In the last few years, the point and click adventure genre has returned in full force, with titles such as the Deponia tetralogy, The Book of Unwritten Tales and The Blackwell Legacy winning both public and critical acclaim. Currently in development by the newly established team at Pewter Games, The…
Rally games have been around for quite some time now, with games like Championship Rally coming out in the early 90’s for the NES, to the late Colin McRae Rally games on the PlayStation One which evolved into the DiRT franchise we know today. World Rally Championship joined the scene…
In the early 2000’s, Syberia and shortly after, Syberia II, were two of the best adventure games around. They follow the journey of Kate Walker, a North American lawyer trying to secure a sale in France, but the situation goes askew as she needs to find the legal owner of…
Escape From Tarkov is an upcoming first/third-person RPG with MMO features. It’s a hardcore take on the survival genre with a strong emphasis on multiplayer interaction. This forces players to either work together or crumble in peril due to the ongoing conflict in the city of Tarkov. Reverting from the ever-growing…
A game that probably needs to have a watershed, Valkyrie Drive -Bhikkhuni- was designed purely for Japanese anime and gaming fans who have played games like Senran Kagura (it's made by the same people), with its big bosom females wearing very little. The story behind the title see some girls having the…
Rock Band 4 saw the revitalisation of the once popular franchise, with a five year span between the third and fourth instalments. Harmonix have decided to use the latest game as a platform rather than just another one in the series, with updates and downloadable content coming consistently for the foreseeable…
When Yooka-Laylee first appeared on Kickstarter, I leapt at the occasion to give this new project some of my hard-earned money in order for these Rare veterans and composers a chance to make a game I have been pining for since the 2000 release of Banjo-Tooie on the Nintendo 64.…
Let’s be honest: A lot of the recent licensed Warhammer 40k games have been pretty naff. Thankfully, Space Hulk: Deathwing seems to be an anomaly in that recent trend. Based on the original Space Hulk tabletop game, it’s being developed by Streum On Studio whose only previous game was E.Y.E…
The MOBA and RTS market have become quite inseparable but a lot of games recently have taken on the role of becoming a MOBA with some 'RTS elements', taking away from the original strategy of RTS titles and the nuances within them. DropZone developed by SparkyPants and published by GameForge…
In the current overly saturated market of indie two dimensional platformers, they have to be really special to stand out and make themselves known. Ori and the Blind Forest is one that comes to mind, while Shovel Knight is another. Mekazoo could well be another addition to the list. Set…