Wolfenstein: The New Order

Platform(s): Multi-Platform Release: 20/05/2014 And here you thought you were done with killing Nazis. Well, think again. The WWII shooter genre went stale a few years ago, and even the Nazi zombie gimmick has become overplayed (refer to South Park: The Stick of Truth for […]

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Watch_Dogs

Platform(s): Multi-Platform Release: 27/05/2014 Oh, Watch Dogs. You elusive hound, you. You’ve teased me since 2012 with that deliciously hopeful E3 trailer, so rife with relevance and cultural understanding. Over time, you gestated in my mind as the game that couldn’t be messed up, the […]

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Murdered: Soul Suspect

Platform(s): Multi-Platform Release: 06/06/2014 Anything supernatural, mysterious, or slightly chilling never fails to spark my curiosity. When a game exhibits any of these qualities, however, I more often than not find myself playing with all the lights on, no volume, and with one eye closed. In […]

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Child of Light

Platform(s): Multi-Platform Release: 30/04/2014 Judging by all of the pre-release hype, which consisted of art-laden teaser trailers and keyhole glimpses at Child of Light, it seemed Ubisoft Montreal were working on something completely left of centre. The style and story-book narrative, coupled with insights into […]

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Transistor

Platform(s): PC & PS4 Release: 21/05/2014 Supergiant Games have been busy since the release of their last smash-hit, Bastion, and have returned with a brand new sci-fi themed action RPG that is out of this world. As a fan of Bastion, I was especially excited […]

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LEGO The Hobbit

Platform(s): Multi-Platform Release: 08/04/2014 I keep telling myself that I’ll get bored with the next LEGO game, and that Traveller’s Tales can’t possibly maintain their string of advances with every title. Then LEGO The Hobbit gets released, and not only am I happy to swallow […]

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Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes

Platform(s): Multi-Platform Release: 22/11/2013 The Metal Gear franchise is 26 years old, and arguably one of the most beloved series in the history of video games. With this thought, it’s no surprise that many games in the series have been highly acclaimed by critics and […]

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FEZ

Platform(s): Multi-Platform Release: 27/03/2014 After years of availability on other platforms, FEZ has finally made its debut on the PlayStation Network – boasting cross-buy and cross-play functionality, mind you. I had previously heard nothing but positive remarks and interesting anecdotes upon FEZ’s inaugural release on […]

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inFAMOUS Second Son

Platform(s): PS4 Exclusive Release: 21/03/2014 Since the PlayStation 4’s announcement, inFamous Second Son has been the carrot at the end of the proverbial PS4 stick. Second Son was to be the first big, new, first-party title to contend for Sony’s next-gen system. And so, after […]

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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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