Adventures of Mana

Posted 2:35pm Sunday 7th May 2017

Rating: 3/5 Adventures of Mana is a remake of the 1991 action RPG Seiken Densetsu: Final Fantasy Gaiden (or Final Fantasy Adventure). The original is seen as something of a classic, though not nearly as much so as its sequel Secret of Mana, and developer Square Enix seems to be giving the series Read more...

Horizon: Zero Dawn

Posted 12:40pm Sunday 30th April 2017

Rating: 4.5/5 Neil Druckmann of Naughty Dog recently sat down for a conversation with Hermen Hulst of Guerrilla Games, and asked him how scared Hulst was to commit to Horizon: Zero Dawn. Hulst replied, “very scared”. Guerrilla Games is known for its PlayStation exclusive series Read more...

Marvelís Iron Fist (2017)

Posted 12:36pm Sunday 30th April 2017

Rating: 2/5 I really, really wanted to love Iron Fist. I count myself as a huge fan of the comic book character, almost entirely due to the Fraction/Brubaker run on Immortal Iron Fist a decade ago. Frustrated by the tempest of controversy leading up to its release (largely due to fears of Read more...

Mass Effect: Andromeda

Posted 2:20pm Sunday 23rd April 2017

Canada-based developer BioWare has leapt from strength to strength over the last couple of decades, building the beloved franchises Baldur’s Gate, Dragon Age and Mass Effect around teams of likeable, fleshed-out characters. In the process, BioWare has earned an uncommonly dedicated, diverse Read more...

Kingdom Hearts 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue

Posted 1:17pm Sunday 2nd April 2017

Rating: 3.5/5 It has been 15 years since the last numbered entry in the beloved Disney/Final Fantasy mashup franchise Kingdom Hearts, and Square Enix has had no qualms exploiting fans’ quiet desperation while we wait for the fabled Kingdom Hearts III. The horrifically titled Kingdom Hearts Read more...

PlayStation VR

Posted 1:35pm Sunday 26th March 2017

Rating: 3.5/5 We are truly in the midst of a Virtual Reality (VR) renaissance. In the grand scheme of things the technology is in its infancy, but the days of Nintendo’s nausea-generator Virtual Boy are firmly behind us and the new generation of VR headsets are finally on the market. Not to Read more...

Logan

Posted 1:43pm Sunday 12th March 2017

Rating: 5/5 Set in the year 2029, years after the events of 2014’s X-Men: Days of Future Past, Logan brings the story of Hugh Jackman’s Wolverine (AKA Logan AKA James Howlett) to its logical conclusion. Fully embracing the ever-deepening growling bitterness in Jackman’s Read more...

The Great Wall

Posted 12:30pm Sunday 26th February 2017

Rating: 4/5 The Great Wall is a Chinese-US co-production, marketed heavily to Western audiences as an intense, gritty action film. About ten minutes into the film it becomes pretty clear that this is a bold-faced lie. Set during the gunpowder-fueled Song Dynasty, Matt Damon and Pedro Pascal star Read more...

Five time sink mobile game apps

Posted 12:43pm Sunday 10th July 2016

Neko Atsume Rating: A- Neko Atsume is an adorable cat collection game. You start off with a small yard, and you are given some fish. You use this to buy goodies, to deck out your garden with cat food and toys. Leave the app open in the background and do something else. Slowly but surely, cats Read more...

Tales from the Borderlands

Posted 2:05pm Sunday 20th September 2015

Rating: 5/5 A Telltale Games masterpiece has almost become a cliché. Tackling some of pop culture’s largest franchises, from Back to the Future to The Walking Dead and Game of Thrones, Telltale Games crafts surprisingly captivating stories while avoiding covering old ground or Read more...

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