World War Z: review

World War Z: review

Apr 24, 2019

Format: PS4 (version reviewed), Xbone, PC Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: Focus Home Interactive, Mad Dog Games Developer: Saber Interactive Players: 1 (offline), 2-8 (online) Site: https://wwzgame.com/en/  Game code provided by the distributor Making a game with zombies in it, appropriately enough, is an idea that just won’t die in this...

Dangerous Driving: review

Dangerous Driving: review

Apr 19, 2019

Format: PS4 (version reviewed), Xbone, PC Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: Three Fields Entertainment Developer: Three Fields Entertainment Players: 1 Site: http://www.threefieldsentertainment.com/our-games/dangerous-driving/ Game code provided by PR Remember when everybody got excited about last year’s remaster of the decade-old Burnout Paradise? It...

Trust vs fear in player engagement and monetisation

Trust vs fear in player engagement and monetisation

Mar 6, 2019

The industry has been desperately trying to convince consumers that they want exclusively online experiences for years. Despite EA’s much-publicised assertion that players don’t want single-player games anymore, this isn’t a new idea that publishers have been trying to force into ‘self fulfilling prophecy’ status. It’s not...

HoPiKo: review

HoPiKo: review

Jan 29, 2019

Format: Switch (version reviewed), PC, Mac, iOS, Android, PS4, Xbox One Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: Merge Games Developer: Laser Dog Players: 1 Site: http://www.hopiko-game.com/ Game code provided by the publisher HoPiKo sounds like it could be a breed of Pokemon, but in actual fact it is a speedrunner puzzle game from developer Laser Dog, where you control...

Vane: review

Vane: review

Jan 18, 2019

Format: PS4 Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: Friend & Foe Developer: Friend & Foe Players: 1 Site: http://www.friendandfoegames.com/ Game code provided by PR It’s fair to say that at this stage of the game industry’s life, the prospect of an indie title with high art aspirations is an enticing one. After all, these games include classics...

Mutant Year Zero: Road To Eden – review

Mutant Year Zero: Road To Eden – review

Dec 19, 2018

Format: PS4 (version reviewed), PC, Xbone Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: Funcom Developer: The Bearded Ladies Consulting Players: 1 Site: https://www.mutantyearzero.com/#1 Game code provided by PR Although the first characters you meet (and, indeed, control) are a talking duck named Dux and a talking boar named Bormin, this isn’t a kids’ game....