PC Reviews


Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Review

This review discusses the campaign’s story at length. I’m not going to spoil anything that hasn’t already been spoiled in pre-release trailers, but these days, I think that still deserves a bit of a warning.

By Tim McDonald | 7 Nov 2014 | 1

Football Manager 2015 Review

I have a suspicion that most of the people who read the annual Football Manager reviews are those who are 99.7% sure they’re going to buy the latest installment of the game.

By Peter Parrish | 6 Nov 2014 | 2

Alien: Isolation Review

Warning: this review contains spoilers for a movie that was released 35 years ago.

By Tim McDonald | 29 Oct 2014 | 4

Lords of the Fallen Review

Successful innovators tend to be emulated. For a time, every shooter released after Doom was a ‘Doom clone.’ Some of them deserved that name.

By Peter Parrish | 28 Oct 2014 | 24

Dreamfall Chapters: Book One Review

Sorry, everyone, but I’m going to have to drop into melodrama and feelings for a little bit.

By Tim McDonald | 22 Oct 2014 | 3

Gabriel Knight: Sins of the Fathers Remake Review

Tim McDonald: I have written so many introductions to news items or articles about Gabriel Knight: Sins of the Fathers – 20th Anniversary Edition that I don’t know where to begin without just rehashing them all at once.

By Tim McDonald | 17 Oct 2014 | 8

Ryse: Son of Rome PC Review

Crytek’s Ryse: Son of Rome may not be a particularly strong blip on the radars of many PC players.

By Peter Parrish | 13 Oct 2014 | Comments Off

Styx: Master of Shadows Review

Here’s the good news: Styx: Master of Shadows is better than this year’s Thief game.

By Peter Parrish | 8 Oct 2014 | 14

Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor Review

Let’s not beat around the bush: you’re interested in the Nemesis system.

By Tim McDonald | 6 Oct 2014 | 8

Dark Souls 2 Crown of the Ivory King DLC Review

If you’ve read my reviews of the preceeding couple of installments in the Dark Souls 2 Lost Crowns DLC trilogy, you’ll know I’ve been impressed.

By Peter Parrish | 4 Oct 2014 | Comments Off

Gauntlet Review

Back in the good old days much of my time was spent in airport lounges which usually featured a couple of arcade cabinets, and the two games that excited me most were Super Sprint and Gauntlet.

By Paul Younger | 3 Oct 2014 | Comments Off

FIFA 15 Review

Before we get right into this FIFA 15 review, let me take you on a fanciful journey into the future.

By Peter Parrish | 29 Sep 2014 | 1

Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm Revolution PC Review

Right, let’s get the obvious disclaimer out of the way. If you know nothing about Naruto – if you don’t know your Rasengan from your Chidori and your Konohamaru from your Konohagakure, and if you think Akatsuki is something spicy you have with rice – then you will get almost no enjoyment out of Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm Revolution at all.

By Tim McDonald | 26 Sep 2014 | 1

SpaceCom Review

When I see a top-down map of space with little planets or waypoints, I generally get The Fear™.

By Paul Younger | 25 Sep 2014 | 1

Endless Legend Review

Endless Legend is a 4x strategy title that’s frustratingly close to being sublime.

By Peter Parrish | 22 Sep 2014 | 4

Pro Rugby Manager 2015 Review

Cyanide return to the rugby management genre after a decade away with a new title in the Pro Rugby Manager series, Pro Rugby Manager 2015.

By Paul Younger | 19 Sep 2014 | 3

Age of Wonders 3: Golden Realms DLC Review

Golden Realms is the first expansion for Age of Wonders 3, and coincides with the release of a free patch for all Age of Wonders 3 players containing changes to the game’s mechanics based on the past few months of community feedback.

By David Reid | 19 Sep 2014 | 2

The Sims 4 Review

The Sims 4 is not a bad game. Really, it’s not.

By Tim McDonald | 15 Sep 2014 | 6