Minecraft: Story Mode Review

   10/11/2015 at 10:01       CHRIS OTOOLE       0 COMMENTS.
Review by Emily O'Toole (15) Minecraft as we know it has always been the game where you see what type of person you are. You are either a daring adventurer looking for trouble in Survival Mode or you're more of an original who prefers to be safe in creative mode. However Minecraft: Story Mode is designed to have a bit of both aspects within. It is a game easily adapted to even if the angles in the game are not. The controls are the same as in...
Darksiders 2: Deathinitive Edition Review

   08/11/2015 at 14:46       CHRIS OTOOLE       0 COMMENTS.
Review by Adam Asunder. Do you remember Darksiders? Or more accurately do you care about Darksiders? Those are the questions this re-release seems to want to pose to the current video game consumer.  The series was a reasonable success on the last generation of consoles but the overarching narrative based loosely around the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse ended up standing on a precipice after two games as the original publisher wen...
Wasteland 2: Director's Cut Review

   20/10/2015 at 17:21       CHRIS OTOOLE       0 COMMENTS.
War. War never changes. Certainly not top down isometric post apocalyptic war anyway. That always look a bit like the Fallout series. At least in this case such comparisons are warranted as the developers, inXile were indeed partly responsible for Fallout in the first place. Wasteland 2: Director's Cut sees you tasked with investigating the murder of Ace, a wasteland ranger cut down in his prime. This inauspicious beginning will see you exploring a massive wo...
Mushroom 11 review

   20/10/2015 at 12:58       ALEX VAUGHAN       0 COMMENTS.
Mushroom 11 is a unique, refreshing and lovely platformer marred by frustrating difficulty spikes and occasional unpleasant design, but you should really play it.  If you’ve not heard of it by now, in Mushroom 11 you are a green blob of amorphous…stuff, in an apocalyptic wasteland. Moving through a backdrop of gorgeously painted 2D art, showing the devastation and burnt out world around you, you must navigate through the world (some of it still aliv...
Transformers: Devastation Review

   18/10/2015 at 16:56       RICHARD HORNE       1 COMMENTS.
Gaming for me recently has mainly consisted of slogging my way through open-world epics such as Batman: Arkham Knight, The Witcher 3 and Far Cry 4. And so with that mind, Platinum Games’ left-of-field release Transformers: Devastation was the most perfect of palate cleansers.  Devastation’s plot, according to Wikipedia is simply "When Megatron discovers a way to harness the power of plasma energy to cyberform the planet...
Bob's Burgers Is Getting A Flipping Pinball Table

   06/10/2015 at 18:41       CHRIS OTOOLE       0 COMMENTS.
Zen Studios have revealed that the best animated TV show (apart from Rick and Morty), Bob's Burgers will join Family Guy in the newly announced Balls of Glory Pinball pack for consoles and PC. Lay your peepers on the trailer below and check it out. The Balls of Glory Pinball pack will be available across Zen’s pinball titles on console and PC, you can also download each table as a standalone app on iOS, Android, and Amazon mobile plat...
Wasteland 2: Director's Cut Shows Us The Gameplay

   30/09/2015 at 19:23       CHRIS OTOOLE       0 COMMENTS.
Deep Silver and inXile have slipped us a new gameplay video for the post-apocalyptic RPG Wasteland 2: Director's Cut. Narrated by inXile CEO Brian Fargo himself, the video gives a look at the story and the scale of Wasteland 2. Offering overhauled graphics, expanded voice-overs, gameplay enhancements and tweaks as well as some brand-new features, inXile brings last year's critically acclaimed PC game to current-gen consoles. inXile promise that together with its huge reactive story a...
Xbox store description claims game is "suitable for Playstation Move" - more Microsoft blunders

   25/09/2015 at 20:32       NEWYORK       2 COMMENTS.
A mistake on the Xbox store was recently highlighted, in which the newly announced ‘Instant Indie Collection’ for Xbox One was described as the perfect way to experience ‘Indie’ on Playstation. It turns out this isn't Xbox's first run with lazy store descriptions that seem to retain Playstation-specific selling points. For instance we'...
Divinity Original Sin - Enhanced Edition Co-Op Trailer

