Portal has inspired a lot of similar games over the last decade or so that have tried to emulate and improve the formula, but none have really managed it except for the sequel, Portal 2. The Turing Test from Bulkhead Interactive is another title that’s even more similar than most.…
The original Naga Hex from Razer was a mouse that was like no other; it featured a plethora of buttons on the left hand side of the mouse instead of the usual two buttons. This mouse would be known as the mouse for MMOs and be pushed heavily as such. The Hex…
During the many years of the PlayStation 2’s lifespan, some of the most critically acclaimed RPG’s ever made came out on Sony’s record breaking console. One of these games was Odin Sphere, a 2D action RPG that was developed by Vanillaware, and was ultimately published by gaming giants Square Enix…
Cultural differences make media from certain countries unique. Whether it is the quirky antics that originate in British cinema, or the brutal yet gripping serial dramas from HBO in America, variety truly is the spice of life. This is certainly the case with Gal Gun Double Peace, the latest game…
On the surface, Hyper Light Drifter looks like your typical indie fare. Pixel art aesthetic, retro throw backs, deliberately light on plot and exposition. It has all of the trademarks of the independent scene, but when you look beyond the retro sensibilities on display, you'll soon discover that Hyper Light…
The night is young. Below, the headlights on the highways look like tiny yellow ants. In front of you, a portable turret is connected to your laptop pointing through an open window of the skyrise apartment you’re attempting to infiltrate. Your fingers clack on the keyboard: “blink 2 fire; pitch…
There is no other franchise quite like Monster Hunter. Going out into the world to battle the biggest and meanest beasties is something you truly need to feel for yourself. Every battle has you grasping at your controls as you try your hardest to stand up to some of the…
In the 90’s we were graced with the presence of a phenomenon that we had no idea would catch on this well. Whether you started off with the TV series or with the original GameBoy games, Pokemon was truly a one of a kind experience that Nintendo had capitalised on,…
Crossover video games are often treated with suspicion, especially when the intellectual properties that make the connection are well respected. Back in 2010, a project was announced that would bring together ATLUS’s flagship Shin Megami Tensei franchise, and Intelligent Systems Fire Emblem series.  The end result of this collaboration was…
Descent is the third of four DLC map packs released for the ever popular Call of Duty: Black Ops III. With a £12 price point however, is it worth it just for a few extra maps and another Zombies experience? Rumble is the first multiplayer map in the pack and…