NBA Playgrounds: review

NBA Playgrounds: review

May 24, 2017

Format: Switch (version reviewed), PS4, Xbox One, PC Unleashed: Out Now Publisher:Mad Dog Games Developer: Saber Interactive Players: 1-2 Site: http://saber3d.com/portfolio_page/nba-playgrounds/ Game code provided by PR NBA Playgrounds is an odd little fella. It enjoys the blessing of the NBA – or the lawyers in charge of its franchising, at least –...

Mr Shifty: review

Mr Shifty: review

May 2, 2017

Format: Switch (version reviewed), PC, PS4, Xbox One, Mac Unleashed: Out Now (Switch & PC), TBC (others) Publisher: tinyBuild Games Developer: Team Shifty Players: 1 Site: http://www.tinybuild.com/mrshifty Game code provided by the publisher Gotta love that name and, yes, it is the name of your character. For better or for worse, this isn’t a...

Has-Been Heroes: review

Has-Been Heroes: review

May 1, 2017

Format: Switch (reviewed), PC, Xbox One, and PS4 Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: GameTrust Developer: FrozenByte Players: 1 Site: http://www.frozenbyte.com/games/has-been-heroes/ Game purchased by reviewer Has-Been Heroes is an interesting take on the strategy genre. Mixing RPG, roguelike and strategy elements, what would normally sound and – to be blunt...

Jackbox Party Pack 3: review

Jackbox Party Pack 3: review

Apr 20, 2017

Format: Switch (version reviewed), PS4, Xbox One, PC, Mac, Android, Apple TV Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: Jackbox Games Developer: Jackbox Games Players: 1-8 Site: http://jackboxgames.com/project/jbpp3/ Game code provided by PR The phrase “party game collection” is about as off-putting as the phrase “Michael Bay movie”, but that’s a...

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...