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Hands-on with Child of Light’s First Two Hours

Hands-on with Child of Light’s First Two Hours Some might look at Child of Light as a bit of an enigma amongst the large catalogue of Ubisoft Montreal-developed games… a side-scrolling, 2.5D role-playing game inspired by the fairy tales of our childhoods and some of the gaming community’s Japanese favourites, namely the early Final Fantasy...
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Galactic Civilizations III Preview

Galactic Civilizations III Preview Galactic Civilizations III Developer: Stardock Publisher: Stardock Platform: Windows Galactic Civilizations III is the long awaited continuation to the Galactic Civilizations series of 4X games. The title is among the first games to support only 64-bit systems. Stardock feels this will result in larger...
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The Last Tinker: City Of Colors Preview

The Last Tinker: City Of Colors Preview The Last Tinker: City Of Colors Developer: Mimimi Productions Publisher: Unity Games Platforms: PC (Reviewed), Mac, Linux, PlayStation 4 The Last Tinker: City Of Colors is a new upcoming action adventure title from Mimimi Productions and Unity Games (the publishers of titles such as Archangel, the iOS and...
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Nether Preview

Nether Preview Nether Developer: Phosphor Games Publisher: Phosphor Games Platform: Windows Price: $14.99 – Available Here I was lucky enough to find a new blank journal. The last month has been written on scraps of paper. Too bad it wasn’t food. I haven’t eaten in days and clean water is getting harder to...
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Being a Douchebag in South Park: The Stick of Truth

Being a Douchebag in South Park: The Stick of Truth Nobody likes being the new kid in town. It’s a very daunting, nerve-racking experience. Finding new buddies, getting accommodated to the new school and surroundings… it’s a huge adjustment! Now imagine going through that process in South Park, of all places. God help that poor soul. Well,...
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Titanfall Preview

Titanfall Preview “Prepare for Titanfall” As someone who typically doesn’t enjoy first peson shooters, I was sceptical of Titanfall. Although the footage that EA had been showing at events like E3 looked like a brand new take on the largely stale genre, I was still worried that Titanfall would be nothing more than Call...
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FortressCraft Evolved Preview

FortressCraft Evolved Preview FortressCraft Evolved Developer: ProjectorGames Publisher: Digital Tribe Games Platform: Windows Price: $5.99 – Available Here Visual learner? No problem, check out our Indie Spotlight video at the bottom of the post! FortressCraft Evolved is the PC port of one of the most popular Xbox Live Arcade...
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The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt Hands-off Impressions

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt Hands-off Impressions Back when CD Projekt RED started development on The Witcher, released for PC in 2007, the team consisted of a mere 20 employees. Now, with the third instalment in the series poised to become the biggest RPG of 2014, the Polish developer has grown to employ 220 of the most talented individuals in their...
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Hands On with inFAMOUS: Second Son

Hands On with inFAMOUS: Second Son The dawn of the Second Son With the finale of inFAMOUS 2 leaving players wondering whether or not the franchise would ever see another instalment, the announcement of Second Son was met with accolades and joy. And rightfully so. I was able to get my hands on a brief section of the upcoming title and test out...
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Cloudbuilt Hands-on Preview

Cloudbuilt Hands-on Preview CloudBuilt Developer: Coilworks Publisher: Rising Star Games Platform: Windows Steam Greenlight Page: Here Next month, Rising Star Games will release Coilworks’ action/platforming free-runner Cloudbuilt on Steam for PC. We were able to get some hands-on time with a 80% content complete build of...
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Impressions of Elder Scrolls Online Beta Test

Impressions of Elder Scrolls Online Beta Test Over this weekend, Bethesda has opened up the world of Tamriel to beta testers. The aim of the weekend was to test the servers, find glitches and to hype fans up for Elder Scrolls Online, as the pre-orders for the game are now available. The idea was announced in 2012 and seems like a great move by Bethesda...
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Vertiginous Golf Preview

Vertiginous Golf Preview Vertiginous Golf Developer: Kinelco & Lone Elk Creative Publisher: Surprise Attack Games Platform: Windows Price: $10.00 – Beta Access Available Here Vertiginous Golf has bounced back on course, since the original steampunk mini golf game series, Vertigolf was released in 2003. Kinelco and Lone Elk...
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The Elder Scrolls Online Preview

The Elder Scrolls Online Preview Ah, Tamriel. Lands rich with lush, vibrant flora, diverse, deadly fauna, and a wide range of sentient races, each with their own worldviews and problems. From heavily populated metropolises to dark, ancient dungeons and beyond, through tales of heroism and intrigue, the world of The Elder Scrolls has long...
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Dark Souls II – Hands-On with The First Five Hours

