SpellForce 3

SpellForce 3 is an isometric RTS and RPG hybrid, the proportions of which vary between campaign and skirmish. I hadn’t played any of the prior SpellForce games, so I had no idea what to expect, but my time with the SpellForce 3 campaign has been […]

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If you’d asked me where I thought Before the Storm would go after my first impressions, my prediction would hardly resemble what transpires in the final three hours. Before the Storm is the prequel Life is Strange fans never knew they wanted, and almost surpasses […]

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So, some of you might remember the rosy-cheeked, bright eyes First Impressions of PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS (or PUBG because no one wants to say that mouthful every time) that I wrote back in August. I waxed poetical about the excellent execution of a great idea and […]

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Ōkami HD

Despite being critically acclaimed upon release, Ōkami is a game which initially sold very poorly and even contributed to the closure of the now defunct Clover Studios. What’s impressive in all of this, however, is how the game continues to find new life despite its […]

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Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon

Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon are not new games but a reworking or “definitive edition” of the games released last year. While there were plenty of fresh design and gameplay choices for the original Sun and Moon releases, there were parts of it that […]

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Final Fantasy XV: Comrades

I was really excited for the Comrades DLC for FFXV, and, in a way, I still kind of am. I’m not excited about it being here, however, but for what will be coming later down the line. There are a lot of questionable design choices […]

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Xenoblade Chronicles 2

My first ever experience with the Xenoblade series was Chronicles X on the Wii U, which I had tried after hearing the hype of the earlier games. While this game felt like a soulless grind to me, I was told that this was not the […]

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Star Wars Battlefront II

When E3 rolled around this year, I was genuinely surprised at the approach EA was taking with Star Wars Battlefront II. It was already well-known that DICE would once again be heading development, but I don’t think anyone saw the announcement of free DLC coming […]

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Divinity: Original Sin 2

Divinity: Original Sin 2 (DOS2) is a tactical turn-based RPG, where players control up to four characters in a party. The concept is similar to old-school tactical RPGs like Baldur’s Gate, but with a unique style of combat and character progression. The result is a […]

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I’m going to be a bit bold here, so hold onto your respective hats: Assassin’s Creed: Syndicate is the best game in the series prior to Origins. Okay, that might not be too bold, but as an Assassin’s Creed lifer – which means I’ve played […]

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