Critical News

LEGO Marvel Super Heroes 2 gets teaser trailer

Posted by on May 17, 2017

Warner Bros and TT Games have just announced a new LEGO game, with the surprise unveiling of Marvel Super Heroes 2. The teaser trailer below, which was uploaded to the LEGO Marvel...

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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

Does player freedom automatically = good game?

Posted by on 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...

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Reviews

NBA Playgrounds: review

Posted by on May 24, 2017

Format: Switch (version reviewed), PS4, Xbox One, PC Unleashed: Out Now Publisher:Mad Dog Games Developer: Saber Interactive Players: 1-2 Site:...

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Recent Posts

The Walking Dead: A New Frontier – episode 4 review

The Walking Dead: A New Frontier – episode 4 review

May 3, 2017

Format: PC (version reviewed), Xbox One, PS4, Mac, Vita Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: Telltale Games Developer: Telltale Games Players: 1 Site: http://www.telltalegames.com/walkingdead Game code provided by the publisher Right, we’re up to the fourth episode of The Walking Dead: A New Frontier now (reviews for episode 1 and 2, and 3). Enter,...

Friday The 13th The Game gets shocking release date

Friday The 13th The Game gets shocking release date

May 3, 2017

Friday the 13th: The Game, which is being developed by IllFonic and published by Gun Media, has finally got a release date – but it’s not the one you’d expect. It’s been announced by Gun Media that the game will finally arrive on PC, PS4 and Xbox One on… the 26th May. Oh. Friday the 13th: The Game is a multiplayer-focussed game...

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe flies off the starting grid

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe flies off the starting grid

May 2, 2017

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe has had a great launch in the UK and the US according to both Nintendo and Chart-Track, with the Nintendo Switch game being the first Nintendo-published title to reach the top of the UK sales charts since Pokémon White on the DS way back in 2011. The Mario Kart 8 Deluxe launch also came alongside another shipment of Nintendo Switch...

Mr Shifty: review

Mr Shifty: review

May 2, 2017

Format: Switch (version reviewed), PC, PS4, Xbox One, Mac Unleashed: Out Now (Switch & PC), TBC (others) Publisher: tinyBuild Games Developer: Team Shifty Players: 1 Site: http://www.tinybuild.com/mrshifty Game code provided by the publisher Gotta love that name and, yes, it is the name of your character. For better or for worse, this isn’t a...

Has-Been Heroes: review

Has-Been Heroes: review

May 1, 2017

Format: Switch (reviewed), PC, Xbox One, and PS4 Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: GameTrust Developer: FrozenByte Players: 1 Site: http://www.frozenbyte.com/games/has-been-heroes/ Game purchased by reviewer Has-Been Heroes is an interesting take on the strategy genre. Mixing RPG, roguelike and strategy elements, what would normally sound and – to be blunt...

There will be Brawlout

There will be Brawlout

Apr 26, 2017

Let’s cut to the chase right? Super Smash Bro’s is amazingly good, and it’s practically a whole subgenre unto itself. Whenever developers try to emulate it, their game tends to just fall into obscurity no matter how good the game actually is because it couldn’t ever be as good as Smash. And yes, that includes PlayStation Revenge of the...

Cherish what’s important with Get Even

Cherish what’s important with Get Even

Apr 25, 2017

Get Even looks interesting, don’t it? It’s mixing thriller tones (the genre not the Jackson song) with some light sci-fi to tell the tale of a hired gun trapped in an asylum, forced to relive a botched attempt to save a kidnapped girl from a bomb strapped to her chest. Y’know, the usual. Pair that with some gruff English voice acting (well...

Jackbox Party Pack 3: review

Jackbox Party Pack 3: review

Apr 20, 2017

Format: Switch (version reviewed), PS4, Xbox One, PC, Mac, Android, Apple TV Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: Jackbox Games Developer: Jackbox Games Players: 1-8 Site: http://jackboxgames.com/project/jbpp3/ Game code provided by PR The phrase “party game collection” is about as off-putting as the phrase “Michael Bay movie”, but that’s a...