The Escapists: review

The Escapists: review

Jul 21, 2015

Format: PS4 (version reviewed), PC, Xbox One Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: Team 17 Developer: Mouldy Toof Studios Players: 1 Site: escapistgame.com Game code provided by the publisher We remember fondly playing The Great Escape on the humble old ZX Spectrum many moons ago. The isometric adventure which tasked you with escaping from a German prisoner of war...

Tales from the Borderlands – Episode 3: review

Tales from the Borderlands – Episode 3: review

Jul 15, 2015

Format: PC (version reviewed), OS X, iOS, PS3, PS4, Xbox 360, Xbox One, Vita Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: Telltale Games Developer: Telltale Games Players: 1 Site: https://www.telltalegames.com/talesfromtheborderlands/ Game code provided by the publisher Whilst it may not quite be hitting the standards of Valve time, Tales from the Borderlands Episode 3...

Meet your games machine’s new best friend, Prif

Meet your games machine’s new best friend, Prif

Jul 8, 2015

Have you been with Critical Gamer long enough to remember Steven Gurevitz? He gave lots of quality writing in his time with us but, a little over two years ago, he left to join the clan of Gioteck. Even though he moved on from there this year, we’ll happily assert that Gioteck make some great products, and you should totally consider them for your next...

Destiny Gives You Bull [UPDATED]

Destiny Gives You Bull [UPDATED]

Jun 24, 2015

Activision, in an effort to corner the energy drinks and videogame promotion world record, now has a special promotion with Red Bull for Destiny; that game where you shoot aliens and robots, and we thought was alright. As a game promotion that only takes place in North America it’s not massively awful but it does time limit a “multi-stage...

I still love Titanfall, and refuse to apologise

I still love Titanfall, and refuse to apologise

Jun 22, 2015

If you need to ask why I love Titanfall, I can only presume that you’re unaware of the giant robots and jetpacks. Reasonable at it seems to me to present that first sentence as a convincing argument of Titanfall’s worth, I suppose tradition dictates that I should elaborate a bit. I’m sure many of you have a good understanding of what...

New Dontnod game Vampyr announced with “concept teaser”

New Dontnod game Vampyr announced with “concept teaser”

Jun 18, 2015

Life Is Strange is (so far, at least) completely awesome. It’s quite a departure from the studio’s previous game Remember Me, and now Dontnod look set to continue refusing to get stuck in a rut with their next game, Vampyr. That’s a funny way of spelling ‘vampire’. The video up there doesn’t tell us much at all, but the press...