Claire Phillips

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

Broken Sword 5- The Serpent’s Curse Now Available

Broken Sword is returning to its point and click roots with the fifth entry in the series, The Serpent’s Curse. Recent entries had strayed away from the traditional point and click set up in favour of more action elements, but Revolution Software is hoping that the series is going to make a triumphant return thanks to a team of developers including talent from the original Broken Sword team....

The Shivah: Kosher Edition Review

The Shivah: Kosher Edition Developer: Wadjet Eye Games Publisher: Wadjet Eye Games Platforms:  PC (reviewed), iOS Release Date: November 21, 2013 Price: $4.99 – Available Here Overview The Shivah, first developed and released in 2006, was the first game from designer Dave Gilbert, who after the success of The Shivah would go on to form indie studio Wadjet Eye Games. Wadjet Eye are best known...

Trine 2: Complete Story Confirmed as PlayStation 4 Launch Title

Trine 2: Complete Story has been confirmed as a launch day title for the PlayStation 4 in North America, Europe, and other SCEE territories. Developers Frozenbyte had previously announced that the game might make it to Sony’s next generation machine in time for launch, but held off on any formal announcement until today because of the short time available to complete the port of the game. Th...

Horror Game Documentary Playing With Fear Is Out For Your Cash

A new horror gaming documentary on Kickstarter is the latest crowdfunding project to vie for the attention of gamers. Playing With Fear: The World of Horror Video Games, is attempting to raise £25,000 by the end of November. The project is being led by British film maker Anthony Carpendale, who has secured the co-operation of developers such as Frictional Games (Penumbra, Amnesia: The Dark Descent...

WRC 4 FIA World Rally Championship Interview with Producer Marco Calzolari

WRC 4 FIA World Rally Championship is the latest entry in Milestone’s reboot of the WRC series. The game holds the official licence for the 2013 FIA World Rally Championship, and features cars and rallies from the 2013 season. After the third entry was published earlier in the year by Namco Bandai, this release is being handled by Bigben Interactive. Marco Calzolari is one of the producers o...

Halfbrick Releases New Trailer for Colossatron: Massive World Threat

Aussie development team Halfbrick has released a trailer for upcoming title Colossatron: Massive World Threat. The game was first announced only a few months ago at PAX Australia in July, and information has been a bit thin on the ground since. Halfbrick are of course famous for mega hits Fruit Ninja and Jetpack Joyride, so there is a fair bit of expectation resting on the shoulders of the titular...

IGEA Speaks Out Against Costly Video Game Classification Review

South Australian Attorney General John Rau has requested that The Classification Review Board reconsider the rating of twelve MA15 rated games, despite none of the titles receiving any complaints from the public. The Attorney General raised concerns about Australia’s rating system in September, pointing out several titles that had received MA15 ratings in Australia but higher, adult ratings in Eur...

Tearaway Preview

Media Molecule is best known for the creation of Little Big Planet, a series of games built on creativity, customisation, and imagination. After two console outings Sackboy and Craftworld hit the handheld world with LBP PS Vita, which expanded the interactive elements of the game thanks to the PlayStation Vita‘s dual touch screen controls. It was excellent. It would have been quite easy for ...

SBS Home Release Highlights for November

November has appeared already, casting shadows of Christmas and presents and not knowing what to buy. Handily there are several boxsets being set loose in the near future for the SBS DVD Highlights courtesy of Madman; with comedy, crime, thrillers and young adult drama all getting a look in. Several TV shows have wrapped their final season and let loose with complete collections, whilst other rele...

Dementium II HD Now Available for Preorder

Halloween may be dead and gone for another year, but if you missed out on some horror fare over October 31st then fear not- there’s plenty still to be had for the rest of the year. Dementium II HD, originally a DS game, has just been made available for preorder on Steam ahead of a December 18 release. Early takers will get a hefty 35% discount on the retail price of $14.99. Dementium II was ...

Furmins Let Loose on the PS Vita

Furmins is a physics based puzzle game that made its debut on iOS last year, finding it’s way to the PlayStation Vita just in time for an October release. Originally developed by Housemarque- the team behind PSN classic Super Star Dust HD- the game has now been released on to the PlayStation Network by Kiev based developers Beatshapers. The goal in Furmins is to get all the fuzzy little grem...

Walking Dead Season 2 Details Arriving Soon

Telltale Games has just revealed the above image on Twitter, teasing the release of new information about the second season of The Walking Dead point and click series. Fans of the game will recognise that hat instantly as the one belonging to Clementine. The rest of Telltale’s Tweet is just as recognisable: “Keep that hair short”. Of course we already knew that Clem was going to ...

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