snow and ice. It is over to you then to bring around New London in the late 1800s. The story features…read more >
Yooka-Laylee and the Impossible Lair – PS4 | Review

Yooka-Laylee and the Impossible Lair – PS4 | Review

After a hugely successful kickstarter campaign that generated over £2 million the spiritual successor to Banjo-Kazooie was born, Yooka-Laylee. Now, less than three years later Yooka-Laylee is back in a new spin-off adventure, with some changes to gameplay that  still clutch on to games of Banjo's era. This time round,…read more >
Concrete Genie – PS4 | Review

Concrete Genie – PS4 | Review

Concrete Genie tells the story of a young boy named Ash who hails from the now abandoned town of Denska. Having been decimated and turned to darkness by an unknown source, the town lies lifeless, with a group of bullies and the aforementioned Ash as its only inhabitants. This poses…read more >
Tropico 6 – PS4 | Review

Tropico 6 – PS4 | Review

A beautiful tropical island. A thriving economy and industry. A potentially corrupt and oppressive government. No wait, forget I mentioned that last one. Tropico 6 – the latest instalment in Limbic Entertainment’s city/management simulator has finally hit consoles, and after a long summer of waiting for the port, I’m happy…read more >
Blasphemous – PS4 | Review

Blasphemous – PS4 | Review

Waking up in a pile of dead bodies, all wearing the same head gear, a tall barbed pin. You are the Penitent One, the sole survivor of a congregation about to be punished. Armed with a sword you go out into the dark world, this is the start of a…read more >