Critical News

Burnout Paradise Remastered crashes onto consoles this March

Posted by on Feb 22, 2018

EA have finally announced that Burnout Paradise is indeed coming to the Xbox One and PS4 on March 16th, after a whole raft of rumours suggested as much. Criterion’s...

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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

(Probably) imaginary David Cage sequels

Posted by on Jan 12, 2018

With evidence of David Cage incorporating domestic abuse into the game with predictable care and sensitivity, we’re all looking forward to Detroit: Become Human more than ever....

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Reviews

Battlerite: review

Posted by on Feb 16, 2018

Format: PC Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: Stunlock Studios Developer: Stunlock Studios Players: 1-6 Site: https://www.battlerite.com/ Game bought by reviewer but...

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Recent Posts

You Ain’t Seen Nothin’ Yeti (but £50K if you can prove it)

You Ain’t Seen Nothin’ Yeti (but £50K if you can prove it)

Jan 30, 2018

Monster Hunter World released last week. While one of us is reviewing it and can’t give their opinion on it yet, another of us is enjoying it very much on their PS4 Pro. Tracking monsters through their natural habitats, checking for any signs that they’ve come a-wandering by; following footprints, collecting feathers or mucus… Now we’re sure...

Horizon Zero Dawn: Complete Edition

Horizon Zero Dawn: Complete Edition

Jan 29, 2018

Format: PS4 Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: Sony Developer: Guerrilla Games Players: 1 Site: https://www.guerrilla-games.com/play/horizon Game code bought by reviewer Well, there were a ridiculous amount of great games released last year, and we’ve finally had time to confirm that Horizon: Zero Dawn is one of them. More so when you take The Frozen Wilds...

Shu: Switch review

Shu: Switch review

Jan 25, 2018

Format: Switch (Reviewed), PS4, PC, Vita (yes, really) Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: Coatsink Software Developer: Coatsink Software, Secret Lunch Players: 1 Site: http://coatsink.com/games/shu/ Game code provided by the developer Already sitting comfortably on a few other formats for a while, Shu has now made its way to Switch, bringing the DLC with...

Chromagun: review

Chromagun: review

Jan 22, 2018

Format: Switch (Reviewed), PS4, Xbone, PC Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: Pixel Maniacs Developer: Pixel Maniacs Players: 1 Site: http://pixel-maniacs.com/chromagun Game code provided by the developer Eagle-eyed readers might have noticed that we’ve previously reviewed Chromagun. For those of you who don’t remember or haven’t read the...

Nintendo thinking into the box

Nintendo thinking into the box

Jan 18, 2018

<span data-mce-type=”bookmark” style=”display: inline-block; width: 0px; overflow: hidden; line-height: 0;” class=”mce_SELRES_start”></span> It’s true that young kids tend to have more fun playing with the packaging their expensive gifts come in than the gifts themselves, but now Nintendo...

Theme Hospital 2 announced but it’s not Theme Hospital 2

Theme Hospital 2 announced but it’s not Theme Hospital 2

Jan 17, 2018

SEGA Europe Ltd. and Two Point Studios have announced Two Point Hospital, which in many ways is a spiritual successor to the classic game from the 1990s, Theme Hospital. The game is being developed by industry veterans who worked on said much-loved classic, along with titles like Black and White, Theme Park, and Fable; at studios including Bullfrog, Lionhead,...

Seán’s Six Favourite Games of 2017

Seán’s Six Favourite Games of 2017

Jan 16, 2018

In the ultimate game of one-upmanship, 2016 – which was a pretty terrible year all around – has been trumped by 2017. Another god-awful year full of anguish and pain but some mostly good video games. Silver linings and all that, except they’re not really clouds, they’re more like shitstorms. Anyway, in no particular order, here are my picks for the...

Dragon Ball FighterZ public launch party & beta details

Dragon Ball FighterZ public launch party & beta details

Jan 14, 2018

Looking forward to Arc System Works’ Dragon Ball game? It does look good, doesn’t it? Quite literally. If there’s one thing you can rely on Arc for, it’s gorgeous-looking beat ’em ups. Well, if you’re quick, you can still download and play the open beta for yourself (closes January 16th at 8am). Quick, go show the world that...