Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus Review | Nazi-Stomping Simulator 2017

The well-received Wolfenstein: The New Order (and its standalone expansion The Old Blood) were always going to be a tough act to follow. The journey of B.J. Blazkowicz as he fought his way through the alternate Nazi-filled timeline was an absolute riot, finding the right balance between its slick style …

Subsurface Circular Review | Short Circuit

I’ve always had a fascination with AI’s throughout mainstream media. SkyNet, Lt. Data, GLaDOS, even Roy Batty (What? He DOES count) – there’s just something about the different perceptions on created intelligence and how humanity responds to them. It’s part of the reason I was so intrigued by the latest …

Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue Review | A heartfelt reconnection

As someone who hasn’t played the spin-off titles in the Kingdom Hearts series (other than Chain of Memories), I must admit I was nervous about diving into Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue. It’s been years since I last took up a keyblade and guided Sora as he fought …

Dishonored 2 Review | Out from the shadows

There were a number of times during my Dishonored 2 playthrough where I just stopped in my tracks, taking in the juxtaposed world around me instead of sneaking around it. One such moment occurred when I hid around a corner, intent on listening to two street performers singing of Karnaca’s …

Sid Meier’s Civilization VI Review | Hex-y thoughts

I absolutely friggin hate Queen Victoria. Every time I see her damn English units appear from the fog of war I know trouble isn’t far away. It doesn’t matter if I treat her with respect or establish lucrative trades route. It doesn’t matter if I keep my distance, building new …

World of Final Fantasy Review | Gotta catch ‘em Squall

Over the last decade, Square Enix have repeated the mantra that the Final Fantasy series is one of evolution. Each instalment tries something new with its various gameplay systems, some of which have been well received and others that have, well, not. The next main entry in the series will …