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Mario Party 10 Review: Booze Cruise

Mario Party is one of those game series that, like Rock Band, is best played accompanied with several friends and several bottles of something cheeky. The clue is in the title: It’s a party. It isn’t a game you’re likely to play all alone, in your pants, at two in the afternoon. […] Read more »

In Lieu of a Review: Hyperdimension Neptunia Re;Birth1

In Lieu of a Review: Hyperdimension Neptunia Re;Birth1

Idea Factory International’s list of issues presently being fixed posted on the Steam Community Hub, includes “background going black”; an issue which has unfortunately forced me into writing this featurette in lieu of a review. I was introduced to the Hyperdimension Neptunia series with Mk2, the second in the series. I […] Read more »

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Tales from the Borderlands Review In Progress (ep1-2)

If you’ve read my previous reviews of other episodic games you’ll probably know the rules by now. Each episode will get its own micro review and each is written based on the assumption that you’ve probably played the previous entry in the series, therefore you won’t mind some plot points […] Read more »

Game Under Podcast Episode 58

Game Under Podcast Episode 61

In Episode 61 of the Game Under Podcast, Phil Fogg revisits his GOTY musings and laments his failure to include Child of Light by giving it a thorough goings-over with Tom Towers. They also offer their final thoughts on Hard Reset, and Phil briefly tackles Shadow Warrior. Tom Towers reviews Broken […] Read more »

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New Jurassic World Gameplay Trailer Released

TT Games have released the first gameplay trailer for their upcoming blocky adaptation of the Jurassic Park quadrilogy. The new trailer and accompanying screens for LEGO Jurassic World, focuses almost entirely on showing us their take on Jurassic Park, which is probably for the best because who honestly gives a […] Read more »

Doable: The Book of Unwritten Tales 2 Review

Doable: The Book of Unwritten Tales 2 Review

The Book of Unwritten Tales 2 is actually the third game in the series; following on from The Critter Chronicles, the prequel to the original. As the title suggests, The Book of Unwritten Tales 2 is a sequel proper, set soon after the events of the original. Wilbur Weathervane, Aventasia’s […] Read more »

Game Under Podcast Episode 58

Game Under Podcast Episode 60

In episode 60 of the Game Under Podcast it’s time for Phil Fogg and Tom Towers to talk about the best (and worst) games they played last year. More than simple lists, Tom and Phil put together an extensive set of awards, rewarding everything from the best rap song in […] Read more »

No Trigger Warning: Life is Strange

No Trigger Warning: Life is Strange Episode One Review

In Remember Me, Dontnod Entertainment’s debut title, Memory Remixing was an original and intriguing gameplay mechanic: rearrange someone’s memories so that, once their memories have been rearranged, they will act in the way that Nilin, Remember Me’s memorist protagonist, needed them to. Although it was a mechanic on which much of […] Read more »