Critical News

New trailer confirms Persona 5 still looks awesome

Posted by on Jan 17, 2017

“This time, it’s PERSONA-L” is the tagline for Persona 5. Or at least, it would be, if Atlus employed anybody nearly as childish and as tolerant of terrible and unfunny...

Read More

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...

Read More

Articles

Seán’s Six Favourite Games of 2016

Posted by on Jan 5, 2017

Christmas is gone, New Year’s morn has come and gone, and we’ve left that shambling horror of 2016 well and truly behind. Now we must be engulfed by the horrific, gaping maw...

Read More

Reviews

Fate/Extella: The Umbral Star – review

Posted by on Jan 17, 2017

Format: PS4 (version reviewed), Vita Unleashed: Out Now (NA), January 20th (EU) Publisher: Marvelous Developer: Marvelous Players: 1 Site: http://fateextella.com/ Game code...

Read More

Recent Posts

New trailer confirms Persona 5 still looks awesome

New trailer confirms Persona 5 still looks awesome

Jan 17, 2017

“This time, it’s PERSONA-L” is the tagline for Persona 5. Or at least, it would be, if Atlus employed anybody nearly as childish and as tolerant of terrible and unfunny jokes as us. Are you excited about Persona 5? If not, you should be. Persona 3 was awesome. Persona 4 was totallyawesome. The Vita-exclusive Persona 4: The Golden was awesomely...

Fate/Extella: The Umbral Star – review

Fate/Extella: The Umbral Star – review

Jan 17, 2017

Format: PS4 (version reviewed), Vita Unleashed: Out Now (NA), January 20th (EU) Publisher: Marvelous Developer: Marvelous Players: 1 Site: http://fateextella.com/ Game code provided by PR Who is Fate/Extella: The Umbral Star for? Fate/Stay Night fans, certainly. Taking place in the aftermath of the Holy Grail war we have wizards, Saber, Caster, and a...

Nintendo Switch: The good and the bad [UPDATED]

Nintendo Switch: The good and the bad [UPDATED]

Jan 13, 2017

UPDATE: It seems that the “free” NES and SNES games offered as part of Nintendo’s new online subscription service are each only available to play for a month, after which time you need to buy if you want to keep playing. If true, this is an undeniably stupid move by Nintendo.  Original article below.  Nintendo have finally...

Treat your eyes to all this Tales of Berseria art

Treat your eyes to all this Tales of Berseria art

Jan 12, 2017

[Show thumbnails] The very newest Tales Of game is on the proverbial horizon, due for release on PC and PS4 January 27th. This time round...

See Shock Tactics in Static

See Shock Tactics in Static

Jan 11, 2017

Shock. Electricity. Static – as in still, static pictures. As in not moving pictures but just plain ole screenshots and some gumpf to go with it. Shh it’s been a long year. Anyway. If you like your XCOMs, then Shock Tactics looks like it might be worth keeping an eye on. There’s a lot to love about the new XCOMs but we’d like to see some...

Micro “TV TV TV” Soft scraps Scalebound

Micro “TV TV TV” Soft scraps Scalebound

Jan 10, 2017

As you’re probably aware if you frequent the corners of the internet that deal with videogames, Scalebound – the Microsoft exclusive which was looking a bit awesome by default due to the presence of dragons – has been cancelled. Platinum Games’ output the last few years or so has been inconsistent (Bayonetta 2 is one of the best games of this...

Seán’s Six Favourite Games of 2016

Seán’s Six Favourite Games of 2016

Jan 5, 2017

Christmas is gone, New Year’s morn has come and gone, and we’ve left that shambling horror of 2016 well and truly behind. Now we must be engulfed by the horrific, gaping maw that is 2017. Happy New Year everyone! There are always silver linings though; 2016 had some fabulous games in many genres and between the Black Friday sales and Christmas sales their...

Titanfall 2: catchup review

Titanfall 2: catchup review

Jan 3, 2017

Format: Xbox One (version reviewed), PS4, PC Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: EA Games Developer: Respawn Entertainment Players: 1 (offline), 2-16 Site: https://www.titanfall.com/en_gb/ Game bought by reviewer Titanfall 2 has the best campaign in a military shooter since Modern Warfare. It has the most fun and engaging movement system in any shooter we’ve...