Category: Videogame Reviews

All the latest videogame reviews from me. Take that how you will.

Furi Review – Furious Concentration

Platforms: PC, PS4 Reviewed On: PC Developer: The Game Bakers Publisher: The Game Bakers Singleplayer: Yes Multiplayer: No Review code provided free of charge by the developers. [twitter-follow screen_name=’wolfsgamingblog’ show_count=’yes’] Oh, Furi, why couldn’t you have launched last week? If you had arrived earlier you would have easily […]

Sherlock Holmes: The Devil’s Daughter Review – Wait, That Isn’t Benedict Cumberbatch

Frogware have carved out an interesting niche for themselves in the form of their Sherlock Holmes series, which currently has no real competition. To my knowledge they are unique within the gaming world, which is probably why the many fans that play the series are willing to put up with its rough edges. Now Frogwares are back with another new adventure, so have they managed to tidy things up in their quest to bring more action to Sherlock? Spoiler; nope.

Stellaris Review – To Boldly Click Where No Man Has Clicked Before

Right now the human race is pondering ways of achieving ways to leave our solar system and colonize other planets. Theories on how to terraform Mars or to set up a base on the moon are thrown around constantly. Despite the fact that we’ve yet to sort out our own planet, we already want to travel through space and seek out new planets and life. Stellaris, the new strategy game from genre veteran Paradox, lets you take control of humans or an alien race who embarking on their first forays into the universe, guiding them through the process of setting up a galactic empire, building a military, colonizing new planets, researching powerful technology, handling diplomacy and declaring way. It’s big and flawed and sometimes ugly, but at its core Stellaris is a compelling experience.

Offworld Trading Company Review – Capitalism. Capitalism Never Changes.

Offworld Trading Company is the very first game from Mohawk Games. A company’s first attempt is always interesting because you’re seeing the birth of a potential new giant in the land of videogame development, or the inevitable sinking of yet another company doomed to fail. But of course many first attempts tend to be rough around the edges, perhaps showing signs of what the team is capable of years down the road but ultimately lacking in the here and now. Offworld Trading Company, though, is brilliant.