Planet Alpha Review
This 2D puzzle platformer is the gift that keeps on giving

When I hear ‘Platformer’ I have flashbacks to the likes of Cuphead, Celeste and Rayman. Frustrating, annoying and rage inducing. I shuddered at the thought of Planet Alpha being the ‘Dark Souls of Platformers’. However, Team 17’s 100th game is something extremely special. When I loaded up this stunning sci-fi puzzler, I was met with […]

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Shikhondo: Soul Eater Review
An intense shoot'em up with a beautiful oriental twist

It’s been a long time since I have played a shoot’em up game. The genre seems to be taking a back seat, reserved for arcade machines or bowling alleys. Shikhondo: Soul Eater is from indie developers DeerFarm and combines bullet hell with a beautiful oriental design. Has DeerFarm rekindled my love for shoot’em ups? Here […]

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Forsaken Remastered
Nightdive Studios Does It Again.

Forsaken Remastered is the latest remaster from wizard developer Nightdive Studios, the masterminds behind the Turok and Turok 2 remasters. The original Forsaken launched back in 1998 to mostly positive reviews drawn from its six degrees of movement the game offers. The question, much like was the case with the Turok remasters, is how a […]

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1979 The Revolution: Black Friday Review
So I start a revolution from my bed

1979 The revolution finally finds its way to consoles after being available on PC and mobile platforms. Based on the actual real life event of the 1979 Islamic revolution or ‘Iranian Revolution’. Our story follows the journey of photojournalist ‘Reza Shirazi’ as he interprets and tries to survive the events of the Iranian Revolution. Particularly that […]

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The Long Reach Review
Did this psychological thriller reach my expectations?

The Long Reach is a horror-thriller game with one main purpose, messing with your head. How well does it do this? Let’s find out in this The Long Reach review! Reviewed on Xbox One; Also available on PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Nintendo Switch, PC, and Mac.   Story The story begins with ‘lazy slob’ Calvin […]

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Haimrik Review
Choosing the right words can be challenging...

Words have power and thus it proves in this quirky little puzzle adventure from Below the Game. Haimrik is a scribe and whilst writing his latest book he discovers that by using his own blood as ink he can enter the book and traverse its pages using the powers of words. As Haimrik discovers what […]

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