Author page: Rachel Hobbs

What Happened (PC)

Something is fascinating about games daring to tackle mental health of any form, trying hard to illustrate the pain and anguish people go through. What Happened – out now on PC and coming soon to consoles – takes us down this bleak...
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House Flipper (Switch)

To simply put it, House Flipper is a game in which you renovate properties, cleaning them up, decorating, buying furniture, and even smashing down walls before putting your hard graft up for auction. It may sound like a peculiar set-up, but it’s...
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Half Past Fate

Half Past Fate is an adorable 2D/3D rom-com adventure, following the lives of six characters as they find each other in their unusual ways. It time hops throughout the course of 8 years, so you’ll need to keep up and stay on...
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Effie

This PS2-era fantasy platformer – influenced by Maximo, as well as Jak and Daxter – made the jump from PS4 to PC earlier this year, in all its shield-swinging glory. Here, you play as warrior Galand. Once a strapping young man, the...
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12 Labours of Hercules

This simple yet charming time management game involves accompanying the mighty Hercules on a quest to save his kidnapped wife from Hades. Once outlined, the story pretty much takes a backseat, leaving you to repair roads, construct farms, slay various beasts and...
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Pooplers

There’s a time and place for juvenile humour and fart noises. It just so happens to be within an inexpensive, throwaway, Switch download. Pooplers takes inspiration from Splatoon, only swapping paint for multi-coloured poop. It’s a case of pooping for victory as...
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Two Point Hospital

In light of the current global situation, running a virtual hospital might not seem like the best form of escapism, but Two Point Hospital is no ordinary institution. This is healthcare if practiced by Patch Adams, mixing comic hijinks with surprisingly addictive...
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