Happy Wars

Happy Wars – dated but delightful

It’s pointless in giving Happy Wars on Xbox One the review treatment as it’s a standard, no-thrills conversion. That’s to say, there’s very little in the way of notable enhancements – the visuals have had a filter applied, coating the landscapes in a gentle haze, and the menus...

E3: Microsoft – all about the games

Towards the end of their Xbox E3 conference, Microsoft posted a one-word tweet on Twitter. That word? ‘Games’. Games. #XboxE3 http://t.co/j8j7YtYd8j pic.twitter.com/Zs0qoCOlME — Xbox (@Xbox) June 9, 2014 Simple yet effective, it summed up their conference perfectly. No talk about streaming TV shows or watching American sports live...

Happy Wars – review

The Japanese developers of this Xbox 360 online battler have quite the history. As well as working on 2009’s Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Smash Up for Wii and PlayStation 2, they also had a helping hand on the game that inspired it – Super Smash Bros. Brawl. If...

Dishonored – a dish best served hot

Christ on a moped – this week is rammed with new releases, of which at least six are of tip-top quality. Won’t somebody think of our bank balances? Firstly – new IP! Launching a new game series is a tricky task that requires a lot of shrewd marketing...