Psycho Pass: Mandatory Happiness – review

Psycho Pass: Mandatory Happiness – review

Sep 22, 2016

Format: Vita (version reviewed), PS4 Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: NIS America/Reef Entertainment Developer: 5pb Players: 1 Site: http://nisamerica.com/games/psycho-pass/ Game code provided by the publisher Psycho Pass’s dystopian Japan has always been ripe for an interactive adventure. Crammed full of surveillance cameras and drones, your job here is...

Horizon Zero Dawn: TGS hands-on preview

Horizon Zero Dawn: TGS hands-on preview

Sep 21, 2016

Of the non-VR games on offer at Tokyo Game Show, Horizon Zero Dawn was the most popular. The wait for the twenty minute demo rarely dipped below two hours on the press days, and I imagine it was a nightmare once the public joined the fray. It was a very straight forward demo that revealed nothing of the story. It was set in the middle of an autumnal looking...

Pro Evolution Soccer 2017: review

Pro Evolution Soccer 2017: review

Sep 19, 2016

Format: Xbox One (version reviewed), PS4, PS3, 360, PC Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: Konami Developer: Konami Players: 1-2 (offline), 2-22 (online) Site: https://www.konami.com/wepes/2017/eu/en/ Game disc provided by PR Pro Evolution Soccer remains some sort of meta commentary on the commercialisation of football. It’s the official UEFA game (it has...

Rez Infinite and Sony VR: TGS hands-on preview

Rez Infinite and Sony VR: TGS hands-on preview

Sep 19, 2016

Tokyo Game Show was my chance to try VR for the first time. It was at the top of my to-do list, but getting a hands-on proved more difficult than I anticipated. This years show was dominated by Virtual Reality and everyone and their mother wanted to try it. Appointments were hard to come by and queues were upwards of two hours. However, with a bit of...

Valkyria: Azure Revolution – TGS hands-on preview

Valkyria: Azure Revolution – TGS hands-on preview

Sep 18, 2016

The latest entry in the Valkyria Chronicles saga, Valkyria: Azure Revolution, has taken a rather dramatic turn away from the original games. The PS3 debut gained critical approval but suffered from fairly weak sales, so it isn’t too surprising that there has been a shift in the way it plays. Whether these changes are for the better remains to be seen. Rather...