Download Metroid Prime Trilogy for £8.99 (screw you, eBay)

Download Metroid Prime Trilogy for £8.99 (screw you, eBay)

Jan 15, 2015

See that video up there? That’s what all the games sites have split into a dozen or so separate SEOtastic news posts. We’re not doing that at Critical Gamer; partly because we think it’s extremely cynical and disrespectful to our dear readers to needlessly plough the internet for ‘hits’ in such a way, but mostly because it’s...

Why you should buy an Xbox One. Or a PS4. Or maybe a Wii U.

Why you should buy an Xbox One. Or a PS4. Or maybe a Wii U.

Jan 2, 2015

Like many (most?) people, I was determined to never purchase an Xbox One after its disastrous reveal event. Not much has changed to the machine since then – apart from the removal of the demand for an internet connection, the removal of the demand for Kinect to be plugged in, the removal of Kinect from the box altogether, the removal of the emphasis on “TV...

Critical Gamer’s most utterly wanted for 2015

Critical Gamer’s most utterly wanted for 2015

Dec 17, 2014

It’s Christmas time! Sort of! It’s that heartwarming season that brings out the slobbering avaristic beast in all of us. There’s much buying and demanding of presents, many British people glumly resigned to the fact that they’ll get all the cold of the season and none of the snow, and millions of people across the planet fondling presents...

Wii U ‘n’ Tasty

Wii U ‘n’ Tasty

Oct 18, 2014

Oddworld: New ‘n’ Tasty is in development for almost every platform, with the PS4 having the only released version. It’s coming to all current gen consoles and PC type devices as well as the PS3 and Vita. Unfortunately they’re all TBA for their release dates but the Wii U version is still coming. Oddworld Inhabitants aren’t...

Hyrule Warriors: review

Hyrule Warriors: review

Sep 24, 2014

Format: Wii U Unleashed: Europe: Out Now, North America: 26th September Publisher: Nintendo Developer: Koei Tecmo Games Players: 1-2 Site: www.zelda.com/hyrule-warriors/ Zelda and Dynasty Warriors isn’t exactly the kind of combination you’d expect, is it? While Zelda has always featured combat, it’s always had a more puzzle-like nature...

Warlocks: Hands-On

Warlocks: Hands-On

Sep 22, 2014

  Warlocks is a promising looking Kickstarter; it even has a promising demo available as well. They also had an Alpha build that I was lucky enough to have a go with. It’s more or less a 2D action brawler that is quite heavily influenced by Risk of Rain. It has multiple unique characters, each with unique skills and fighting styles. It’s also...