Rocket League Review: More fun than Fifa
Aug20

Rocket League Review: More fun than Fifa

Rocket League has taken gamers by storm, accumulating over 160,000 concurrent players since it’s launch. But, is this seemingly simple game of car football truly worth all of our attention? Thanks to tight controls, and easy to play but tough to master game design I’m happy to say that the answer to that question is a resounding, yes.  Rocket League’s gameplay fundamentals are built on aforementioned the easy to play...

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Batman Arkham Knight Review: Gotham’s Finest
Jul13

Batman Arkham Knight Review: Gotham’s Finest

Rocksteady have single-handedly negated the stigma associated with video games based on cross-media intellectual property.  There’s a continual expectation these games games, based on movies, books or comic are typically terrible, yet with the Arkham series Rocksteady has shown us just how to handle these properties, and transition their qualities into a terrific video game. Batman Arkham Knight is no different in this regard,...

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Color Guardians Review: Colorful Fun
Jun10

Color Guardians Review: Colorful Fun

Colour Guardians describes itself as a an ‘Ikaruga style’ running game, seeking to blend the mechanics of fast paced colour matching bullet-hell title with those of more traditional endless runners. Similar to games like Retrograde, Color Guardians tasks placers to move through three lanes while matching their character colour with the colour of the orbs or hazards ahead of them. It’s a simple premise that offers...

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Nom Nom Galaxy Review: Soup’s Up!
Jun04

Nom Nom Galaxy Review: Soup’s Up!

Pixeljunk Studios have developed a reputation for crafting visually simplistic yet charming titles featuring endearing gameplay experiences that both innovate and surprise. Pixeljunk Shooter captivated us with its impressive use of dynamic liquid physics while Pixeljunk Monsters offered one of the most engagingly strategic tower defence games we’ve ever played. New for Pixeljunk Studio, Nom Nom Galaxy seeks to develop on the...

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Airmech Arena Review: Real Time Strategy Streamlined for Consoles
May17

Airmech Arena Review: Real Time Strategy Streamlined for Consoles

The arrival of free to play games to home consoles has become an intriguing trend, with a small but varied set of titles ranging from Warframe to Loadout, offering up their experiences at no direct cost to the consumer. Many of these titles however, suffer common pitfalls of free to play models of distribution with the experience on offer either requiring real cash in order to obtain an objectively better competitive load-out, or...

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We Are Doomed Review: Die Triangles Die!
May09

We Are Doomed Review: Die Triangles Die!

Asteroids! If you’ve played it before, then you’ll understand just what We Are Doomed is. Take the role of a small, odd, circle-esque shape, and controlling this character with the left and right analogue sticks, utilise your single weapon to destroy the other, hostile shapes. Unfortunately for We Are Doomed this concept is almost as simple as it sounds. Assuming the role of an abstract shape is no easy task when...

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