Oirbo is a 2-D platformer that takes the titular character to a metroidvania-inspired monolithic spacecraft. Which you must explore to discover its secrets and history. I’ve followed the development of this game for sometime via Imagination Overflow’s Instagram and it’s really nice to finally have some gameplay to further increase the anticipation for this game. Developer: Imagination OverflowPublisher: Imagination OverflowGenre: Metroidvania […]
First up in my Steam Game Fest preview series has to be GhostRunner from One More Level. A hardcore FPP slasher which requires you to build up momentum to avoid your enemies and slash them down. I got my hands on the free demo last week, the demo only last around about 10 minutes or so but it’s got me excited to […]
Since Obsidian announced Grounded back in April at the Xbox Series X event, we’ve been super excited to play the game. Steam Games Fest offered us a 30-minute preview at the brand new survival game that will be released on 28 July 2020. Developer: Obsidian EntertainmentPublisher: Xbox Game StudiosGenre: SurvivalRelease Date: 28 July 2020Platforms: PC, Xbox One Taking influence from Honey, I […]
Treachery in Beatdown City is an over-the-top take on an American city which is plagued with several issues. On the surface, it is a tribute to the 80s beat-em-ups and wouldn’t go amiss in any arcade collection. From the off you can tell it offers so much more than its arcade appearance suggests, it manages to blend beat-em-up and RPG combat […]
Minecraft Dungeons is an Action-adventure game that is inspired by older Dungeon Crawlers and set in the Minecraft world. With the limitless possibilities of the Minecraft world, I was eager to find out what they could do with Minecraft Dungeons. The evil Arch-Illager has been rejected by his people, wandering alone he is rejected by the villagers and stumbles upon […]
It is isn’t every day you stumble onto a click-and-point adventure game in the modern world, and it’s not very often I get one I enjoy. But thanks to GOG.com I managed to get my hands on VirtuaVerse. I’m glad I did, this kept me engrossed for hours with its stunning cyberpunk backdrops and thought-provoking puzzles. Developer: Theta DivisionPublisher: Blood MusicPlatforms: […]
Control is a third-person supernatural action-adventure game that explores the secretive agency, Control. Created by Remedy Entertainment, the game follows the story of Jesse Faden and her search for answers. When Jesse was a child, her town, Ordinary, was erased from existence by the agency. Along with a supernatural entity within her mind, Polaris, we search the building for answers. […]
The deadliest warrior of her clan: Khyra needs help finding a way to redeem the humanity, you help her slash her way through ancient machines that guard the seal to her past as she explores the depths of the unknown. ScourgeBringer is a fast-paced free-moving rougelite platformer that gives the raw feeling of a metroidvania. This has some of the […]
Wolfenstein has been one of those games that I started playing “back in the day” but just struggled to get past the first couple of missions for whatever reason. I’m a bit of a history buff, so anything in the past gets me interested, and the direction MachineGames and previously Raven Studio’s ‘re-imagining’ of the series provided a ‘what if’ scenario. […]
From above, an alien army of robots come to destroy humankind. In an attempt to survive humans retreat to the moon and in desperation to take back Earth, they create YORHA. Stationed on the Bunker, YoRHa Units are androids whose purpose is to reclaim Earth in battle. Equipped with a small AI Companion referred to as a pod, 2B charges […]
Next on my long list of backlog to complete is Sabotage’s The Messenger, I found this game at EGX last year when Dale introduced me and has been sat on my PC since. Arguably this has become one of my favourite platformers of all time and it’s a game that will instantly grab your attention. It has a lot going […]
Remnant: From the Ashes is a third person survival-action shooter game that places you in a post apocalyptic world full of horrors. The monsters and bosses are well designed within appearances and the difficulty will keep you playing out of pride. I played through the story with two others and the thing that dragged us through was just that, our […]
With a couple of weeks off work, I now have a bit of extra time to attack what has become somewhat of an extensive backlog. Between the awesome offerings on Xbox Game Pass, cheap steam deals and a couple of free games on Epic Games, I’ve been really spoilt for choice recently. So I’m going to start making a move […]
Ori and the Blind Forest was a stepping stone for me, it opened me up to a world that I had forgotten about.
Dale finds himself in a-hole-lot of trouble in Donut County. Find out why this simple Physics-based puzzle game impressed him.
Gris tells the story of facing her fears and recovering from the darkest moments of her life and Nomada do this in a fantastic metaphor that is the wonderfully crafted with watercolours and a hand-drawn environment.