Mario Kart 8 Deluxe flies off the starting grid

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe flies off the starting grid

May 2, 2017

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe has had a great launch in the UK and the US according to both Nintendo and Chart-Track, with the Nintendo Switch game being the first Nintendo-published title to reach the top of the UK sales charts since Pokémon White on the DS way back in 2011. The Mario Kart 8 Deluxe launch also came alongside another shipment of Nintendo Switch...

Mr Shifty: review

Mr Shifty: review

May 2, 2017

Format: Switch (version reviewed), PC, PS4, Xbox One, Mac Unleashed: Out Now (Switch & PC), TBC (others) Publisher: tinyBuild Games Developer: Team Shifty Players: 1 Site: http://www.tinybuild.com/mrshifty Game code provided by the publisher Gotta love that name and, yes, it is the name of your character. For better or for worse, this isn’t a...

Has-Been Heroes: review

Has-Been Heroes: review

May 1, 2017

Format: Switch (reviewed), PC, Xbox One, and PS4 Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: GameTrust Developer: FrozenByte Players: 1 Site: http://www.frozenbyte.com/games/has-been-heroes/ Game purchased by reviewer Has-Been Heroes is an interesting take on the strategy genre. Mixing RPG, roguelike and strategy elements, what would normally sound and – to be blunt –...

LEGO City Undercover: review

LEGO City Undercover: review

Apr 17, 2017

Format: PS4 (version reviewed), Xbox One, Switch, PC, Wii U (original version) Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: Warner Bros Interactive Entertainment Developer: Traveller’s Tales, TT Fusion Players: 1-2 (offline only) Site: https://www.lego.com/en-gb/city/games/legocityundercover Game code provided by PR LEGO City Undercover originally appeared on the Wii...

Does player freedom automatically = good game?

Does player freedom automatically = good game?

Apr 12, 2017

It seems that The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is already widely accepted not only as a strong contender for game of the year, but as a strong contender for one of the best games of all time. So tiny is the minority of people (who have actually played the game) that disagree, that I’m genuinely curious as to what they have in common. Two likely...

Yooka-Laylee: review

Yooka-Laylee: review

Apr 4, 2017

Format: PS4 (version reviewed), Xbox One, PC, Mac, Switch Unleashed: TBC (Switch), 11th April (all others) Publisher:Team 17 Developer: Playtonic Games Players: 1-4 (offline only, max 2 main adventure) Site: http://www.playtonicgames.com/games/yooka-laylee/ Game code provided by the publisher 3D platformers. They don’t make ’em like they used to,...