WASTELAND 2: DIRECTOR’S CUT

“Come on Mike, let’s go butter up some cucumbers”. Old-school turn-based RPG Wasteland 2 is the sequel to 1988’s DOS game Wasteland, which went to become the setting for the Fallout series. The story centres around a group of four desert rangers in a post-apocalyptic world, whose “job” is pretty much to police it, help … Continued

SHADOW OF THE TOMB RAIDER

Lara Croft returns to conclude her origin story that now spans three individual titles, including 2013’s Tomb Raider and 2016’s Rise Of… Picking up two months after the events of Rise, will Lara finally avenge her father’s death and end Trinity’s plans for world domination? The isolated Peruvian mountains provide a perfect playground for Lara’s … Continued

MARVEL’S SPIDER-MAN

After what feels like an age, the PS4-exclusive Marvel’s Spider-Man has finally swung in to action. Since we got our very first glimpses of this latest video game offering for the much-loved Wall-crawler, anticipation has been ridiculously high at what had the potential to be a simply stunning gaming experience. But is this an outing … Continued

SPIDER-MAN

If the Batman: Arkham series changed the landscape of superhero action games, as well as giving you the sensational feeling of what it’s like to be said hero, Insomniac Games’ Spider-Man takes that to a whole new level. This is an expertly-crafted game that perfectly explores and delves into the internal and external turmoil and … Continued

DIMENSION DRIVE

Around a year after being released on PC and the Nintendo Switch, PS4 and Xbox One owners can finally get their hands on 2Awesome Studio’s highly innovative Dimension Drive, but was it worth the wait? You can tell immediately that designer David Jimenez put a lot of love into this game. Presentation is outstanding and … Continued

PLANET ALPHA

Team 17 started life as a development studio back in the early 90s, and were responsible for such classic titles as the Alien Breed series, Superfrog, and Worms. Later moving on to publishing titles made by outside companies, Planet Alpha (from a Danish developer of the same name) marks Team 17’s 100th game. And what … Continued

HYPER LIGHT DRIFTER – SPECIAL EDITION

The opening moments of 2D action RPG Hyper Light Drifter are extremely convincing. Immediately stylish and mysterious, those first 10 minutes or so promise a uniquely captivating adventure. After completing the initial tutorial area though, it quickly becomes apparent that things might not quite be as straightforward as they seem. Originally released on PC and … Continued

DEATH’S GAMBIT

Set in a gothic fantasy world, players control Soren, a knight who has been resurrected by Death himself to fight the evil Immortals and destroy the source of their power, restoring balance to the land. That sounds… a little familiar. Death’s Gambit thrusts its influences in your face immediately with a character select screen straight … Continued

MARVEL CONTEST OF CHAMPIONS: BATTLEREALM

Marvel character The Collector has been getting a pretty raw deal in recent times. Not only does he not have a lot of fun in the movies, this walking avatar of acquisition is also the principle bad guy in a popular mobile app called Marvel Contest of Champions. The app pits various heroes against each … Continued

RHINO HERO SUPER BATTLE

2011’s Rhino Hero was a cute little card game where players took it in turns to build a tower out of playing cards and move a little rhino-shaped counter up the tower until it fell over. Its sort of sequel, Rhino Hero Super Battle, takes this idea and turn into a more fun, more dynamic … Continued