Outlast was one of those polarising horror games that lead to arguments about what actually qualifies as scary as opposed to shocking. Some people claimed it was simply YouTube fodder, designed to get online celebrities with face-cams to scream a lot for our amusement, whilst others would claim it was a real survival horror experience … More Outlast 2 Demo -A nice family friendly game about hugs. Honest…
We’ve already established that critics sometimes get things wrong. They’re not exactly flawless, and have often undervalued games, regardless of what your opinion on scores or objectivity are. Sometimes though, the foolishness goes the other way. Rarely. Very rarely in fact. I’m nigh on infallible. But every now and then, I decide to skip a … More 5 Critically Acclaimed Games that I Didn’t Bother Playing – Critical Miss part 2.
I really like rhythm action. Really, really like them. Not in a weird way though. I don’t stay up at night stroking my copy of the classic Gitaroo Man. As far as you know anyway. But it’s a genre that’s something of a go-to for me to play when I want a quick blast of … More Amplitude (2016) – When is a remake not a remake?
Memories a funny thing isn’t it? We have so many experiences every single day, in the real world and in our choice of entertainment, but we remember very little of it in real terms. Most of what we experience gets filtered out and forgotten, leaving memories that tend to have a strong emotional reaction attached … More 5 Memorable Gaming Moments – Unforgettable!
Sega are absolutely mental most of the time. I think this is established by now isn’t it? From Blast Processing to Sonic being part hedgehog part werewolf to Shadow the EDGEhog. They published Typing of the Dead: Overkill, park zombie game, part typing tutor. Have you seen the official Sonic the Hedgehog Twitter account? It’s … More Renegade Ops – I wish it was Renegade STOPS! *sigh*
Lots of games look great these days. The amount of power in modern PCs is unbelievable compared to even 5 years ago. Even modern consoles can throw around some realistic looking environments (at the expense of framerate sometimes). The Forza series is well known for looking beautiful, Battlefield has often had exceptional environments and just … More 5 Games With Great Art Styles – Games Get Gorgeous
I’ll openly admit that I’m normally the first to complain when a reboot of a classic game is announced. There are just so many bad ones. Bionic Commando, Sonic Boom, Turok and (in my opinion the most egregious of all) Syndicate are all examples of game series that have been given a shoddy reboot to … More Rise of the Tomb Raider – Crafty Crofty!