Critical News

Bus Simulator 18 out now, mofos

Posted by on Jun 13, 2018

E3 is almost over, and if you want to read about that… well, you’ve already been reading all about it elsewhere, haven’t you? It’s easy to forget in all the...

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Interviews

Exclusive Q&A with the Psycho Pass: Mandatory Happiness localisation team

Posted by on Aug 24, 2016

Psycho Pass is a jolly awesome two-season anime (plus one film) and, in Japan, it’s also a multiple-ending visual novel with a unique story and three new characters. We’ll soon...

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Articles

Battlefield V revealed, morons unite

Posted by on May 24, 2018

EA have officially announced Battlefield V, in a video packed with pleasant surprises. As a female woman was used in the imagery, however, the internet nigh-on exploded with the...

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Reviews

Anamorphine: review

Posted by on Aug 18, 2018

Format: PS4 (version reviewed), PC, PC VR, PSVR Unleashed: Out Now (PSVR patch TBA) Publisher: Artifact 5 Developer: Artifact 5 Players: 1 Site:...

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Recent Posts

Anamorphine: review

Anamorphine: review

Aug 18, 2018

Format: PS4 (version reviewed), PC, PC VR, PSVR Unleashed: Out Now (PSVR patch TBA) Publisher: Artifact 5 Developer: Artifact 5 Players: 1 Site: https://anamorphine.com/ Game code provided by PR The term “walking simulator” is a bit of an odd one. It’s intrinsically misleading, but more interesting are people’s attitudes toward it....

1979 Revolution: Black Friday – review

1979 Revolution: Black Friday – review

Aug 13, 2018

Format: Switch (version reviewed), PS4, Xbone, PC, mobile Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: Digerati Developer: iNK Stories Players: 1 Site: http://1979revolutiongame.com/ Game code provided by the publisher If you were given the opportunity to make your own videogame, chances are you wouldn’t look to the Iranian revolution of 1979 for...

Back 2 Backlog: Cat Quest, State of Decay 2, Hand of Fate 2

Back 2 Backlog: Cat Quest, State of Decay 2, Hand of Fate 2

Aug 1, 2018

Back 2 Backlog is our irregular-in-several-senses feature where we put three mini-reviews on one page; reviews of games released over the last year or so that we didn’t cover at the time, but that we now have an urge to say something about. Format: PC, Switch (reviewed), PS4 Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: PQube Developer: The Gentlebros Players:...

The Crew 2: review

The Crew 2: review

Jul 17, 2018

Format: PS4 (version reviewed), Xbone, PC Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: Ubisoft Developer: Ivory Tower Players: 1 (offline), 4 (online) Site: https://thecrew-game.ubisoft.com/ Game provided by the publisher The Crew 2 is an open-world racer set across the length and breadth of the US of A. Players take control of an unnamed racer who is trying to become...

Bomb Chicken: review

Bomb Chicken: review

Jul 12, 2018

Format: Switch (version reviewed), PC Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: Nitrome Developer: Nitrome Players: 1 Site: http://bombchickengame.com/ Game code provided by PR A game where you play as a chicken? That’s a bit of a hard sell. A game where you play as a chicken that lays bombs instead of eggs? Sounds like that’s eggsactly our sort of game. And, by...

Pode: review

Pode: review

Jun 22, 2018

  Format: Switch Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: Henchman & Goon Developer: Henchman & Goon Players: 1-2 (offline only) Site: http://www.podegame.com/ Game code provided by PR Pode is a cute little co-op puzzle game featuring the story of a little rock called Bulder, who comes across a fallen star called Glo. They quickly form a bond together...

Onrush: review

Onrush: review

Jun 19, 2018

Format: PS4 (version reviewed), Xbone, PC Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: Deep Silver Developer: Codemasters Players: 1 (offline), 2-12 (online) Site: http://onrushgame.com/ Game disc provided by the distributor We’re all familiar with the concept of the Hero Shooter, right? A bright and colourful online FPS, where each character has fixed abilities and...

Vampyr: review

Vampyr: review

Jun 14, 2018

Format: PS4 (version reviewed), Xbone, PC Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: Focus Home Interactive Developer: Dontnod Entertainment Players: 1 Site: http://www.vampyr-game.com/en Game code provided by PR A third-person vampire action adventure probably wasn’t what you expected the studio that brought us the unforgettable Life Is Strange to do next....