category One reviews

SEUM: Speedrunners from Hell Review

Whilst games like Sonic have been asking us to complete excessively difficult stages in the fastest time possible for many years now, it’s..
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Dead Alliance Review

There are so many games releasing each and every month that it’s only expected some are going to call out to player's interests more than ..
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Morphite Review

When NASA initially started considering the first manned missions to the Mars, they had to look at all the possibilities and probabilities; ..
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Pro Evolution Soccer 2018 Review

The gap between them and EA, and their PES series to the rival FIFA offering, has diminished, with the last couple of iterations providing t..
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Minecraft: Story Mode Season Two – Episode Two “Giant Consequences” Review

After an impressive opener for the second season of Minecraft: Story Mode, there’s no doubt that even someone like myself – who isn’t ..
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Baja: Edge of Control HD Review

Off-roading is an expensive hobby. As someone who has spent the best part of 2017 throwing money into my own off-road truck in preparation f..
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Redout: Lightspeed Edition Review

Recently I got the chance to get stuck in with Redout, the latest racer to hit the Xbox Store, and a game looking to bring futuristic visual..
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Jettomero: Hero of the Universe Review

I know there are lots of problems in the world at this moment in time, but at least we’re not facing my three biggest fears - an alien inv..
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Rock of Ages II: Bigger & Boulder Review

Are you ready to rock? Welcome to Rock of Ages II: Bigger & Boulder! This is a sequel to the historically accurate military bowling game tha..
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White Noise 2 Review

Being scared to death, jumping at any tiny sound, feeling the hairs on your arms stand up, and seeing something nasty lurking in the shadows..
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Transcripted Review

I've played a lot of Match-3 games. I've also played a lot of twin stick shooters. Never once though have I thought about combining the two ..
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Planet of the Eyes Review

I think I love robots. Yes, sometimes they turn on their masters and eventually kill all humankind as we know it, but on the bright side the..
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Mantis Burn Racing Battle Cars DLC Review

The Battle Cars DLC does pretty much what you would expect it to do - it adds guns to the top and mines to the rear of three new vehicles. N..
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Time Recoil Review

I love 10tons’ games. I love them because they are simple. I love them because they are relatively easy to understand. I love them because..
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Feral Fury Review

I’m a huge fan of top down twin stick shooters. Add a little fast paced, bullet-hell gameplay to the mix and you’d be on the right track..
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Knock-Knock Review

One of the things that I've noticed recently is that in the games industry today, as a rule, there’s precious little originality. Almost e..
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The Metronomicon: Slay the Dance Floor Review

It’s probably fair to say that my gaming tastes have changed rather dramatically over the years. After originally starting out my gaming d..
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Blacksea Odyssey Review

Space pirates have always been in our hearts and minds. We have the legendary Han Solo, that blue guy in Guardians of the Galaxy and everyon..
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The Escapists 2 Review

The Escapists 2 is the follow-up to the addictive prison breakout sandbox game from 2015, The Escapists, and the third title in the series ..
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Surf World Series Review

Surfing has always been a strange concept in my eyes; it’s not like other ‘extreme’ sports in that this is much more weather dependant..
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SwapQuest Review

If I told you Pipe Mania is getting a current generation reimagining, with an RPG twist, you’d probably be pretty surprised. What's next? ..
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X-Morph: Defense Review

There have been hundreds of films, TV series’ and games about alien invasions. The human race always seems to get destroyed at first, but ..
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Don’t Knock Twice Review

Numbers and horror have gone together forever. The way you have to say “Candyman” five times before he appears, room number 237 in The S..
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Pillars of Eternity: Complete Edition Review

The world of the RPG always makes me remember back to my time playing D&D in a caravan with two mates decades ago. Back then it wasn’t tre..
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Path of Exile Review

Path of Exile: The Fall of Oriath is a game that owes a massive debt to the seminal loot based action RPG, Diablo. Grinding Gear Games have ..
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Spartan Review

Spartan is Sinister Cyclops Game Studios’ first foray into the gaming world. A funky, classic 2D platformer in which you take control of K..
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Megaman Legacy Collection 2 Review

