Splatfests we need to see

Splatfests we need to see

Aug 6, 2017

I was basically in love with the original Splatoon (R.I.P. Wii U), and the sequel has earned every last one of its phenomenal sales. The regular Splatfests – where players can pick one of two sides, then battle it out online in a meta game to determine a winner – are now established as a series tradition. Past choices have seen players compete in ice cream...

E3 2017: Final thoughts

E3 2017: Final thoughts

Aug 3, 2017

E3 is well behind us now, but distance gives us a new perspective. While the last few years have seen some pretty huge shock announcements, I’ve got to say this year was pretty tame in comparison. All the shows were pretty good, but there wasn’t the wow factor of, say, a Shenmue 3 or Final Fantasy VII Remake announcement from previous years. The...

Iron Tides – Early Access preview

Iron Tides – Early Access preview

Jul 28, 2017

Format: PC (Early Access version) Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: Crash Wave Games Inc. Developer: Crash Wave Games Inc. Players: 1 Site: https://irontides.com/ Game code provided by PR I like Iron Tides, it’s one of them rogue-like tactical RPG thingumies that’s in Early Access. It’s also got Vikings and Pirates which are...

Destiny 2: beta impressions

Destiny 2: beta impressions

Jul 20, 2017

Many of you will be playing the beta already; while those itching to play, yet don’t have an early access code, can jump in tomorrow. If you want (another) taste of what to expect, or if you’re just interested to see somebody else’s take on it, stay a while. I’ll throw some words at you. Despite its runaway success, some people – including me –...

Brawlout: Hands-on

Brawlout: Hands-on

May 5, 2017

Format: PC (version played), Xbox One, PS4 Unleashed: Out now in PC Early Access, Q3 2017 on consoles Publisher: Angry Mob Games Developer: Angry Mob Games Players: 1-8 (current build is 1-4) Site: http://www.brawlout.com/ Game code provided by PR So Brawlout is pretty darn good. It’s not Smash Bros for sure, but it’s got a lot of the same feel...

Antihero: Hands-on

Antihero: Hands-on

May 4, 2017

Format: PC Unleashed: 12th July, but available in First access on itch.io Publisher: Versus Evil Developer: Tim Conkling Players: 1-2 Site: http://antihero-game.com/ Game code provided by PR Cor blimey guvna, Antihero sure is fun int it tho? I was jus’ mindin’ me own business an along comes this. Fievin sure don’t get much betta then...