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....

The Walking Vegetables: Radical Edition – review

The Walking Vegetables: Radical Edition – review

Nov 18, 2018

Format: Switch (version reviewed), Xbox One, PS4 Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: Merge Games Developer: StillRunning Players: 1-2 (offline only) Site: https://www.mergegames.com/the-walking-vegetables-radical-edition/ Game code provided by the publisher The Walking Vegetables: Radical Edition is a twin-stick shooter, which sees players battling a horde of...

Tetris Effect: review

Tetris Effect: review

Nov 11, 2018

Format: PS4 (PSVR compatible) Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: Enhance, Inc Developer: Resonair Players: 1 Site: https://www.tetriseffect.game/ Game purchased by reviewer If Tetris Effect is just Tetris with special effects, then an aeroplane is just a car with decorative wings, because it has wheels and drives along the ground. Sure, this is a game that...

Red Dead Redemption 2 doesn’t know how to handle realism

Red Dead Redemption 2 doesn’t know how to handle realism

Nov 10, 2018

Like most people in possession of a PS4 or Xbone, I’m currently playing through Red Dead Redemption 2. That game has an incredible, generation-defining open world that is unlikely to be surpassed for at least a decade. It is also a fundamentally flawed experience. One does not preclude the other, nor does this fact mean RDR2 is anything less than amazing...