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The Spectrum Retreat Review

The Spectrum Retreat Review

Dan Smith is living the dream. In 2016, he won the BAFTA Young Game Designers Award for the prototype of his game, ‘The Spectrum Retreat’, at just 18-years-old. Now, with the backing of Ripstone Games, he is releasing the game for Playstation 4, Xbox One and PC this month.

Ozobot Review

Ozobot Review

The Jetson family had Rosie the Robot Maid. Doctor Who had K-9. The Fantastic Four had H.E.R.B.I.E. Having a personal robot at your beck and call to aid, support you is one of advances of the modern age.

Lego The Incredibles Review

Lego The Incredibles Review

It has been some 14 years in the making but finally The Incredibles family has been Legoized. Besides being included in the now regrettably defunct Disney Infinity game – Yes, I enjoyed the Pirates of the Caribbean, Incredibles and the Star Wars a whole heck of a lot – and the entertaining Rise of the Underminer, Frozone and the Parr family haven’t carved out their niche in the video game universe until now. Lego The Incredibles does chisel out a place for them but with mixed results.

Vampyre review

Vampyre review

Sure, they have super strength, can turn into a wolf or fog and live forever but it still sucks being a vampire. And, I am talking a REAL vampire not any of those teenage sparkle vampires either.

Detroit: Become Human Review

Detroit: Become Human Review

When I was a kid I remember the release of Martin Scorsese’s The Last Temptation of Christ. Not because I saw the film or was even curious about seeing it. I just recall the firestorm surrounding it. Despite the disclaimer that the film was not based on the Gospels but just Nikos Kazantzakis’ fictional account of the life of Christ, the release was plagued by massive protests.

God of War (2018) Review

God of War (2018) Review

Video game dads aren’t exactly Father of the Year material. Bowser and Donkey Kong allow their children to tempt all manner of dangers. Mr. Burnside from Resident Evil: Code Veronica rips off the Umbrella Corporation and that gets his wife shot full of holes and him, his son imprisoned.

Payday 2 Nintendo Switch Review

Payday 2 Nintendo Switch Review

When I was growing up there is no way in world that a game like Payday 2 would ever be released on a “family friendly” Nintendo console. Robbing banks? Killing police officers? No way that content would ever see the light of day in Mario’s world.

Mulaka Review

Mulaka Review

No matter which culture you come from, your stories are a crucial part of your history. Whether it is the urban legends that haunt your society, the mythological tales that are handed down from generation to generation or the annals of your family members, our history defines us.

Iconoclasts Review

Iconoclasts Review

In Iconoclasts, all Robin wants to do is help people. Fix their homes. Fix their vehicles. Fix anything that’s broken and get it to work again.

Killer Instinct #2 Review

Killer Instinct #2 Review

Ever since its creation in 1994 Killer Instinct has been regarded as the weaker cousin to Mortal Kombat. Whereas Killer Instinct followed Mortal Kombat into arcades and later onto home consoles, the franchise has done the same in the comic book world. Although the Mortal Kombat franchise flopped under the Malibu Comics banner and DC’s Mortal Kombat X: Blood Ties had limited success, Dynamite Entertainment has taken a gamble on the Killer Instinct property with their new series.

Lego Marvel Super Heroes 2 Review

Lego Marvel Super Heroes 2 Review

Thanks to the mighty Marvel movies Captain America, Iron Man, Black Widow, Scarlet Witch and others are all household names. But what about Kid Colt, Stingray, Adam Warlock or Wonder Man? Are they and others doomed to live in obscurity as B-List heroes?

Mario Party: The Top 100 Review

Mario Party: The Top 100 Review

Waiting for the bus. Riding the subway. Waiting for the laundry to dry. Crowded into a car during that family trip to grandma’s house. We have all been there and done that. Whether you are a hard-core or a casual gamer extra time means game time and that’s the idea behind Mario Party: The Top 100 for the Nintendo 3DS.

Super Mario Odyssey Review

Super Mario Odyssey Review

I remember unboxing my NES, one of my first slick boxes of gaming goodness. How a little moustached plumber and his adventures consumed my days. How finding my first warp screen in Level 4-2 blew my mind and those of my friends who were all experiencing Mario Bros. for the first time at the same time sharing our triumphs, our tragedies and the secrets we discovered.

Hidden Agenda Review

Hidden Agenda Review

Move over Jigsaw. Here comes The Trapper. Targeting first responders with his devious death traps, Hidden Agenda’s villain is a devious mastermind, even if he is a tad bit derivative.

Culture of Gaming’s Top 10 Horror Video Games

Culture of Gaming’s Top 10 Horror Video Games

It is that time of year when the ghoulies, ghosties, long-leggedy beasties and things that go bump in the night get up to all sorts of mischief. To celebrate, we crept through the graveyard, opened those dusty vaults in our search for the best horror games ever made. These are games that not only creeped us out but actually simulated the experience of being stalked, scared and startled like any good horror movie.

Middle-earth: Shadow of War Review

Middle-earth: Shadow of War Review

When you’ve reached the top of the mountain, in this case the Misty Mountains, it is always difficult to make that climb again. Case in point, Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor won a multitude of Game of the Year awards in 2014.When the sequel, Middle-earth: Shadow of War, as announced all eyes were on Monolith Productions and Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment to not just replicate their success but to surpass it. Well, have no fear, faithful guardians of Gondor, Shadow of War is that and so much more.