Claire Phillips

Loves – sci-fi, gaming, movies, purple, photography, David Tennant, reading, doodling, writing.

Constant C Review

Constant C Developer: International Games System Publisher: International Games System Platforms: PC (reviewed), Xbox 360 Release Date: 7 March, 2013 Price: $9.99 – Available Here Overview Constant C has been around for the best part of a year, but only launched on Steam in March after a successful Greenlight campaign, it’s also seen a release on XBLA. Taiwanese developers Internationa...

Luftrausers Review

Luftrausers Developer: Vlambeer Publisher: Devolver Digital Platforms: PC (reviewed), Mac, Linux, PS3, PS Vita Release Date: March 18, 2014 Price: $9.99 – Available Here Overview Devolver Digital has had quite a bit of success recently with Shadow Warrior and Defence Technica, and with Vlambeer’s Luftrausers they can add yet another game to their list of good calls. The game can trace ...

The Counselor Review

The Counselor Studio: Scott Free Productions, Nick Wechsler Productions, Chockstone Pictures Publisher: 20th Century Fox Format : Digital HD (reviewed), Blu-ray, DVD Release Date: 12 March, 2014 Price: $24.99 – Available Here Overview Cormac McCarthy’s novels have been the source material for some great films, No Country for Old Men and The Road being the most recent examples. The Coun...

Game of Thrones Season 3 Review

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Game of Thrones: The Complete Third Season Studio: HBO Publisher: Warner Bros Format :DVD (reviewed), Blu-Ray Release Date: 19 February 2014 Price: $24.99 – Available Here Overview The fourth season of Game of Thrones will debut on April 6, so as tradition dictates, Season 3 has been released on DVD and Blu-Ray to allow fans to bring themselves back up to speed with George R R Martin’s...

Moonbase Commander Review

Moonbase Commander Developer: Humongous Entertainment Publisher: Rebellion Platforms: PC Release Date: 7 February 2014 Price: $5.99 – Available Here Overview Moonbase Commander was released in 2002 to little fanfare. A PC strategy game with no flashy gimmicks to sell itself on, it received positive press coverage but failed to translate those good reviews into big sales numbers. It’s quiet f...

Xbox One Wins 2013 Sales Battle in Australia

The latest retail figures are granting the Xbox One victory in the Australian sales battle of 2013. NDP Group data for 2012-2013 showed that Microsoft‘s latest machine sold more units than any other next generation console that year. “Xbox One saw higher unit sales of consoles, games and accessories than any other next generation console in Australia last year and topped all prior cons...

GhostControl Inc. Review

GhostControl Inc. Developer: Bumblebee Games Publisher: Application Systems Heidelberg Platforms: PC (reviewed), Mac, and Linux Release Date: January 30, 2014 Price: $13.99 – Available Here Overview Indie developers Bumblebee are having quite the run of successful Kickstarter projects, with GhostControl Inc. and open world RPG Days of Dawn both trouncing their funding targets. Both games are...

Next Apple TV to include Gaming Support?

The weekend rumor mill is predicting that the next version of Apple TV will come complete with support for gaming, with reports from iLounge and 9to5Mac predicting both a new hardware release and an update to enable “new types of content” to run on the device, which would in theory include iOS games and turn Apple TV into a console like system. Although any game support or game store i...

OlliOlli Review

OlliOlli Developer: Roll7 Publisher: Sony Platforms: PlayStation Vita Release Date: January 22, 2014 Price: $14.45 – Available Here Overview OlliOlli was originally intended to be an iOS game, following up on Roll7’s Gets to the Exit, which debuted on the platform in 2012. A chance encounter between developers changed the destiny of the game, with Roll7 quickly coming round to the idea of bu...

Gemini Rue comes to Android in Humble Bundle

The latest Humble Bundle has brought Wadjet Eye Games’ Gemini Rue to Android, Mac, and Linux for the first time. The dystopian point and click has been the best selling game for the studio so far, but had previously only been available on Windows PC and iOS. Android hounds can pick up the stand alone game from the Google Play store for $4.99, whilst Mac and Linux users will have to wait out ...

Broken Sword 5: The Serpent’s Curse Episode 1 Review

Broken Sword 5: The Serpent’s Curse Episode 1 Developer: Revolution Software Publisher: Revolution Software Platforms: PC (reviewed), Mac, Linux Release Date: 4th December, 2013 Price: $24.99 – Available Here Overview Putting aside the history of the series and its recent Kickstarter rebirth, the most vital thing to bear in mind going into any review of this game is that Broken Sword 5...

Al Emmo and the Lost Dutchman’s Mine Review

Al Emmo and the Lost Dutchman’s Mine Developer: Himalaya Studios Publisher: Himalaya Studios Platforms: PC Release Date: November 26, 2013 Price: $9.99 – Available Here Overview Himalaya Studios are best known for their remakes of classic point and click adventures Kings Quest 1 and 2. Then called AGD Interactive, the studio existed primarily to remake old Sierra adventure games. Renam...

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