Star Control: Origins

Space games used to be about something, man. They were deep, rich systems with multiple factions, alliances and storylines that made you think about where our space-faring could take us. These were games for men […]

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Forza Horizon 4

Despite a vast array of titles to pick and choose from, the racing genre seems to maintain a consistent level of popularity. It’s always had its doors open to newcomers, but the Horizon series, in […]

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Valkyria Chronicles 4

While the original Valkyria Chronicles may be ten years old now, it’s a game that has stuck in the memory of any who played it, and it’s easy to see why with its unique combat, […]

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Hardcore RPGs aren’t a genre you typically find on console anymore. Despite them having a profound impact on the industry during their heyday, they seem to have faded into the background over the years unless […]

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Destiny 2: Forsaken

There’s no denying that Destiny 2’s post-launch support hasn’t been the best. Lacklustre expansions, casualisation, and trying to keep the game in a beginner friendly state led it down a path longtime fans weren’t comfortable […]

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NBA 2K19

Alright, here we go. I’m settling in and ready to shoot some straight fire about the latest release in my favourite sports series of all time, NBA 2K. For those that follow my yearly instalments […]

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Strange Brigade

Rebellion Developments have an excellent niche carved out with their Sniper Elite series. The blend of nimble stealth, nifty tactics, and ludicrous ultraviolence that the series typified also carried over to the unexpectedly brilliant Nazi […]

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Guacamelee! 2

Back in 2013, Metroidvania as a genre wasn’t nearly as commonplace as it is today. Decades beyond Super Metroid and Symphony of The Night, it’d even been ages since any of the little standouts like […]

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We Happy Few

We Happy Few has been hanging just out of reach but not forgotten for years now, starting out with a successful Kickstarter in 2015, before being picked up by Microsoft and making a big splash […]

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The Banner Saga 3

Bleak, Viking-inspired visual novel/tactical turn-based RPG hybrid series, The Banner Saga, comes to an end with this belated third instalment. Finally, the narrative closure we’ve all yearned for ever since we made the snap decision […]

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