Armikrog

I was completely ready to love Armikrog. When I first laid eyes upon screenshots of the game I saw a charming and unique art style and character designs bursting with personality – it looked like I’d be able to...

Anima: Gate of Memories

The Bayonetta games are some of my favourite games of all time. Period. This is one of those things people will learn about me quite quickly--in a discussion on games, it’s just a matter of time before Bayonett...

Shardlight

“The world ended the day the bombs fell.” Right from the start of their newest offering Shardlight, Wadjet Eye games warn that the story about to be told is a grim one. Following up from the noir cyberpunk mast...

Okhlos

I’d imagine that deciding on a name for a video game would be an arduous task; the single most important image element of a product that has taken years of devotion; the first impression; the ultimate reduction...

Inside

In a world of greyscale, a child stands alone. Their silent surroundings hint at the terrors that lurk both in the shadows and right in front of their eyes, but despite their fear, they are unshaken. A hint of ...

The Technomancer

The Technomancer is a third-person RPG set in a dystopian cyberpunk future on Mars, fuelled by all the tropes you’d expect from both the genre and setting. (Ed. It's almost as predictable as a writer starting t...

Mirror’s Edge Catalyst

I first played Mirror's Edge in 2009. My friend bought it for PC when it came out and I borrowed it off him a couple of weeks later--this was before the age of Steamworks or Origin activation. Since then, I mus...

Sherlock Holmes: The Devil’s Daughter

Given Sherlock Holmes is often described as one of the world’s greatest detectives, making a player really feel like they’ve taken on the role of such a genius is no easy feat. While one can’t be transformed ...

Lost Sea

It’s a warm subtropical afternoon. The sun is beating down on you through a cloudless sky. The ocean gently caresses your scalp as you open your eyes; your wet clothes clinging to your body. You push your hands...