Category Archives: Reviews

Rewind Review: Rocky Balboa (PSP)

Back in 2007 Ubisoft released Rocky Balboa for Sony’s first portable handheld console the PSP, capitalizing on the newly refreshed interest in the Rocky franchise after the successful release of Stallone’s final installment with Rocky Balboa.

So, how is …

The Crew Review PS4/Xbox One

After almost two weeks of non-stop play, it’s about time we put out our review of Ubisoft’s open-world racer The Crew.

Ubisoft’s always-online racer has been hotly anticipated and has a bit of competition with the likes of …

Escape Dead Island Review

A new addition to the Dead Island franchise has arrived for the Xbox 360, PS3 and PC – Escape Dead Island.

The previous entries received mixed reviews, mainly due to the sheer amount of bugs and the generally unfinished feel to them, so how does the latest spin-off fare? A cheap cash-in or a worthy effort? Read on for the full Escape Dead Island Review. Continue reading Escape Dead Island Review

GTA V PS4 Review – A Worthy Second Buy

GTA V released just over a year ago to rave reviews from critics. More importantly, players found the re-imagining of San Andreas the best yet with its wealth of single-player content and a healthy online offering.

A year on

LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham Review

The LEGO games have been around longer than I care to remember with their numbers running into the double digits. They started out quite sincere and fun, exploring the Star Wars universe in a novel way appealed to gamers

Assassin’s Creed: Rogue Review (PS3, Xbox 360)

This year Ubisoft has graced us with not one, but two Assassin’s Creed games, one of which is the subject of this review, the other being Assassin’s Creed: Unity.

It seemed a strange move by Ubisoft to release two

Assassin’s Creed: Unity Review – Death Never Looked So Pretty

Note: Ubisoft declined to send a review copy, so we’re not constrained by review embargo dates as the copy reviewed was bought by the reviewer out of his own pocket. Not cheaply either…

Assassin’s Creed: Unity marks the 8th

Sunset Overdrive Review – A Return to Form or a Majestic Mess?

Sunset Overdrive comes from the minds behind the Ratchet & Clank series, the lovable purple dragon Spyro, the Resistance saga and the poorly received Fuse.

Sunset Overdrive is Insomniac’s first Xbox One exclusive and as such there are big

The Evil Within Review – (PS4, Xbox One, PC)

The Evil Within has been out for over a week now, giving this reviewer more than enough time to delve into the horrors it bears – over 30 to be precise.

Horror games aren’t my favourite genre if I’m

Review: Awesomenauts – Possibly The Best Multiplayer Game Ever

After a solid 600+ hours with Awesomenauts, I’m finally ready to write the review that the world needs and deserves, but probably doesn’t want.

Awesomenauts originally released on the Xbox 360 and PS3 back in 2012 with a PC

Console Review: Blaze Gear Retro Handheld

Kicking it, ‘old-skool’

Have a hankering for some old-school gaming? Maybe the Blaze Gear handheld console will satisfy those nostalgic urges.

I recently ordered a Blaze Gear from Amazon UK, mainly on impulse; it was 3am, I was

Review: Alien: Isolation – Long, Hard & At Times, Painful

When Alien: Isolation was first announced the gaming world collectively shook their heads, still unable to overcome the abomination of the license that was Aliens: Colonial Marines. Well, turns out we were all wrong. Alien: Isolation isn’t a

TGC Review: LEGO The Hobbit (PS4)

Traveller’s Tales is back again with yet another LEGO based title, though this time they’re tackling the realms of Middle Earth with LEGO The Hobbit.

So how does the latest entry fare when stacked up against previous efforts?

TGC Review: The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (PS4)

As a long time fan of the Spider-Man games and movies, it’s been a long wait for The Amazing Spider-Man 2, a wait that almost wasn’t worth it.
Beenox has been handling the Spider-Man franchise over the last

TGC Review: Unearthed: Trail of Ibn Battuta: Episode 1

Unearthed-ArtUnearthed: Trail of Ibn Battuta is just enough like Uncharted that it can be considered an homage. Is it an homage worth playing though? Can it satisfy your need for adventuring until Uncharted 4? Or will you have

TGC Review: Men’s Room Mayhem (PS Vita)

MRM_LogoToilet humour is often described as the lowest form of humour. In the case of Men’s Room Mayhem, it’s nothing short of fantastic.

The premise might not sound like much, but it’s the subtle humour that will hook

TGC Review: Bioshock Infinite

bioblueBioshock Infinite is a fantastic game. Nothing more to it. It has a great cast of characters, fun gameplay, beautiful scenery, a fantastic, engaging story, and more. It’s the kind of game you could wait seven years for, and