All posts by David Smith

Games and technology editor, Dungeons and Dragons fanboy and your new best friend. You can reach me at david.smith@theaureview.com with news tips, pitches, press releases, invites, review content and more.

Games Review: The Elder Scrolls Online: Tamriel Unlimited (PS4, 2015)

It’s been a year since Bethesda released the PC version of their massively multiplayer online role player <i>The Elder Scrolls Online</i>. After promising a console version would materialise, and then suffering a number of delays, <i>The Elder Scrolls Online: Tamriel Unlimited</i> has finally arrived on current-gen consoles. It’s often pretty hard to gauge the success of an MMO when the servers only came online very recently but, by the Nine, we’re going to give it our best shot anyway.... Continue Reading

Games Review: Tales From the Borderlands: Episode 3: Catch a Ride (PC, 2015)

The newest episode of Telltale’s Tales from the Borderlands might be it’s funniest one yet. “Catch a Ride” picks up moments after the conclusion of Episode 2 and sees Rhys and Fiona’s long con becoming more and more perilous with every new hostile encounter, while adding something entirely new to the Borderlands universe – genuine beauty. Continue reading Games Review: Tales From the Borderlands: Episode 3: Catch a Ride (PC, 2015)

Games Review: Codename S.T.E.A.M. (3DS, 2015)

When I heard I was getting to review the new game from Intelligent Systems, I got pretty excited. I’m a fan of Intelligent’s previous work, the <i>Advance Wars</i> and <i>Fire Emblem</i> games and I imagined that <i>Code Name: S.T.E.A.M.</i> would continue the developer’s history of smart design. Sadly, <i>Code Name: S.T.E.A.M.</i> has some serious problems that keep it from being truly memorable. Continue reading Games Review: Codename S.T.E.A.M. (3DS, 2015)