Yakuza 0 takes a trip to the past, the late 80s, the start of Kiryu’s journey in the Yakuza. Prequels can be tricky and sometimes they don’t always pay off. Is it worth going back in time to learn more about Kiryu and Majima before they were Yakuza elites? Check out this preview to help you make this choice
I remember a time when the quality of a mini-game within an RPG was considered an asset, a valuable addition to a game that offered a fresh and exciting distraction from the typical stresses that plague the industries top protagonists – saving the world, getting the girl, all that fun stuff. However, recent years have seen the quality of the average mini-game drop to such a level that we’re now considering pinball as an alternative to Blitzball…sigh
When I first heard about planet coaster, I was both excited and apprehensive. It has been a very long time since the days of Rollercoaster Tycoon (Chris Sawyer Productions) and even longer since the good old days of Theme park (Bullfrog Productions) – Would this be another let down?!
After the success of Divinity: Original Sin, it was only a matter of a time before we saw a sequel. Can Divinity: Original Sin 2 capture the magic that made the first successful? Or is the game destined to burn out? Check out our Divinity: Original Sin 2 Early Access Impressions to get an idea of what’s going on with the game
Bringing an FPS back to World War 1 is a concept that most people would have laughed at last gen. EA and Dice try to capture the essence of the horrendous conflict with Battlefield 1. With the recent open beta, we got a taste of what was to come in Battlefield 1
Announced 17 August, 2016 Metal Gear Survive will be the next entry in the Metal Gear franchise. Will it be Metal Gear in name only or will it actually have something to offer. I’m not holding my breath
Hitman is a series that has seen it’s share of ups and downs over the years. IO-Interactive looks to bring the series back to the top with a Hitman reboot. We got to take a look at the Hitman Beta over the weekend and overall we were impressed
Disgaea 5 brings the game series to the next generation with Alliance of Vengeance on PlayStation 4. Crazy combo attacks, a large cast of characters and, of course, Prinny dood. Find out what else you can expect to experience in Disgaea 5: Alliance Of Vengeance here!
Platformers have seen a resurgence as of late, largely in part to the indie community. Rising Star Games’ Poncho is one of the latest to join the brood, bringing what could possibly be the most unique twist since the double jump
After spending several hours spelunking the depths of New Tokyo’s mysterious and deadly labyrinths, we’ve finally returned to back to H.Q. to deliver a proper debriefing on our first few hours with this dark and challenging adventure from the creators of Demon Gaze
A mainstay in Japan’s gaming landscape, the visual novel (VN) genre of games puts the story front and center, giving players the occasional choice between volumes of text. Western gamers have seen the odd title localized, but Portland-based Taosym and his indie studio Lupiesoft is trying something different with their visual novel Dizzy Hearts: he’s creating one himself
As I’m sure many of you are aware, Borderlands 2 released yesterday for the PlayStation Vita, packaged into the new Vita Slim bundle. Yesterday morning, I knew I wasn’t going to pick up the Slim, but was still undecided on Borderlands 2. Was it really worth re-purchasing a ported version of a game I’ve already played? After watching a few gameplay videos and realizing that people were ebaying voucher codes for cheaper than retail, I decided to snag one. Impulse buy