The Games Asylum Team

NekoNecro developer interview – what, how, and why?

Games Asylum contributors Jay and Zayne are about to release NekoNecro, a hand-drawn 2D platformer with a three-year development and lots of fine-tuning. Obviously, reviewing it would be considerably shady – a huge conflict of interest. We even stepped back from a preview. But we still want to...

Most Played – August 2022

With the exception of Rich, who has been busy playing Blade Runner on Switch while traveling, the team’s plan to beat the summer heat seemingly involved staying indoors while playing console games. With a freezer full of choc ices nearby, it’s a plan that’s hard to fault.  ...

Most Played – June 2022

So much for ‘Most Played’ being a monthly feature – this is our first round-up of the year. With so many new releases to cover and review, 2022 has been exceedingly busy thus far. We think we can be excused for our tardiness. During the muggy month of...

Most Played – December 2021

The team didn’t just spend the merry month of December wrapping presents, eating mince pies, and watching re-runs of vintage Christmas specials on TV – there was still time for a spot of gaming too. Serious Sam 4 – Matt Earlier this year I played through Shadow Warrior...

Most Played – October 2021

As the nights started to draw in, the team got comfortable on their sofas with a mug of hot Tizer and enjoyed some games. Onesies were optional.срочно займ на карту онлайн без проверок Rustler – Matt It’s around this time of year that I sniff out and play...

Most Played – September 2021

September was a busy month for Team Games Asylum, with numerous games getting the review treatment. We still managed to fit in some other bits and bobs though. Steven Universe: Save the Light – Matt Another month, another licensed game. Like so many others, Steven Universe: Save The...

Most Played: May 2021

Here’s what the team has been playing during the merry month of May. Gears Tactics – Matt When Gears Tactics was announced as an Xbox Series X/S launch day title, I expected a far bigger buzz. Sure, it was never going to fill the Halo Infinite shaped hole,...

Games Asylum, twenty years ago today

If you were to travel back to 26th March 2001, we’d definitely recommend grabbing as many factory-sealed N64 and Dreamcast games as you can carry. If we recall, retailers were clearing out stock around this time. We certainly remember Oxford Street’s HMV having rows and rows of Dreamcast...

Most Played: February 2021

Our occasionally regular round-up of some of the games we’ve been playing. Horace – Jake Horace passed me by last year, but having featured on so many end of year lists, I picked it up on sale for, on reflection, an insultingly low price. I genuinely feel conflicted...

Most Played: June 2020

As lockdown begins to ease, the team has broadened their spectrum and played games both digital and analogue. By which we mean we’ve played some board games this month in addition console and handheld titles. Matt – Killzone: Mercenary Two days after purchasing Killzone: Mercenary on eBay, news...

PlayStation 5 reveal chat

Better late than never. Consider this our lo-fi YouTube pilot episode. Discussing the gaming highlights from Sony’s recent PlayStation 5 reveal show, in a kind of mumbling director’s commentary. Please excuse the general awfulness and audio quality.

Most Played: May 2020

Enjoy the Great British Summer Time – long days, surprisingly pleasant weather, and mandatory nationwide lockdown. To help with the social distancing, here are some of the games we’ve all been enjoying this month. Adam – Marvel’s Spider-Man Lockdown and foolishly hoping for an increase in free time...