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Godlike Burger – Review

Have you ever wanted to be the best chef in the world but also serial kill people at the same time.. Yes? Well, this is the game for you. This game, developed by Liquid Pug is equally about building up the reputation of your restaurant but also killing as many

7

Ragnorium – Review

It’s the end of times. Humankind is all but dissipated. With the lack of resources and ability to repopulate, someone has to play God. That person is you. Ragnorium is a brand new planet recolonization simulator, where the player commands clones to do thou bidding and attempt to repopulate the

9

Teardown – Review

Developed by Tuxedo Labs, Teardown is a beautifully designed and polished game where everything has been created to be destroyed. Teardown is based in a township with you running the family business, Lockelle Teardown Services, and it’s a game in which you can make the desired paths into buildings by

9

MONARK (Playstation 5) – Review

Monark is a Japanese strategic Role-Playing Game first brought out in 2021 by the developers Lancarse, and it’s now out on Playstation 5 & Nintendo Switch. I was lucky enough to play this game on the PS5 and I have seen some other scores on this game, but for me,

8

Weird West – Review

The Wild West is one of those magical places that can meld with pretty much anything. There was a film in 2011 called Cowboys & Aliens, and I’ve been spending a lot of time watching a YouTuber by the name of Boylei Hobby Time, who is creating his own magnificent

8.5

Police Simulator: Patrol Officers – Review

Ever since the first memorable simulation game, The Sims aka the granddaddy of them all was released, simulation games have been drip-feeding in over the last 20 years. These games can range from classic The Sims features such as controlling the lives of virtual people, creating families, getting a job

10

Tiny Tina’s Wonderlands – Review

Its Bunkers and Badasses BAAAABYYYYYYYYYYY! Grab your character sheets, your d20, and let’s start lootin’ an’ shootin’! Tiny Tina’s Wonderlands is FINALLY here, roughly 2.5 years after the release of Borderlands 3. Developed by Gearbox Software and published by 2K Games, this next insane adventure, thought up by one equally

8.5

Kraken Academy!! – Review

Ah, High School, surviving those days was hard enough but after playing ‘Kraken Academy’ it really puts things in perspective. Developers ‘Happy Broccoli Games’ have created a very unique narrative-driven adventure that doesn’t seem to shy away from the wild side. Originally released on PC in 2021, this indie extravaganza

7

Shredders – Review

FoamPunch is a small indie team with a big, snow-covered dream, and their affinity for snowboarding has inspired the new title, Shredders. Hitting Xbox game pass on day one, there won’t be a shortage of players ready to strap in and shred down the mountainsides. Available now on Xbox and

9

Triangle Strategy (Nintendo Switch) – Review

When it comes to tactical role-playing games, Tomoya Asano has a certain affinity for creating deep and meaningful worlds. Triangle Strategy is the brand new game by ‘Artdink’ that was produced by the highly coveted ‘Square Enix,’ and is a wonderful pairing of talents and insights. Releasing exclusively on the

6.5

Rescue Party: Live! (PC) – Review

It’s time to be that hero you always dreamed of being as a kid and go save some lives. ‘Rescue Party: Live!’ is a new party game on the scene, developed by Tag Studios and published by 505 Games. This chaotic multiplayer has you step into the boots of a

6

Dynasty Warriors 9 Empires – Review

Dynasty Warriors 9 Empires is the latest instalment to the long-running Dynasty Warriors series. Created by Omega Force and published by Koei Tecmo, it is a hack-and-slash game with side elements of battlefield strategy and political choices to form a stronger foothold in lands owned. Players will have a set

8.5

Total War: Warhammer 3 – Review

Daemons are invading your lands, capturing settlements, outposts and forts. They plan on pushing your people back and killing your god to please their masters. Do you turn tail and run or stand your ground, build your armies and meet them head-on in the battlefields? Total War: Warhammer 3 is

Winter Ember – Preview

‘Winter Ember’ is an upcoming stealth-based, action game developed by Sky Machine Studios and published by Blowfish Studios. It will be available on Steam, PS4 & 5, Xbox One, Series S|X and Nintendo Switch and along with the game, there is also a graphic novel that is available now. The

Forest Grove – Preview

Do you remember the movie ‘Minority Report’, starring Tom Cruise? The super futuristic, hologram, computer, intense crime-solving, and in-your-face drama/sci-fi? Well, Forest Grove is that movie in a game. Forest Grove is a first-person mystery game where you uncover forensic clues, solve puzzles, and piece together a story using your

8

Expeditions: Rome – Review

If you were to live in ancient Rome, would you try to take power through emotional manipulation or brute force? Expeditions: Rome is the latest installment in the Expeditions franchise and follows the two previous releases Vikings, and Conquistadors, and talk about a glow-up! Developers Logic Arts have been hard

8.5

Arcadia Fallen (Nintendo Switch) – Review

Alchemy. It’s never really touched on in video games. The main magic in games is usually that of chaos or healing. However, the team at Galdra Studios brings us a modern fantasy visual novel called Arcadia Fallen. Arcadia Fallen was initially released on steam in November 2021 but has now

Dolmen (Hands-On) – Preview

Developed by Massive Work Studio and published by Prime Matter, ‘Dolmen’ advertises itself as an action RPG combining futuristic Sci-Fi and cosmic horror elements. Over the years, I played a lot of Dead Space, I dabbled in some Warframe, and I spent hours running around the Talos I in Prey.

10

Final Fantasy XIV: Endwalker – Review

Endwalker is the latest expansion for Final Fantasy XIV from Square Enix, and it increases the max level from 80 to 90, while introducing two new classes to learn, the Sage and the Reaper. Players can now explore new locations with the heroes featured in lore from the past expansions.

7

Shadow Tactics: Aiko’s Choice – Review

Venture into the Edo period of Japan in Shadow Tactics: Blades of the Shogun – Aiko’s Choice, a standalone addon to Shadow tactics. Developed by Mimimi Games and published by Daedalic Entertainment, Aiko’s Choice is due to release on the 7th December on PC. Travel deep into the Edo period

8

Farming Simulator 22 – Review

Long before I joined the ranks here at MKAU Gaming, I worked as a farmhand on a turf farm. It wasn’t particularly exciting work, but there was something strangely calming about driving a tractor back and forth, mowing the grass, spreading fertiliser and weed killer, and then going home covered

9

Shin Megami Tensei V – Review

Way back in January of 2017, almost five years ago now, one of the first game reveals ever for the Nintendo Switch was none other than Shin Megami Tensei V, one of the longest-running franchises in history, and a spin-off series being just as successful known as Persona. Atlus studio,

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