Category: Gaming Reviews

Oct
06

A Hat in Time review

You fight a toilet in A Hat in Time. It’s a boss fight, too; it’s actually quite tough to put that toilet down for good. It’s a spooky toilet you’re fighting, of course, so you have to factor in ghosts […]

Oct
06

Middle-earth: Shadow of War review

In the music industry, people often refer to Second Album Syndrome – a phenomenon whereby a popular artist sets about making their sophomore record, only this time the stakes are considerably higher due to increased exposure and fan expectation. This […]

Oct
04

Road Redemption review

Before I go on to lament the 14 years that have passed since the last Road Rash game – 2003’s Jailbreak on Nintendo’s Game Boy Advance, for the record, itself a port of an earlier PlayStation game – let’s spare […]

Oct
04

Forza Motorsport 7 review

If you’re a regular player of Turn 10’s racing games, your first reaction to Forza Motorsport 7 is likely to be: what’s new? After a rare stumble with the slender and skittish fifth game, this most consistent of series hit […]

Oct
02

Cuphead review

In the 1930s, employees at Universal Studio Cartoons devised a game to interrupt the bow-backed routine of inking cels and preparing animation frames. The men would work rubber bands and clumps of spit-mulched paper into spongy balls, hide them on […]

Oct
01

Nintendo Super NES Classic mini review

The NES mini was a huge success, but very much a first effort from Nintendo ripe for improvement. Fine for more casual gamers, the experience for enthusiasts was let down by flaws including subpar video scaling, ultra-short controller cords, audio […]

Sep
28

Golf Story review

Golf, the well-worn saying goes, is a good walk spoiled. Golf Story, on the other hand, is a slight 16-bit styled RPG that’s fortified by its embrace of that most sedate of sports. This is a pairing that, against expectations, […]

Sep
28

Star Fox 2 review

The Mirage Dragon would have wowed me in 1996. It would have blown my mind. It would have fairly erupted from the screen, this twisting, sinuous metal spacecraft, mouth gaping and malevolent and firing laser beams in every direction. After […]

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