   25/09/2015 at 15:22       CHRIS OTOOLE       0 COMMENTS.
Well lookee here, Divinity: Original Sin – Enhanced Edition is bringing split screen and online co‑op to RPGs. Larian Studios' multi-award winning RPG has just plopped out the Co‑op Trailer of its Enhanced Edition, which is planned for release on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One consoles next month. This new video accompanies the opening of the official website, on which you'll find out all about Divinity: Original Sin - Enhanced Edition. Larian Studios p...
Broken Sword 5: The Serpent's Curse Xbox One and PS4 Review

   24/09/2015 at 16:44       CHRIS OTOOLE       2 COMMENTS.
What the fucking fuck have Revolution Software done to my beloved George Stobbart. His beautiful hand-drawn mannerisms reduced down to fickle 3D rendered mannequin, it's enough to make a man do a little sick in his mouth.  After this initial shock I managed to settle down a bit to play the game. Broken Sword is a classic point and click adventure series first unleashed to the world in 1996 and I bloody loved it. My chum and I sat up long into the night wrestling ...
Lovers In A Dangerous Spacetime Review

   20/09/2015 at 12:36       CHRIS OTOOLE       0 COMMENTS.
Review by Adam Asunder With AAA games starting to treat couch co-op like a ginger step-child - one that once ate the contents of an ashtray for a dare - it's heartening(!) to see indie games picking up the baton and taking the act of playing with a real, living, breathing person (not that ashtray consuming weirdo though) to new and interesting places. In this case the developers Asteroid Base have imagined what it would be like to be blissed out on Ecstasy whi...
Death Ray Manta Review

   17/09/2015 at 18:30       ALEX VAUGHAN       2 COMMENTS.
Colours. Colours everywhere. NEXT STAGE. RAW COLOUR.  This is Geometry Wars but fucking mental two beers down me and NEXT STAGE. RAW COLOUR.  You strafe and you shoot and fucking purples and oranges and greens and blues and reds and the whole rainbow explo NEXT STAGE. RAW COLOUR.  You didn’t even shoot everyone on the scre NEXT STAGE. RAW COLOUR. IT’S SO FUCKING FRIENDLY TOO. Wow! Brilliant! Yay! Brilliant Fis...
The Golf Club: Collector's Edition review

   15/09/2015 at 13:17       CHRIS OTOOLE       0 COMMENTS.
I've been gagging for a good golf game. Sometimes you want nothing more than to kick back and have a virtual stroll about some pretty places knocking your balls about. Unfortunately EA's Rory Mcllroy's Golf did nothing for me, it felt a bit unfinished and soulless, leaving the way free for HB Studio's The Golf Club: Collectors Edition to run in and nab the trophy of my heart. First impressions aren't that great though. It looks a bit of a pig's ear. It's full...
Trine 3 PC Review

   10/09/2015 at 19:59       ALEX VAUGHAN       0 COMMENTS.
Like the previous entries in the series, Trine 3 is a beautiful thing to look at. It’s a lovely looking game, with really nice touches and detail in its mystical world of wizards and magic. Such a shame then that by going full 3D in this iteration they managed to fuck it up so royally.  Trine 3 is a game based on physics puzzles, with three playable characters you can freely switch between to help you navigate through the world. There’s the warr...
Bounty Train Early Access Review

   09/09/2015 at 17:59       CLAYTON CLIVE       0 COMMENTS.
Bounty Train is chugging along the tracks of early access and I have a lot of hope it will arrive at or pretty close to its promised destination... Bounty Train is best described as FTL in 1861, pinning a genre on something isn't always easy, I guess if it's too tough for you, go with rouge-like. There is a basic non-linear back story, you inherit a train from your father, his shares in a proposed trans-American railroad have been split between...
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Was watching one of the boss battles in this, and it looks INSANE! Love the look of it but definitely one i'll be waiting for a price drop on ...
peej - In response to: Transformers: Devastation Review - 37day(s) ago.
I love that this story attracted an Xbone troll through the twitter feed. I really need to take my name off that thing! It did amuse me though. ...
You'd like this one for sure then. You'll also be pleased to know the goat is one of the returning characters :D...
evilashchris - In response to: Broken Sword 5: The Serpent's Curse Xbox One and PS4 Review - 61day(s) ago.
are there any colours
NewYork - In response to: Death Ray Manta Review - 68day(s) ago.
Just finished the PC version in co-op with my daughter. We had a great time. Co-op, where you control an arm and a leg each, definitely doesn't make it easier, but it's funnier....
Trip SkyWay - In response to: Octodad: Dadliest Catch Xbox One Review - 85day(s) ago.
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