On 26th July, We Happy Few was released in alpha. The gameplay mechanics are together enough so that it’s technically possible to get to the end, but the plot won’t be expounded upon until next year. At E3, We Happy Few was described as a […]

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For someone as lazy and physically inactive as myself, I’m oddly drawn to games that use farming as their central theme. I’m not talking about stuff like Farming Simulator 20XX; I mean games like Harvest Moon, Stardew Valley, and now Slime Rancher. The farming aspect […]

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I’ve been somewhat lost in Battleborn this past week and a half and it was for this reason that Overwatch couldn’t possibly have escaped my attention. With the two games being released roughly around the same time and appearing, on the surface, to be very […]

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Back in my day, the only way to get more out of your favourite video game was to buy an expansion pack. These were pre-“reliable internet” solutions to bugs and glitches that also brought new modes of gameplay, improved AI, new characters, new storylines, and […]

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I have to admit I’m surprised more games haven’t tried to capitalise on the Souls formula in recent years; apart from Lords of the Fallen and maybe Dragon’s Dogma to a lesser extent. Gears of War and Call of Duty were practically an industry template […]

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8-Bit Armies is a cheap, lazy and shallow Command and Conquer clone that looks rushed out to make a quick buck. The art style will appeal to some, but it seems the retro style is merely an excuse to justify the lack of depth, content, and […]

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I have to start my first impression by saying I wasn’t a huge fan of Gears of War before now, but I find that makes it easier to be objective instead of getting swept away by hype or excitement. The GeoW4 beta didn’t include any […]

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id Software, what the hell happened? No, seriously, that wasn’t a pun, what made you guys think that any of this was a good idea? I’ve come off the back of playing the Open Beta for DOOM’s multiplayer mode, and I have to say that […]

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Author’s Note: This game is far from politically correct and drops vulgarity like Mick Jagger drops, period, and I will be responding in kind. For the easily offended and those with sensitive sensitivities, I’ll be using lots of swears – you have been warned. As […]

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If Hidetaka Miyazaki’s business card doesn’t read “Hello. My name is Hidetaka Miyazaki. Have you played my game? Prepare to die” then there is much more amiss in this world than just my inexperience with his Dark Souls franchise. For those Patrick Star- subscribers or […]

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