The officially licensed World Rally Championship games have always been second best to whichever competitor is about at the time, there’s no two ways about it. They’ve often lacked the finesse and technical precision that has made DiRT Rally the undisputed champion of rally games in 2016. In a somewhat…
The trend of porting video games from older systems to the current one has been more frequent in this generation, especially with some companies finding their feet through the rising trend of digital distribution. One of the less frequent types of games to receive these treatments are visual novels created…
It’s often claimed that yearly sports games are no more than simple roster updates. Why would you pay for the same game again when it looks exactly the same as last year? Die hard sports games fans know this isn’t the case most years, but it's more apparent this year…
With the plethora of indie games that are out there, it’s hard for one to stand out and be unique.  Perfectly Paranormal’s Manual Samuel tries to break free from “original” convention with its quirky design and heavy comedic influence. Mixing a short-yet-fun narrative with distinctive mechanics makes this eccentric title feel polished,…
This review of Persona 5 was created by playing a Japanese retail version of the game. Some details may be changed or removed when the game arrives in English next year. Eight years have passed since we tuned into the Midnight Channel in Persona 4. After several delays to improve the…
Last year, NIS America released a localised version of Criminal Girls Invite Only, the PlayStation Vita remake of Criminal Girls for the PSP. It focused on a young man who was guiding a group of girls through the depths of hell in order to reform their ways. The game had…
Marcus Fenix and Co have had a pretty hard time over the past over the past 10 years, since Emergence Day, they have been a crack team of "Gears" who have been fighting back the Locust. There were many times in the previous 3 Gears of War titles which were…
SteelSeries are to gaming what bread is to toast, they’ve been around since the dawn of PC gaming and have many products out there for the aspiring pro gamer. The Apex M500 is one of the latest members of the SteelSeries family being a small, mechanical keyboard designed to be…
The vocaloid persona known as Hatsune Miku was first released back in 2007, with several forms of spin off media including manga serials, collectable figurines and an anime series. In 2009, the virtual singer made her console debut with the Project Diva franchise, a rhythm based action game which has…
From your standard budget range, to your more expensive IPS monitors and finally their gaming monitors, BenQ are a powerhouse supplier of monitors. For gamers, there are two specific models in the range the XL and RL lines, both offering very similar specs. The biggest difference are the refresh rates and…
Since the turn of the millennium, there have been two major football games on the market. EA Sports’ FIFA, with officially licensed teams and players and the backing of most major football organisations, and Pro Evolution Soccer by Konami, with often ambiguous team names like the infamous Man Red instead…
It’s quite difficult to actually call Dear Esther a video game. It possess the very core mechanics that make up a video game but lacks one thing entirely. In this case, it would be gameplay. With this being such a story-centric affair, I’ll keep the plot synopsis to a minimum. Taking…
The Ace Attorney series has gone from strength to strength since it originally arrived on English shores back in 2005 for the Nintendo DS. It spawned several sequels and spin offs, including an investigation game starring prosecutor Miles Edgeworth, and a crossover adventure game that ties together with gaming’s first…
Deus Ex has always taken pride in giving the player choice throughout every aspect of the experience; the routes you take to the objective you choose, the responses you make to who you give the privilege of conversing with you. Every step you take, every word you utter can impact…
In recent years, it has become exceedingly popular to continue cancelled or finished franchises in another medium. One of the most popular of these extensions is the Buffy the Vampire Slayer graphic novels, which have now carried Joss Whedon’s cult series into its eleventh season, despite only having seven whilst…
There are not many games that I will see from a screenshot and think "this is a game I must play", Seasons After Fall is one of those games that captivated me from the very beginning with its beautiful art style and cute little fox. The only worry I had…
The Epson EH-TW5210 is a 3D ready, home cinema projector that is aimed at a home user instead of a business and is in the same range as the previously reviewed Epson EH-TW5350. The only bid difference between the two projectors is the features and a couple of tech specs but these…
The HTC Desire 530 is at the starting end of the price table when you compare it to phones such as the previously reviewed HTC One M9. Priced at just £129 the 530 seems to be aiming at the younger generation or the older generation that are just looking for a smart phone at…
When it comes to video games, many of the titles that are most fondly remembered have a simple premise combined with addictive game play. Multiple indie games have fallen under this category, in particular titles such as Thomas Was Alone and Fez, which have won critical acclaim as well as…
It was only a matter of time before Fallout made its way to an abandoned theme park as it next radiation riddled environment for the Vault Dweller to explore. In the Fallout 4: Nuka-World DLC you get a taste of what it would be like if Disney and Coca-cola teamed…
God Eater has not long been over in the West but it has already found a pretty large following. With the successful embedment of the Monster Hunter franchise, God Eater 2: Rage Burst and its predecessors have been set up for success with their various similarities but this does by…