Greg Giddens

Some say Greg isn’t one person but a group of many people posting under the pseudonym “Greg”. No one knows for sure but either way, as long as he continues to fight the good fight of reviewing games, then we will always consider him a hero.

Ghost of Tsushima debut gameplay footage

New footage was revealed of Sucker Punch’s Samurai adventure game Ghost of Tsushima. A beautiful field full of flora and fauna, followed by a dark forest and some glorious combat means to, and succeeds in, whetting our appetite. A little storytelling, some fluid parkour, a takedown and parry system not unlikely the Batman Arkham games, followed by a dash more storytelling and one-on-one combat, an...

Classic Black Ops maps coming to Black Ops III and 4

The four classic maps Jungle, Summit, Slums, and Firing Range are being remastered for Call of Duty Black Ops 4 and, surprisingly, also Black Ops III . Further to that, Black Ops 3 will be available through PS Plus imminently as a dropped in extra game to the subscription service. Update: The trailer just hit the web. Enjoy:

Ellie kissed a girl and she liked it. New The Last of Us Part II footage

To kick off Sony’s E3 2018 press conference, Naughty Dog’s The Last of Us Part II was shown, with a new cinematic furthering Ellie’s characterisation into the realm of a lesbian relationship, and gameplay footage showing off the brutal combat you’d expect from the series but revealing the protagonist to be, in fact, Ellie this time around. Stealth mechanics, distracting whistles, salvaging for wea...

Madden 19 officially revealed

Huge shock! Madden 19 was revealed by EA at their E3 2018 conference. Well perhaps not a huge shock, not even a little shock really, more like a super predictable reveal, but oh well. Nothing new was shown or talked about. but there’s a trailer, so hurray!  

NBA Live 19 officially revealed

EA have announced that NBA Live 19 will be released on September 7th. Hardly a shock and hardly any details were revealed beyond the release date and what appeared to be in-engine footage. It looks pretty enough, though. Check out the reveal trailer below:

Unravel Two officially revealed and available now!

The leak earlier today may have spoilt the surprise a little, with an ESRB listing for Unravel 2 suggesting we were in for a sequel, but fortunately the real meat of the reveal was saved until the EA’s E3 2018 conference. Indeed, Yarny is back in Unravel 2 but not alone, another yarn character joins the fun. This time around Yarny’s thread is cut during a boating disaster, but after wa...

FIFA 18 free trial available now

Want to experience the FIFA World Cup through more than just passively watching the tournament unfold? Well EA have stepped up to provide what you need: a free trial of FIFA 18. Through the free World Cup update available on FIFA 18, you can play through the tournament, re-writing history as you see fit and generally experiencing the joy of football at the highest level on the world stage. The FIF...

UEFA Champions League coming to FIFA 19

EA’s E3 2018 press conference has started delivering reveals and, to no one’s surprise, FIFA 19 is coming out later this year on September 28th. However, what was a surprise was the reveal that the next instalment will include the UEFA Champions League for the first time. FIFA 19 will embed the UEFA Champions League in Career mode, Story mode and Ultimate Team, allow you to experience ...

9.5

Amazing

Yoku’s Island Express review

Yoku’s Island Express combines pinball mechanics, platforming and adventure in a remarkably compelling and enjoyable package. Think Sonic Spinball meets Dizzy. Pinball flippers help you guide the dung beetle protagonist and his attached ball of dung around a diverse island environment. Meanwhile, the tale of a new postman unravels as you roll and crawl around the island dropping off mail in post b...

Strategy game Mars Horizon announced

Intrigued by rocket building, mission control, space agency management and space in general, then Auroch Digital have you covered with their upcoming strategy game Mars Horizon, due for release in Q4 this year on PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch. Mars Horizon is a strategy game in which players control a government space agency. Picking between the space agencies of either Europe, ...

7

Good

Starpoint Gemini Warlords review

Starpoint Gemini Warlords suffers a bit of an identity crisis. It wants to be a 4X strategy game and a space combat/trading sim at the same time. When it commits to one, or when you choose to commit to one yourself, it can prove a compelling experience built on the adventure of emergent gameplay, however, switching between the two presents some difficulties. Largely these difficulties stem from a ...

Achtung! Cthulhu Tactics game announced

You know what World War II strategy role playing games need? Other-worldly monsters. And it seems our nightmares may come true, the recently announced Achtung! Cthulhu Tactics releases later this year. Developer Auroch Digital and publisher Ripstone have collaborated with the table top team at Modiphius to create Achtung! Cthulhu Tactics – The Forest of Fear, which is set for release on PC, ...