With some of gaming’s top talents joining forces to form Playtonic Games, it was no surprise that the Kickstarter for Banjo-Kazooie’s spiritual successor broke records but can the platforming nostalgia of yesteryear still deliver a worthwhile experience in this day and age?
BioWare’s fabled action RPG makes its return, as Mass Effect Andromeda makes for the fourth title in BioWare’s award-winning franchise. Controversy surrounded the game even before its official release, but does the emergence of a new galaxy present a worthy new experience, or should you stay far, far away?
A studio best known for lackluster FPS games doesn’t typically venture into unknown terrain quite in the way Guerrilla Games have done with Horizon. Throwing down the gauntlet and breaking into an entirely new genre as the developers of Killzone hope to innovate the open-world RPG market with Horizon Zero Dawn. One of 2017’s most anticipated releases but does it represent the dawn of a new era for open-world gaming or are the best days of Guerrilla Games behind them?
Rebellion Developments’ Sniper Elite tactical shooter series has long been a familiar face since its debut in 2005. Nearly 12 years later, has the franchise made enough of a leap for its fourth rendition? Check out our honest game review of Sniper Elite 4 for the full lowdown
Fulfilling a legacy put in place nearly 20 years ago is no easy feat. Nostalgia often heightens expectations to unrealistic levels and while the original Digimon World was well received by its niche fan-base – 18 years is a long wait. However, that wait is now over with the release of Bandai Namco’s Digimon World: Next Order but is this new digital world worth exploring or as rewarding as Digivolving that Sukamon?
With its predecessor failing to impress Ubisoft had a huge mountain to climb with the release of Watch Dogs 2. A new cast, a new city and a new direction but does Watch Dogs 2 mark the start of a new beginning for the IP? Check out our Watch Dogs 2 review for the lowdown
The beloved Final Fantasy franchise has struggled to maintain popularity among fans in recent years. While many wait in hope for the upcoming Final Fantasy XV Square Enix delivered an alternative take on the popular design of Final Fantasy games, but with the Chibi cuteness levels off the chart and bizarre-seeming combat mechanics, did they step too far from the norm? Check out our World of Final Fantasy review for the full lowdown
Overwhelmingly positive is the phrase used to describe Mount & Blade: Warband’s release on Steam but with 6 long years under its belt was it left a little too late to bring to the PlayStation 4? Check out our Mount & Blade: Warband PlayStation 4 review for the lowdown on TaleWorlds war-torn epics debut on console
id Software’s iconic FPS has gripped fans for decades but does the 2016 release of Doom stand the test of time or is this a one way ticket to hell on Mars? Check out our Doom review for the full lowdown
The Mesolithic setting and the unique opportunity to sample life 10,000 BCE combined with Far Cry’s most iconic features makes it well worth the buy for those yet to sample the Far Cry franchise but for veteran’s of Ubisoft’s chaotic take on survival, it’s very much more of the same
Digimon Story: Cyber Sleuth really does have all the ingredients to be the fantastic game I so hoped it would be, it was just the arranging and delivery of these ingredients that left it falling a little short in areas. Better pacing with the story, more opportunities to explore off the beaten path and a more user-friendly questing feature would have gone a long way but it’s still a game worthy of your time as a Digimon fan
It doesn’t matter how many times we pulled it off. Synchronizing a group of players to execute a breach and clear maneuver perfectly, without casualties, was both challenging and rewarding