The concept of an endlessly replayable game has become somewhat of a trope in the gaming industry as of late, more particularly within the indie scene. While a game that lasts precisely as long as the player would like is an inviting concept, there tend to be sacrifices made within…
Remaking a fan-favorite game is a dangerous endeavor. Millions of voices will clamor that they want it to happen, that they don’t want it to happen, that they want this or that. Some of these remakes are lost to the times, forgotten as an unfortunate business venture that didn’t pay…
Metro finally travels outside the tunnels of the underground into a single player story driven narrative that sees Artyom, Anna and the rest of the crew explore irritated Russia in search for a place above ground they can call home without monsters, radiation and enemy humans. Although above ground the…
Like peanut butter and chocolate, the Kingdom Hearts franchise is a crossover between Disney and Final Fantasy that blends together in a magical kind of way that cannot be easily explained. After many spin off games, several high definition ports and a barrage of secret movies with cryptic content, Kingdom…
Mutant Year Zero might look a little strange due to the blend of human/animal hybrids that take the centre stage but the game is a nice combination of RPG elements and turn-based tactical games like XCOM while being based on the pen and paper original Mutant. The game starts around…
As with many projects funded via Kickstarter, Mage’s Initiation: Reign of the Elements, a spiritual successor to Sierra’s Kings Quest and Quest for Glory franchises, took slightly longer to be released than was initially projected. Although it was initially funded in March 2013, the game has taken ten years to…
Episodic games tend to be like a pair of comfortable shoes. Once they have been worn once or twice, they tend to show stronger qualities which may not be immediately visible. The second episode of Life is Strange 2 follows this trend, building on DontNod Entertainment’s award-winning universe by providing…
Metal Max is a relatively unknown series in the west, as it's pretty uncommon for one of these titles to leave Japan. While Xeno may be the sixth title in the series, it's only the second title to make it westward. Luckily, Xeno isn't connected to the previous titles in the…
Back in 2015, a small team of game developers named Aquiris Game Studio made an arcade styled racing game known as Horizon Chase – World Tour for iOS and Android devices. After it achieved reasonable critical and commercial success, the decision was to port the game to PC and home…
If you are a fan of video games and have never played a Pokémon title before, it is possible that you have spent the last twenty-two years in solitary confinement. Pokémon Let’s Go Pikachu and Eevee are the latest games in the long running franchise, and the first titles to…
The concept of crossing over characters from various franchises into a fighting game is a highly popular idea, as well as a extremely lucrative business opportunity. The Super Smash Bros. series from Nintendo is a prime example of this success and has sold millions of copies since the original game…
We usually cover a range of gaming based monitors for the casual gamer up to the professional e-sports player looking for the highest performance. Sometimes however a user will also be looking for good colour performance and accuracy and this is usually a monitor required by a designer or the…
The Roccat Kone Pure is an entry-level version of their successful Kone XTE but the Kone Pure is not to be talked about lightly as it still functions as a highly customisable mouse ideal for eSports thanks to its precision and weight. In terms of design, the Roccat Kone Pure…
Welcome back avid gamers. Join us as we delve into a rich and battle torn world as we review the Total War: Warhammer II - Curse of the Vampire Coast expansion. So, rally your forces, refine your tactics, and get ready to conquer! Riding the waves off the base game,…
Dragon Quest has been and still is a great representation of a classic JRPG, and this formula can still be seen in Dragon Quest XI. As a result, XI becomes a strange mishmash of extremely old cliché plot pieces and some genuinely neat advancements. Starting from the story, it's hard…
As well as releasing new intellectual properties, many video game developers have taken to remastering older games with modern graphics, reimagined soundtracks and refined gameplay engines. After the phenomenal success of Crash Bandicoot N Sane Trilogy, the time has come for Spyro the Dragon to throw his purple dragon shaped…
The Life is Strange franchise has gone from strength to strength since it launched back in 2016, receiving a prequel in the form of Before the Storm, and a midquel named The Awesome Adventures of Captain Spirit. The time has now arrived for Life is Strange 2 to take centre…
When I heard Diablo III (3) was coming to the Switch my memories of playing the game at university came flooding back. Hours and hours were spent with friends grinding away for the best gear tackling dungeons and killing bosses with the total play time racking over 500 hours in…
For those unacquainted with the series, Touhou can be somewhat of a confusing beast to understand. Ranging from bullet-hells to fighters, RPGs to platformers and now even dungeon-crawlers, it can be a little intimidating to figure out where exactly everything starts and ends in the Touhou Project. For the backstory…
Although we see plenty of games allowing you to play sports such as football, rugby and golf on a regular basis, games which allow you play winter sports are certainly a rarer breed. Steep was originally released by Ubisoft back in 2017, and it has now been given a re-packaged…
Starlink: Battle For Atlas is one of the latest games from Ubisoft for the Nintendo Switch and enters the Toys to Life space similar to Disney Infinity and Skylanders. Unlike the previously mentioned brands, Starlink aims for a more older audience while making it still quite accessible to the younger…