Worms W.M.D: hands-on

Worms W.M.D: hands-on

Jul 27, 2016

Worms is a franchise that I hold quite dear, as it reminds me of my childhood playing Worms Armageddon on the N64 with my friends. Passing around the controller as we each took turns at trying to blow each other to smithereens, mostly with Holy Hand Grenades. And although I’ve drifted away from the multiplayer shenanigans, the campaign in Armageddon was also...

We Happy Few sort-of released, with new trailer

We Happy Few sort-of released, with new trailer

Jul 26, 2016

Never mind game preview; given the state of the world today, We Happy Few feels more like a reality preview. Especially for us Brits, as the game is set in an alternate timeline of sixties England. Our unelected right-wing prime minister appears to have seized power through weeks, if not months, of quiet scheming. Sort of like Hitler, but within a much shorter...

Speedlink Kudos Z-9: Review

Speedlink Kudos Z-9: Review

Jul 18, 2016

Hardware provided by PR. The Speedlink Kudos Z-9 gaming mouse makes a striking first impression: an eye-catching metallic red sheen coats a mouse with a design that might make you worry you’ve unwittingly brought home a compact Decepticon, albeit a very attractive one with enough glowing lights for a rave. I think that’s what the kids are still...

Trials of the Blood Dragon: catchup review

Trials of the Blood Dragon: catchup review

Jul 13, 2016

Format: Xbox One (version reviewed), PS4, PC Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: Ubisoft Developer: Redlynx Players: 1 Site: https://www.ubisoft.com/en-GB/game/trials-of-the-blood-dragon/ Game code shared from freelance work Almost everything about this game is somewhat to the left of the norm. Even its release was unorthodox; during this year’s E3, it was...

Inside: review

Inside: review

Jul 12, 2016

Format: Xbox One (version reviewed), PC Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: Playdead Developer: Playdead Players: 1 Site: http://www.playdead.com/games/inside/ Game code shared from freelance work 2010’s Limbo instantly became – and remains – one of the industry’s favourite indie darlings. Its distinctive monochrome aesthetic, combined with its...

TMNT: Mutants In Manhattan – catchup review

TMNT: Mutants In Manhattan – catchup review

Jul 7, 2016

Format: Xbox One (version reviewed), PS4, PS3, 360. PC Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: Activision Developer: Platinum Games Players: 1 (offline), 2-4 (online) Site: http://www.tmntmutantsinmanhattan.com/ Game code shared from freelance work If the last few years have tortoise anything, it’s that the name ‘Platinum Games’ is no longer a...