Ronin

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Developer: Tomasz Wacławek Platform(s): PC, Mac, Linux Release: 30/06/2015 If you asked what I thought of Ronin a week ago, I’d say that DeNiro’s performance was on point, but the film didn’t have one. Now, my opinion is that while my jumping was on point, […]

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Monstrum

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Developer: Team Junkfish Platform(s): PC, MAC & Linux Release: 01/01/2015 I truly believe we see some of the most daring, innovative and downright brilliant ideas in gaming come to life in the domain of indie developers. Something about the modern indie gaming scene feels like […]

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Fallout Shelter

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Developer: Bethesda Platform(s): Multi-Platform Release: 14/07/2015 Whoops. It’s been two weeks now, and I was supposed to have written a review for this. I’ve just been so busy with making my vault dwellers dance (literally) for my amusement that I got carried away. I’ve enjoyed […]

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J-Stars Victory VS+

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Developer: Spike Chunsoft Platform(s): PS4, PS3, PS Vita Release: 26/06/2015 J-Stars Victory Vs+ brings some of Shonen Jump’s biggest characters together for a big old bash. If you’re a manga or anime fan, this probably excites you. If you’re not, this game has absolutely nothing […]

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Star Hammer: The Vanguard Prophecy

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Developer: Black Lab Games Platform(s): PC Release: 04/06/2015 Anyone who says they don’t like games about tactical space combat is lying to you and themselves. Commanding vessels in a full 3-dimensional battlefield is the pinnacle of strategy, demanding clever positioning and forward thinking to successfully […]

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The Escapists

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Developer: Mouldy Toof Studios Platform(s): Multi-Platform Release: 29/05/2015 Puzzle and 2D games will always end up sitting on the ‘currently playing’ list for at least one of my consoles, which makes a game fitting both categories an immediate favourite child. Enter, The Escapists; recently released […]

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The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

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Developer: CD Projekt RED Platform(s): Multi-Platform Release: 19/05/2015 CD Projekt RED are one of the few larger game developers that I have the utmost respect for. Naturally, I am a fan of their work, but I also find it so refreshing that despite continued success, […]

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Hatred

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Developer: Destructive Creations Platform(s): PC Release: 01/06/2015 Author’s Note: Since the developers pulled the game from Australian Steam for… reasons? I was (thankfully) unable to purchase a copy for review – many thanks to Kyoji Shirakani for giving me access to a copy. I use […]

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Splatoon

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Developer: Nintendo Platform(s): Wii U Exclusive Release: 30/05/2015 Leave it to Nintendo to take the dullest, iterative and derivative genre of the times and shoot pink ink right in its face. I rarely find a reason to play realistic racing games or hyper-technical fighting games; […]

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Developer: MachineGames Platform(s): Multi-Platform Release: 05/05/2015 Last year Wolfenstein shattered expectations and blew us away with an incredibly fun and somehow gripping experience in The New Order. We were introduced to the new gruff, sombre and yet endearing BJ Blazkowicz and treated to a surprisingly […]

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