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The Sexy Brutale (Xbox One) Review

by Nathan Gibsonon May 10, 2017
The premise of The Sexy Brutale isn’t exactly clear from the name. It even takes a little bit of time for the game to explain exactly what it going on and what you will be doing. It turns out that the host of a mansion masquerade ball is missing and the staff are brutally murdering […]

Crawl (Xbox One) Review

by Nathan Gibsonon April 30, 2017
Like many other indie games that have come out in the past few years, Crawl looks very much like a retro game thanks to its low-resolution pixelated look. While this is a common enough design choice to evoke a feeling of nostalgia, the developers behind this game have seemed to choose it to fit in […]

New Trailer Released For Dreamfall Chapters

by Nathan Gibsonon April 29, 2017
A new trailer has been revealed for Dreamfall Chapters, showing off some of the new content that will be included in the “Final Cut” version that has been developed for the Xbox One and PlayStation 4. The new trailer introduces viewers to the two main characters of Dreamfall Chapters and runs through the story of […]

343 Industries Admit The Lack of Focus On Master Chief In Halo 5 Was A Mistake

by Nathan Gibsonon April 29, 2017
Halo 5: Guardians was a major departure for the series when compared to its predecessors. Early marketing material positioned the main character, Master Chief, as a possible bad guy while the finished product saw the campaign split playing time between the famous Spartan and a new group of super soldiers. This deviation from the an […]

The Joker Confirmed As Playable Character In Injustice 2

by Nathan Gibsonon April 29, 2017
The infamous Batman villain, The Joker, has been confirmed as a playable character in Injustice 2. The announcement came along with a trailer that introduced the character and some of his new abilities, alongside a rather distinctive look that is very different to anything we’ve seen before. Unlike his previous incarnation of the first Injustice […]

Late Shift (Xbox One) Review

by Nathan Gibsonon April 29, 2017
Full motion video (FMV) games have never had a particularly good history. While they were somewhat popular during the early 90s, they never established themselves as a genre that had staying power or a mark of quality. They have begun to make something of a resurgence recently thanks to new technology allowing high quality footage […]

Mega Man Legacy Collection 2 Confirmed Via Rating Site

by Nathan Gibsonon April 28, 2017
It looks like the Mega Man Legacy Collection 2 will be releasing at some point in the near future, as the bundle has been rated for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One in South Korea. The ratings board entry reveals that this collection will include Mega Man 7 through 10, ensuring that all of the classic […]

NES Classic Discontinued Due To Lack Of Resources At Nintendo

by Nathan Gibsonon April 28, 2017
When Nintendo recently announced that they were discontinuing the NES Classic, many within the industry where confused. After all, the console had been a huge success, selling out almost instantly and moving some 2.3 million units worldwide. The $59.99 system, which had 30 classic NES games built into it, had become so sought after that […]

Lost Grimoires: Stolen Kingdom Launches On Xbox One

by Nathan Gibsonon April 28, 2017
Artifex Mundi have launched their latest game on the Xbox One in the form of Lost Grimoires: Stolen Kingdom. The title sees players take on the role of an alchemist’s apprentice as she attempts to discover the mystery behind her missing parents and a threat that is posed against the entire kingdom. Like many other […]

Broken Age Could Be Heading To Xbox One

by Nathan Gibsonon April 27, 2017
Broken Age, the record-breaking Kickstarter game from Tim Schafer’s Double Fine Productions, looks like it might finally be coming to Xbox One. Several users of Reddit discovered that the game has received a rating by PEGI for release on Xbox One. PEGI is the European ratings board for video games and the rating suggests that […]

Prison Architect Developers Release New Game Scanner Sombre

by Nathan Gibsonon April 26, 2017
Introversion Software, the studio behind the hit simulator Prison Architect have made a surprise announcement, revealing that their latest game is releasing today. Scanner Sombre is an obvious departure from their past games and sees players dropped into a network of dark caves using a specialized tool. Having to navigate the world around you using […]

X-COM Creator Seeking Crowdfunding For Phoenix Point

by Nathan Gibsonon April 26, 2017
Julian Gollop, the British designer responsible for creating the X-COM series of games, has set up a crowdfunding campaigning to help raise the funds for his latest title. Phoenix Point is aiming to raise $500,000 through the site Fig and has already reached more than 60% of that target thanks to the contributions of 4,600 […]