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.
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.
PlayStation VR has entered The Manor, and it’s flippin’ amazing.
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 masterful return to form for a series that had lost its way.
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.
We’ve got two EU codes for the wonderfully OTT Steel Rats to give away, but you’ve only got a few days to enter, hurry!
My feature on one of the oldest online multiplayer games is in issue 323 of PC Gamer!
Hmmm, interesting list.
A stunning Zelda-like top-down RPG is storming its Kickstarter goals.
I previewed the latest game from the makers of The Signal of Tolva for Kotaku UK. Let’s see how that went.
I got a new gaming PC. And now I want to DESTROY IT UTTERLY.