Back 2 Backlog: Blackwood Crossing, NBA 2K18, Super Mario Run

Back 2 Backlog: Blackwood Crossing, NBA 2K18, Super Mario Run

Dec 11, 2017

Back 2 Backlog is our new, irregular-in-several-senses feature where we put three mini-reviews on one page; reviews of games released over the last year or so that we didn’t cover at the time, but that we now have an urge to say something about. Format: PS4 (version reviewed), Xbone, PC Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: PaperSeven Developer:...

EasySMX Gamepad: hardware review

EasySMX Gamepad: hardware review

Dec 4, 2017

With the PS4 well and truly settled in, the PS3 is living on borrowed time. An official controller still costs about thirty quid though, and you’ll be paying about the same for a PC-compatible Xbox controller. The EasySMX Gamepad claims to do the job for both formats, as well as mobile devices. But does it? And if so, how well? Firstly, and most...

Medecins Sans Frontieres launches IndieGoGo campaign

Medecins Sans Frontieres launches IndieGoGo campaign

Aug 5, 2016

Medecins Sans Frontieres – also known as Doctors Without Borders – will hopefully be a familiar name to many of our readers, and some of you may even have donated to them via one of the annual Games Done Quick events like ourselves. For those unaware, MSF are a Nobel Peace Prize-winning organisation that has been providing medical aid to locations...

Stoic on The Banner Saga, Kickstarter, & mobile gaming

Stoic on The Banner Saga, Kickstarter, & mobile gaming

Dec 3, 2014

The name is extremely confusing, and probably makes you think it’s associated with Candy Crush (or so King would have you believe), but the non-idiotic amongst you will know that it is not. The Banner Saga is, in Stoic’s own words, “an epic role-playing game inspired by Viking legend”. It released to a huge wave of good press on PC, and...

Endgame: Syria released on the app store – heavily censored

Endgame: Syria released on the app store – heavily censored

Mar 23, 2013

Apple’s determination to lobotomise the politically-charged Endgame: Syria has finally won out. In order to get the title onto the app store, developer GameTheNews has been forced to make changes that, in the words of Tomas Rawlings, transform the project “from a ‘newsgame’ into just a ‘game’”. “We’ve come to the...