Little Nightmares: Reviewed By A Pro and a Friend of a Pro

Posted 1:04pm Sunday 23rd July 2017 by Lisa Blakie

I played this game with a group of friends and it was terrifying and fantastic fun! There was a lot of screaming and cooperation from everyone in the room, and I even needed emotional support near the end when I was too afraid to face the final spook creature (I don’t want to be too specific Read more...

Highlights from E3 2017

Posted 1:22pm Sunday 16th July 2017 by Lisa Blakie

E3 is a giant nerd festival where all the big name game companies like Sony, Ubisoft and Microsoft come together to hang out and try to be all serious and have a competition to see whose press conference will be the best (which doesn’t really even matter because Nintendo always wins). Most of Read more...

Zoombinis

Posted 1:04pm Sunday 9th July 2017 by Lisa Blakie

Nostalgia is a powerful thing. Often when I go back and play games or watch movies that I loved as a kid, they disappoint. Flubber, Croc, Space Jam and Mary-Kate and Ashley Horse Riding for the Playstation One, to name a handful. It is normally the same for games and films I didn’t get to Read more...

A Rundown on Sex and Its Place in The World of Gaming

Posted 1:33pm Sunday 28th May 2017 by Lisa Blakie

Sex in the majority of videogames is the worst. It’s terrible. Why is it so awful? In God of War you button mash the controller and get rewarded with moaning. In the 1987 adventure game Leisure Suit Larry, your main aim is to try and make women have sex with you by being an undesirable sleaze. Read more...

Stardew Valley

Posted 1:25pm Sunday 21st May 2017 by Lisa Blakie

Stardew Valley was released in 2016 and was welcomed by the community with a hugely positive reception from both players and critics. It was another indie hit created by a small team of one dude and I was excited to experience what it had to offer. And it delivered on everything the community had Read more...

Adventures of Mana

Posted 2:35pm Sunday 7th May 2017 by Brandon Johnstone

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 by Laura Starling

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...

Mass Effect: Andromeda

Posted 2:20pm Sunday 23rd April 2017 by Brandon Johnstone

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...

San Francisco Game Developersí Conference

Posted 12:56pm Sunday 9th April 2017 by Lisa Blakie

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Kingdom Hearts 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue

Posted 1:17pm Sunday 2nd April 2017 by Brandon Johnstone

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...

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