Reviews

Akane Review: Death by a Thousand Cuts

Akane Review: Death by a Thousand Cuts (PS5)

Akane is a top-down arcade slasher with a retro sci-fi feel and tight, snappy controls. Whereas the game does have a lot of style, it ends up feeling a little washed out when you have to end up playing the one level over and over on an endless loop. ...

6.5 Fair
Fashion Police Squad: Fashion Over Function

Fashion Police Squad Review: Fashion Over Function

Fashion Police Squad is a splash of color in an otherwise dull Doom clone world. For a casual FPS, the vibrant pixel graphics and funky chiptune soundtrack go a long way towards making it stand out. But does it play as well as it looks? Inside every ...

6.5 Fair

Overlord Season 4: Voice Actor Review

Subtitles vs Dubbings. A debate as old as anime itself, so how well does the Overlord Season 4 Dubbed English voice actors do? Are they giving the creatures of Nazarick the power they deserve through their voice? At what level did the Voice Actors ge...

9 Amazing
Monster Hunter Rise Sunbreak Review Title Update 1 is Qurious and Furious

Monster Hunter Rise Sunbreak Review: Title Update 1 is Qurious and Furious (SWITCH)

When Sunbreak was first announced for Monster Hunter Rise, surprise abounded. For the scores of new players who were unaware of the system of Monster Hunter games getting G-Rank expansion a while into their lifespan. It’s a predictable pattern, but i...

8 Great
Spark the Electric Jester Review : Charged Fun (PC)

Spark the Electric Jester Review : Charged Fun (PC)

Combining both elements from both Sonic the Hegehog and Kirby leads to a game charged with fun. Spark the Electric Jester is buzzing with energy and enthusiasm, giving the player a short and sweet experience. However could some of it's ideas and exce...

7 Good
Haiku, the Robot Review an Ode to Hollow Knight

Haiku, the Robot Review: an Ode to Hollow Knight (Switch)

Indie games have always had a special vibe to them, and this Metroidvania is no exception. Haiku, the robot is a fluid and catching game that takes the best aspects of some Metroidvanias (especially from Hollow Knight) and applies them perfectly into...

8.5 Great
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Clerks III Review: I Assure You, It Sucks

Kevin Smith is back with Clerks III, a sequel released 28 years after the original and 16 years after the most recent entry. The cult classic comedy that kickstarted Smith's career never needed a sequel, but Clerks II was surprisingly funny and earne...

2 Awful
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Hokko Life Review: Needlessly Slow and Grindy (PC)

Hokko Life tries its best to be a cosy and chilly game like Animal Crossing on PC. The game tries to get the same feelings and gameplay across but misses the mark quite a few ways. This ends up with the game feeling monotonous, slow and grindy. Along...

3 Bad
XIII Remake Review - 13 Reasons Why You Should Avoid This Mess

XIII Remake Review – 13 Reasons Why You Should Avoid This Mess (PS5)

Many fans of the cult classic XIII were excited for the remake. Unfortunately when it was released in 2020, it was comparable in quality to the remastered GTA Trilogy. Since then it has had an overhaul by a fresh developer and has been re-released fo...

3 Bad
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Dread Hunger Review: Enthralling Deception

Dread Hunger is a social deception / survival game, pitting eight players on a single ship against the brutal conditions of the Arctic. With two of your crewmates secretly being thralls, as well as an iceberg blocking your escape, things seem dire in...

7.5 Good
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See How They Run Review – A Self-Aware Whodunit

Amidst a sea of murder mysteries, See How They Run might not necessarily set itself apart from the rest. But the way in which it constantly keeps you on your toes as you try to piece the clues together, as well as the hilarious jabs the movie takes a...

7 Good
Kirby's Dream Buffet Review: A Tasty Dessert Of A Game

Kirby’s Dream Buffet Review: A Tasty Dessert Of A Game (Switch)

After years of cafés and food related merchandise, Kirby finally has a Spin-off based purely around his insatiable appetite but does the game provide the buffet it is named after or is it more of a bowl of left-over scraps? Let's dig in and find out!...

6 Fair
Beacon Pines Review: A Small Town Mystery With a Lot of Heart

Beacon Pines Review: A Small Town Mystery With a Lot of Heart (PC)

With beautiful visuals and an intriguing mystery to explore, Beacon Pines lays out an incredible gaming experience for anyone who enjoys stories. By making small, butterfly effect decisions, players are given free rein to explore the hidden darkness ...

10 Perfect
Trail Out Review: Havoc on the Track

Trail Out Review: Havoc on the Track (PC)

Trail Out brings arcade racing with the nostalgic carnage of games like burnout to offroad and rally tracks, with a lot of game modes to review. It may be downright silly at times, but it's a blast, literally. It makes the most of Unreal Engine and ...

8 Great
The Last of Us Part 1 Review: A Recrafted Masterpiece (PS5)

The Last of Us Part 1 Review: A Recrafted Masterpiece (PS5)

The Last of Us Part 1 is a testament to what Naughty Dog can do. They successfully built the first Last of Us game into a beautiful showcase for the PlayStation 5. It doesn’t matter if you’ve new or played it many times before, this is one that you’l...

