Does player freedom automatically = good game?

Does player freedom automatically = good game?

Apr 12, 2017

It seems that The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is already widely accepted not only as a strong contender for game of the year, but as a strong contender for one of the best games of all time. So tiny is the minority of people (who have actually played the game) that disagree, that I’m genuinely curious as to what they have in common. Two likely...

New trailer confirms Persona 5 still looks awesome

New trailer confirms Persona 5 still looks awesome

Jan 17, 2017

“This time, it’s PERSONA-L” is the tagline for Persona 5. Or at least, it would be, if Atlus employed anybody nearly as childish and as tolerant of terrible and unfunny jokes as us. Are you excited about Persona 5? If not, you should be. Persona 3 was awesome. Persona 4 was totallyawesome. The Vita-exclusive Persona 4: The Golden was awesomely...

Persona 5: TGS hands-on preview

Persona 5: TGS hands-on preview

Sep 15, 2016

This will come as no surprise to anyone who played and loved Persona 4, but Persona 5 positively oozes style. P5 is visually stunning and eminently playable. In some ways, it comes across as a typical JRPG, yet in others it is quite unique. Minor, yet important touches mark it out as different from the rest of the pack, making it relevant within a genre that...

Critical Gamer’s most utterly wanted for 2015

Critical Gamer’s most utterly wanted for 2015

Dec 17, 2014

It’s Christmas time! Sort of! It’s that heartwarming season that brings out the slobbering avaristic beast in all of us. There’s much buying and demanding of presents, many British people glumly resigned to the fact that they’ll get all the cold of the season and none of the snow, and millions of people across the planet fondling presents...