The Pre-Sequel tries its hardest to be a good time, but falls flat even at its best when trying to recreate what made the first two games so great.
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Trek to Yomi Review
Trek to Yomi is a fun 2.5D narrative driven game set in the Edo period that is enjoyable but has a frustrating combat system.
It wasn’t popular on release, but WATCH_DOGS is a fantastic deep story about the reality of government surveillance and the damage it can cause on a lower level.
Wrestling Empire Review
Wrestling Empire follows the tried-and-tested Mat Dickie formula of having a completely bonkers video game, and even now it never gets old.
The Stanley Parable: Ultra Deluxe Review
If satire was the language of the Gods, then Douglas Adams would be God and The Stanley Parable is the Holy Bible. The Stanley Parable is a glorified walking simulator, which sounds boring on paper yet it’s marketing and tone is unlike any other game out there – its identity is in its abrasive andContinue reading “The Stanley Parable: Ultra Deluxe Review”
LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga Review
The newest iteration in the LEGO game collection is here, and it’s definitely much different from previous entries in the LEGO franchise. The first thing you’ll notice is that instead of the iconic camera angle that you get when playing LEGO games, you’ll get a third-person view from behind the character. This felt weird atContinue reading “LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga Review”
WWE 2K22 Review
WWE 2K22 is an attempt to rebuild 2K’s reputation after the disaster of WWE 2K20. It’s a good start, but can the goodwill last?
Xuan-Yuan Sword VII Review
Xuan-Yuan Sword 7 is a hidden gem in gaming. A fantastic and emotional story that drives the game whilst its fluid combat takes a backseat in the most positive way.
BioShock tells the story of a man who enters a utopia far away from our own society, one designed to bring out the best in humanity’s greatest minds without limits, which has fallen into ruins less than ten years after its construction. A man who discovers this paradise by accident after a fatal plane crashContinue reading “BioShock Review”
Valve has made multiple phenomenal games; Half-Life, Left 4 Dead, Team Fortress and Counter-Strike, along with a plethora of fan-made games created through their specialised source eingine such as Garry’s Mod and The Stanley Parable. But, out of all of these games – there is one unlike any other: Portal. One of the things thatContinue reading “Portal Review”