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,…
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…
Note: I played this game solo, not local co-op as is usually recommended with Lego games. Back in 2005, Lego Star Wars: The Video Game set the precedent for all future brick based video games. With a low skill ceiling but huge amounts of replayability to unlock all the characters…
There are two different kinds of racing games for players to enjoy in the current age of gaming. There are the simulators that allow you to play with realistic representations of famous cars as you go around professional courses or city streets. The complete opposite to these are the weapon…
Xbox has Halo. Nintendo has Mario. PlayStation? Uncharted is their baby. Every forum post about newcomers to Sony’s consoles wondering which games they should pick up first always has the same reply: Uncharted. The second instalment, Among Thieves, is usually considered the finest of Nathan Drake’s adventures, but it’s obvious…
2016 sees the launch of two wacky golf games in which the goal is more wanton destruction rather than sinking a birdie. The first off the tee is Dangerous Golf, the first game by new indie studio Three Fields Entertainment who take their experience working on the Criterion-era Burnout series…
It’s rare to have a new IP, even one supported by a big publisher, be such an overwhelming success in a short period of time. Overwatch has conquered the gaming world over the last week or so, with Twitter feeds being full of Play of the Games, stores actually selling…
Warning: This review may contain spoilers. With over $550,000 pledged on Kickstarter and a solid team comprised of industry veterans that worked on titles such as Metal Gear Solid IV and Halo 4, Republique had a lot of potential. Set in a dystopian city-state inspired by the events of George…