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: Game of Thrones: The Telltale Series: Episode 4 (PC, 2015)

With only a few days notice before release, Telltale Games have launched the fourth episode of their ongoing <i>Game of Thrones: A Telltale Games Series</i> onto Steam with other platforms to follow in the coming days. The story of the permanently embattled children of House Forrester continues as small victories have larger consequences, the past comes back to haunt good friends and King’s Landing continues to be the sort of place where simply breathing in and out near the wrong person will get you into hot water.... Continue Reading

Games Review: The Witcher III: Wild Hunt (PS4, 2015)

<i>The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt</i> is finally here. Years of waiting, delays and many, many trailers with glimpses of what Geralt of Rivia’s next adventure would look like have built fan hype to fever pitch. The question everyone seems to be asking now is: can CD Projekt Red deliver a game that achieves its lofty ambitions <i>and</i> satisfies fans? Hit the jump. We have a lot to talk about. Continue reading Games Review: The Witcher III: Wild Hunt (PS4, 2015)

Games Review: Wolfenstein: The Old Blood (Xbox One, 2015)

When Machinegames released <i>Wolfenstein: The New Order</i> in 2014, it took the industry by surprise. A near-perfect blend of shooter mechanics both classic and modern, with a bizarre, pulpy story that cheerfully embraced the ridiculousness of its aging premise, <i>The New Order</i> was a sorely needed shot in the arm for modern-day single-player FPS design. With its new stand-alone expansion, <i>Wolfenstein: The Old Blood</i>, Machinegames has attempted to replicate their feat with mixed results. Continue reading Games Review: Wolfenstein: The Old Blood (Xbox One, 2015)