Back in 2004, Capcom and Clover Studio, the developers of Viewtiful Joe, released a Japanese themed hack and slash puzzle adventure named Okami. It followed the adventures of Amaterasu, a sun god in the form of a wolf, on her journey to free the world from the magic from an…
While it may be as well known in the western world as Final Fantasy and Persona, the YS series has been going from strength to strength since it was originally conceived back in 1987. After many sequels and spin-offs, the adventures of its protagonist Adol Christin and his many companions…
Back in 2011, Rockstar Games and Australian developer Team Bondi released an open world crime solving game known as L.A. Noire. Set in Hollywood during the post World War II Golden Age, a young police officer named Cole Phelps is drawn into the dark underworld of the city's crime as…
The survival horror genre has seen many classic games since its inception, with titles such as Silent Hill, Clock Tower and Resident Evil standing out as their greatest successes. Originally released in 2010 for Korean PC gamers, White Day was a horror game set in a high school plagued by…
After releasing Just Cause 3 and Level 22 as some of the gifts for their loyal subscribers last month, the next set of games to be released for free under the Instant Game Collection for PlayStation Plus for September 2017 have now been announced by Sony. To begin the update, PS3 owners will be treated…
Ever since Sonic the Hedgehog arrived on the Sega Mega Drive/Genesis back in 1991, the speed loving mascot has starred in several platformers which take place in both two and three dimensions. To celebrate the long journey that Sonic and his friends have undertaken, SEGA have released a new 2D…
After releasing Bayonetta and Slime Rancher as some of the gifts for Xbox Live Gold subscribers last month, the next set of games to be released for free under the Games With Gold promotion have now been announced by Microsoft. Xbox 360 owners will be treated to Battlefield 3 and Hydro Thunder. If you own an Xbox One,…
Back in 1993, Sonic CD included two animated full motion video sequences starring the blue hedgehog, as well as the enemies he faces to save the world from evil. A few months ago, it was announced that Sonic Mania would include a brand new animated opening sequence directed by Tyson…
One of the most popular elements of the Sonic the Hedgehog series has always been the boss battles against Dr Eggman, or one of his many contraptions that he has built to eliminate Sonic and his friends. In the first two games, we only encountered a boss at the end…
Back in the early nineties, the multiplayer Competition mode in Sonic 2 was one of the best new features introduced to the franchise, and remains one of the most fondly remembered elements of the blue blur's early days on the Sega Mega Drive / Genesis. This feature is now confirmed…
Last month, we revealed a brief first glimpse at the special stages that would be appearing in Sonic Mania, as well as the soundtrack that would accompany your journeys to reclaim the Chaos Emeralds. With only twelve days to go until the game is released worldwide, SEGA have decided to release…
During the Persona Super Live 2017 concert held earlier today, ATLUS have announced Persona Q, the Persona and Etrian Odyssey mashup for the Nintendo 3DS is going to receive a sequel. The new game will also come out for Nintendo's current generation dual screen console, but unlike the Persona dancing…
Back in 2015, Atlus released Persona 4 Dancing on Night for the PlayStation Vita as one of their many spin offs from the fourth game in the Persona franchise. After the game's relative success, ATLUS have decided to branch out their dancing game formula to two of the other mainline…
After revealing the theme for the Hard Boiled Heavies and the Special Stage theme from Sonic Mania, SEGA have decided to reveal a never before heard rendition of Stardust Speedway, one of the regular stage themes. The level originally appeared back in Sonic  CD back in 1993, and has now undergone…
Earlier today, information regarding a possible animated adaption of Persona 5 was revealed via social media. These rumours were later validated by ATLUS, who have announced that Persona 5 The Animation will be airing in Japan next year. This animated retelling of the game's story follows the OVA animation Persona…
The point and click adventure has seen many changes since it began in the early 1980’s with games such as The Secret of Monkey Island leading the charge. Originally developed during a games jam in 2014, The Darkside Detective by newly established Irish developers Spooky Doorway is the latest adventure…
Since it was funded by eager Kickstarter backers in 2013, the rumours of a console port of indie 3D platformer A Hat in Time have been circling the internet like a chocoholic around a Mars bar. Earlier today, Gears for Breakfast have laid these suspicions to rest, revealing that the…
After releasing Darkstalkers Resurrection and Until Dawn as some of the gifts for their loyal subscribers last month, the next set of games to be released for free under the Instant Game Collection for PlayStation Plus for August 2017 have now been announced by Sony. To begin the update, PS3 owners will be treated to Super…
The 16 bit RPG is a genre which has gone from strength to strength over the many years of its existence, with classic titles such as Chrono Trigger, and modern games such as I Am Setsuna proving that the graphical style is one that never goes out of fashion. Several…
During a panel held at the San Diego Comic Con last week, SEGA revealed several pieces of news regarding Sonic Mania, the retro inspired 2D platformer throwback which will arrive next month. One of the first details to surface from the panel was the story line for Sonic Mania, which is set…
As well as the regular bosses that the player will encounter during the levels of Sonic Mania, Dr Eggman has constructed a team of powerful robots known as Hard Boiled Heavies. Until earlier this week, the music that will play during these encounters had not been made public by the…