Project CARS 2: review

Project CARS 2: review

Oct 17, 2017

Format: PS4 (version reviewed), Xbox One, PC Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: Bandai Namco Entertainment Developer: Slightly Mad Studios Players: 1 (offline), 2-16 (online) Site: https://www.projectcarsgame.com/ Game code provided by the publisher If you love the whiff of diesel, and the roar of a car engine as you hurtle round a track, Project CARS 2 is a game...

The Binding of Isaac Afterbirth +: Switch review

The Binding of Isaac Afterbirth +: Switch review

Oct 16, 2017

Format: Switch (version reviewed), PC, PS4, Vita, Xbone, Wii U, 3DS, iOS Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: Headup Games (Switch), Nicalis (everything else) Developer: Nicalis Players: 1-4 (offline only) Site: http://bindingofisaac.com/ Game cartridge provided by the publisher Prince taught us what it sounds like when doves cry. It’s sort of “HEEEE!” if...

Danganronpa V3: review

Danganronpa V3: review

Oct 8, 2017

Format: PS4 (version reviewed), Vita, PC Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: NIS America (console), Spike Chunsoft (PC) Developer: Spike Chunsoft Players: 1 Site: http://danganronpa.us/v3/ Game code provided by the distributor There are, generally speaking, two types of people in this world; those who love the Danganronpa games, and those who haven’t...

Raiders of the Broken Planet – review

Raiders of the Broken Planet – review

Oct 3, 2017

Format: PC, Xbox One (Reviewed), PS4 Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: Mercury Steam Developer: Mercury Steam Players: 1-5 (4v1) Site: http://www.raidersofthebrokenplanet.com/ Game code provided by PR Raiders of the Broken Planet is interesting. It has a somewhat awkward take on third person shooters, and it’s also mashing together free-to-start and...

Code Vein: hands-on preview

Code Vein: hands-on preview

Sep 27, 2017

It has been dubbed “Anime Dark Souls”. A lazy categorisation, but it’s easy to see how the comparison might arise. Code Vein is an unforgiving action role-playing game, where you will die over and over again, fight infinitely respawning enemies, and be expected to learn the intricacies of combat if you expect to succeed. You’ll also swear a lot and...

Yakuza Kiwami 2: hands-on preview

Yakuza Kiwami 2: hands-on preview

Sep 26, 2017

Tokyo Game Show and the Yakuza series go together like wine and cheese; Sonic and Tails; Nintendo and needlessly complicated voice chat functionality. Going back to the days of Yakuza 3, the series has had a major presence at the show and has dominated Sega’s booth almost every year since. It’s just not TGS if there isn’t a new Yakuza to play. Yakuza...