10 Perfect
Paragon Pioneers Review - Overnight Island Conquering (PC)

Paragon Pioneers Review – Overnight Island Conquering (PC)

Paragon Pioneers does a great job in creating a game that can be played casually. Island management can be done at your own pace, and it was designed for short play periods. Unfortunately, it’s only meant for casual play, which means anyone looking f...

6 Fair
Svoboda 1945 Liberation Review A Learning Tool With a Soul (Switch) cover

Svoboda 1945 Liberation Review: A Learning Tool With a Soul (Switch)

Told through FMV, archival footage, and animated scenes, Svoboda 1945: Liberation takes you through a fictional Czech Republic village's history with the rise and fall of Nazi Germany, and the tensions that arose between Czechs and Germans after the ...

7.5 Good
Crimes of the Future Review: Cronenberg’s Rusty Return

Crimes of the Future Review: Cronenberg’s Rusty Return

Cronenberg is back with a new movie, Crimes of the Future, after just under a decade’s absence, making it one of my most anticipated reviews. The movie is beautifully shot, acted, and scored, but is let down by a story that has a lot of questions but...

7.5 Good
Metal: Hellsinger Review

Metal: Hellsinger Review – Master of Pistols (PC)

Metal: Hellsinger is an awesome, cathartic game with bags of energy and potential. Unfortunately, it does not stick around for long enough and whilst the moment-to-moment gameplay experience in the title is great, those moments are fastly fleeting. I...

8 Great
Circus Electrique Review - Satisfying Circus Balancing Act (PC)

Circus Electrique Review – Satisfying Circus Balancing Act (PC)

Circus Electrique does its best to balance a story, circus management, and tactical dungeon exploration. The result is a satisfying game that will keep you entertained, but works against itself with its pacing and in-depth gameplay systems. “The sho...

7.5 Good
Sunday Gold Review - Quick High Stakes Crime Spree (PC)

Sunday Gold Review – Quick High Stakes Crime Spree (PC)

Sunday Gold expertly blends turn-based combat and point-and-click adventuring together in a high stakes crime story. Unfortunately, its ambitious formula is betrayed by the game’s short length, and there are some bugs that can derail the otherwise en...

7.5 Good
Betrayal At Club Low Review - Brute Force Dice Rolling (PC)

Betrayal At Club Low Review – Brute Force Dice Rolling (PC)

Betrayal At Club Low is a quick adventure which gives you many options to complete your mission. Failure is rare as you can brute force challenges until you can upgrade your way to victory. Replay value attempts to combat the short length, but there ...

6 Fair
Steelrising Review: A Souls-Like Pièce De Résistance (PC)

Steelrising Review: A Souls-Like Pièce De Résistance (PC)

In a genre that’s tending towards over-saturation, Steelrising injects some much-needed vigour to preserve it from stagnation. By artistically blending robotic fantasy and French history, French gaming studio Spiders tells us a harrowing tale of tyra...

9.5 Amazing

I Was a Teenage Exocolonist: Growing up… in Spaaace! (PC)

Being a teenager has never been easy, but when you have to balance school, a social life, and romance with feeding your colony, exploring an alien planet, and protecting everyone from attacks by strange and grotesque aliens, things can get more than...

9 Amazing
The Ascent - Cyber Heist DLC Review: A Delightful Massacre (Xbox Series X)

The Ascent – Cyber Heist DLC Review: A Delightful Massacre (Xbox Series X)

Some downloadable content made is for those who enjoyed the base campaign and still feel the need of wanting more. This short and thrilling expansion pushes the game's core combat system to its limits and it doesn't disappoint. There's also more to s...

8 Great

BioShock Infinite Review: The American Nightmare (PC)

Bioshock Infinite aims high, quite literally as it is set on the floating cloud city of Columbia in the 1910s. It's a wonder that it hits any of the lofty goals it sets up. But then again, it more than hits them, again and again. With two some of the...

9.5 Amazing
South of the Circle Review: Following in the Footprints

South of the Circle Review: Following in the Footprints (PC)

South of the Circle is a charming, narrative-driven experience that takes you through the highs and lows of the life of Peter, as he battles for survival in the Antarctic while also coming to terms with his past. This game is a strong example of how ...

8 Great
Midnight Fight Express Review: Punch After Satisfying Punch (PC)

Midnight Fight Express Review: Punch After Satisfying Punch (PC)

Midnight Fight Express combines satisfying a satisfying combat system, filled with unique ways to chain combos, with an interesting story filled with its fair share of twists. However, the game's 40 levels aren't perfect and can be downright frustrat...

7.5 Good
Cult of The Lamb Review: Welcome to The Family

Cult of The Lamb Review: Welcome to the Family (Switch)

Developed by Massive Monster and published by Developer Digital, Cult of The Lamb seamlessly blends roguelike elements with a management sim. With its quick pace and vibrant aesthetic, Cult of The Lamb has created an incredibly addicting title. Cul...

8.5 Great
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