Stand to, soldier! It’s Toy Soldiers! Developed by Signal Studios, with the backing of Ubisoft, War Chest is the latest addition to the Toy Soldier franchise. Arriving in two editions; the standard edition and the “Hall of Fame” edition, Toy Soldiers: War Chest marks the third title in the action/strategy based franchise. If you’ve not played a Toy Soldiers title before, tr...[Read More]
Originally launched for the “family-friendly” Nintendo Wii U back in 2012, the mature first-person survival title Zombi was given a mixed reception. Fast forward to 2015 and the graphic horror Ubisoft-made game has landed on the Xbox One. So how does it fair? Truth be told, I wasn’t sure what to expect. I knew of this game from the confusion it caused back in 2012, launching on w...[Read More]
If you’ve never heard of Gears of War, you’ve quite clearly been living under a rock. Whether you’re an Xbox gamer or not, Delta Squad have caused quite the storm within the industry over the last 9 years. As if they’re trying to wet our appetites for the release of Gears of War 4 towards the end of next year, Microsoft and the new developers, The Coalition are gifting us w...[Read More]
A comic-book art style; cataclysmic destruction; an elephant and the developers of the Pokémon games… ladies and gentlemen, meet your new favourite side-scroller; Tembo the Badass Elephant! It’s interesting to see Game Freak making something other than the Pokémon titles, which they’ve been doing since the days of Red, Green and Blue in 1996! They’re doing it in style as we...[Read More]
Apparently, side-scrolling puzzle titles are making a come back and Over The Moon’s latest title, The Fall is another one to add to the collection. So what do we think? Well, the story is certainly original; you crash land on a seemingly desolate, empty planet and are knocked unconscious. This of course, wouldn’t make for such great gameplay, but alas dear gamer, it’s not the spa...[Read More]
Dual-stick arcade shooters are all the rage at the moment, and Tachyon Project, the latest release from Eclipse Games aims to ride on that lightning. This top-down shooter, pits you as a lone spacecraft defending yourself against a host of nasties all trying to end you. It reminded me somewhat of Asteroids, the famed title from the late 70s. In it’s defence, it’s certainly a lot more c...[Read More]
Spanning across an impressive 30 years, Rare’s history has always been somewhat of a marvel within the gaming industry. Hailing from a sleepy little village in the English countryside, Rare have created an astonishing back catalogue of titles that have pleased generations of gamers. Whether it’s Battletoads, Banjo-Kazooie, GoldenEye 007 or the more recent Viva Piñata series, you’...[Read More]
Starting as a humble Newgrounds flash game in 2011, No Time To Explain has officially blasted onto the Xbox One marketplace and is causing quite the scene. Grab your laser cannon and chiptune soundtrack and get ready to hunt down massive robotic crabs. Yup, there’s no time to explain… Developed by the English lads, tinyBuild Games, No Time To Explain pits you, the player in a fast movi...[Read More]
BOOM! *EXPLOSION* IN YOUR FACE! UNICORN RIDING CATS, FORWARD MARCH!
Sweaty palms and a thumping bass line; welcome to Spectra!
I want to start this review with a disclaimer. I do not follow Batman. I did not play the previous games. I don’t read the comics and I’ve only seen a couple of the films. But, did I enjoy the fuck out of this game? HELL YES! I was afraid that jumping into the Batman: Arkham series towards the end it’s cycle would have a severe affect on how well I became captured within the stor...[Read More]
Return to Isla Nublar in the latest addition to the Lego series. Welcome, to Jurassic World! Sticking true to the Lego video game traditions, Lego Jurassic World puts a plasticky-bricky twist on our favourite dinosaur infested islands featured in the Michael Crichton-inspired films. Of course, like all the Lego games, they come complete with their own charm, humour and innocence. Lego Jurassic Wor...[Read More]