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...

There’s no “I” in stream

There’s no “I” in stream

Aug 26, 2018

Let’s get the important bit out of the way first. Yes the title is a desperate and terrible pun, and no, it doesn’t tell people what the piece is about. I like writing these sorts of godawful jokes, and it’s a habit that’s only gotten worse since people started paying me to write them. I was going to go with ‘stream if you wanna go...

Anamorphine: review

Anamorphine: review

Aug 18, 2018

Format: PS4 (version reviewed), PC, PC VR, PSVR Unleashed: Out Now (PSVR patch TBA) Publisher: Artifact 5 Developer: Artifact 5 Players: 1 Site: https://anamorphine.com/ Game code provided by PR The term “walking simulator” is a bit of an odd one. It’s intrinsically misleading, but more interesting are people’s attitudes toward it....