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...

PSN name change feature is (finally) coming

PSN name change feature is (finally) coming

Oct 14, 2018

It’s been rumoured for a while now, but Sony have finally announced that they will allow users to change their PlayStation Network IDs from early 2019. A beta test for the feature will take place soon as part of the PlayStation Preview Program, with select users who have signed up for earlier PS4 software beta updates getting a chance to test the new...

There’s no “I” in stream

There’s no “I” in stream

Aug 26, 2018

Let’s get the important bit out of the way first. Yes the title is a desperate and terrible pun, and no, it doesn’t tell people what the piece is about. I like writing these sorts of godawful jokes, and it’s a habit that’s only gotten worse since people started paying me to write them. I was going to go with ‘stream if you wanna go...

Anamorphine: review

Anamorphine: review

Aug 18, 2018

Format: PS4 (version reviewed), PC, PC VR, PSVR Unleashed: Out Now (PSVR patch TBA) Publisher: Artifact 5 Developer: Artifact 5 Players: 1 Site: https://anamorphine.com/ Game code provided by PR The term “walking simulator” is a bit of an odd one. It’s intrinsically misleading, but more interesting are people’s attitudes toward it....

1979 Revolution: Black Friday – review

1979 Revolution: Black Friday – review

Aug 13, 2018

Format: Switch (version reviewed), PS4, Xbone, PC, mobile Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: Digerati Developer: iNK Stories Players: 1 Site: http://1979revolutiongame.com/ Game code provided by the publisher If you were given the opportunity to make your own videogame, chances are you wouldn’t look to the Iranian revolution of 1979 for...