It’s a brutally hard XCOM-style game with mutant ducks and pigs! Just like you always wanted!
2018 was an amazing year for games, but there’s only so much time to play them all. Here are the ones I wish I’d had a chance to try.
Let’s face it, no video game is worth working yourself into ill health over.
Samus Aran’s nemesis makes for one of the best amiibo yet.
Like Super Monkey Ball, but with all the fun sucked out of it.
Hollow Knight is one of the best Metroidvania games I’ve ever played, and a remarkable result for a first-time developer.
This spiritual successor to the venerable Wonder Boy series manages to massively improve on the games that inspired it.
Goose sock puppets! A fuzzy goose T-shirt! Untitled Goose Game has got some seriously lovely merch.
This acclaimed visual novel from the makers of the Zero Escape series received a perfect score from Famitsu magazine back in 2008 – and now it’s finally available in English.
On the eve of the FA Cup second round, one man looks deep inside himself and wonders why on earth he is so addicted to an ageing parade of spreadsheets.
PlayStation VR has entered The Manor, and it’s flippin’ amazing.
Twisted Pixel’s Xbox Live Arcade classic gets a new lease of life on Nintendo Switch.
Call of Cthulhu is a pleasingly atmospheric take on Lovecraft’s creations – as long as you’re willing to overlook some of the rough edges.
A celebration of the Game Boy in glorious monochrome.
A masterful return to form for a series that had lost its way.
To celebrate the company’s birthday, here’s a classy collection of SNK classics with beautifully polished presentation.
I loved seeing all the historic arcade cabinets and retro consoles at Play Expo Blackpool – but sometimes old games are best left in the past.
The long-awaited Steel Rats is finally here, chainsaw wheels and vertical driving fully intact. But does it live up to its promise?
Starfox, Mario Kart and Pokemon like you’ve never seen them before.
The NES Encyclopaedia and Japansoft: An Oral History are both set for release next year.