Category: Gaming Reviews

Oct
19

A Mortician’s Tale review

For a second, holding a golden necklace above the open mouth of the cremulator, I paused. But only for a second. The cremulator is essentially an extremely hardcore blender: it is used in the funeral business to grind any bone […]

Oct
19

Fire Emblem Warriors review

For all its idiosyncratic brilliance, Hyrule Warriors – the first time that Nintendo loaned its characters and mythology to Koei Tecmo in return for a fidgety battlefield opus (this time dressed in felt green) – was an untidy marriage. On […]

Oct
18

Elex review

Without being signed up to work on a big franchise, or having successfully developed one of its own over the course of 20 toilsome years, it can be tough for a studio to launch a new 3D open world RPG […]

Oct
17

Rogue Trooper Redux review

War is hell. But sometimes the view is spectacular. One of the most memorable things about … Read more here:: Game Reviews

Oct
17

Gran Turismo Sport review

Something had to give. After Gran Turismo 6, a wild, vast and maddeningly uneven game that whisked players from West Sussex to the moon and back in its eccentric hymn to the automobile, developer Polyphony Digital had to try a […]

Oct
16

South Park: The Fractured But Whole review

For nearly two decades, South Park’s creators have been working to a weekly production schedule. It’s an inconceivable cadence that must raise stress and caffeine levels well beyond what medical professionals would endorse, but crucially it allows the show the […]

Oct
16

Intel Coffee Lake-S: Core i5 8400/ Core i5 8600K review

Intel’s Coffee Lake-S flagship, the … Read more here:: Game Reviews

Oct
13

The Evil Within 2 review

The scariest thing you’ll hear in The Evil Within 2 isn’t the sound of your very own daughter burning alive, or the paralysing roar of an alerted zombie, or even that witchy refrain through your PS4 controller’s speaker as one, […]

Oct
13

The Invisible Hours review

Imagine watching a murder mystery on TV – and the recent BBC adaptation of Agatha Christie’s And Then There Were None is a perfect example because it has a very similar set-up: big house on a remote island with an […]

Oct
10

Stardew Valley review

In the early-noughties the beloved proprietor of the only shop in my grandmother’s South Devon village died unexpectedly. While the villagers mourned, a question loomed: who would sell the eggs, order the newspapers, and chat with the lonely now that […]