Dynasty Warriors 8 Empires

Developer: Koei Tecmo Platform(s): Multi-Platform Release: 29/02/2015 It could be argued that Dynasty Warriors has to perform one of the hardest balancing acts of any on-going gaming franchises today. Basically, each game has to keep the same fundamental gameplay mechanics in play while still shaking up […]

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Dragon Ball Xenoverse

Developer: Dimps Platform(s): Multi-Platform Release: 26/02/2015 Dragon Ball Xenoverse takes some big steps in evolving the formula of Dragon Ball video games. Focusing on an original story (to some extent), allowing character creation and customisation, and revolving around RPG systems – Xenoverse is the biggest […]

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EVOLVE

Developer: Turtle Rock Platform(s): PC, XB1 & PS4 Release: 10/02/2015 “The night air is cool and sweet against the heat and weight of our mobile jetpack units as we traverse the alien landscape of the planet Shear… We as hunters know that we have only one […]

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Dead or Alive 5 Last Round

Developer: Team Ninja Platform(s): PS4, XB1 & PC Release: 20/02/2015 As I’m close to thirty and “technically” an adult, life has become more demanding and my responsibilities have started to add up. Naturally, I still need my regular video game fix, but now days it often […]

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Dying Light

Developer: Techland Platform(s): Multi-Platform Release: 28/01/2015 It’s difficult not to draw comparisons between Dying Light and Dead Island, especially when the devs themselves stated that this was supposed to distance them from the latter franchise. To be honest, they should have stuck with Dead Island […]

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Saints Row: Gat Out Of Hell

Developer: Volition Platform(s): Multi-Platform Release: 20/01/2015 Well, I’m glad I didn’t pay for this one. Saints Row: Gat Out Of Hell (or SR:GooH, hee hee) stumbles its way down the paved path of good intentions, hampered by bugs and awful design choices. There are elements […]

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Resident Evil HD Remaster

Developer: Capcom Platform(s): Multi-Platform Release: 20/01/2015 I should begin by stating that I never played the original Resident Evil (RE). You see, during the PSone era, I was a big fan of Silent Hill (as it’s what I got first), so naturally I feigned indifference […]

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Funk of Titans

Developer: A Crowd of Monsters Platform(s): Xbox One Exclusive Release: 09/01/2015 When I first saw screenshots for Funk of Titans, I had assumed it was going to be a beat ’em up platformer set within a vibrant Greek landscape. Created by the indie team, A […]

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Lara Croft and the Temple of Osiris

Platform(s): Multi-Platform Release: 09/12/2014 Lara Croft and the Temple of Osiris is the successor to Lara Croft and the Guardians of Light; the wildly successful beginning of the tangential Lara Croft franchise. Available now for digital download on Xbox One, PS4 and Steam, it has […]

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Dragon Age: Inquisition

Platform(s): Multi-Platform Release: 20/11/2014 Dragon Age, once a side-project to BioWare’s popular Mass Effect series, is a franchise that quickly grew from zero to hero. The first game, Dragon Age: Origins, wasn’t a great looking game, even for the time, but the development team had […]

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