We Happy Few: Early Access impressions

We Happy Few: Early Access impressions

Aug 9, 2016

Game code provided by PR When We Happy Few was announced with its provocative, intriguing trailer, gamers’ imaginations were enthralled. With an undeniable hint of Bioshock and 1984, the game’s debut displayed Compulsion Games’ retro-futuristic vision of a world rife with government-sanctioned self-deception. With the game’s recent Early Access release,...

We Happy Few sort-of released, with new trailer

We Happy Few sort-of released, with new trailer

Jul 26, 2016

Never mind game preview; given the state of the world today, We Happy Few feels more like a reality preview. Especially for us Brits, as the game is set in an alternate timeline of sixties England. Our unelected right-wing prime minister appears to have seized power through weeks, if not months, of quiet scheming. Sort of like Hitler, but within a much shorter...

Ark: Survival Evolved – Xbox One Game Preview

Ark: Survival Evolved – Xbox One Game Preview

Jan 7, 2016

Game code provided by the publisher At just one penny shy of twenty eight quid, Ark: Survival Evolved is pretty expensive for a game that’s not even finished yet (and remember, this early access thing is still a relatively new concept to console gamers, if you don’t count Bethesda games). How does the unfinishedness manifest itself here? The frame...

Wave of Darkness: Hands-on

Wave of Darkness: Hands-on

Aug 13, 2015

Game code provided by Developer Wave of Darkness is another Early Access title on Steam. It’s got a lot to do in it and it’s not too far off completion, depending on community feedback – which the developers, Dreamatrix, seem to be keeping a close eye on and are responding to fairly regularly on the forums. It’s got a lot on its plate and with it being...

Blood Bowl: Star Coach scores Early Access

Blood Bowl: Star Coach scores Early Access

Jun 4, 2013

Blood Bowl: Star Coach released today on Steam Early Access as a free to play game. Like the main games it’s being made by Cyanide Studios; and given their reputation is somewhat marred by the fact that their games give off more than a certain roughness, this one kind of emphasises that particularly well. As mentioned before it is Early Access and it...