Latest SquareXO Reviews

Vane – PS4 | Review

Vane – PS4 | Review

VANE’s opening sequence drops you into pure chaos, a storm rages on while you run blindly around trying to escape the world falling apart under your feet. After a minute of clambering around you finally find sanctuary in the form of a house, only to have the door closed abruptly…read more >
Smoke and Sacrifice – PS4 | Review

Smoke and Sacrifice – PS4 | Review

Once again here we are, faced with another crafting and survival title in a genre that's quite packed at the moment. Does Smoke and Sacrifice do anything different? Will it stand out in the overcrowded gamespace it currently sits in? Well, this title is a bit different from other games…read more >
Onimusha Warlords – PS4 | Review

Onimusha Warlords – PS4 | Review

Onimusha Warlords was originally an exclusive title for PlayStation 2 released way back in 2001. It received great reviews that enjoyed the sharp visuals and amazing CG cut scenes. Capcom produced an excellent little game that was originally a spin-off to Resident Evil. However, 18 years on and coming out…read more >
Double Cross – Nintendo Switch | Review

Double Cross – Nintendo Switch | Review

You may have heard of developer 13AM Games from their previous work on the brightly coloured, platforming party title called Runbow. I certainly remember their work fondly, so when Double Cross appeared in my inbox for review I was excited to see what they’d been up to. The developer's new…read more >
Planet Rix-13 Nintendo Switch | Review

Planet Rix-13 Nintendo Switch | Review

Sometimes good things come in small packages, sometimes I like to play short and relaxing games between big releases. It's nice to not have to bother about a massive sprawling open world with six gazillion quest markers or trudge through a long open-ended branching storyline. This is the space where…read more >
Warhammer: Vermintide 2 – PS4 | Review

Warhammer: Vermintide 2 – PS4 | Review

Warhammer: Vermintide 2 brings a whole host of more Skaven and Chaos to annihilate along with a series of changes to improve on the original game, for starters a shorter name. The big question is though, has this game managed to capture the fun of the original in the latest…read more >
Pic-a-Pix Pieces – Nintendo Switch | Review

Pic-a-Pix Pieces – Nintendo Switch | Review

Nonogram puzzles have been gaining a lot of traction in the past few years, with more and more casual players finding different outlets to quench their thirst to train their brains.  If you're not familiar with nonogram puzzles, imagine the offspring of a Sudoku puzzle and a paint-by-numbers picture; the…read more >
Scintillatron 4096 – PS4 | Review

Scintillatron 4096 – PS4 | Review

Have I fallen through a time vortex? Has someone dug my old Commadore 64 out of the loft? No, it's just a very retro shooter has hit the PSN store, full to the brim with the sights and sounds of my childhood. Scintillatron 4096, which is a great name by…read more >
Nippon Marathon – PS4 Review

Nippon Marathon – PS4 Review

Nippon marathon is a party style running game that is absolute chaos in both style and presentation. The game is made in the UK but the developers have tried to push this stereotype Japanese style where everything is over the top (and makes no bloody sense). First off, the visuals,…read more >
Hello Neighbour: Hide and Seek – PS4 | Review

Hello Neighbour: Hide and Seek – PS4 | Review

The idea behind the Hello Neighbour series of games is ingenious. A stealth horror game that actually learns from you, making each attempt progressively harder? It’s a game concept that is so blindingly obvious, and yet few had attempted it prior Dynamic Pixels; 2017 hit ‘Hello Neighbour’ – fast forward…read more >
Override Mech City Brawl – PS4 | Review

Override Mech City Brawl – PS4 | Review

If like me, you grew up watching the corny yet awesome TV show Power Rangers, you’ll no doubt remember the traditional Megazord battle that would adorn the end of each and every episode. An idea, that when looked at closely, would make an awesome Video Game, no? Well, Override Mech…read more >
GRIS – Nintendo Switch | Review

GRIS – Nintendo Switch | Review

Having just finished my first playthrough of GRIS, I am feeling somewhat lost. The kind of melancholy one only feels when they close the last page on a really, really good book, or watch the credits role on a game that is fantastic beyond words. Fantastic beyond words only just…read more >