Bringing Out The Dead – A Plague Tale: Innocence (PS4 Review)

Posted by - July 28, 2019
Whilst wondering ankle-deep through the remains of a plague-ridden town, the blood-soaked bones of the freshly slaughtered infected brushing the feet of my character as she desperately prevents herself from looking down at the grotesque mess of corpses, a thought occurred to me. This is the first time that I’ve been face-to-face with The Plague

Nosey Parker in Airstrip One – The Occupation (PC Review)

Posted by - April 19, 2019
In the late 1900s, as a young lad, I found myself - as one does after a long day at school - in need of whetting my appetite. Having purchased a fine multipack of Nik-Naks with car-wash pocket money during the week prior, I advanced to the room that stored these packets of unconventionally-flavoured extruded

Good Clean Fun – Dirt Rally 2.0 (Game Review)

Posted by - April 3, 2019
Buckle in for a bumpy ride as Dirt Rally 2.0, takes you closer to a day in the life of a professional rally driver than you have ever been taken before. Codemasters’ have really hit it out the park with the follow-up, as you whittle your way through unforgiving tracks, just about able to maintain

Steam Summer Sale 2018: What’s In Your Cart?

Posted by - July 13, 2018
So 2018's Steam summer sale has come and gone; an annual event that is of particular interest to lepidopterologists around the world due to the sudden spike in the population of wallet-born moths. This could be correlation rather than causation of course, like how the popularity of short or long skirts worn throughout the years

Days Gone has its Days Numbered. Until Its Release Date

Posted by - June 7, 2018
The first four months of the year is fast becoming a big time for Video Game releases, especially if your company is called Sony Interactive Entertainment. Guerilla's Horizon: Zero Dwan came out in February of 2017 and unexpectedly knocked everyone's socks off. God of War hit in April this year and is a strong contender

On Gun Violence and Video Games

Posted by - June 6, 2018
Moral panics seem to be part and Parcleforce™ of society throughout history. It happens in an almost cyclical paradigm. There's a panic, two sides of an argument form, they poke and rattle one another, it reaches boiling point, and the collision results - hopefully - in a greater understanding of ourselves. Unfortunately, the glare of

Frozen Tears – Frostpunk (PC Review)

Posted by - May 31, 2018
If Video Games are to evolve as a medium, it is essential that they not only take strides forward in their presentation but also that they continue to advance the kinds of stories they tell, not just trying to be more cinematic but actively showcasing storytelling that would not work in a non-interactive medium. City

New Red Dead Redemption 2 Trailer

Posted by - May 2, 2018
The Red Dead Redemption 2 trailers have been on the more abstract side since Rockstar's PR machine started ramping up. While this one gives us the most clues yet as to the tone and themes of the game, they still don't give much of an explanation as to what our story will be. Fortunately, the

The Swords of Ditto (PS4 Review)

Posted by - April 24, 2018
Note: For the Review, I played both the PC & PS4 editions of the game. Both versions play the same though I put more time in on the Playstation edition, though it is worth noting the PC version plays aswell on Keyboard or Controller. It's worth acknowledging here, at the start, I am quite terrible