Some memories last a lifetime and for me one of those memories is of my Dad walking through the front door with an Atari 2600 clearly visible through the plastic Woolworths carrier bag it was supposed to be hiding in. I fell in love with that black and wood veneer look and was very quickly ..
I’ve spent a few hours with Hive Jump now, and can accurately report that my already gnarled gamer fingers now resemble the arthritic claws of an 80 year old woman. Hive Jump, in case you hadn’t guessed, is frantic. Old school, Cuphead meets Ghosts and Goblins levels of action which will demonise your digits, twist ..
Many developers have tried, and failed, to capture the lightning in a bottle success of Rocket League this gen. Some have got lost in a crowded marketplace; the criminally underrated Laser League for example, deserved a wider audience than it received. The latest contestant, Aftercharge, combines everyone’s favourite online activity, shooting, with frantic 3v3 online ..
Farm Together is the new game from Milkstone Studios who previously made Avatar farm on the Xbox 360, at first view this reminded me of a lot of the free to play shovelware that appears on various mobile app stores and draws players in to the game before slamming everything behind huge timers or paywalls. ..
Gone are the days of being left in a digital playground with an array of ready-made toys. Thanks to Minecraft, now we have to bloody build them. The latest to insist you get crafty is Smoke & Sacrifice, a charming Steampunk RPG with a dark underbelly. Your character, Sachi, lives a primitive life dominated by ..
BLINDED BY THE LIGHT, REVVED UP LIKE A DEUCE: …Another runner in the night: Yes from developers Spotlightor Interactive and publishers E-Home Entertainment and Zodiac Interactive, comes the weird and wonderfully complex puzzle platformer Candleman. You are but a candle, who has seemingly gained sentience and it seems your one goal is to follow the ..
As the New Year begins to settle and the yearly game drought begins I find myself in the possession of Planet RIX-13 from 9 Eyes Game Studio who have started 2019 with their first published game. So with that in mind I jumped into my first review of 2019. In Planet RIX-13 you take control ..
Our Xbox One Review of Asdivine Hearts 2 I`d be lying if I said that I had heard of the Asdivine Hearts games before getting my hands on the 2nd instalment. Developed by Exe-Create and published by KEMCO, it is the 2nd instalment to the Asdivine Hearts franchise and takes place 2 years after the ..
We are looking for two news writers to join our team We are on the lookout for two new reviewers to join our team here at AbsoluteXbox. A passion for gaming is paramount, because writing can shine with good editing, but no matter how well written an article about video games is, it will always ..
Those of us with a gaming pedigree that stretches back to the last century will have fond memories of Road Rash, the series of games that had you speeding down the highway on a powerful motorbike, while avoiding arrest and smashing rivals off their metal steeds with a variety of weapons. It was visceral high ..
Moving to the rhythm of the streets! Show what you do, make a break make a move, B-Boys, breakers, electric boogaloo. Having been a big fan of Guitar Hero and Rock Band in my gaming past, I enjoy a good rhythm based game. The releases of the last couple of years have taken the genre ..
Our Xbox One Review of Ride 3 Ride 3. When I first got my hands-on Ride 3, within 10 minutes it was a game that I had already started to give up on. I couldn’t get to grips with it, I couldn’t get to grips with the controls and the steering within Ride 3 (Perhaps ..