Reviews

Maneater

Critics were doubtlessly in a quandary when 2006’s Jaw Unleashed landed for review. The vastly belated movie tie-in came from a publisher with an iffy track record (Majesco), had no pre-launch hype, and was far removed from the PS2’s typical fare. Despite...
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Ultimate Fishing Simulator

One thing I’ve noticed, and quickly grown to dislike, about PC simulation games converted to console is that their menus are rarely redesigned. It’s painfully obvious they were originally designed with mouse controls in mind, while the text is usually too small...
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STONE

Being as far removed from a typical adventure game set-up as imaginable, STONE throws you into the role of an Australian koala with a fondness for weed, alcohol and casual swearing. The docile detective wakes up in his pigsty of a flat...
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Task Force Kampas

Publisher eastasiasoft has successfully managed to carve a niche on the digital storefronts, releasing arcade-style pixel art shooter at impulse price points. Task Force Kampas is their latest, being a vertical shooter with a choice of offbeat characters, each with a perk....
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Potata: fairy flower

Rumour has it when Microsoft showed Rare’s Kameo: Elements of Power to the gaming press, ahead of the Xbox 360’s launch, they were asked to go easy on the ‘f word’. It was believed the very notion of playing as a fairy...
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Billion Road

Everyone loves a good board game – the perfect way to take our petty gripes and frustrations out on those we love. It’s no secret or surprise that they’ve gone through a renaissance in the last ten years. Modern examples are often...
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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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