Developed and Published by: RebellionPlatforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4 (Reviewed), Xbox One, PC, StadiaRelease Date: Out Now As I have mentioned before, multiplayer can be a key selling point for games that might otherwise pass you by. In particular, this has been the case over the last year of lockdowns and isolation, where a communal … Continue reading Zombie Army 4: Dead War Review
Happy Saturday! For this post we are doing another tag response: the Sunshine Blogger Award. This puts a spotlight on various blogs around the community, asking a selection of questions so that everyone gets to know each other better. I know, how wholesome, right? Thanks to Frostilyte for tagging me for this, really appreciate it; … Continue reading Pocketful of Games: Sunshine Blogger Award
After a wait that felt like years (and was genuinely over 12 months!), Nintendo announced that on 17th February we would be getting a full Nintendo Direct; not a Partner Showcase or franchise-specific Direct, as filled the news gaps of 2020 amidst COVID-19 disruptions - no, a comprehensive, 50-minute Nintendo Direct! Hopefully this is just … Continue reading Let’s Chat: Reactions to the Long-Awaited Nintendo Direct!
Recently, the second and - bar a surprise - last of the Pokémon Sword and Shield DLC packs, The Crown Tundra, launched on Nintendo Switch. Prior to the release, a Let's Chat was published here where Stephen Brown and I discussed the prospect of this DLC - so, now that it is out and we … Continue reading Let’s Chat: Pokémon Sword & Shield’s The Crown Tundra Spoiler Talk!
Developed by: Supergiant Games Published by: Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, Supergiant Games Platforms: Nintendo Switch (Reviewed), PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, Xbox One, Xbox 360, PC Release Date: Out Now After recently playing the superb Hades from Supergiant Games, it pressed home the need for me to amend a severe gap in my gaming … Continue reading Bastion Review
Developed and Published by: Supergiant Games Platforms: Switch (Reviewed), PC Release Date: Out Now They've done it again; and got me, too, coming back again and again. In Hades, Supergiant Games have crafted a masterful take on the roguelike that blends the brutal yet rewarding appeal of said genre with the immaculate, characterful art and … Continue reading Hades Review
Y'know, on occasions, games just don't click with you. Earlier this year, the latest entry in the Animal Crossing franchise, subtitled New Horizons, was launched to enthusiastic praise and stratospheric sales, providing enjoyment to many that was especially poignant during the beginning phases of the COVID-19 lockdown. Whilst I wouldn't say Animal Crossing is my … Continue reading 10 Hours With… Animal Crossing: New Horizons
Developed and Published by: Proletariat Platforms: Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC Release Date: Out Now Am I accidentally getting into Battle Royale games? If I am, it's partly due to my friends. After their suggestions, I have recently played Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout and now Spellbreak, a new take on the genre that brings … Continue reading Spellbreak Review
Developed and Published by: CapcomPlatforms: Switch (Reviewed), PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, Xbox One, Xbox 360, PCRelease Date: Out Now After the successes of Revelations, a sequel is a welcome addition to the Resident Evil series, informing us further about the events that transpire in the gaps between the numbered entries. Whilst the initial … Continue reading Resident Evil: Revelations 2 Review
The announcement of the Indie World presentation for Nintendo Switch (airing at 5pm UK time today, Tuesday 18th) and some of the discussion around it, has made me want to put down in words how I hope we can be more reasonable about the expectations we have of game companies. So bear with me for … Continue reading Apply Respect and Reason to the Gaming Hype Cycle