Seven classic Ninja JaJaMaru games from the 1980s and 1990s have been re-issued, along with a brand new title.
Category Archive: Reviews
Think Banjo-Kazooie, but with time travel.
A love letter to the turn-based battles of yore.
Bertil Hörberg offers a wildly imaginative take on Super Mario Bros. 2.
At the very end of the year, Matt finds his favourite game of 2022.
Finally we’re treated to second helpings of this charming Zelda homage.
Live. Get whacked by an oar. Repeat.
It turns out the plague really IS all that bad.
For a health worker in German-occupied Denmark, doing the right thing isn’t as simple as it might seem.
Tony Hawk meets James Caan in a fast and thoroughly enjoyable hybrid.
Punishingly hard but eminently satisfying.
Jaleco’s 1991 arcade game gets a long-awaited re-release.
Because Streets of Final Double Dragon Rage Fight would be too long a name.
A no-frills reissue of some classic platformers.
Twitch-perfect controls and a sublime learning curve result in a game that’s consistently fun yet challenging.
Ocean’s Heart borrows liberally from the Zelda playbook, but with some varied locales and fun swashbuckling gameplay.
Swinging through the trees is a sheer joy, and a wonderful way to highlight the game’s environmental message.
A satirical road trip across a dysfunctional, divided country.
Let’s go round again. And again. And again.
Have staff, will travel.
Featuring a cuter than average Grim Reaper.
It’s been a long time coming.
Read my review in issue 57 of Wireframe.
It’s all getting a bit political down in the woods.
Hard as nails.
The magic of the stage.
This religious-themed Metroidvania may be off-puttingly difficult for some, but it’s also stunningly beautiful and continually rewarding.
A racing game that appeals to petrolheads and pedestrianheads alike.
Pleasant forest pottering.
I reviewed this hybrid dungeon crawler and dating simulator for The Guardian.
Some phenomenal audio work elevates this FPS above the crowd.