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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 >
The VideoKid – PS4 | Review

The VideoKid – PS4 | Review

Sometimes you just need a simple game to sit down to and enjoy. No need for complicated controls, a skills tree to spend experience points on or crafting stations to put together the flamethrower chainsaw. Cue VideoKid! As the VideoKid you need to skateboard down a typical American suburb delivering…read more >
Guacamelee! 2 – Nintendo Switch | Review

Guacamelee! 2 – Nintendo Switch | Review

With such a stellar year for blockbuster releases beginning to wind down, DrinkBox's spicy sequel lands on the Nintendo Switch. On a platform stuffed with "Metroidvania" titles, can Guacamelee 2! still stand apart as it's predecessor did all the way back in 2013? Picking up with a truncated version of…read more >
Just Cause 4 – PS4 | Review

Just Cause 4 – PS4 | Review

Boom. Just Cause is back baby, get ready to blow stuff up, smash your way through a new location and cause some chaos. Rico is now on his fourth outing, the second on PS4 and he comes equipped with new tools, weapons and vehicles to cause mayhem. I have played…read more >
Jagged Alliance: Rage – PS4 | Review

Jagged Alliance: Rage – PS4 | Review

Jagged Alliance: Rage is a turn-based strategy RPG combat game that follows on 20 years after the Jagged Alliance 2. You find yourself leading a set of mercenaries as you attempt to bring down a drug lord and their army of followers on their own island. Yes it does sound…read more >
Mutant Year Zero: Road to Eden – PS4 | Review

Mutant Year Zero: Road to Eden – PS4 | Review

Let me set the scene for anyone who hasn’t seen anything about Mutant Year Zero. Firstly, it is based off the pen and paper RPG game. It is set in a post-apocalyptic world where feral dogs, ghouls, abandoned robots, to name a few, wander the scrapyards, demolished churches and what…read more >
Subnautica  – PS4 | Review

Subnautica – PS4 | Review

Another day, another survival game, another story of being stranded and having to craft yourself to safety. I had heard lots about Subnautica and even though I had played a lot of survival games recently, I know a lot of people who have experienced it on PC and loved it…read more >
The First Tree  – PS4 | Review

The First Tree – PS4 | Review

Now and again, between big triple-A releases and quirky indie games, I like to play an easy going story driven game to relax. So when I saw the chance to review The First Tree I took it, I knew very little of it but what I did know met this…read more >
Energy Cycle Edge – PS4 | Review

Energy Cycle Edge – PS4 | Review

We live in a time where you can go to the PlayStation store and find many different games that we have never heard of. The Indie embrace is stronger than ever with game popping up seemingly out of nowhere. The studio responsible for the game Energy Cycle, Sometimes You, is…read more >
Rival Megagun – PS4 | Review

Rival Megagun – PS4 | Review

Rival Megagun takes the arcade retro vertical shoot em’ up style and adds a new twist with a rival player alongside you in split-screen madness. However, is this new approach what the genre was missing or is it a step too far? The story is Earth is now under the…read more >
Squishies  – PSVR | Review

Squishies – PSVR | Review

People have always said I spout a lot of hot air, so this is the perfect game for me. A VR puzzler that requires you to blow and suck little ‘Squishies’ through various hazards and guide them to their goal. I have played very few VR puzzlers, especially ones like…read more >
Just Deal With It – PS4 | Review

Just Deal With It – PS4 | Review

Just Deal With It is a new offering in Sony's Playlink series of games, this is a series of games that use your smartphone as a controller and can offer a party experience with everyone having their own controller. Having your own screen is obviously important when playing local multiplayer…read more >