Fantasy Life: review

Fantasy Life: review

Sep 25, 2014

Format: 3DS Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: Nintendo Developer: Level-5 Players: 1 Site: https://www.nintendo.co.uk/Games/Nintendo-3DS/Fantasy-Life-899654.html When you think about it, RPGs tend to have a very narrow view of the world. Generally speaking, you’re the guy or gal (but usually guy) who goes out and kills things, and… that’s about...

Danganronpa 2: Goodbye Despair – review

Danganronpa 2: Goodbye Despair – review

Sep 15, 2014

Format: Vita Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: NIS America/Reef Entertainment Developer: Spike Chunsoft Players: 1 Site: http://nisamerica.com/games/danganronpa2/ Danganronpa was a frustratingly under-publicised gem; easily one of the best games that the Vita has to offer, it somehow combined an army of familiar elements to create an utterly absorbing,...

War for the Overworld starts on the high street next year

War for the Overworld starts on the high street next year

Sep 11, 2014

Funded via “hasn’t the games press bloody shut up about that yet” crowdfunder extraordinare Kickstarter last year, War for the Overworld is a fully funded and very-much-going-to-happen thing described as a “dungeon management game”. Dungeon Keeper is happily cited as an influence as are Evil Genius, Overlord, and Starcraft. It’s an ambitious...

New 3DS: A Trojan Horse full of Wii U sales?

New 3DS: A Trojan Horse full of Wii U sales?

Sep 8, 2014

The Wii U is struggling. No matter how much you love or hate Nintendo, this is an undeniable fact. Equally undeniable, whether you like it or not, is that the Wii U now has several absolutely brilliant exclusive games, with many of its upcoming titles likely to be added to that list. None of that changes the fact that the machine hasn’t shifted nearly as...

Videogame music documentary seeks (chord) progression via Kickstarter

Videogame music documentary seeks (chord) progression via Kickstarter

Aug 27, 2014

Do you like videogames? Do you like music? You do?!??! Then chances are you like videogame music. Now, we’ve got a Kickstarter campaign we’d – no, wait, come back! This one is actually worth backing, and (almost) definitely won’t run off with your money. The video above says it all really but, basically, the idea is to create a full-length,...