PC Game Reviews

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.

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.

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.

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.

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™.

25 Sep 2014 | 1 |

Endless Legend Review

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

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.

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.

19 Sep 2014 | 2 |

The Sims 4 Review

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

15 Sep 2014 | 6 |

Dead Rising 3 PC Review

It kinda makes me laugh that, in the years since we rediscovered our love of brutally difficult games that require you to replay bits over and over again to proceed (Dark Souls, I’m looking at you), the Dead Rising series has become significantly easier and more accessible.

9 Sep 2014 | 5 |

Hatoful Boyfriend Review

Over the past few days I’ve been playing an interactive novel of school-day politics, conspiratorial tension, espionage, murder and overly cautious scooter-based road safety.

7 Sep 2014 | 2 |

Dark Souls 2 Crown of the Old Iron King DLC Review

The harder aspects of Crown of the Old Iron King make it plain that FromSoftware are in a kind of difficulty arms race with their players.

1 Sep 2014 | 1 |

Kick-Ass 2 Review / Playthrough

I really don’t know where to begin with this. I have played Kick-Ass 2 for about seven hours.

27 Aug 2014 | 17 |

Pure Pool Review

Unless you play professionally, a lot of what constitutes a good game of pool relies on circumstance and atmosphere.

5 Aug 2014 | 3 |

The Walking Dead Season 2: Episode 4 – Amid the Ruins Review

After finishing a play-through of Telltale’s penultimate episode in The Walking Dead Season Two, I went back over my reviews of the other three episodes to see what my reactions, reservations and predictions were for the directions of this Clementine-centric series.

28 Jul 2014 | Comments Off |

Dark Souls 2 Crown of the Sunken King DLC Review

Imagine being on the FromSoft team for Dark Souls 2. Tremendously exciting, sure, but you’re also weighed down by the impossible burden of having to follow up Demon’s Souls and the original Dark Souls.

25 Jul 2014 | 1 |

Gods Will Be Watching Review

Hey, everyone! It’s Invent A New Genre time! I have hereby decided that Gods Will Be Watching is an opaque, point-and-click, resource-management, crisis-management, ethical adventure.

25 Jul 2014 | Comments Off |

Unrest Review

In a week where recriminations have been flying about a couple of high-profile Kickstarter failures, it’s refreshing to be able to write about a project that demonstrates a more positive side of crowd-funding.

23 Jul 2014 | Comments Off |

Abyss Odyssey Review

ACE Team can always be relied upon for intriguing visual design and ideas.

15 Jul 2014 | 1 |