Chromagun: review

Chromagun: review

Aug 21, 2017

Format: PS4 (version reviewed), Xbone, PC Unleashed: 23rd August (PS4/Xbone), Out Now (PC) Publisher: Pixel Maniacs Developer: Pixel Maniacs Players: 1 Site: http://pixel-maniacs.com/chromagun Game code provided by the developer Here at Critical Gamer, we don’t like to copy what everybody else is doing. So, while we’re reluctant to say...

You shine a little love on my life

You shine a little love on my life

Aug 17, 2017

We really liked The Town of Light, and now we have reason to like it and the developers, LKA, even more; they’re supporting Mental Health! As a subject that’s near and dear to our hearts (and our heads) here at Critical Gamer, it’s always good to see games tackling issues like these in both the physical and digital realms. This was announced...

E3 2017: Final thoughts

E3 2017: Final thoughts

Aug 3, 2017

E3 is well behind us now, but distance gives us a new perspective. While the last few years have seen some pretty huge shock announcements, I’ve got to say this year was pretty tame in comparison. All the shows were pretty good, but there wasn’t the wow factor of, say, a Shenmue 3 or Final Fantasy VII Remake announcement from previous years. The...

Destiny 2: beta impressions

Destiny 2: beta impressions

Jul 20, 2017

Many of you will be playing the beta already; while those itching to play, yet don’t have an early access code, can jump in tomorrow. If you want (another) taste of what to expect, or if you’re just interested to see somebody else’s take on it, stay a while. I’ll throw some words at you. Despite its runaway success, some people – including me –...

Beta watch this Destiny 2 video to get ready

Beta watch this Destiny 2 video to get ready

Jul 17, 2017

Are you excited about this new Destiny game? If so, you’re not alone. Lots of people talking about it on the interwebs. At least nine. The first game was phenomenally popular, and its sequel is on track to equal if not obliterate that success. If you’ve pre-ordered, then you’ll be able to start playing the beta tomorrow evening (on PS4) or the...

Nights of Azure azuredly awarded a sequel

Nights of Azure azuredly awarded a sequel

Jun 29, 2017

Do you remember Nights of Azure? Probably not; it was a fairly low-key release, and we found it to be lacking in some important areas in our review. Nonetheless, it did some things right, and had some interesting ideas. We’re actually pleased to hear it’s getting a sequel, which we hope will tidy up the mistakes of the first game. Nights of Azure 2: Bride...