Who can resist the allure of becoming a gun-toting, hookshot-wielding space pirate? The Switch port of Flinthook might be the best yet, simply because you can take it with you everywhere.
Skating horses in Second Life, an unstoppable virus in World of Warcraft and the one-letter mistake that stuffed the AI in Aliens: Colonial Marines – I sought out some funny bug stories for a feature in PCGamesN.
Three brothers set off in a boat to find adventure – and every 30-minute playthrough is entirely different. Yep, it’s a charming Choose Your Own Folk-Tale Adventure.
This golf-like puzzler for PS4, Switch and Vita is entertaining, but it feels out of place on the big screen.
I spoke to employees at Grainger Games to find out what they’ve been going through – and what they plan on doing next.
What if you could go back and change the past? Last Day of June is an intriguing game all about reclaiming a lost love, and fixing what went wrong.
It’s all gone, just like that. Grainger Games has shut its remaining stores. And it’s another grim disappointment to add to the hardships of North-East England.
Grainger Games is in trouble – and there are worrying signs about UK video game retailers in general.
Dandara is a challenging metroidvania title with a Brazilian twist – and the title character has a very unique way of getting about. No simple walking for this lady.
The Long Reach is an excellently written game in the vein of point and click adventures of old. But thankfully the days of pixel hunting are long past.
In the early 1990s, BattleTech Centers – later redubbed Virtual Worlds – featured fully enclosed mech cockpits that put pilots into 3D deathmatches against players across the world.
The Steam hit has crossed over to the Switch – and it’s lost none of it’s charm. Look out, the floor is lava!
Don’t let the cutesy looks put you off – this game provides an ingenious challenge. And the Switch version has a few very welcome improvements.
I’m obsessed with Monster Hunter right now. Here’s more fuel for the fire. And a secret snack as a bonus.
The Trail from Peter Molyneux’s company 22cans has crossed over onto Nintendo Switch. But it’s still a mobile phone game at heart.
This week: the definitive ruling on whether it should be Black Ops IIII or IV, a massive mushroom beetle is found in No Man’s Sky, a man plays Nintendo Switch using a 1986 pocket TV, and where it all went wrong for Atari.
What are you actually purchasing when you buy virtual property in a game like Star Citizen? I spoke to a lawyer to find out what the legal implications are in a feature for PCGamesN.
This game is just so damn good I can’t stop playing it.
This week: the amazing Papers, Please short film, what Lucas Pope did next, the disco-tastic turn-based tactics game All Walls Must Fall, a secret trick in Super Mario Bros. 3, and Donald Trump targets video games after school shootings.
The first EA Original from indie studio Zoink is a magical forest adventure with a heavy emphasis on exploring and discovering things by yourself. And purple.