The Crew: review

The Crew: review

Dec 15, 2014

Format: PS4 (version reviewed), Xbox One, PC Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: Ubisoft Developer: Ivory Tower/Ubisoft Reflections Players: 1-8 (online only) Site: http://thecrew-game.ubi.com/portal/en-GB/home/ The Crew is, ironically, a game held back by its own ambition. It wants to be an MMO where everybody is permanently locked inside their cars which, while...

GTA V: New gen review

GTA V: New gen review

Dec 8, 2014

Format: PS4 (version reviewed), Xbox One, PC Unleashed: Out Now (PS4/Xbox One), January 27th (PC) Publisher: Rockstar Developer: Rockstar North Players: 1 (offline), 2-30 (online co-op), 2-10 (online competitive) Site: http://www.rockstargames.com/v Last generation, GTA V was less a product release and more a globally publicised event; we think it’s...

Stoic on The Banner Saga, Kickstarter, & mobile gaming

Stoic on The Banner Saga, Kickstarter, & mobile gaming

Dec 3, 2014

The name is extremely confusing, and probably makes you think it’s associated with Candy Crush (or so King would have you believe), but the non-idiotic amongst you will know that it is not. The Banner Saga is, in Stoic’s own words, “an epic role-playing game inspired by Viking legend”. It released to a huge wave of good press on PC, and...

Far Cry 4: PS3 review

Far Cry 4: PS3 review

Dec 1, 2014

Format: PS3 (version reviewed), PS4, PC, 360, Xbone Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: Ubisoft Developer: Ubisoft Montreal Players: 1 (offline), 2 (online co-op), 2-10 (online competitive) Site: http://far-cry.ubi.com/en-US/home/ It’s not fair (or accurate) to describe Far Cry 4 as a lazy remix of its prequel, but there’s a lot that will be familiar...

Rayman’s latest enemy is AIDS

Rayman’s latest enemy is AIDS

Nov 25, 2014

Rayman may look armless (ha ha! That joke is always funny!) but he’s fought and defeated many a bizarre foe over the years. Cute things, spiky things, flying things, scary things, big things, small things, swimming things, noisy things, quiet things, and, er, lots of other things. Right now until December the seventh, however, he’s fighting a new...