Who will win the fight for Christmas number one?
Set in the Cold War, this XCOM-a-like strategy game spins a complicated, sometimes bewildering web of espionage, intrigue and layers of game systems.
My preview feature on Night Call is in issue 322 – and I’m very excited to see my words in print.
Daedalic’s promising futuristic thriller falls disappointingly flat.
This classic-style JRPG has an excellent battle system – and invites favourable comparisons with Chrono Trigger.
You know how people are saying Iconoclasts is one of the best games this year? Yeah, about that…
Yep, it’s a duck-based, film noir Punch-Out. Holy quack!
Funny, clever and utterly gorgeous, Unforeseen Incidents has quickly risen to become my favourite ever point and click adventure.
I spoke to Curve Digital, Coatsink and Freejam about their efforts to publish games in China in an article for Kotaku UK.
It’s Space Invaders! Again! But even though Super Destronaut DX throws in a few innovations, there’s not much to hold your attention for long.
This Rogue-like Metroidvania is rock hard but thoroughly enjoyable. Reanimated corpses have never been so much fun.
Four fantastic Metroidvania games are being released this month: Dead Cells, Chasm, Death’s Gambit and Guacamelee 2.
I spoke to the modder who discovered this tiny, catastrophic bug in Aliens: Colonial Marines as part of his three-year overhaul of the game.
Imagine a game where you could print out the trophies you win in 3D…
The NEXT update completely transforms No Man’s Sky – I wrote about my experiences with it for PCGamesN.
Don’t let its cutesy looks fool you – Bomber Crew is a hard-as-nails wartime experience.
OnRush has sunk at retail – have open-world games like GTA killed off arcade racers?
The Gravity Rush 2 servers have shut down just a year and a half after the game’s release. I spent the last night sampling as much online stuff as I could.
I wrote a feature for Eurogamer on the Casio Loopy – a console for girls with a built-in sticker printer.
Six years after its release, I’ve finally played Gravity Rush. And it’s an absolute belter.
I chatted with the creator of the RPG that Cyberpunk 2077 is based on in a feature for PCGamesN.
It’s hockey crossed with Zelda and a dash of Street Fighter II – and it’s a lot of fun with a friend.
The excellent dungeon crawler Moonlighter is getting a ton of free updates – and there are also rumblings about an incoming Switch version.
Co-created by an ex-Disney animator, Blacksad depicts a beautiful film noir-inspired world of anthropomorphic animals. And soon it’s going to be a game.
Moonlighter is a dungeon crawler mashed up with a retail game – and it’s utterly fantastic.
The crazy thing is that this beautiful game is being made in a garden shed by two completely self-taught developers.
I spoke to academics on both sides of the gaming disorder debate in a feature for GamesRadar – and both sides recognise that gaming addiction is a problem.
Amid all the ultraviolence and samey sequels, a few genuine delights peeked out from behind the curtain at E3 2018. WARNING: THIS LIST DOES NOT INCLUDE CYBERPUNK 2077.
Superstar designer Suda51 told me all about Travis Strikes Again on Nintendo Switch, as well as remakes of Killer7 and Flower, Sun and Rain – and possibly Michigan: Report From Hell.
An intriguing, narrative-driven puzzler, Lake Ridden harks back to the heyday of Myst as protagonist Marie searches for her lost sister.
The ghost of your dad is badgering you to lug his coffin to a suitable burial spot. Welcome to one of the Switch’s most unusual and brilliant platformers.
The Adventures of Elena Temple painstakingly recreates the feel of playing a game from the 1980s on a Game Boy or Apple II – complete with blurry bedroom backgrounds. Welcome to the new nostalgia.