Back 2 Backlog: Blackwood Crossing, NBA 2K18, Super Mario Run

Back 2 Backlog: Blackwood Crossing, NBA 2K18, Super Mario Run

Dec 11, 2017

Back 2 Backlog is our new, irregular-in-several-senses feature where we put three mini-reviews on one page; reviews of games released over the last year or so that we didn’t cover at the time, but that we now have an urge to say something about. Format: PS4 (version reviewed), Xbone, PC Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: PaperSeven Developer:...

Lightseekers: Worth your money?

Lightseekers: Worth your money?

Nov 20, 2017

  Toys provided by PR The whole toys-to-life thing has always been, if nothing else, an interesting idea. Toys you hold in your hand that feed in to a videogame? Neat. The king in this regard, if you discount Amiibo, seems to be Skylanders; particularly as both Disney Infinity and (more surprisingly) Lego Dimensions have been officially discontinued....

Slither.io toys have wiggled onto the scene

Slither.io toys have wiggled onto the scene

Nov 13, 2017

Ah, Slitherio. Or slither.io, or slither dot ee-ai-ee-ai-oh, or however you choose to pronounce it. Popular with kids and adults alike, the eat ‘em up has enthralled millions with both official games and unofficial rip-offs. Licensed toys might seem like a bit of an odd idea; but, spoiler: they’re actually rather good. I’ll start off with the 8”...

The Inner World: review

The Inner World: review

Apr 13, 2017

Format: PS4 (version reviewed), Xbox One, PC, Mac, iOS, Android Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: Headup Games Developer: Studio Fizbin Players: 1 Site: http://www.theinnerworld.de/about_EN.html Game code provided by the publisher Point and click adventure games are almost as old as gaming itself, with titles like Monkey Island, Broken Sword and Beneath a Steel...

The Walking Dead: A New Frontier – episode 3 review

The Walking Dead: A New Frontier – episode 3 review

Apr 6, 2017

Format: PC (version reviewed), Xbox One, PS4, Mac, Vita Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: Telltale Games Developer: Telltale Games Players: 1 Site: http://www.telltalegames.com/walkingdead Game code provided by the publisher Right; if you haven’t already read them, then go read our review of the first two episodes because that may well make your decision...

The Walking Dead: A New Frontier – episodes 1 & 2 review

The Walking Dead: A New Frontier – episodes 1 & 2 review

Dec 22, 2016

Format: Xbox One (version reviewed),  PS4, Mac, PC, Vita Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: Telltale Games Developer: Telltale Games Players: 1 Site: http://www.telltalegames.com/walkingdead Game code provided by the publisher Telltale have taken the slightly unusual step of starting a season off by releasing the first two episodes simultaneously, so...