When I used to think about white hot rage in gaming I would always think back to some of those early NES titles that seemed impossible to beat as a 8 year old kid with the patience of an 80 year old man who just wants the nursing home orderly to stop stealing his peppermint patties. Nowadays? Well…I think about Cuphead.
Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor came out almost three years ago. It was an interesting take on the Lord of the Rings universe created by J.R.R Tolkien. The combat was unique, the story engaging and filled with rich lore and featured a unique Nemesis System. The game tried to do new things in the world of third-person story adventures, even if the system fell short of what was originally promised. Middle-earth: Shadow of War tries to improve every aspect of the original concepts, while at the same time expanding upon it. It’s fantasy at its finest and I believe Tolkien would be proud.
Valnir Rok is a Viking online multiplayer survival crafting game created by German developer Encurio. It is much in the same vein as games like ARK: Survival Evolved, RUST or 7 Days to Die. Which are all games that feature the basic gameplay mechanics of “Forage, Craft, Eat, Drink or Die”. These games have become increasingly popular in recent years due to their endless possibilities … Continue reading Valnir Rok – 12 hours in the Pre Alpha
If perma-death and gallons of cartoon blood sound like your cup of tea then I cant think of a single game I could recommend more. Continue reading Review: STRAFE (PC)
It’s day one of the Melbourne Grand Prix and newcomer Spartan Dave makes his debut here in practice 1. He takes to the track in his Mercedes to run tests set for him by his race engineers, first up is learning the track. Mid way through the flying lap he thinks all is going well he’s learnt most of the corners then out of nowhere … Continue reading F1 2017 (PS4, XB1, PC)
Conan exiles by Funcom launched on the Xbox game preview earlier this month for the price of $34.99/£30.49, coming from a troubled launch on PC early access earlier this year. Set in the expansive world of Conan the Barbarian we start by creating our character on a cross that they have been placed on, on the edge of the “exiled” lands as punishment for their crimes. Character … Continue reading Conan: Exiles (XB1, PC)
Sonic Mania is the game that promised to bring back the passion of gamers for the fastest blue hedgehog that ever existed. Gambling high on the “nostalgia” factor that the golden age of the 16-bit consoles still holds, the game arrived on Tuesday the 15th of August to virtual stores and shelves worldwide for the low price of £16/$20. Will the blue speedster and his … Continue reading Sonic Mania (PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch and PC)
Since first playing the Early Access version of this game on Xbox One in the summer of 2015 I have been eagerly awaiting it’s full retail release. The Long Dark, developed by Canadian indie developer Hinterland, is an open world wilderness survival game. Continue reading “The Long Dark – Xbox One Full Release Review”
Air Missions: HIND is an arcade combat flight simulator based on the Russian Mi-24 Hind assault helicopter, also known as the “Flying Tank”. Continue reading “Air Missions: Hind (PC/Xbox)”
Trove isn’t just a Massively Multiplayer Role Playing Game. The varying styles of play, seemingly limitless areas to explore, and the ability to craft in a MMO space are incredible. All of these advantages make this title a must play for any player who is a fan of Minecraft, and multiplayer action. Whether you feel like going for a dig in an endless world, or … Continue reading Review: Trove – Grind, Dig, Repeat (XB1)