Reviews

Far Cry 5 review

Ever since playing Far Cry 3 with Rich in co-op I’ve always looked forward to the next game, I didn’t enjoy Far Cry 4 as much and never got round to primal, but I’ve had an absolute blast with Far Cry...[Read More]

Surviving Mars review

Last year I was lucky to be able to review the fantastic Aven Colony, and Surviving Mars is a very similar experience, although first impressions lead you to believe that this new Space Sim-City game ...[Read More]

Xenon Valkyrie+ review

Xenon Valkyrie+ is a rogue-lite platformer, developed by the Spanish team of Diabolical Mind and published by Cowcat games, and is definitely retro-inspired, with its chiptune soundtrack and 8-bit (is...[Read More]

Island Time VR review (PSVR)

Fooling around in VR and immersing yourself in a digital world is the ultimate gaming escapism and while I am looking forward to playing more titles like Moss, I hope games that allow you to indulge i...[Read More]

Sea Of Thieves Review

It’s probably quite safe to say that a large amount of people at Xbox HQ in Seattle, and a smaller, but more personally invested group of devs in Twycross, England have very high hopes for Sea O...[Read More]

Assassin’s Creed Rogue Remastered review

Assassin’s Creed Rogue originally released at a bad time for me. Upgrading to the Xbox One and falling into the troubled technical issues of Assassin’s Creed Unity, I had little time to revisit my old...[Read More]

Burnout Paradise Remastered review

Burnout Paradise used to keep me up at night. “Just one more race!” I’d shout, which always meant at least three more. Trying to come up with as many silly faces as possible for Kinect when you perfor...[Read More]

Tiles Review

As initial offerings go, Tiles from Romans I XVI Gaming is a pretty decent first release.  With a raft of developer all looking to offer gamers the “next big thing” or alternatively jump on the latest...[Read More]

TT Isle of Man: Ride on the Edge review

TT Isle of Man is bloody hard, to be honest I could just end the review right there. I’m (sort of) professional however, so I’ll go into so more detail. Kylotonn Games have created an excellent simula...[Read More]

Train Sim World: Founders Edition review

It’s been a couple of years since Xbox announced that Train Sim World was coming to consoles. I’ve been playing Train Simulator on PC for a long time so I was quite excited to see how things would tur...[Read More]

Blasters of the Universe review (PSVR)

Wave-based shooters are a dime a dozen on PSVR, so why should you invest in another one? If you’ve played one then you’ve played them all, right?…Wrong. Thanks to Blasters of the Universe’s high...[Read More]

Gravel Review

One of the biggest problems that Gravel faces, particularly on the Xbox One (which is the version that this review is based on), is that it’s always going to be compared to the Forza Horizon series. W...[Read More]

Moss review (PSVR)

Sitting in a grand hall that wouldn’t look out of place in Hogwarts, the VR adventure into the world of Moss begins with the turn of a page. Immediately you are transported into a fascinating world an...[Read More]

UFC 3 review

It will come as no surprise to hear that UFC 3 looks incredible – Every punch, kick and hold feels real, combine that with the games fantastic presentation it’s the perfect game for UFC fans.  The bu...[Read More]

Kingdom Come: Deliverance review

After a very successful campaign on Kickstarter, Warhorse Studios were given the final piece to their medieval puzzle and the financial push they needed to see their vision realised – a medieval romp ...[Read More]

Fe review

Fe (pronounced Fee-uh) is the first game to be published by EA under the EA Originals title, a way for Indie developers to get their work out to a wide audience whilst reportedly allowing the develope...[Read More]

Metal Gear Survive review

After many minutes of cutscenes, several hints at gameplay without, in fact, participation, followed by mere moments of interactivity before the next slew of dialogue and exposition kicked in, I knew ...[Read More]

Dragon Ball FighterZ review

When it comes to fighting games especially games like Dragon Ball FighterZ, the most accessible they are the better. with this year’s title I finally feel part of the universe. Dragon Ball is an iconi...[Read More]

FoxyLand review

Microsoft have created a new category within the Xbox store, the Creators Collection. Here, developers can release a game that doesn’t fully integrate with Xbox Live services, in particular achievemen...[Read More]

Apex Construct review (PSVR)

The twisted world of Apex Construct begs you to explore its secrets while the mysterious guiding voice of the artificial intelligence, FATHR, keeps you on edge with a feeling that all is not as it see...[Read More]

