Author: Jordan Onslow

Jordan lives for video games that are filled with personality and wit, that stand on their own whilst acknowledging their influences. It is also widely understood that the more colourful a game is, the more likely he is to play it. Neon aesthetic rules.  Alongside trying to climb the Pantheon of Hallownest and writing articles, Jordan has a passion for screenwriting and trying to be the funniest guy in any given room.

Mighty Goose Review: Peace Was Never an Option (PS5)

Mighty Goose Review: Peace Was Never an Option (PS5)

Blastmode explode onto the scene with this run and gun title inspired by the acclaimed Metal Slug series. This Patreon backed project like its titular protagonist has teeth, showcasing incredible gameplay, insane bosses and a head banging s...

8.5 Great
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Ninja Gaiden Master Collection Review: A Slice of the Past (PS4)

The dormant juggernaut of video game heritage that is Ninja Gaiden makes its way onto modern hardware with this adrenaline-fueled collection featuring three critically acclaimed titles from the series. Ryu Hayabusa is back, but is the colle...

7 Good

AERIAL_KNIGHT’S NEVER YIELD Review: Colour My Life With the Chaos of Trouble (PS5)

Solo developer 'Aerial_Knight' explodes onto the scene both literally and figuratively. This unique 3D side-scroller places the player as a superhuman youngster thrust into a world of chaos, colour and a killer soundtrack to boot. The game ...

7.5 Good

Bladed Fury Review: A Blade Missing Its Hilt (PS4)

If you've ever wanted to play through a Chinese fable, Bladed Fury is your chance to do just that. Full of inventive gameplay, stunning artistic design and daunting bosses, Bladed Fury finally arrived on PS4, but was it worth the wait? H...

6 Fair
DARQ: Complete Edition Review: Not So Sweet Dreams (PS5)

DARQ: Complete Edition Review: Not So Sweet Dreams (PS5)

DARQ is a unique combination of short, succinct puzzles taking place over the backdrop of a David Lynch movie. Follow the story of Lloyd, a malnourished man attempting to escape his mind-bending dreams. The 2019 hit returns, with this trium...

7 Good

Maquette Review: An Enchanting Dissection of Love (PS5)

The Unfinished Swan meets Marriage Story in this debut game for Graceful Decay, as the developer explores the highs and lows of being in love in this brilliant puzzle game based around resizing objects in a scale model of a couple's relatio...

8.5 Great