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Skyworld – PSVR | Review

Skyworld – PSVR | Review

Skyworld joins the ever growing PSVR catalogue as Vertigo Games joins forces with Wolfdog Interactive to bring this tabletop strategy game to life. A mix of turn-based and real-time strategy awaited me. It was time to dust off (and charge) the move controllers, slide on the VR headset and see…read more >
Generation Zero – PS4 | Review

Generation Zero – PS4 | Review

Avalanche Studio is back yet again with a massive open-world adventure game! This time around we are playing as a teenager in the late '80s that have come back home from a weekend away with friends to discover that your town seems to have been under attack. Nobody is around…read more >
Peasant Knight – PS4 | Review

Peasant Knight – PS4 | Review

Next up in the “cheap, easy platinum” range……. Peasant Knight is a very simple platinum purchase…. I mean Peasant Knight is a simple puzzle platform game that will take you less than an hour to platinum… I mean to finish. Ok let's get to it, this review will be finished…read more >
Grand Prix Story – Nintendo Switch | Review

Grand Prix Story – Nintendo Switch | Review

Ever wanted to play motorsport manager on your Nintendo Switch? Tough you can't, however, you can now play Grand Prix Story on your switch and while it's not as deep as something like motorsport manager its still lots of fun. Kairosoft is a company known quite well in the mobile…read more >
The Red Strings Club – Nintendo Switch | Review

The Red Strings Club – Nintendo Switch | Review

Welcome to The Red Strings Club, a thoroughly enjoyable point and click narrative adventure, infused with cyberpunk aesthetics. Featuring some nifty mini-games and brimming with ethical decisions, there's a lot to like about this game. Presented in the form of pixel art that is reminiscent of adventure games of the…read more >
The Messenger – PS4 | Review

The Messenger – PS4 | Review

I had heard of The Messenger before I was asked to review it. In fact, I have nearly bought it a few times for the Nintendo Switch after hearing it's glowing reviews. It's a good job I didn’t in the end though, otherwise, I would not be here discussing the…read more >
Ghost of a Tale – PS4 | Review

Ghost of a Tale – PS4 | Review

Somehow Ghost of a Tale is something that I knew nothing at all about before I got to play it. I say that because one look at it and you would think it's come from some big budget studio because it looks stunning. But it never came from a Big…read more >
The Princess Guide – PS4 | Review

The Princess Guide – PS4 | Review

I have to be honest and say I was out of my comfort zone with this game, I came into The Princess Guide not knowing what to expect. I have played both Strategy games and RPGs but nothing like this and it was an interesting experience both good and bad.…read more >
The Division 2 – PS4 | Review

The Division 2 – PS4 | Review

Six months on and the world is yet to pull itself back together. The Division 2 takes us to Washington D.C. as we look to bring hope back to the good people. However, with so many recent AAA games being launched perhaps before they are ready, will The Division 2…read more >
Unknown Fate – PS4 | Review

Unknown Fate – PS4 | Review

Sometimes you watch a movie or play a game and by the end you are still none the wiser what has just gone on. After playing Unknown Fate, this is one of those times. Unknown Fate is a first-person puzzle platform story driven game. It has a touch of combat,…read more >
Crimson Keep – PS4 | Review

Crimson Keep – PS4 | Review

I wanted to enjoy Crimson Keep. I really did. A permadeath, dungeon crawler? It sounded right up my alley. From the trailers and promo material I was expecting this to be the RPG hack-n-slash counterpart to Tower Of Guns – a thrill ride from start to finish, that is constantly…read more >
Blood Waves – PS4 | Review

Blood Waves – PS4 | Review

People following my reviews may have noticed I have given a few low scores. I don't want to be known as the bad score guy……. But, well you will see. Blood Waves is a wave-based shooter starring a bootleg looking Lara Croft who doesn't have a name. It is set in…read more >
Claybook – Nintendo Switch | Review

Claybook – Nintendo Switch | Review

Indie developers Second Order have created a rich, colourful and original puzzle game that shines as a technical marvel but forgets to provide the fun - welcome to Claybook. When I was younger I used to love playing with clay and Play-Doh. The idea of moulding this colourful smelly and…read more >
The Wizards: Enhanced Edition – PSVR | Review

The Wizards: Enhanced Edition – PSVR | Review

Virtual reality is a great medium for any game where you need to use your hands. Due to having move controllers on PSVR, any games where you must manipulate objects or in this case, cast and conjure spells, become much more tangible and immersive. I have played many of these…read more >
Rico – PS4 | Review

Rico – PS4 | Review

Bad boys, bad boys, what ya gonna do, what ya gonna do when they come for you. Rico is a first-person shooter that according to the makers is a “buddy cop” game. The game is all about taking out gangs on the way to the head honcho at the top…read more >
The LEGO Movie 2 Videogame – PS4 | Review

The LEGO Movie 2 Videogame – PS4 | Review

I suppose I should start this review for The LEGO Movie 2 Videogame with SPOILERS for the first LEGO Movie; although I feel if you haven’t seen or played it by this point, you’re not going to now. LEGO games are not my normal go-to, I get rather frustrated when games…read more >
I And Me – PS4 | Review

I And Me – PS4 | Review

I don't care what a game is about, if I find out there are playable kittens in a game, I WILL play it! Now throw in a second kitten and, well...it may become game of the year in my eyes!  So it was no shocker to anyone that when I…read more >
The Occupation – PS4 | Review

The Occupation – PS4 | Review

White Paper Games are back with a politically charged mystery game; The Occupation. If the developer sounds familiar, then it's probably because you know it as the studio behind Ether One. We’ve been following The Occupation throughout its development, including its fair share of delays, for a while now, and…read more >