Monster Energy Supercross review

Supercross games are a bit of a niche genre that are mostly loved by fans of supercross only. Many attempts have been made over the years to get the general public hooked on the sport but unfortunatel...[Read More]

The Station review

The Station may be a short game but its story is well-told, its puzzles well-themed to the environment, and the visuals, sound effects and music do a great job in immersing you. However, is that enoug...[Read More]

2064: Read Only Memories review

2064: Read Only Memories is a Cyberpunk adventure game from San Francisco developer MidBoss, that was originally founded by members of the GaymerX team, who primarily focus on LGBT issues in the gamin...[Read More]

Railway Empire review

Railway Empire is right up my street, I’m by no means a train geek that writes down numbers of trains, in fact I barely recognise model numbers of trains. What I do find interesting is the logistics o...[Read More]

Pop-up Pilgrims review (PSVR)

The Cloud God keeps watch over the land, but when a mysterious demon king steals the God’s magic scrolls and sends his minions to break up the land – a group of pilgrims must set out to restore the wo...[Read More]

Samsara review

Samsara’s simple concepts and small scale hides surprisingly devious puzzles. It’s a puzzler that encourages you to think differently, and when it all clicks in your mind you can find yourself complet...[Read More]

The Vanishing of Ethan Carter review

When the Vanishing of Ethan Carter finally got announced for the Xbox One, I just knew I had to get my hands on it. The game has already been around since 2014, first on PC then last year it arrived o...[Read More]

Hand of Fate 2 review

The wonderfully unique Hand of Fate made quite the impression with its D&D-esque adventuring combined with a collectable card game and Batman Arkham series combat. The sequel has now arrived bring...[Read More]

Thrustmaster T.Flight Hotas One review

December 31st, 2017. 00:19 hours. Chief-Relief Engineer, The #StartRecord It arrived. Well, being honest, it arrived a while back. So, I should say, it’s installed. The latest Thrustmaster model, T.Fl...[Read More]

Cold Iron review (PSVR)

Cold Iron boldly steps onto PSVR as the first VR puzzle shooter and it mostly succeeds despite a few bumps. Using just one Move controller, Cold Iron starts off gently by introducing the main mechanic...[Read More]

Super Lucky’s Tale review

A lot is asked of modern 3D platformers, largely because the giants of the genre have perfected so many of the mechanics of these terrific adventure games. Bright and welcoming visuals and audio, intu...[Read More]

Mutant Football League review

Not to be confused with Mutant League Football, although it’s pretty much the reboot/spiritual successor, especially as Mutant Football League is headed up the designer of the original MLF. Mutant Foo...[Read More]

Maize review

I could start this review with a few “corny” jokes, or discuss whether this game is “A-maize-ing, or even comment on how it “Barley” meets the standard of current-gen gra...[Read More]

Life is Strange: Before The Storm – Part 3: Hell is Empty review

After a short wait it’s time for the final episode of Life is Strange: Before the Storm, and in my opinion this series still has more to do before it reaches the emotional highs of the original ...[Read More]

Hello Neighbour review

Hello Neighbour is a game I have been eagerly awaiting for the past few months. The developer tinyBuild describes it as a “Stealth Horror” game, as you try and infiltrate the house of the ...[Read More]

ASTRO A20 wireless headset review

The A20 wireless headset is the latest model to join ASTRO Gaming’s arsenal and at an RRP of £149.99, it is aimed at the mid-range market, offering a more affordable version of the A50 wireless headse...[Read More]

Morphite review

It’s No ‘No Man’s Sky’, but it doesn’t need to be. Morphite is Blowfish Studios’ mobile-come-console exploration game, which puts you in the shoes of Myrah, a girl who explores the galaxy,...[Read More]

De Blob review

De Blob has been out for quite a number of years now, first appearing on the Nintendo Wii in 2008 De Blob has now reached a wider market and is taking a seat amongst the great on both Xbox One and Pla...[Read More]

Road Rage review

When it was announced that the Xbox was getting a Road Rage title, it brought memories flooding back of bikers and their machines laid out on the floor, I had the best fun playing the original game on...[Read More]

It’s Quiz Time review

It’s Quiz Time is set to be the biggest trivia game ever released on console and PC, with over 25,000 questions and answers in a range of topics that will suit groups of friends and family alike. Guid...[Read More]