The Binding of Isaac Afterbirth +: Switch review

The Binding of Isaac Afterbirth +: Switch review

Oct 16, 2017

Format: Switch (version reviewed), PC, PS4, Vita, Xbone, Wii U, 3DS, iOS Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: Headup Games (Switch), Nicalis (everything else) Developer: Nicalis Players: 1-4 (offline only) Site: http://bindingofisaac.com/ Game cartridge provided by the publisher Prince taught us what it sounds like when doves cry. It’s sort of “HEEEE!” if...

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...

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild – catchup review

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild – catchup review

Mar 20, 2017

Format: Switch (version reviewed), Wii U Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: Nintendo Developer: Nintendo Players: 1 Site: http://www.zelda.com/breath-of-the-wild/ Game cartridge purchased by reviewer The world doesn’t need another Breath of the Wild review, but it’s getting one anyway. There’s a reason – many reasons, in fact – that...

Grumpy Gurevitz: Can the Nintendo Switch succeed?

Grumpy Gurevitz: Can the Nintendo Switch succeed?

Jan 23, 2017

Let’s be honest; when Nintendo released the Wii, they had no idea it would go on to sell so many units (just over 100 million). Their previous two consoles had achieved 21 million and 32 million units each, which whilst ‘viable’ was hardly in line with their competitors at the time. Hence I do not believe that they thought the Wii was going to kick of the...

Imagining a better vidyagames industry for 2017

Imagining a better vidyagames industry for 2017

Jan 2, 2017

As we all hold hands and rejoice at the death of 2016, avoiding with all our might recognition of the fact that 2017 will be the year that hands an enormous arsenal of nuclear weapons to a far-right mentally unstable man-baby, let’s take some time to imagine a better world. A world where consumers make the games industry work for them, rather than the other...