All Reviews

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The Tarnishing Of Juxtia – Review

Developed by Actual Nerds, The Tarnishing of Juxtia is a challenging Souls-inspired 2D action RPG set in a dark fantasy world with a sinister narrative. As the final creation of the Goddess, Juxtia, travel through what is left of the two divine kingdoms, overrun by the Tarnishing. Battle through a

4

SENSEs: Midnight – Review

‘SENSEs: Midnight’ is a 3D horror game by SUZAKU Games and is inspired by some of the survival horror classics such as ‘Resident Evil’ and ‘Fatal Frame’. You play as college student, Uesugi Kaho, a member of an occult research club who is dared to investigate a supernatural occurrence. She

8

Bail Or Jail – Review

Konami Studios brings you their latest title with Bail or Jail. This is an extreme game of tag that finishes in 3 minutes. The human’s objective is to escape the monsters and keep themselves out of the holding cell, whilst it’s the monster’s job to put them there. Bail or

Rollerdrome – Hands On Preview

Rollerdrome, developed by Roll7, is a third-person action shooter that combines high octane and visceral combat with the fluid movement and trick mechanics of rollerblading, creating a whole new original adrenaline-pumping shooter experience like no other. The year is 2030. In a world where corporations rule and the lines between

8

Loopmancer – Review

Discover, kill, die, repeat. Like many a loop-style game before it, Loopmancer takes the core gameplay of games like Death Loop and 12 Minutes and throws them into a blender with a side-scrolling world and a few scoops of death and destruction. Developed by eBrain Studio and published by eBrain

7.5

Hell Pages – Review

Developed by Medusa Head and originally released on PC in 2021, the horror-themed 2D arcade-style scrolling shooter indie game, Hell Pages, blasts its way to Nintendo Switch, this time published by EastAsiaSoft. While it didn’t find much success on PC, perhaps its port to the Switch will help it gain

5

XEL – Review

XEL is an isometric action-adventure game by Tiny Roar, with a focus on puzzles and exploration. The game centres around Reid, who has crash-landed in an unknown location with no memory, and upon waking, is joined by a small robot that requests she finds XEL. The robot, Chap, accompanies her

6

Beyond The Wire – Review

Beyond the Wire takes players back to World War I in this Multiplayer FPS Shooter, setting players up for intense warfare that will take you over the top figuratively. Published by Offworld Industries, with titles like the massively popular Squad and Post Scriptum, and Developer Redstone Interactive, it brings players

5

Neon Blight – Review

‘Neon Blight’ developed by Bleeding Tapes, brings you a mash-up of rogue-like, bullet hell, and store management, set in a dystopian cyberpunk future. Welcome to Eden, an old town beneath the megacity. You play as Lara, an ex-cop, now the new owner of a cyberpunk gun shop. It’s your job

9

Acolyte – Review

I don’t often review games anymore because I don’t have the time to play games for fun, let alone have enough time to properly dedicate to a game review. When Acolyte needed to be checked out for review, I offered to review it since our other PC reviewers were already

8.5

Arcadegeddon – Review

Rise up and play with up to three friends or make some new ones as you help Gilly, the local arcade owner, save his business from a faceless mega-corporation. After creating a new super game the mega-corporation injects a virus. You need to band together and save the last arcade

9

Capcom Fighting Collection – Review

Back in the 90s when arcades around the world were still booming, there was a highly likely chance every arcade goer played one of Capcom’s many coin-operated machines scattered around not just in arcades, but also at shopping centres, cinemas, convenience stores, and more. While 1987’s ‘Street Fighter’ was the

6

Outriders: Worldslayer – Review

‘Outriders: Worldslayer’ is finally here! Created by Square Enix and People Can Fly, players can pick right up where the core story for ‘Outriders’ ended and jump into the next chapter of events in the survival of the planet, Enoch. The Story campaign of Worldslayer has added more things to

9

Squad (Update 3.0) – Review

‘Squad’ has been around for some time now, and with the release of update 3.0 comes new maps and a new faction introducing Marine forces. The most significant addition is the new amphibious gameplay offering aquatic assault vehicles such as the MTLB APC and the RHIB watercraft. In this latest

6

REDO! (Xbox Series X) – Review

Developed by Robson Paiva, ‘REDO!’ Is a metroidvania, action and adventure game set in a dystopian world overrun by biomachines. You are what you believe to be, …the last human alive. After waking up you find a strange message from an unknown source. Could this be another human? Or something

7.5

Final Vendetta – Review

Back in the 80s and 90s, the beat ’em up genre was one of the pioneers of the arcade scene, with classics such as Double Dragon, Final Fight, and Streets of Rage just to name a few. They brought something unique to the arcades where instead of people playing solo

6

The Shore VR – Review

The Shore first made its release on PC back in February 2021 and has recently made the jump to the VR experience. Created and Developed by Ares Dragonis, The Shore is a first-person horror action game set in the world of H.P Lovecraft and includes many of his famous creations.

Cult Of The Lamb – Preview

Devolver Digital has come out swinging with another gem of an indie game in the form of Cult of the Lamb. At first glance, this game does admittedly look a tad confusing, as it showcases a mix of elements and styles from other previously released gaming titles, e.g. city building,

3

Drunken Fist 2: Zombie Hangover – Review

Not to be confused with the Chinese martial art popularised by Jackie Chan in the classic Drunken Master movies, Drunken Fist 2: Zombie Hangover is the sequel to Drunken Fist, released in 2019, and published by EastAsiaSoft and developed by DEKLAZON. The original game was panned by critics for its

1

The Search For Fran 2 – Review

The Search for Fran 2, developed by Archor Wright, is an adventure game where you go on a quest to find Fran, this time in Sans Fran City. While searching you can talk to people and get quests to aid you in your search, and along the way collect glorbs,

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