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...

Rodea The Sky Soldier: review

Rodea The Sky Soldier: review

Dec 10, 2015

Format: Wii, Wii U (versions reviewed), 3DS Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: NIS America/Reef Entertainment Developer: Prope/Kadokawa Games Players: 1 (all), 1-4 (Wii only, offline only) Site: http://nisamerica.com/games/rodea-the-sky-soldier/ Game discs provided by the publisher Yuji Naka’s plea to play the Wii version of Rodea makes sense when you get...

Monster High: New Ghoul In School – review

Monster High: New Ghoul In School – review

Dec 1, 2015

Format: PS3 (version reviewed), 360, Wii, Wii U, 3DS Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: Little Orbit Developer: Torus Games Players: 1 Site: http://www.littleorbit.com/monster-high-new-ghoul-in-school.html Game code provided by the publisher No, it’s not going to drag you away from Call of Duty or FIFA, but stop being silly; it’s not supposed to. As a...

Help Mr Biffo bring Digitiser back (and thereby make the world a better place)

Help Mr Biffo bring Digitiser back (and thereby make the world a better place)

Jan 5, 2015

We don’t report on many Kickstarters, and we’re even more suspicious of Patreon projects. When the man indirectly responsible for Critical Gamer’s existence (he doesn’t know and possibly wouldn’t care) starts a fundraising drive to resurrect one of the world’s funniest and most fiercely independent gaming magazines, however,...

Critical Gamer’s best of gen (so far)

Critical Gamer’s best of gen (so far)

Dec 2, 2013

Which console generation we’re on about should be obvious; peek at the picture above for the machines we’re including. Although the poor ol’ Vita qualifies, none of its games made the list. Persona 4 Golden almost did but, ultimately, it’s at least 80% identical to the PS2 original. Believe us though – if you own this young...