Games Reviews

10 June 2021

Review: Mass Effect Legendary Edition

There’s something magical about the original Mass Effect trilogy. Mention it to gamers who have experienced the journey on offer through the first three games, and it’s as if you’ve ...

17 May 2021

Review: Resident Evil Village is a thrilling addition to the franchise

Following on from the stunning narrative laid out in Resident Evil biohazard was going to be no easy task. Still, it’s fair to say that Resident Evil Village has blown ...
10 May 2021

Review: Nacon Pro Compact Controller, designed for Xbox

If the pricier Xbox controllers are out of your price range, but you’re looking for something to take your gaming experience to the next level, then the Nacon Pro Compact ...

8 May 2021

Review: Returnal is one of the best PS5 exclusives around

Strangely, the release of Returnal has been quite the quiet affair. Rather than pushing the game forward with a huge promotional trail, Sony Interactive Entertainment have more-or-less allowed gamers to ...

19 April 2021

Review: Oddworld Soulstorm is a stunning, welcome return to Abe’s journey

“Hello.” “Hello.” “Follow me.” “Okay.” *farting noises*. *laughter*. *explosions*. “Ugh oh.” Such was the spiral of play in my time as a child playing the original Abe’s Oddysee. As a ...

30 March 2021

Review: AndaSeat T-Pro 2 Series Gaming Chair

For some time, I’ve been looking for the perfect gaming chair to not only compliment my time in front of the PC monitor or television, but also keep me comfortable ...

16 March 2021

Review: Agent Venture - The immersive online spy game

With it being over a year since the coronavirus pandemic took the world in a firm grip and refused to let up, many of us have been looking for new ...

9 March 2021

Review: Super Mario 3D World + Bowser’s Fury for Nintendo Switch

Despite only enjoying its original release less than a decade ago for the Nintendo Wii U console, the gaming company decided that bringing Super Mario 3D World back to life ...

8 February 2021

Review: Control Ultimate Edition scratches the surface of what PlayStation 5 consoles are capable of

I’m not sure how I completely missed the boat upon the initial release of Remedy Entertainment's sci-fi adventure Control, but I never got the opportunity to play the game between ...
18 December 2020

Review: Cyberpunk 2077 on Xbox Series X is the best console experience, but still way too buggy

It’s been a messy launch for arguably the most anticipated game of 2020, Cyberpunk 2077. Looking back at the year so far, should we really be surprised? Base console (Xbox One/PS4) ...

4 December 2020

World of Warcraft: Shadowlands review

Let’s face it, the first couple of days for the World of Warcraft: Shadowlands expansion launch were a bit of a mess. Many of us spent hours trying to log ...

1 December 2020

Immortals Fenyx Rising review: Ambitious, corny and thoroughly entertaining

Fenyx may not be the hero the Greek Gods want, but she (or he if you so desire) are the hero they need right now. With the deadliest Titan of ...

23 November 2020

Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War review

I knew it was coming, but when President Ronald Reagan appeared on my screen for the first time whilst playing the campaign in Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War, ...

21 November 2020

The Room VR A Dark Matter review: The best virtual reality escape room around

One of the things I’ve missed most about getting together with friends this year, is going to an escape room and having a hilarious hour of shouting at one another ...

20 November 2020

Observer System Redux review: A fantastic next-gen remaster of an instant cult classic

Walking into the room where a headless body lay just a few minutes into my game, I knew that Observer: System Redux was going to be a title that ticked ...

14 November 2020

The Walking Dead Saints & Sinners review: The ultimate experience on Oculus Quest 2

With the recent release of next-gen consoles Xbox Series X|S and the PlayStation 5, the attention that the launch of Oculus Quest 2 deserved may have fallen a little to ...
12 November 2020

Assassin’s Creed Valhalla review: Playing on Xbox Series X cements this as the series' best entry

Sitting on the sofa twiddling my thumbs was a big part of my Tuesday, November 10th, 2020. I was a few hours into playing Assassin’s Creed Valhalla on the Xbox ...
9 November 2020

Amnesia: Rebirth review - a horror sequel worth waiting for

As I took a look around the expansive sandy desert my plane had crash-landed in, I wondered exactly where the rest of my fellow passengers and the flight's crew had ...
7 November 2020

Is Crash Bandicoot 4: Its About Time just a little too hard?

Crash Bandicoot has been a beloved character for many game fans since his first game, simply titled Crash Bandicoot, in 1996. Crash Bandicoot: The Wrath of Cortex (2001) was, until ...

6 November 2020

Little Hope review: Is the second instalment in The Dark Pictures Anthology worth playing?

“Grab my hand!” my real-life friend Meg screamed as I pushed on, being chased by the demons of the dark. My character turned to look at her’s, a choice appearing ...

28 October 2020

Watch Dogs Legion review: Not only the best in the franchise, but Game of the Year material

When my review key came through for Watch Dogs: Legion, I was reading the news that both Russia and Iran were allegedly meddling in the upcoming United States election. The ...
19 October 2020

FIFA 21 review: Career Mode has been elevated to the next level, but Ultimate Team is getting stale

There were plenty of things for longtime fans of the FIFA video game series to moan about when it came to previous instalment FIFA 20. Electronic Arts had a lot ...

16 October 2020

I led the United Kingdom's most socialist government in history in Democracy 4: Here's what happened

With all that is going on in the world, political conversations may be the last thing you want to engage with. Still, for many of us who think we could ...
13 October 2020

We put the Oculus Quest 2 to the test!

Boasting a faster processor and more RAM power than before, the Oculus Quest 2 looked to be one of the most exciting gaming hardware additions to the shelves this year, ...