Category: Gaming Reviews

Nov
22

Hidden Agenda review

Why is Hidden Agenda called Hidden Agenda? Supermassive Games’ follow-up to its horror sleeper Until Dawn is a dark and rain-soaked police procedural about a serial killer called the Trapper who appears to strike again just as the man who […]

Nov
18

Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon review

Are new games better than old games? If you somehow released a contemporary game in, say, 1988, with all its enormity and complexity and detailed, ultra HD nasal hair, it would be almost impossible to comprehend. But then that would […]

Nov
17

Outcast – Second Contact review

Initially turned off by its stock 1990s action game protagonist and fuzzy voxels, I came to appreciate Outcast rather late in life. At the time of its original release I craved titles that would put my fancy new GeForce 256 […]

Nov
14

Lego Marvel Super Heroes 2 review

In the back of any good comics shop, past the towers of Funko Pop vinyl figures and BB-8 bobbleheads, you will find the good stuff: longboxes stuffed with back issues. Serious collectors know that the chances of finding anything valuable […]

Nov
14

Star Wars Battlefront 2 review

Let’s get straight to the burning issue, shall we? Towards the tail-end of Star Wars Battlefront’s release, EA made noises that it was thinking about doing away with the traditional season pass that accompanied its big ticket console games, a […]

Nov
13

Football Manager 2018 review

You only need an excuse. The fundamental appeal of Football Manager is the same as it was in the Collyer brothers’ debut in 1992, and if at any time in your life that appeal has spoken to you, it will […]

Nov
10

Super Lucky’s Tale review

On the surface, Lucky the fox is a perfect example of why you should never, ever name your kid “Lucky”. His debut adventure was tied to the Oculus Rift, which meant that its impact was always going to be pretty […]

Nov
10

Sonic Forces review

It’s taken years of gruesome experimentation but Sonic Team’s designers have finally pulled it off. They’ve created the Ur-Sidekick, the Sidekick of Sidekicks, a total embodiment of a wayward franchise that can be invested with the traits of every other […]

Nov
08

Need for Speed Payback review

Where exactly to start with Need for Speed Payback, Ghost Games’ third take on EA’s long-running arcade racer series? Let’s go with Tyler Morgan, the figurehead of the three-strong crew you take control of in your attempt to win back […]

Nov
08

Call of Duty: WW2 review

It begins, unsurprisingly, on the beach. The throwback to a throwback, from Call of Duty World War to Call of Duty 2, from Medal of Honor Allied Assault all the way to Saving Private Ryan. As the bullets whistle past […]