JackQuest: The Tale of the Sword Xbox One Review

JackQuest: The Tale of the Sword Xbox One Review

IN THREE WORDS: HARD AS BALLS Developed by NX Games and published by Blowfish Studios comes the interestingly fast paced fantasy action platformer, JackQuest. Almost like a Shakespearean play: one tragic night out in the woods, you, Jack, take your one and only on a romantic midnight stroll. Nara looks into your eyes, attempts to ..

Heroes Trials – Xbox One Review

Heroes Trials – Xbox One Review

To become a hero, you don’t just fill in an application form and give a couple of references.  Oh No!  The selection process is much more rigorous, much more hands on.  If you want to be called a hero you have to take part in the Trials, performing acts of bravery and daring do.  That’s ..

Pipe Push Paradise – Xbox One Review

Pipe Push Paradise – Xbox One Review

Much as my better half wants me to participate in DIY, I’ve never really gotten into plumbing so this is probably the closest I’m going to get. Essentially this is a top down puzzle game where you need to position pipes to keep the water flowing, a little in the vein of a game from ..

Riot: Civil Unrest – Xbox One Review

Riot: Civil Unrest – Xbox One Review

Have you ever felt the need to protest a rise in your Council Tax or maybe you’re dead set against Fracking on some green belt where you live or maybe it’s something far more serious like a breach of your civil rights. The next question is how would you choose to voice your concerns or ..

The Walking Dead: The Final Season – So far – Xbox One Review

The Walking Dead: The Final Season – So far – Xbox One Review

The Final Season of The Walking Dead so far – Our Xbox Review I absolutely adore the Telltale games. Having played many of them, from the first season of The Walking Dead back in 2012 to the Wolf Among Us to the two Batman series, I love their style of games. The story-driven and gripping ..

The Walking Vegetables: Radical Edition – XBOX One Review

The Walking Vegetables: Radical Edition – XBOX One Review

The Walking Vegetables….the title says a lot about this game with it being a play on the similarly named Zombie franchise only in this scenario the zombies are replaced with vegetables that have been brought to life by alien invaders. The game takes the form of a twin stick shooter mixed with roguelike elements and ..

Xbox, PS4 and the trouble with exclusives

Xbox, PS4 and the trouble with exclusives

Sony’s iron grip on the best single player exclusive titles has become an accepted theme of this gaming generation. So much so, in fact, that we don’t question it anymore. But is the gap really as wide as the popular narrative would have us believe? Full disclosure: I’m a PS4 owner; in fact I’ve owned ..

Genesis Alpha One – XBOX Review

Genesis Alpha One – XBOX Review

In its latest Indie release Team 17 has sent us off into space with a shipbuilding, planet settling, alien killing roguelike mixed with a variety of resource management elements. The premise of the game is quite interesting with you being sent on a run through alien galaxies looking for a planet capable of being settled ..

8-Bit Hordes Xbox One Review

8-Bit Hordes Xbox One Review

IF MINECRAFT, LOTR AND COMMAND & CONQUER HAD A LOVECHILD: Developed by Petroglyph and published by Soedesco, comes the challenging Lord of the Rings-esque strategy game 8-Bit RTS Series Hordes. Experiencing the unparalleled power of using dragons, orcs, wizards, tanks, missiles and so much more with this crazy mish-mash of a game! Play campaign, skirmish ..

At Sundown: Shots in the Dark  – Xbox One Review

At Sundown: Shots in the Dark – Xbox One Review

Our Xbox One Review of At Sundown: Shots in the Dark I always like getting my hands on a shooter title. It`s one of my favourite genres, and regardless of whether it`s an FPS or a TPS, I`ll always be up for having a crack at it. There are several shooters though that are specifically ..

Atari Flashback Classics- Volume 3 – Xbox One Review

Atari Flashback Classics- Volume 3 – Xbox One Review

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 ..

Hive Jump – Xbox One Review

Hive Jump – Xbox One Review

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 ..