Oh my Gog! Another free game!

Oh my Gog! Another free game!

Feb 14, 2018

PC gaming has always, generally speaking, offered superior graphics and more extensive customisation options when compared to consoles. However, these benefits come at the price of extra expense and complication. It’s a constant arms race to keep your computer powerful enough to run the latest games at full spec, and some games won’t run because they’re...

Loot Kratos incoming

Loot Kratos incoming

Feb 9, 2018

The next God of War looks like it could be very jolly good (2010’s God of War 3 was fantastic). The hype train is hurtling along at breakneck speed, and the boys and girls at Loot Crate have performed the daring stunt of jumping aboard while it still shows no sign of stopping. We love licensed gaming gubbins at Critical Gamer; many a British pound has been...

Monster Hunter World: review

Monster Hunter World: review

Feb 8, 2018

Format: Xbone (version reviewed), PS4, PC Unleashed: Out Now (Xbone, PS4), TBC (PC) Publisher: Capcom Developer: Capcom Players: 1 (offline), 1-4 (online) Site: http://www.monsterhunterworld.com/uk/ Game code provided by Xbox Monster Hunter is one of those franchises that its fans fall utterly in love with – piling many dozens, or even a few hundred,...

Mass Effect Andromeda: Initiation – book review

Mass Effect Andromeda: Initiation – book review

Feb 5, 2018

Book provided by the publisher https://titanbooks.com/mass-effect-initiation-8751/  Now that everybody has finally stopped asking “what colour ending did you get?”, and talk of the extremely rocky launch for the last game has been reduced to the occasional murmur, Mass Effect fans can concentrate on salvaging the franchise’s dignity. This novel,...

Shu: Switch review

Shu: Switch review

Jan 25, 2018

Format: Switch (Reviewed), PS4, PC, Vita (yes, really) Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: Coatsink Software Developer: Coatsink Software, Secret Lunch Players: 1 Site: http://coatsink.com/games/shu/ Game code provided by the developer Already sitting comfortably on a few other formats for a while, Shu has now made its way to Switch, bringing the DLC with...