Critical News

Onrush still looks pretty cool

Posted by on Apr 24, 2018

There’s no shortage of racing games. Never has been, ever since the first videogame to feature a car was released in 1786 on the GentryStation. You’re certainly well served by...

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Interviews

Exclusive Q&A with the Psycho Pass: Mandatory Happiness localisation team

Posted by on Aug 24, 2016

Psycho Pass is a jolly awesome two-season anime (plus one film) and, in Japan, it’s also a multiple-ending visual novel with a unique story and three new characters. We’ll soon...

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Articles

VR’s successes and stumbles, via Farpoint

Posted by on Mar 11, 2018

I finally got myself PSVR a few months ago (and then only because I was able to enjoy a hefty discount). In the time I’ve spent with it since, I’ve by turns been...

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Reviews

Far Cry 5: catchup review

Posted by on Apr 23, 2018

Format: PS4 (version reviewed), Xbone, PC Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: Ubisoft Developer: Ubisoft Players: 1 (offline), 2 (online co-op), 1-8 (Far Cry Arcade) Site:...

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Recent Posts

Ark Park: review

Ark Park: review

Apr 3, 2018

Format: PSVR (version reviewed), PC VR formats Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: Snail Games Developer: Snail Games Players: 1 (offline), 2-3 (online) Site: http://www.arkparkvr.com/ Game code provided by PR It’s weird that there’s no commercially available Jurassic Park VR experience for the mass market, isn’t it? There’s a huge gap there. Snail...

Scribblenauts Showdown: review

Scribblenauts Showdown: review

Mar 30, 2018

Format: Xbone (version reviewed), PS4, Switch Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: Warner Brothers Interactive Developer: Shiver Entertainment Players: 1-4 (offline only) Site: https://www.scribblenauts.com/ Game code provided by Xbox When a new Scribblenauts was announced, there was a lot of noise from potential punters, which sort of sounded like this:...

The Council: episode 1 review

The Council: episode 1 review

Mar 29, 2018

Format: Xbone (version reviewed), PS4, PC Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: Focus Home Interactive Developer: Big Bad Wolf Players: 1 Site: http://www.thecouncil-game.com/en Game code provided by Xbox The Council is a thrilling tale of planning permission, finding out when bin day is, and getting somebody to come out and fix that fence that fell down three...

The Long Reach: review

The Long Reach: review

Mar 27, 2018

Format: Switch (version reviewed), PS4, PC, Mac Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: Merge Games Developer: Painted Black Games Players: 1 Site: http://thelongreachgame.com/ Game code provided by the publisher The Long Reach from Ukrainian developer Painted Black Games is a side-scrolling adventure game, which features some old-school gameplay from the point and...

Sword Art Online: Fatal Bullet – catchup review

Sword Art Online: Fatal Bullet – catchup review

Mar 23, 2018

Format: Xbone (version reviewed), PS4, PC Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: Bandai Namco Developer: Dimps Players: 1 (offline), 2-8 (online) Site: https://www.bandainamcoent.com/games/sword-art-online-fatal-bullet Game code provided by Xbox When Fatal Bullet was first revealed, the announcement was probably met with a variety of reactions from potential...

Dinosaur robot zombie VR game – come see!

Dinosaur robot zombie VR game – come see!

Mar 22, 2018

<span data-mce-type=”bookmark” style=”display: inline-block; width: 0px; overflow: hidden; line-height: 0;” class=”mce_SELRES_start”></span> What would you expect from a game calling itself Time Carnage? If you’d expect dinosaurs and robots in the same game, then it seems you have very reasonable expectations....

Payday 2: Switch review

Payday 2: Switch review

Mar 20, 2018

Format: Switch (version reviewed), PS4, Xbone, PC Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: 505 Games Developer: Sumo Digital (Switch porting), Starbreeze Studios Players: 1-4 Site: https://www.nintendo.co.uk/Games/Nintendo-Switch/PAYDAY-2-1214863.html Game code provided by PR First released for PC and last-gen consoles back in 2013 (then again for PS4 and Xbone in...

The American Dream: review

The American Dream: review

Mar 19, 2018

Format: PSVR (version reviewed), Vive, Oculus Unleashed: Out Now (digital), April 6th (PSVR retail) Publisher: Perp Games Developer: Samurai Punk Players: 1 Site: https://samuraipunk.com/the-american-dream/ Game code provided by the publisher The American Dream is a beast rarer than a five-legged unicorn; a multiformat, high-profile-ish release that...