The Witcher 3: The Wild [Goose] Hunt Review

The Witcher 3: Wild [-Goose] Hunt Review

The Witcher 3 is an almost infinite series of wild-goose chases. As soon as a wild goose has been caught, another hatches. And if another does not hatch, Geralt (a monster-slaying hexer and tracker) simply uses his keen witcher senses (detective vision) to spot another. This structure makes large portions […] Read more »

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Batman: Arkham Knight Review: We’ll Burn This City Down!

While listening to Mark Hamill’s haunting rendition of Only You as the credits rolled over Arkham City, I was left wondering how Rocksteady could possibly top it. In my mind, AC remains the finest superhero game ever made and also one of the best Batman stories ever written. Sure, it borrowed heavily from […] Read more »

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Tales from the Borderlands Review In Progress (ep1-3)

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 »

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Swords & Soldiers II Review: It Was a Run-By Fruiting

The original Swords & Soldiers was a clever exercise in adaptation: what if one were to take an RTS, and place it in a sidescroller? The answer was a fun, simplified RTS that compensated for its simplicity by involving the player more directly in battles through the use of manually-cast […] Read more »

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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 »

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 »