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Borderlands 2 is blasting onto PSVR this December

Posted by on Oct 14, 2018

Good news for PSVR-owning Borderlands fans, as 2K announced that Borderlands 2 is coming to Sony’s VR headset. Borderlands 2 VR is developed by Gearbox themselves, and sees...

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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

Red Dead Redemption 2 doesn’t know how to handle realism

Posted by on Nov 10, 2018

Like most people in possession of a PS4 or Xbone, I’m currently playing through Red Dead Redemption 2. That game has an incredible, generation-defining open world that is...

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Reviews

Mutant Year Zero: Road To Eden – review

Posted by on Dec 19, 2018

Format: PS4 (version reviewed), PC, Xbone Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: Funcom Developer: The Bearded Ladies Consulting Players: 1 Site:...

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Mutant Year Zero: Road To Eden – review

Mutant Year Zero: Road To Eden – review

Dec 19, 2018

Format: PS4 (version reviewed), PC, Xbone Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: Funcom Developer: The Bearded Ladies Consulting Players: 1 Site: https://www.mutantyearzero.com/#1 Game code provided by PR Although the first characters you meet (and, indeed, control) are a talking duck named Dux and a talking boar named Bormin, this isn’t a kids’ game....

Crimson Keep: review

Crimson Keep: review

Dec 11, 2018

Format: Switch (reviewed), PC Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: Merge Games Developer: Ian Atherton and Ben Rog-Wilhelm Players: 1 Site: http://www.escapecrimsonkeep.com/ Crimson Keep is a first person rogue-like on both Switch and PC. It’s unwieldy, unpolished, and terrible to play. It’s not so bad it’s good, it’s just thoroughly unfun. It’s a...

The Walking Vegetables: Radical Edition – review

The Walking Vegetables: Radical Edition – review

Nov 18, 2018

Format: Switch (version reviewed), Xbox One, PS4 Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: Merge Games Developer: StillRunning Players: 1-2 (offline only) Site: https://www.mergegames.com/the-walking-vegetables-radical-edition/ Game code provided by the publisher The Walking Vegetables: Radical Edition is a twin-stick shooter, which sees players battling a horde of...

Tetris Effect: review

Tetris Effect: review

Nov 11, 2018

Format: PS4 (PSVR compatible) Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: Enhance, Inc Developer: Resonair Players: 1 Site: https://www.tetriseffect.game/ Game purchased by reviewer If Tetris Effect is just Tetris with special effects, then an aeroplane is just a car with decorative wings, because it has wheels and drives along the ground. Sure, this is a game that...

Red Dead Redemption 2 doesn’t know how to handle realism

Red Dead Redemption 2 doesn’t know how to handle realism

Nov 10, 2018

Like most people in possession of a PS4 or Xbone, I’m currently playing through Red Dead Redemption 2. That game has an incredible, generation-defining open world that is unlikely to be surpassed for at least a decade. It is also a fundamentally flawed experience. One does not preclude the other, nor does this fact mean RDR2 is anything less than amazing...

Nickelodeon Kart Racers: review

Nickelodeon Kart Racers: review

Nov 5, 2018

Format: PS4 (version reviewed), Switch, Xbone Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: Maximum Games Developer: Bamtang Games Players: 1-4 (offline only) Site: https://www.playstation.com/en-us/games/nickelodeon-kart-racers-ps4/ The best thing about this game bringing together characters from SpongeBob, Rugrats, Ninja Turtles, and Hey Arnold is – arguably –...

Little Dragon’s Cafe: review

Little Dragon’s Cafe: review

Oct 25, 2018

Format: Switch (version reviewed), PS4 Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: Rising Star Games Developer: Aksys Games, TOYBOX Inc Players: 1 Site: http://www.risingstargames.com/eu/games/little-dragons-cafe/ It’s not always easy to spot an autobiographical tale. This one’s pretty blatant, though. A pair of young twins forced to run their mother’s cafe...

Borderlands 2 is blasting onto PSVR this December

Borderlands 2 is blasting onto PSVR this December

Oct 14, 2018

Good news for PSVR-owning Borderlands fans, as 2K announced that Borderlands 2 is coming to Sony’s VR headset. Borderlands 2 VR is developed by Gearbox themselves, and sees you take on the role of a Vault Hunter who is tasked with ridding the cell-shaded land of Pandora of the villainous Handsome Jack, whilst looting everything you see. Unfortunately...