Critical News

Thimbleweed Park is coming to Switch!

Posted by on Sep 13, 2017

We *checks notes* really liked *checks notes again* Thimblewood Thimbleweed Park the hottest new point and click adventure game developed by Terrible Toybox. Terrible Toybox is...

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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

Grumpy Gurevitz: Microsoft could outflank Sony (with Nintendo’s help)

Posted by on Sep 19, 2017

Yes, you read that right. With Nintendo’s help, Microsoft could outflank Sony. Right now, Sony has a commanding lead when it comes to the home console market. Sure, when it comes...

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Reviews

X-Morph: Defense – review

Posted by on Sep 13, 2017

Format: PC (version reviewed), Xbox One, PS4 Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: EXOR Studios Developer: EXOR Studios Players: 1-2 Site:...

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Recent Posts

Uncharted: The Lost Legacy – review

Uncharted: The Lost Legacy – review

Aug 26, 2017

Format: PS4 Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: Sony Developer: Naughty Dog Players: 1 (offline), 2-10 (online) Site: https://www.unchartedthegame.com/en-us/games/uncharted-the-lost-legacy/ Game purchased by reviewer Uncharted 4’s polarising ending seems to leave little doubt that Nathan Drake is now out of the treasure hunting business. His days of...

Speedlink Fortus mouse: hardware review

Speedlink Fortus mouse: hardware review

Aug 25, 2017

Review unit provided by PR Are you prepared to convert from wired to wireless? To let your actions travel over the airwaves instead of down a cable – which is so last millennium? Well, unprepare yourself, because the wireless revolution still ain’t all that. Admittedly, I’ve always been a wireless...

New Star Wars Battlefront II game mode unveiled for GamesCom

New Star Wars Battlefront II game mode unveiled for GamesCom

Aug 23, 2017

During the EA pre-Gamescom media briefing, the publisher unveiled a new live gameplay trailer for Star Wars Battlefront 2, which shows off one of the game’s new modes; Starfighter Assault. This new mode has been developed by Criterion, developers of the Burnout series, and features epic space battles featuring 24 players in objective-based missions. In...

Observer: review

Observer: review

Aug 22, 2017

Format: PS4 (version reviewed), Xbone, PC Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: Aspyr Developer: Bloober Team Players: 1 Site: http://observer-game.com/ Game code provided by PR Intentionally or otherwise, Observer’s very name can be used to adjust your expectations for this game. If you’ve watched the trailer and followed the marketing, you...

Chromagun: review

Chromagun: review

Aug 21, 2017

Format: PS4 (version reviewed), Xbone, PC Unleashed: 23rd August (PS4/Xbone), Out Now (PC) Publisher: Pixel Maniacs Developer: Pixel Maniacs Players: 1 Site: http://pixel-maniacs.com/chromagun Game code provided by the developer Here at Critical Gamer, we don’t like to copy what everybody else is doing. So, while we’re reluctant to say...

You shine a little love on my life

You shine a little love on my life

Aug 17, 2017

We really liked The Town of Light, and now we have reason to like it and the developers, LKA, even more; they’re supporting Mental Health! As a subject that’s near and dear to our hearts (and our heads) here at Critical Gamer, it’s always good to see games tackling issues like these in both the physical and digital realms. This was announced...

Interplanetary: Enhanced Edition – review

Interplanetary: Enhanced Edition – review

Aug 16, 2017

Format: PC Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: Team 17 Developer: Team Jolly Roger Players: 1-8 Site: http://interplanetary.weebly.com/ Game code provided by Publisher Interplanetary is all about destruction, mass destruction, and making complex calculations on how to best thwack the baddies (anyone who isn’t you) with missiles, artillery, and perhaps even...

Fighting Fantasy Legends: review

Fighting Fantasy Legends: review

Aug 10, 2017

Format: PC, Android Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: Nomad Games Developer: Nomad Games Players: 1 Site: http://nomadgames.co.uk/ Game code provided by the Developer Fighting Fantasy Legends condenses a great deal into one package. Taking the Fighting Fantasy formula and applying it to game isn’t new, but this is doing it in a new way. This time...