What can I say about Journey that hasn’t been said a million times already? The little game that could, Journey was one of the PlayStation 3’s most pleasant surprises. Thatgamecompany’s unexpected masterpiece has now been ported to the PlayStation 4 with a few choice upgrades to entice new players into its beautiful, undulating world and take veterans on another long walk to the mountain. Continue reading Video Games Review: Journey (PS4, 2015)
A Nest of Vipers is the fifth and penultimate episode of Telltale’s Game of Thrones adventure game and uses its time wisely, placing all four of the disaster-prone Forrester children where they need to be in preparation for the finale. Continue reading Video Games Review: Game of Thrones: A Telltale Games Series – Episode 5: A Nest of Vipers (PC, 2015)
Just as he did five years ago, Kratos, the patron saint of temper tantrums that would make a two-year-old go “Dude, relax”, has embarked on his latest unstoppable butchery spree and, as usual, anything that gets in his way – from animals to the gods themselves – will receive a profound thrashing.
Milestone only released their last motorcycle racer, Ride, back in May. A scant few months later and the developer is dropping their second racing sim for the year in MotoGP 15. Despite being the closest thing MotoGP fans have to a Gran Turismo of their own, MotoGP 15 still feels more evolutionary than revolutionary. Continue reading Video Games Review: MotoGP 15 (PS4, 2015)
Batman: Arkham Knight is the fourth game in the Batman: Arkham video game series and the third by series creator Rocksteady Studios. The little-known British developer took the gaming industry by surprise with Batman: Arkham Asylum back in 2009. Its innovative combat, smart design and reverent treatment of the Dark Knight left fans gobsmacked. Rocksteady then expanded on their thesis in the celebrated Batman: Arkham City and now aims to close out their series by creating the closest thing to an actual Batman simulator we’ve ever seen.... Continue Reading
To say TT Games’ ever-expanding stable of Lego-branded video games has been successful is to undersell just how wildly popular their games have been and continue to be. Their stubborn inclusion of couch co-op coupled with clever leveraging of beloved film properties have created a new kind of movie tie-in game. Lego Jurassic World continues this trend, roping in content from all four Jurassic Park movies with a few new gameplay mechanics to fit.... Continue Reading
The final update to Capcom’s wildly popular fighter, Ultra Street Fighter IV, has arrived on PlayStation 4 bringing with it every last scrap of content from previous iterations. Sony claims that this is the definitive version of the Street Fighter IV experience. It isn’t, but neither is it the complete catastrophe die-hard fans have been making out to be.