Back in 2015, Supermassive Games released a cinematic survival horror game named Until Dawn, which proved to be a critical and commercial success. Instead of following their triumph with a full-blown sequel, the developers decided to develop a series of spiritual follow-up titles under a franchise named The Dark Pictures…
Ever since I was a wee lad, the concept of coding has been fascinating to me. The prospect of speaking in a way that a machine can understand, teaching it to perform tasks in certain patterns, only inhibited by your own logical view of the system. Of course, like most…
Following the release of the PS4 remasters of Trails of Cold Steel I and II earlier this year, the long awaited third instalment of the long running saga has arrived in English. On a side note, fans of the series will be pleased to know that Trails of Cold Steel…
Back in 2015, a band of ex-Rare employees formed a company named Playtonic Games. After a highly successful Kickstarter campaign, they funded and developed Yooka-Laylee, a game that was a love letter to the collect-a-thon 3D platformers of the late 1990’s. While the final product divided critics and fans down…
Lapis x Labyrinth on the surface is an overwhelming and somewhat repetitive experience, but if you allow yourself to dig a little deeper you'll find an incredibly satisfying gameplay loop filled to the brim with cute designs, vibrant visuals, and an interesting dungeon-crawling system. However, for those looking for a…
Greedfall is an instanced but open-world RPG in a savage land surrounded by supernatural tree-like monsters all wrapped up in traditional RPG elements and systems. Questing takes time even from the get-go, combat is exciting and gets better and the game evolves but the game just lacks an overall polished…
Oninaki's art style is one of the first things you'll notice as it's colourful and an RPG from the creators of I Am Setsuna and Lost Sphear but takes a different turn than the usual JRPG's leaning more towards a dungeon crawling title than a more traditional RPG. Don't be…
Three months have passed since the third episode of Life is Strange 2 blew us away with its explosive conclusion, which left Sean Diaz with injuries that will affect him for the rest of his life. The fourth episode of Life is Strange 2, which has been named Faith, deals…
The Persona franchise has come on leaps and bounds since it was soft-rebooted in 2006 with the release of Persona 3. This is thanks in part to its deep philosophical plotlines, a cast of relatable characters and addictive RPG mechanics combined with social networking side quests. The mainline series is…
For over fifteen years, Sumo Digital have proven time and again to be one of the most proficient developers that focus on the racing genre. Their previous portfolio includes entries in the Outrun series, various iterations of the Colin McRae franchise and the recent crossover that is Sonic & All-Stars…
PC gaming always has graphics cards and mice at the forefront when you think about what you should buy when looking to up your game. Next, you'll probably think about your keyboard and your monitors but the last thing a lot of people will forget is the trusty chair you…
The early years of the gaming industry were filled with some of the most fondly remembered developers. Alongside teams such as Namco, Konami, Nintendo and SEGA were a studio named SNK, who have released some of the best arcade titles, as well as their Neo Geo platform which spawned many…
Spike Chunsoft have risen in popularity over the last several years, following the runaway success of their apocalyptic murder mystery visual novel series named Danganronpa. Zanki Zero Last Beginning is a first-person RPG that continues with the end of the world theme that moves away from investigating death, in lieu…
We’ve looked at a couple of gaming chairs over the last 12 months, one of the stands out new companies to market is noblechairs, a brand that has spent considerable time at making chairs that look professional - moving away from the usual “gamer look” that can be a little…
For many years, Nintendo have created several franchises to accommodate to every kind of gamer. The Yoshi series, which began as a sequel to the legendary Super Mario World, is an example of a platformer that combines cute visuals with easy to learn and hard to master gameplay mechanics. After…
The Caligula Effect Overdose is a rerelease of a PlayStation Vita game from a few years ago. When the original Caligula Effect released, it was met with a lukewarm response from reviewers, prompting this more fleshed out and prettied up version of the game to seek a chance for redemption.…
Alienware laptops or even pcs have never been known to be on the slimmer side of gaming, mainly down to the fact that most machines have extremely powerful components which need a lot of big coolers and plenty of airflow. The laptops in the past were exactly the same, chunkier…
With the third entry in ‘The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel’ franchise making its way to western shores on PS4 later this year, Nihon Falcom have also decided to release the enhanced remasters of the first two games outside of Japan. Having previously reviewed the first Trails of…
After the success of Far Cry 5, Ubisoft have decided to allow us a return trip to Hope’s County in a standalone game named Far Cry: New Dawn. This new experience takes place after a nuclear attack has rendered the world into a post-apocalyptic wasteland. This trip to the end…
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…