Telltale’s latest, but is it the greatest, or is it the lamest?
This week: when Mario released a CD album, a tribute to Runic Games, Terry Cavanagh’s bizarre new game, Mass Effect Andromeda redemption and a beat ’em up with no attacks.
VVVVVV – from the creator of indie classics like Super Hexagon and Tiny Heist – finally makes it to Switch. And it’s as wonderful as ever.
The rise of digital games and competition from internet retailers spell doom for high street game stores. I wrote a feature for GamesRadar+ on how long game shops have got left and whether there’s anything they can do.
If you’re after a Zelda-style game that’s all about the puzzles rather than the combat, Ittle Dew 2+ might be the Nintendo Switch title you’ve been waiting for.
Super Metroid and a roguelike had a secret love child and just left it on your porch
This week: cockroaches in a frickin’ PS4, Knight Terror, a troll-baiting Mario list, games we need on Switch and goodbye to Miiverse. AND COCKROACHES.
Definitely the best arthritis/ulcer simulator I’ve ever played.
Perception is a rare example of narrative horror on Nintendo Switch, with the unique twist that you ‘see’ the world through the eyes (or rather, ears) of a blind person.
Numantia is a rare example of a hex-based war strategy game on consoles, in which plucky Celts face off against the Roman empire. Think Asterix without the laughs.
The developer behind Torchlight, Torchlight II and Hob has been closed by publisher Perfect World, despite producing a run of fantastic video games. Yes, the world is unfair and cruel.
A bizarre action-adventure title from the ancient past, with a surprisingly small amount of shooting and an even more surprising amount of lite-RPG elements
This week: the press reacts to the closure of Visceral Games, Reddit reveals the designers behind Switch games, RiME gets praised and Sony gets told off.
The Thargoids popped up recently in Elite: Dangerous, and I talked to a group that’s working out what they want and where they came from. It involves everything from barnacles to genocide, with a bit of torture thrown in for good measure.
Something a bit different for the Nintendo Switch – a 1970s road trip along the Italian coast with fascinating conversations and multiple endings. And jazz fusion!
I have to confess that I’m a useless statistics junkie, and keep records of everything from the number of video…
Is this hand-drawn adventure-platformer worth searching for, or should it just be left to die in the woods?
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The members of The Manor recount the scariest games they’ve ever played. And there are a few surprises…
In space, no one can hear you apologize for accidentally firing your Gigaton Blast downwards and wiping out one of the cities you’re supposed to be protecting.