Windbound’s charming and warm exterior hides a complicated mash of genres, as rogue-like elements provide brutal punishment alongside a more traditional open-world RPG design. A beautiful art style and captivating visuals are sure to lure many a brave sailor to these treacherous seas, but what sits on the horizon may well be unexpected
The award-winning manga has gone from strength to strength since its debut in 2006, but with bigger JRPGs based on bigger series, is there room for a fairy tale ending?
The original Destroy All Humans released way back in 2005, a much simpler time. A year I spent playing Jade Empire and The Movies (do you remember that game? Classic). Anyway, in today’s industry, remakes and remasters are all too common, sometimes only waiting a couple of years before attempting to cash in on something barely old enough to be nostalgic
Sword Art Online: Alicization Lycoris looks to build on the successful anime and virtual world-centered story of the Sword Art Online universe. With recent games receiving mixed reception from fans and critics alike, is this latest addition to the franchise a return to form?
Tony Stark and Pepper Potts return in an exciting, exclusive new story by Camouflaj with Marvel’s Iron Man VR. Blending together the high-octane lifestyle of everyone’s favorite billionaire superhero philanthropist with the latest and greatest in Sony’s PlayStation VR technology is definitely an exciting combination on paper – does it live up to one of Marvel’s most iconic characters?
Summer in Mara sets out to deliver a calming, single-player narrative-driven experience in a bright and welcoming world. Promising rewarding farming mechanics, tons of quests to complete, and a diverse cast of characters to encounter, is this summer trip worth taking?
Mojang Studios, Microsoft, and Double Eleven look to take Minecraft in an exciting new direction, as the voxel-based survival series treads new ground with the release of Minecraft Dungeons
The Gears franchise has long been at the pinnacle of the third-person shooter genre. However, in a rare move in today’s industry, The Coalition opts for a change of pace and looks to bring the mayhem and carnage to the turn-based, squad tactics scene with Gears Tactics. Promising a brand new style of game for the franchise alongside series staples, Gears Tactics hopes to bridge the best of both worlds. Did they pull it off?
Firaxis Games return with the tried-and-tested XCOM formula woven between some exciting new ideas and a creative artistic direction. XCOM: Chimera Squad offers a fresh take on the squad-based tactics genre with a selection of brand new mechanics supporting the backbone that has given XCOM the throne of the genre for so many years
One of the most eagerly anticipated RPG releases of our time sees Square Enix revive a story once told over 20 years ago. The Final Fantasy 7 Remake retells a story beloved by many and appreciated by all. A dedicated fan base, a franchise that has helped define the RPG genre we know today, is it possible for this title to meet the expectations of fans?
The legendary badass returns once again as Bethesda and id Software look to build on the success of the 2016 release of Doom with Doom Eternal, Doom Guy’s latest foray into the depths of hell. Promising the insanely over-the-top and exciting combat of its predecessor, rewarding secrets, and challenging new platforming elements, Doom Eternal is poised to be bigger and badder in every way
Moon Studios’ vibrant exploration into the MetroidVania genre continues with Ori’s new sidescrolling adventure, Ori and the Will of the Wisps. Ori and the Blind Forest launched to critical acclaim in 2015 and is still one of the highest rated games on Steam with over 27,000 Overwhelmingly Positive reviews