Dark Souls II – Hands-On with The First Five Hours YOU DIED Words that are very, very familiar to anyone who has ever picked up a controller and stepped into the worlds of Boletaria or Lordran. The Souls franchise, starting with the PS3-exclusive Demon’s Souls, and then the 2011 smash-hit Dark Souls have managed to capture the heart, soul and emotions of...
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Enemy Front: Hands-On Impressions

Enemy Front: Hands-On Impressions HANDS ON IMPRESSIONS NAMCO BANDAI Games SF (US) New Year Showcase – 1/28 World War II shooter Enemy Front is an exciting upcoming title that is in development by CI Games. At the NAMCO BANDAI New Years Kick-Off event in San Francisco, I was able to test the waters and see what players could look forward...
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Lords Of The Fallen Impressions

Lords Of The Fallen Impressions IMPRESSIONS NAMCO BANDAI Games SF (US) New Year Showcase – 1/28 During the NAMCO BANDAI New Years Kick-Off event in San Francisco, I got to watch  Lords Of The Fallen, an upcoming hack and slash title that draws some similarities from another company title, Dark Souls II. Deck13 Interactive and CI...
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Thief: Hands-on with First Three Hours

Thief: Hands-on with First Three Hours It’s been a decade since we last delved into the thieving world of Garrett, Master Thief. After successfully revitalising the Deus Ex franchise, Eidos Montreal hopes to do the same with Thief. With time comes change, and with change comes trepidation and fear. So we were beyond interested in getting...
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Starpoint Gemini 2 Preview

Starpoint Gemini 2 Preview Starpoint Gemini 2 Developer: Little Green Man Games Publisher: Iceberg Interactive Platform: Windows Price: $22.99 – Available Here Starpoint Gemini 2 is the follow up to Starpoint Gemini, a space sim with strong RPG influences originally released in 2012. Starpoint Gemini 2 is currently in alpha...
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Gnomoria Preview

Gnomoria Preview Gnomoria Developer: Robotronic Games Publisher: Robotronic Games Platform: Windows Price: $7.99 Beta access available here Gnomoria is a sandbox strategy game which evoked within me a vast richness of emotions. On the one hand I was infuriated by the lack of tutorial/any form of in-game guide through the...
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Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster Hands-on

Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster Hands-on Now this is a remaster I can get behind. Final Fantasy X was beloved by fans back in 2001 when it came out for the PlayStation 2. Final Fantasy X-2, well, not so much… at least from many fans’ perspectives. Let’s just say it wasn’t as universally loved. Either way, the two are...
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Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII Hands-on

Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII Hands-on This is the end. The end of the world. The end of Lightning’s story arc. Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII releases on February 13, and signals the closing of a chapter in the long-standing series. We went hands-on with a full build (not the finished build) of the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 title,...
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Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition Hands-on

Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition Hands-on Ready for round two? To re-live Lara Croft’s hellish tale of survival on the mysterious, mystical island of Yamatai like some horrific, but beautiful nightmare? Or for those who never played the original release – to definitively experience the rebirth of a gaming heroine and industry icon? Tomb...
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Sir, You Are Being Hunted Preview

Sir, You Are Being Hunted Preview Sir, You Are Being Hunted Developer: Big Robot Ltd Publisher: Big Robot Ltd Platform: Linux, Mac, Windows (Reviewed) Price: $19.99 – Available Here Sir (or Madame), you are being hunted. With that, I have become a human fox running from relentless robot trackers. Sir, You Are Being Hunted is the...
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Dungeon of the Endless Preview

Dungeon of the Endless Preview Dungeon of the Endless Developer: Amplitude Studios Publisher: Amplitude Studios Platform: Windows Price: $9.74 – Available Here Dungeon of the Endless is a rogue like dungeon crawler mixed with a heavy dose of tower defense set in the Endless universe that began with the 4x space strategy game...
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World of Warplanes Preview

World of Warplanes Preview World of Warplanes Developer: Wargaming Publisher: Wargaming Platforms: PC Release Date: November 13, 2013 Price: Free-to-Play The countdown timer reaches zero and me and fourteen other team mates take off in two large groups, boosting our engines to gain altitude. I level out my old Soviet I-5 biplane,...
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Wrack Preview

Wrack Preview Wrack Developer: Final Boss Entertainment Publisher: Final Boss Entertainment Platform: Windows Early Access Price: $14.99 – Buy It Here Wrack is an arcade FPS inspired by classic titles like Doom, Quake, and Duke Nukem with a modern cel shaded twist. The game is currently in beta testing and is...
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