Astro Bot Rescue Mission

Back at PlayStation VR’s launch, SIE Japan put out a free sampler of VR concepts with The Playroom VR. This game was and still is a cool example of how a bunch of different mechanics and systems could work in VR. The standout was Robot […]

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Mega Man 11

Mega Man 11 is an excellent return to form for the Blue Bomber after all these… Wow, really? Mega Man 10 only released in 2010? I say “only” in the full knowledge that eight years is still a long time but considering this particular series […]

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Super Mario Party

Mario Party’s one of those series that nearly everyone has some fond memories of. It says a lot, though, that despite the series having continued through each of Nintendo’s platforms, most people would still look at the first three games on the N64 as the […]

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Shadow of the Tomb Raider

Beginning its development back in 2015, Shadow of the Tomb Raider was an uncertain commodity then. Rumours on the internet sparked talk that the series had not been as financially successful as Square Enix had hoped, thus putting the final part of this trilogy in […]

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Late last year the Nintendo Switch got its first massive JRPG, and everyone was happy. Xenoblade Chronicles 2 released as an enormous adventure with plenty of content, a complex but unique combat system and a lengthy story. By the end of my 120 hours with […]

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Marvel’s Spider-Man

Spider-Man makes more sense as a video game protagonist than just about anyone. Any super-powered crime fighter is obviously a suitable fit for an action game, but Spidey’s acrobatic approach to beating up baddies is especially conducive to cool combos. Running, climbing, even flying around […]

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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 with balls the size of asteroids, and I have fond […]

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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 particular, has been a significant catalyst for increased mainstream appeal, […]

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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, great characters, and impactful story. Since then, fans have had […]

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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 you have a PC. It’s clear that Larian Studios are […]

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