adventure

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...[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]

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]

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]

Broken Age review

Broken Age, a point and click adventure game from Double Fine Productions, has finally come to the Xbox One. Originally announced over five years ago via a famous Kickstarter campaign, the game is a l...[Read More]

THQ Nordic announce Darksiders III

Today, THQ Nordic announced that hack-n-slash action adventure Darksiders III is currently in development and is slated for release in 2018 on Xbox One. As promised, we have taken our time to ensure t...[Read More]

Dreamfall Chapters gets a new trailer

Red Thread Games and Deep Silver have released a new trailer for the upcoming 3D adventure title, Dreamfall Chapters, which is due to launch on Xbox One May 5. The video introduces the two heroes of t...[Read More]

Little Nightmares gets a launch trailer

Bandai Namco’s and Tarsier Studios’ creepy adventure platformer, Little Nightmares, has a launch trailer to whet your appetite. Little Nightmares is available now for Xbox One.

Mass Effect Andromeda review

Mass Effect Andromeda isn’t quite the return for the series we all hoped for. It’s technically flawed, suffers from sections of poor writing, padded with dull and tedious side content, and lacks the s...[Read More]

Embers of Mirrim announced for Xbox One

Developer Creative Bytes have announced their jumping, splitting, collecting and re-connecting platformer, Embers of Mirrim, coming to Xbox One later this year. In Embers of Mirrim, in order to save t...[Read More]

Watch Dogs 2 review

I’m a huge fan of the open worlds that Ubisoft create. From stalking the rooftops in Assassin’s Creed, or creeping through alleyways as Mr Fisher, to surviving the wilds of Far Cry. I’ve absorbed myse...[Read More]

Manual Samuel review

Although it’s brevity and depth makes it little more than a proof of concept with experimental mechanics, Manual Samuel still manages to put a smile on your face and challenges you to approach everyda...[Read More]

Virginia review

Virginia is a strange beast. This is by no means a slight on the game as such, as the creators themselves describe the game: “as strange and confounding as their experiences developing it”. This...[Read More]

Firewatch review

Watching out for smoke and fires in the wilderness of Wyoming might not sound like the most exciting game, but when trouble lures you from the safety of your watch tower, things take a turn for the in...[Read More]

Armello review

Armello takes the strategy and concept of a board game and combines them with the presentation of a videogame to produce a deep and satisfying game of tactics and adventuring with a splendid aesthetic...[Read More]

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The original Dark Souls was a masterpiece. It introduced us to a vast and meticulously detailed world where every aspect of the experience was crafted to a staggeringly high degree of quality. It was ...[Read More]

Fallout 4 review

The wasteland is full of dangers, wonders and mystery. It’s powerfully compelling, practically longing to be explored. Moreover, exploration is profusely rewarding. Every nook and cranny hides a...[Read More]

FORCED review

FORCED does a great job at crafting a challenging yet highly engaging cooperative experience, one that scales cleverly to accommodate a single player but whose true marvel is revealed when a second, t...[Read More]

Darksiders II: The Deathinitive Edition review

Even after Vigil Games were disbanded and parent company THQ closed their doors, it’s terrific to see the Darksider series resurface with an enhanced re-release of the second game in the series,...[Read More]

New trailer for indie game Caffeine

You awaken aboard a caffeine mining space station to find yourself, a young boy seemingly all alone. The only thing you know for sure? Something bad has transpired here… Confused and alone, you ...[Read More]

Beatbuddy: Tale of the Guardians review

Threaks, the German Indie developer who unleashed Beatbuddy: Tale of the Guardian to critical acclaim on PC back in 2013 have now re-imagined their initial release for the Xbox One. I got hands on to ...[Read More]