Does player freedom automatically = good game?

Does player freedom automatically = good game?

Apr 12, 2017

It seems that The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is already widely accepted not only as a strong contender for game of the year, but as a strong contender for one of the best games of all time. So tiny is the minority of people (who have actually played the game) that disagree, that I’m genuinely curious as to what they have in common. Two likely...

Atelier Firis: The alchemist and the mysterious journey – review

Atelier Firis: The alchemist and the mysterious journey – review

Mar 10, 2017

Format: PS4 (version reviewed), PC, Vita Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: Koei Tecmo Developer: Gust Players: 1 Site: http://www.koeitecmoamerica.com/firis/ Game code provided by the publisher The Atelier games, if you’re not familiar with them, have been going for about twenty years now. In fact, they’ve been going for about twenty years even if you...

Berserk and the Band of the Hawk: review

Berserk and the Band of the Hawk: review

Feb 24, 2017

Format: PS4 (version reviewed), PC, Vita Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: Koei Tecmo Developer: Omega Force Players: 1 Site: http://www.koeitecmoeurope.com/berserk/ Game code provided by the publisher Dynasty Warriors has its fans – and rightly so – but it can still be slightly disheartening to see the ever-increasing number of games that take the basic...

Fate/Extella: The Umbral Star – review

Fate/Extella: The Umbral Star – review

Jan 17, 2017

Format: PS4 (version reviewed), Vita Unleashed: Out Now (NA), January 20th (EU) Publisher: Marvelous Developer: Marvelous Players: 1 Site: http://fateextella.com/ Game code provided by PR Who is Fate/Extella: The Umbral Star for? Fate/Stay Night fans, certainly. Taking place in the aftermath of the Holy Grail war we have wizards, Saber, Caster, and a...

Steins; Gate 0: review

Steins; Gate 0: review

Dec 13, 2016

Format: PS4 (version reviewed), Vita, PS3, PC Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: PQube Developer: 5pb/Nitroplus Players: 1 Site: http://steinsgate0.jp/ Game code provided by the publisher It’s hard to know who to write this review for, really. Surprisingly perhaps, those who played the first game will come near the bottom of the list; generally speaking...

Sword Art Online: Hollow Realization – review

Sword Art Online: Hollow Realization – review

Nov 29, 2016

Format: PS4 (version reviewed), Vita Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: Bandai Namco Developer: Aquria Players: 1 (offline), 2-4 (online) Site: https://www.bandainamcoent.eu/product/sword-art-online-hollow-realization/playstation-4 Game disc provided by PR Hollow Realization is the latest American-spelled Sword Art Online game. We’ll tell you now, its...