The Escapists

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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Hatred

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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Developer: Double Fine Platform(s): Multi-Platform Release: 28/04/2015 Spoiler Warning: This is the conclusion to my review of the first “episode,” which was released in February 2014. If you haven’t finished the game, I don’t recommend going any further as it contains spoilers. Consider yourself warned. […]

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Project CARS

Developer: Slightly Mad Platform(s): Multi-Platform Release: 08/05/2015 To this day, I’ve never participated in a race weekend. I’ve watched races on the internet, on TV and even from an embankment that was one crash away from causing a landslide, but I’ve never raced a car […]

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Pillars of Eternity

Developer: Obsidian Platform(s): PC, Linux & MAC Release: 26/03/2015 Pillars of Eternity is a title that I have personally been looking forward to since the launch of Kickstarter three years ago. While some minor concern was warranted coming into this game (based on the previews […]

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Hotline Miami 2: Wrong Number

Developer: Devolver Digital Platform(s): Multi-Platform Release: 10/03/2015 Hotline Miami is one of my favourite games of all time. In fact, it’s the only modern game that I sometimes go back to replay on occasion. From its surreal world and hyper-violent mechanics to the adrenaline-inducing design […]

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Particulars

Developer: SeeThrough Studios Platform(s): PC, MAC & Linux Release: 20/11/2014 Quantum physics is weird. There’s a lot of particles interacting and annihilating with one another because of forces that scientifically make sense, but piecing it all together to fully grasp any of what’s happening can […]

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The Talos Principle

Platform(s): PC, MAC & Linux Release: 11/12/2014 It’s been quite awhile since I last invested myself into a puzzle game, but from what I heard about The Talos Principle before launch, it was seemingly going to be a decent experience. Admittedly, I had some initial […]

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Never Alone (Kisima Ingitchuna)

Platform(s): PC, PS4 & XB1 Release: 18/11/2014 I firmly believe that people can be both educated and inspired by video games. By playing out a story and performing actions within a game, creators can teach us about history and pass on information about a certain […]

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Wasteland 2

Platform(s): PC, Mac & Linux Release: 19/09/2014 Welcome to the Wasteland, recruits, I hope you don’t think that Fallout prepared you for this. It didn’t prepare me. Wasteland 2 is a tactical turn-based RPG from inXile Entertainment and is the brainchild of Brian Fargo. It’s […]

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