Whilst the current generation of gaming may see Xbox and PlayStation proving the most popular amongst the console market, it hasn’t always..
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ARK: Survival Evolved Review

ARK: Survival Evolved is essentially Minecraft for adults. It’s about being placed in new surroundings, not being given a tutorial and jus..
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Circuit Breakers Review

I used to love Smash TV back in the ‘90s, and it is still one of my proudest completions on the SNES. What we have here is almost the spir..
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Slime Rancher Review

Slime Rancher has been in the Xbox Preview program for quite some time, but has only now been released as a full title. The time spent in th..
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Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy: The Telltale Series – Episode 3 “More Than a Feeling” Review

Having already delivered two exciting and enjoyable episodes of their Guardians of the Galaxy series, Telltale Games seem to be on a roll wi..
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>observer_ Review

Rutger Hauer once played the ultimate robot, sorry replicant, Roy Batty who questions humanity and goes on a murder spree to find his maker...
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F1 2017 Review

Unfortunately, recent years haven’t gone that well for the once highly regarded series, with recent F1 releases feeling dull, uninspiring ..
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Shadow Tactics: Blades of the Shogun Review

Shadow Tactics: Blades of the Shogun is a hardcore tactical stealth based game that’s played from a top-down perspective, and has a story ..
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BLACKHOLE: Complete Edition Review

Welcome to BLACKHOLE: Complete Edition, a hardcore-platformer with world rotation mechanics. You follow some random crew member on a ship th..
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Absolute Drift: Zen Edition Review

On the list of things that not many people know about me is the following fact: At one point, I was the 23rd best 1/10th scale remote contro..
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Batman: The Enemy Within – Episode One “The Enigma” Review

Batman returns! No, I’m not referencing the 1992 film starring Michael Keaton, but instead the return of Telltale Games’ incarnation of ..
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ChromaGun Review

Comparisons between Portal and ChromaGun are bound to arise. After all, the latter follows the former very closely indeed. It’s a puzzler...
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The Long Dark Review

“Ah, ha, ha, ha, stayin’ alive, stayin’ alive” once said the Bee Gees - maybe prophetically, as they could easily have been talking ..
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Ken Follett’s The Pillars of the Earth Review

In this 2D point and click adventure, Daedalic Entertainment treat us to an immersing adaptation of Ken Follett’s book The Pillars of the ..
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Race Arcade Review

Current gaming trends point to the need for complexity, the need for outstanding visuals and the need to push the boundaries so much that us..
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Sniper Elite 4: Deathstorm Part 3 – Obliteration Review

Deathstorm Part 3 - Obliteration - to give its full name - doesn’t exactly play out like a story finale as much as you would expect, at le..
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Jump, Step, Step Review

As with most puzzlers, Jump, Step, Step promises to be a relaxing experience and one that is full of humour. It tells the tale of Bob, a sma..
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Mr. Shifty Review

The name's Shifty, Mr. Shifty. Welcome to Mr. Shifty, a game developed by Team Shifty and published by tinyBuild. You play as Mr. Shifty, a ..
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Sine Mora EX Review

I’ve harked on about the golden days of dirty arcades many times before, but please just indulge me one more time. When I ventured into th..
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Runbow Review

In a game where colour is both friend and enemy, 13AM Games have delivered a platformer that is both testing and rewarding. The tricky natur..
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Infinite Minigolf Review

As someone who grew up heavily involved in and fully focused on football, golf was never something that I ever really found myself too inter..
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Aven Colony Review

Aven Prime is an alien planet full of mystery. It is up to you to harness that mystery so you can build and expand small preset colonies int..
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Minecraft: Story Mode Season Two – Episode One “Hero in Residence” Review

The extended first season of Minecraft: Story Mode ended on a massive high, leaving myself and many other gamers open to the possibility of ..
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Moon Hunters Review

By my reckoning, a game should ultimately deliver one thing. Whether it be a shooter’s thrill, a petrol-head’s delight or a tactical gen..
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Iron Crypticle Review

In order to get me super interested in a game, you only have to utter three words - twin stick shooting. When the developer behind the lates..
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Serial Cleaner Review

I've always thought that the job of a cleaner is one that is under represented in the game world. Actually, that’s a lie, I've never thoug..
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Poi Review

