Grumpy Gurevitz: I’m back, and remastered

Grumpy Gurevitz: I’m back, and remastered

Nov 11, 2016

Editor’s note: After a lengthy hiatus while he concentrated on working for The Other Side, with stints at Gioteck and Prif, this feature herald’s Steven Gurevitz’s triumphant return to Critical Gamer (while also working for Asiiya, the new accessory company that he’s co-founded and where you can find both Steven and I writing reviews). I...

Forza Horizon 3: review

Forza Horizon 3: review

Oct 11, 2016

Format: Xbox One (version reviewed), PC Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: Microsoft Developer: Playground Games Players: 1 (offline), 2-12 (online) Site: http://www.xbox.com/en-GB/games/forza-horizon-3 Game code shared from freelance work There are more racing games around nowadays than you could shake a reasonably large stick at. Developers have to do something...

Microsoft at E3 2016

Microsoft at E3 2016

Jun 14, 2016

Microsoft at E3. It started with a very respectful note from Phil Spencer on the recent tragedy of the horrific mass shooting in Florida, which is probably the best way to start something like this after such a horrific event. Then, with things being what they are, it delved straight into marketing mode, as the trailer for the new 40% smaller Xbox One and...

Quantum Break: review

Quantum Break: review

Apr 9, 2016

Format: Xbox One (version reviewed), PC Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: Microsoft Developer: Remedy Entertainment Players: 1 Site: https://www.quantumbreak.com/ Game disc purchased by reviewer Well, you have to give Remedy credit for the vision. A time travel adventure that hands you extraordinary powers, as well as the opportunity to steer the story down...

Gears of War Ultimate Edition: 2015 catchup review

Gears of War Ultimate Edition: 2015 catchup review

Dec 14, 2015

Format: Xbox One Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: Microsoft Developer: Epic Games/The Collective/Splash Damage Players: 1 (offline), 2-8 (online) Site: https://gearsofwar.com/en-us/games/gears-of-war-ultimate/xbox-one Game purchased by reviewer Gears of War is the ultimate brom-com, a game that runs on pure testosterone and is impossible to satirise; it’s...