You Don’t Know Jack!

You Don’t Know Jack!

Dec 1, 2016

If you’re not au fait with Torment: Tides of Numenera then let us fill you in on the details. It harkens back to those top down RPG’s of old, such as Baldur’s Gate and Planescape Torment; or mayhaps you’re more familiar with Pillars of Eternity, which is also very good. Torment is being developed by inXile Entertainment who have already...

Eddie the Eagle plays Steep in a wind tunnel, because why not

Eddie the Eagle plays Steep in a wind tunnel, because why not

Nov 30, 2016

It’s the most obvious piece of PR that we never saw coming. To help promote Steep to UK peoples, Ubisoft has enlisted the one and only Eddie ‘The Eagle’ Edwards to play and talk about the game. Oh, sorry, did we forget to mention the fact that he played the game in a vertical wind tunnel? For the young and the non-British who may be unaware of who Eddie...

Ubisoft is giving away yet more free stuff right NOW

Ubisoft is giving away yet more free stuff right NOW

Nov 24, 2016

Ubisoft are weird. Like, seriously odd. They’re quite possibly the only major third party publisher, for example, to consistently show Nintendo some love. Supporting one of the industry’s longest-standing and most talented developer-publishers? What’s that all about, eh? Another really weird thing they’ve been doing is giving away free...

Iron Fish: review

Iron Fish: review

Nov 22, 2016

Format: PC Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: Meat Name Games Developer: BeefJack, Dean Edwards Players: 1 Site: http://www.ironfishgame.com/ Game code provided by the developer Iron Fish is a great concept for a game, but its execution makes it a constantly frustrating experience. On some levels it works really well, seeing as slightly awkward controls often...

Killing Floor 2: review

Killing Floor 2: review

Nov 21, 2016

Format: PS4 (version reviewed), PC Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: Deep Silver Developer: Tripwire Interactive Players: 1 (offline), 2-6 (online) Site: http://www.killingfloor2.com// Game code provided by the distributor Killing Floor 2 is a game that features several familiar features. A gory co-op shooter where you face off against waves of humanoid monsters...

Grumpy Gurevitz: I’m back, and remastered

Grumpy Gurevitz: I’m back, and remastered

Nov 11, 2016

Editor’s note: After a lengthy hiatus while he concentrated on working for The Other Side, with stints at Gioteck and Prif, this feature herald’s Steven Gurevitz’s triumphant return to Critical Gamer (while also working for Asiiya, the new accessory company that he’s co-founded and where you can find both Steven and I writing reviews). I...