Author: Marc Keever

Marc Keever enjoys writing about video games almost as much as playing them. Marc has been an active member over at TAY (Kotaku’s reader run community) for a few years under the handle “Future” with a particular interest in the artistic and musical side of gaming.

Within The Blade Review: Shining Shinobi (Switch)

Within The Blade Review: Shining Shinobi (Switch)

Take on the evil Steel Claw Clan and prevent them from taking over in this fast-paced stealth platformer, Within The Blade! Run, jump, flip and cut and assassinate your way through fantastical levels to prove that you are the Black Lotus Cl...

7.5 Good

7 Things That Could Make No Man’s Sky Better

No Man's Sky is a fantastic game, but here are a few things that could make it even better! After nearly 5 years of exploring the unknown with no sign of letting up, perhaps some of the ideas on this list might show up in future updates. He...

Heaven’s Vault Review: Evidently Excellent (Switch)

Learning lost, forgotten secrets of the past is a timeless and appealing premise that Heaven's Vault has run with to great effect. This is no Tomb Raider - this is a veritable rabbit hole of well-written dialogue and puzzling unlike any oth...

8 Great

Resident Evil Village Story Leaked

Resident Evil developer Capcom was hit with a massive ransomware attack in early November, the consequences of which are now becoming all too real. This is a warning to fans of the series that almost defines the survival horror genre, and i...

CONTROL Ultimate Edition Review: AWE Inspiring (PC)

Are you ready to take CONTROL? Remedy knocked it out of the park and then came back for more with some great additional contact in the Ultimate Edition of their award-winning game. Yes, friends, the hype is real – this is not a game you wan...

9.5 Amazing

Android Hunter A Review: ‘Tis Bot A Scratch

Android Hunter A started as a love letter to Capcom's beloved Mega Man franchise and grew to become more ambitious than developer DigiPlox imagined. Does it meet the expectations it set out for itself? Will it be entertaining to fans of the...

5 Average

My Time At Sandrock Kickstarter Reaches $300,000 Stretch Goal

Indie developer Pathea Games reached their original Kickstarter goal in one day and are making strides reaching their stretch goals for their upcoming title My Time At Sandrock. With a couple weeks left in their campaign, they may well reac...

Double Pug Switch Review: Pugging Hardcore (Switch)

Double Pug Switch will test your reflexes and precision, rewarding you with cute hats and silliness. Help Otis save the world from an army of cats in this challenging interdimensional platformer, where simple "one more turn" gameplay will k...

7 Good

Embracelet Review: Miracles Under The Midnight Sun (Switch)

If you're looking for some lighthearted adventure, a heartwarming story and some fun under the Midnight Sun, look no further than Embracelet - an indie coming of age story that brilliantly shines with its aesthetic and presentation. Machine...

8 Great

8 Ways To Make Money In No Man’s Sky

Having trouble making money in No Man's Sky? Try this handful of tips to help you along! Here you will find some of the most tried and true methods of reliably generating both Units and Nanites that can help you make ends meet from the star...

First Impressions: The Origins Update Takes No Man’s Sky to New Heights

Thinking about jumping on No Man's Sky after the new Origins update? Check out these first impressions from a veteran player! From new planet types to new lifeforms, Hello Games has gone with the kitchen sink approach on the latest iteratio...

Amnesia: The Dark Descent Is Now Open Source

Sweden's Frictional Games, the makers of SOMA, announced today that their 2010 title Amnesia: The Dark Descent will be available to use as an open source. The game’s source code is now available to use as you see fit. What does this mean? R...

Paradise Killer Review: A Magical Mystery (PC)

Paradise Killer is a whodunnit set in a gorgeous, yet weirdly nightmarish pocket reality. It's up to you to figure out who committed the crime to end all crimes! If you were wondering whether or not you should give this game a try, let this...

9.5 Amazing

Minoria Review: Hack ‘n’ Slash Hallelujah (Switch)

Switch owners rejoice - yet another masterfully crafted Metroidvania is upon us! Don the habit of Sister Semilla, a lady of the cloth who lets her sword do the talking. Join us as we sink our teeth into Minoria and destroy the heresy that c...

8 Great

Rumor: Ninja Gaiden Trilogy Could Be Headed for PS4 and Switch

Listings for unannounced games pop up once in a while, and this time the rumor involves a Ninja Gaiden Trilogy that has surfaced for Nintendo Switch and Sony's PS4 on a Hong Kong distributor's website. Koei Tecmo has not commented as yet, b...

6 Reasons Nintendo’s Online Service Is Disappointing

Nintendo's online service leaves a lot to be desired in 2020. Today we're exploring a few of those things that would make the Switch that much better. There are even some things that leave us scratching our heads - read on to find out more...

10 Counter Strike Beginner Tips To Give You An Edge

Counter Strike has a steep learning curve, so today we're giving you some beginner tips that will give you an edge as you climb the ladder to Global Elite. Read on for some general advice that may help even more experienced players gain an ...

Starport Delta Review: Strategically Sublime

Starport Delta is a RTS base-building sim set in deep space. If you have ever wanted to run your own space colony, this is your chance to make that dream a reality! Join us as we explore this unique title and put our resource management ski...

7.5 Good

All The Results From DreamHack, And What To Expect From ESL One Cologne

After recapping on some exciting Counter Strike over the weekend at DreamHack, it's time to look forward to ESL One Cologne 2020. Here you can find all the group fixtures, as well as some other news and trivia about the upcoming tournament....

What Is Happening With Digimon Survive?

What Is Happening With Digimon Survive?

Bandai Namco assured fans that Digimon Survive was on track for its 2020 release. With 2020 close to ending, it's starting to look like this isn't going to happen. In the absence of further communication from the publisher, a look at the in...

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How To Farm Nanites In No Man’s Sky: Desolation

Are you a lazy Traveller? Do you want to know how to farm Nanites with the least effort possible? Look no further; you're covered! Use this guide to help you learn a method to idly farm Nanites in No Man's Sky: Desolation while you are slee...