Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2

Platform(s): Multi-Platform Release: 27/02/2014 Under the guidance of Hideo Kojima, MercurySteam created a fantastic universe in Castlevania: Lords of Shadow. It was gorgeous, well designed, and while this new direction for the series might not have resonated well with all long-time fans, in my opinion, […]

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Thief

Platform(s): Multi-Platform Release: 22/11/2013 I’m not a patient person, but the pre-release hype and gameplay teasers for Thief managed to grab my attention from the first moment I saw it. Eidos were promising a next-generation game with unprecedented immersion, intelligent AI, and freedom for the […]

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South Park: The Stick of Truth

Platform(s): Multi-Platform Release: 06/03/2014 One of the very first things I did when I received my copy of South Park: The Stick of Truth was sit down on the toilet, triggering a quick-time event which, when completed successfully, awarded me with a “turd nugget” – […]

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Strider

Platform(s): Multi-Platform Release: 18/02/2014 A new Strider game! I never thought I’d see the day when this classic 1989 side-scrolling acrobatic ninja would return with cypher sword in hand. It seems that Double Helix are continuing their successful trend of rebooting classic IPs, most notably […]

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Platform(s): Multi-Platform Release: 05/02/2014 In October, 2013, Telltale introduced us to a fictional world so unlike their previous work, The Walking Dead, that many of us were understandably cautious as to whether Telltale could continue their running success with a second series. Titled, The Wolf […]

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Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons

Platform(s): Multi-Platform Release: 3/09/2013 2013 was an incredibly successful year for the Video Game Industry. We had several blockbuster hits such as The Last of Us and Grand Theft Auto V, and subsequently, the indie market also continued to gain in popularity as well, with […]

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Contrast

Platform(s): Multi-Platform Release: 29/11/2013 Contrast is an obtuse re-imagining of 1920s Paris, and a world where shadows play an important role. In the game, players will take on the role of Dawn; the ‘imaginary’ friend of a young girl named Didi. However, as a part […]

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Platform(s): Multi-Platform Release: 18/12/2013 The Walking Dead video game series by Telltale is an experience that has never left me, and the reason for this is not just because it was a revolutionary concept, but also because it served as the inspiration for the very […]

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Platform(s): Multi-Platform Release: 04/12/2013 Point and click adventures have been a PC favourite for years due to their widespread appeal. Younger generations were taken in by interactive stories and colourful scenery that created an experience bordering somewhere in the middle of reading a book and […]

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Muri

Platform(s): PC Exclusive Release: 7/12/2013 Retro gaming and I have always enjoyed a long and fruitful relationship, and as such, I often find myself returning to the classics to remind myself of a simpler time. A time where there were no bills to pay, no […]

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