First Gameplay Impressions of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom (No Story Spoilers!)

Unless you've been living under a rock this past week, you've probably either been playing The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom on Nintendo Switch or hearing a lot about it from those who are. I actually took a couple days off from work specifically to give myself more time to play it - … Continue reading First Gameplay Impressions of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom (No Story Spoilers!)

My To-Play List: April-May 2023 Progress!

A few weeks ago, I wrote one of my "To-Play List" articles, specifically talking about which games I was hoping to play and complete before The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom launched. This post is the natural follow-up to that, talking about my progress with some added thoughts on what I've played. Of … Continue reading My To-Play List: April-May 2023 Progress!

Life is Strange: True Colors Review (#MaybeInMarch 2023!)

As part of the 2023 #LoveYourBacklog blogging event kindly hosted by the wonderful Later Levels, I had to choose a title from my own backlog to complete for #MaybeInMarch. I chose 2021's Life is Strange: True Colors developed by Deck Nine Games; it's a game I'd inexplicably left on my shelf for nearly two years, … Continue reading Life is Strange: True Colors Review (#MaybeInMarch 2023!)

Horizon Forbidden West Review

Developed by: Guerrilla Games Published by: Sony Interactive Entertainment Europe Platforms: PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4 (Reviewed) Release Date: Out Now! Finally, it's time for my Horizon Forbidden West review! I've waited long enough, right? Still, I'm just in time before the Burning Shores DLC launches next month. My delayed review is not for a lack … Continue reading Horizon Forbidden West Review

Sea of Stars Demo Review: Classic Appeal With A Modern Twist

The recent Nintendo Direct contained many highlights, and one standout for me was the upcoming RPG Sea of Stars from Sabotage Studio, developers of the critically-acclaimed The Messenger. In addition to the short showcase of gameplay footage, we received the announcement of a new demo for the game, which I promptly proceeded to download and … Continue reading Sea of Stars Demo Review: Classic Appeal With A Modern Twist

My To-Play List: January 2023 Progress!

Hi! You may recall that last month I put together an article about the five games I was hoping to play during December. I did pretty well on that front too, ticking four of the five games off my list! In this post, I'll give a brief summary of my progress with each of the … Continue reading My To-Play List: January 2023 Progress!

A Plague Tale: Requiem Review

Developed by: Asobo Studio Published by: Focus Entertainment Platforms: Xbox Series X/S (Series S Reviewed), PlayStation 5, Nintendo Switch, PC Release Date: Out Now! After playing the excellent A Plague Tale: Innocence from 2019, I was incredibly excited when the sequel Requiem was announced last year. The follow-up continues the riveting and emotionally-charged story of … Continue reading A Plague Tale: Requiem Review

Coffee Talk Review

Developed and Published by: Toge Productions Platforms: Nintendo Switch (Reviewed), PS4, Xbox One, PC Release Date: Out Now! One part coffee-barista-simulator and one part visual novel, Coffee Talk is quite unlike any other game I've played before! I'm personally not much of a coffee or tea drinker myself, but that isn't required to enjoy this … Continue reading Coffee Talk Review

fault – milestone one Review

Developed by: ALICE IN DISSONANCE Published by: Sekai Project Platforms: Nintendo Switch (Reviewed), PlayStation 4, PC Release Date: Out Now! This might be the first visual novel I've reviewed! Whilst I wouldn't call myself an expert on the genre, I do dip into it now and again. It's quite relaxing to enjoy an interactive story … Continue reading fault – milestone one Review

Batman: Arkham City Armoured Edition Review

Hi there! This is another review I'm bringing over and polishing up from my old WCRReviews blogspot site. Batman: Arkham City, which was originally developed by Rocksteady Studios, is a well-known and much-loved game across multiple platforms, and was even updated for Batman: Return to Arkham in 2016 - but I first came across it … Continue reading Batman: Arkham City Armoured Edition Review