Critical News

New Psycho Pass: Mandatory Happiness trailer is a little tease

Posted by on Jun 21, 2016

Did we already tell you that we’re excited for the English language version of the Psycho Pass game? Yes, yes we did. Shameless slaves to advertising that we are, this new...

Read More

Interviews

Do you have (a) Minutes? Red Phantom Games interview

Posted by on Feb 12, 2015

RPG is a great videogame acronym. It stands for Role Playing Game, Rocket Propelled Grenade, and – as of fairly recently – Red Phantom Games. This particular RPG is a...

Read More

Articles

The games journalism cult of personality

Posted by on May 21, 2016

Hello boys and girls. I’d like to tell you a story. It’s a story of joy and sadness; of oppression and freedom; of regression and progress; of human beings. Are you...

Read More

Reviews

Kirby Planet Robobot: review

Posted by on Jun 16, 2016

Format: 3DS Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: Nintendo Developer: HAL Laboratory Players: 1-4 Site: https://www.nintendo.co.uk/games/oms/kirby-robobot_desktop/ Game purchased by...

Read More

Recent Posts

New Psycho Pass: Mandatory Happiness trailer is a little tease

New Psycho Pass: Mandatory Happiness trailer is a little tease

Jun 21, 2016

Did we already tell you that we’re excited for the English language version of the Psycho Pass game? Yes, yes we did. Shameless slaves to advertising that we are, this new trailer has made us that little bit more excited for reasons that we can’t quite pin down. It starts off with what looks for all the world like a lightning-fast montage of...

Kirby Planet Robobot: review

Kirby Planet Robobot: review

Jun 16, 2016

Format: 3DS Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: Nintendo Developer: HAL Laboratory Players: 1-4 Site: https://www.nintendo.co.uk/games/oms/kirby-robobot_desktop/ Game purchased by reviewer Kirby: Planet Robobot is exactly what you’d expect from a Nintendo platformer and exactly what you’d expect from a Kirby game at that. It’s highly polished, fun, takes a...

Valentino Rossi: The Game – review

Valentino Rossi: The Game – review

Jun 15, 2016

Format: Xbox One (version reviewed), PS4, PC Unleashed: June 17th Publisher: pQube/Milestone s.r.l. Developer: Milestone s.r.l. Players: 1-2 (offline), 2-12 (online) Site: http://motogpvideogame.com/ Game disc provided by the publisher Valentino Rossi: The Game (not to be confused with Valentino Rossi: The Human Being) is basically this year’s official...

Microsoft at E3 2016

Microsoft at E3 2016

Jun 14, 2016

Microsoft at E3. It started with a very respectful note from Phil Spencer on the recent tragedy of the horrific mass shooting in Florida, which is probably the best way to start something like this after such a horrific event. Then, with things being what they are, it delved straight into marketing mode, as the trailer for the new 40% smaller Xbox One and...

Bethesda at E3 2016

Bethesda at E3 2016

Jun 13, 2016

Bethesda held only their second ever E3 conference last night. As expected some of their biggest franchises were highlights, with games like Fallout, The Elder Scrolls and Dishonored all getting either DLC expansions or full-blown sequels. Having successfully revived id Software’s classic Doom franchise, Bethesda opened their show with a cinematic...

E3: EA Play

E3: EA Play

Jun 12, 2016

  Andrew Wilson hosted the event, EA Play, to make all of EA’s announcements and show off some upcoming games directly to the viewing audience at home via both the event itself and “influencers” and “content creators.” Peter Moore also hosted a similar event in London. Wilson spoke about how vital games have become to so many of us and that...

Mirror’s Edge Catalyst: review

Mirror’s Edge Catalyst: review

Jun 12, 2016

Format: Xbox One (version reviewed), PS4, PC Unleashed: Out now Publisher: EA Developer: DICE Players: 1 Site: http://www.mirrorsedge.com/ Game disc provided by the publisher When news of a Mirror’s Edge sequel first broke, we were filled with both hope and fear. Kind of like how we might feel if it was announced that J.J.Abrams was coming back for...

Sherlock Holmes: The Devil’s Daughter – review

Sherlock Holmes: The Devil’s Daughter – review

Jun 7, 2016

Format: Xbox One (version reviewed), PS4, PC Unleashed: June 10th Publisher: BigBen Interactive Developer: Frogwares Players: 1 Site: http://frogwares.com/games/#Sherlock_Holmes_The_Devils_Daughter Game code supplied by PR Frogwares are back, and they’ve brought another Sherlock Holmes game with them. They’ve already proven their ability to...