Remember the nineties? A time that was all about optimism, Brit pop, mockney crime films and of course, cartoony platfomers. Every week we'd..
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The first episode of Minecraft: Story Mode – Season Two is now available

Jesse and the gang are back for Season Two of Telltale’s Minecraft: Story Mode, so are you going to be joining them for more crazy adventu..
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Broken Age Review

There’s a lot to be expected of a game that launches via Kickstarter and absolutely smashes its funding target. But that’s exactly what ..
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Get Even Review

I’ve played enough psychological horror games to know what tricks to expect. Abandoned creepy asylum... check. Broken down wheelchairs tha..
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Final Fantasy XV: Episode Prompto Review

After being teased at the end of the first DLC pack, Episode Gladiolus, the second premium piece of DLC for the long-awaited Final Fantasy X..
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Grim Legends 2: Song of the Dark Swan Review

After a truly magical journey in The Forsaken Bride, where the expectations have been set pretty high for all future Artifex Mundi games, th..
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The Golf Club 2 Review

When HB Studios released The Golf Club onto the unsuspecting world back in 2014, there was definitely a gap in the market. EA had gone cold ..
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Super Bomb Rush! Review

When the very first thing asked of you by a game and its developers is whether a buttery biscuit base is still a thing, you quickly realise ..
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A Hole New World Review

A Hole New World, from Mad Gear Games, was successfully crowdfunded on Kickstarter way back in July 2015. Reaching over £9,600 of an £8,00..
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Air Missions: HIND Review

When I was younger there wasn’t a day go by in which I didn’t dream of what I wanted to be when I grew up. There were many crazy ideas t..
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Tango Fiesta Review

Ah, the 1980s. A time for bad movies and even badder one liners. So why on earth have Spilt Milk and Merge Games decided to create a game th..
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Constructor Review

Constructor was first released 20 years ago on the PC, being somewhat a favourite for fans of the genre, but now it’s had a complete revam..
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Tour de France 2017 Review

Cycling is an expensive hobby. Not only do you have to buy the expensive bike, but you also need to kit yourself out in expensive lycra and ..
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Dreamfall Chapters Review

Some games are so epic in story and scale that after a few hours of playing you can’t actually remember how things began - it’s already ..
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SpeedRunners Review

With family and friends frequently gathering around the dinner table, party games have become a bit of a commodity at my place. Of course, g..
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Chess Ultra Review

After delving into the subject with Pure Chess a few years back, following that up with a much more recent Grandmaster Edition, Ripstone are..
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Jump Stars Review

Party games aren't for everyone. Local party games appeal to even less. So it doesn't really matter what, when or how I talk about Jump Star..
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DiRT 4 Review

I’m a bit of a petrol head. I’m also a bit of a gamer. In fact, I love my racing games. I would also class myself as a long term fan of ..
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Kholat Review

Some games make you feel like you’re on a little holiday. Recent titles like Rime made me feel like I was on a beach, feeling a light bree..
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Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy: The Telltale Series – Episode 2 “Under Pressure” Review

The Guardians hit the ground running in the debut episode of Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy: The Telltale Series, laying a very good fou..
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Shadow Warrior 2 Review

When you're called Lo Wang, it appears that there are only two career paths available to you. The first is a starring role in specialty adul..
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Mr Pumpkin Adventure Review

Growing up in the late ‘70s and early ‘80s, there were some truly terrifying children’s TV shows, most of which have stayed embedded i..
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Crossout Review

If you like the concept of being Mad Max, than you'll probably enjoy this game. Crossout is a free to play game that is centred around vehic..
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SUPERBEAT: XONiC Review

SUPERBEAT: XONiC is the latest rhythm title to hit the console world. In my eyes however, it would be best off left in some cash-filled arca..
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Phantom Dust Review

Imagine, if you will, waking up in a completely changed world, with no memories of who you are or how you got to be here. This is the premis..
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The Town of Light Review

You’ll sometimes find that films and TV shows are sold to the public as something they are not, just in order for them to find an audience..
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Star Balls Review

Where to start with a game called Star Balls? I could be really immature and refer to it as Cosmic Testicles, or completely puerile and call..