Platforms: PC, Xbox 360, Xbox One, PS3 and PS4 Reviewed On: PC Developer: Frogware Publisher: Focus Home Interactive Singleplayer: Yes Multiplayer: No Sherlock Holmes has had an impressive rise in popularity once again thanks to the massive success of Benedict Cumberbatch’s manic and intriguing depiction of the […]
Like a proverbial fireball from the heavens Destiny has arrived in a blaze of high sales and fire, but not before the deadly and dangerous hype train pulled into the station in order to deliver the preachers spouting their nonsense, coaxing the people to believe that the fire would be great and amazing and Earth changing. All hail the cleansing fire.
After a successful Kickstarter and significant amount of time in Steam’s Early Access system, Planetary Annihilation finally achieved “release” just a few weeks ago. Yet it wasn’t without controversy, with many people on the game’s forums arguing that it was not ready to move to a full release just yet, that it needed more work and was missing promised features. In many ways those people were right: Planetary Annihilation still feels like it’s in Early Access. It’s incomplete and rough and does a lot of stuff wrong, but beneath that lies a fun, fast strategy game with a bright future, and a decent present.
Platforms: PC, Xbox One, PS4 Reviewed On: Xbox One Developer: Team17 Publisher: Team17 Singleplayer: Yes Multiplayer: No Do you remember Lemmings? The goal was to guide a torrent of seemingly suicidal Lemmings to the end of the level by issuing commands like dig, or equipping them with parachutes […]
Platforms: PC Tested On: PC Developer: Ndemic Creations Publisher: Ndemic Creations Singleplayer: Yes Multiplayer: No Why is attempting to wipe out every vestige of humanity using a brutal, savage, invisible killer so thrilling, so utterly addictive? In Plague. Inc: Evolved you direct and guide a plague, choosing its […]
Having been 2-years since its initial release on PC, Diablo III: Ultimate Evil Edition has arrived on current-gen consoles. Not only does it come packing a whole extra expansion pack on top of the standard game, but console players also benefit from a full two years of tweaking and patches that have resulted in a far better game than what it was at launch. Hurrah!
The Risen games have never been exceptional RPGs, and yet somehow over the years they’ve gained a small but loyal group of fans who are willing to overlook the many flaws in order to find the sense of adventure buried beneath. While the first Risen was actually kind of good, Risen 2 was poor, so can this third game get things right? Sort of.