Category: New

Sonic Forces Review

  Despite its fan community already producing an excellent Sonic game this year, SEGA and Sonic Team have decided to release their own attempt with Sonic Forces. Utilising both its history and modern sensibilities, Sonic Forces hopes to capture the essence of the franchise but also offering a fun and different take on previous Sonic ...

A Hat In Time Review

Kickstarted games have a history of not meeting expectations, from Mighty No. 9 to Yooka-Laylee. Thankfully this doesn’t apply to A Hat In Time, a 3D Platformer taking inspiration from the Nintendo 64’s greatest platformers. A Hat In Time differs as worlds share few similarities, feeling like it’s unsure of what it truly wants to ...

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An Optional Update: The Future of our Podcasts

Hello everyone, Yesterday, Bryan and I had a conversation after we recorded the Optional Extra Podcast. It was weekly for a very long time, until around last month when we started to run out of ideas and what kind of podcast we wanted it to be. Initially, we decided to cut out the devil's advocate ...

Middle-Earth: Shadow of War Review

Over three years ago developer Monolith Productions were able to produce an excellent licensed Lord of the Rings game with Middle-Earth: Shadow of Mordor by mimicking the success Rocksteady had pioneered with the Batman Arkham series. One of the truly standout features of this game was the Nemesis system in which every Orc, or rather ...

Cuphead Review

Ever since its initial reveal back in 2014, Cuphead has constantly been an eye-catching game due to its truly unique art-style and presentation. Due to this attention the original vision was altered from simply being boss battles to also include additional content such as platforming levels to make it more expansive. Thankfully with extremely challenging and precise game-play to boot I’m pleased to say this is a game compelling as it is stylish.

Metroid: Samus Returns Review

Metroid: Samus Returns is a reimagining of Metroid 2: The Return Of Samus which originally launched on the Gameboy back in 1991. It has now been updated in every form from sound and graphics to modern quality of life features. While early boss fights can be repetitive, the game itself is a joy to play.

Uncharted: The Lost Legacy Review

Over a year since the release of the masterful Uncharted 4, Naughty Dog have been slowing releasing new content via the multiplayer portion of the game while continuing to work on the main single-player DLC. Uncharted: The Lost Legacy, the stand alone expansion is finally out and with it comes a whole new story to be told. Does greatness still await, or is it one adventure that is better left untraveled?