RPG

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.

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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.

Elden Ring (Hands-On) – Preview

When it comes to Soulsborne fans, some are born by the blood, others are unkindled, and some prefer to die twice. No matter where you started or how many different ways you have died, you have both cursed and praised the mad man known as Hidetaka Miyazaki. It has been

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Super Robot Wars 30 – Review

Gundam and mecha anime have never really been my thing. I’ve always preferred Shounen. However, Zoids was one of my favorite anime growing up, so I thought I’d give Super Robot Wars 30 a chance. If you are not from Japan you may have never heard of Super Robot Wars.

Weird West – Hands-On Preview

Back in August, I was treated to a hands-off event held by WolfEye Studios for their upcoming game, Weird West. Based on what I saw that day, I have never been more excited for a twin-stick shooter in my life. They promised a lot of different things, many of which

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Rainbow Billy: The Curse Of The Leviathan – Review

Make friends, help critters through their struggles and insecurities, and ultimately restore the colour stolen by the mean old leviathan to the lands of Rainbow Billy and the Curse of the Leviathan. Developed by Manavoid Entertainment and published by Skybound Games, this wholesome puzzle-platformer is launching on PC, Playstation 4,

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Shadows Of Kurgansk – Review

‘Shadow of Kurgansk’ is a new first-person, survival game made by Yadon Studios and published by Gaijin inCubator. This review was done on the Xbox Series X. Shadow of Kurgansk will put players in a post-apocalyptic world where they will have to fight zombie-like humans and other threats to survive

8.5

Xuan-Yuan Sword 7 – Review

Published by Eastasiasoft and developed by Taiwanese studios DOMO Studio and SOFTSTAR, ‘Xuan-Yuan Sword 7’ is an RPG game and the latest game in the Xuan-Yuan Sword series, that has actually been around since 1990. In its 31 year-long history, the original game ‘Xuan-Yuan Sword’ has received six sequels, as

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Terrain Of Magical Expertise – Review

Before jumping in and playing ‘TOME (Terrain of Magical Expertise)’ you first must go back into its history. When you think back ten years ago when ‘Newgrounds’ and many other types of content entertained us on YouTube and the internet; from content creators and individuals with web series and cartoons.

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Tales of Arise – Review

For someone that had no idea about ‘Tales of Arise’ at the start of the year to someone that was giddy with anticipation once I played the demo, I am now a full-blown fanboy after playing the full release. Developed and published by Bandai Namco Studios, this single-player JRPG will

8

Kings Bounty II – Review

Published by Prime Matter, 1C Publishing EU, Koch Media, Deep Silver, 方块游戏 (China) this epic, fantasy RPG has a fresh twist on combat, coupled with a top-down D&D battle system that allows you to use your heroes’ abilities during your turn. If you haven’t already, you can check out the

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Seed Of Life – Review

One of the first action-adventure puzzle games I ever played was Tomb Raider, way back in the later days of Windows 95. I can’t really say that I was ever any good at it, but I stuck with it as best I could and eventually, got past the first area.

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Jupiter Hell – Review

Move over Doom Guy & Duke Nukem, there’s a new bad-ass space marine on the scene and he’s taking no bullshit! Polish developer ChaosForge brings us Jupiter Hell, a turn-based roguelike spectacle, based on other roguelike games from ChaosForge like DoomRL and DiabloRL (RL standing for roguelike). Published by Hyperstrange,

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Hades (Xbox Series X) – Review

Hades is a roguelike action dungeon crawler made by Supergiant Games, and winner of 50+ GOTY awards for 2020, and is finally making its way to release on the Xbox and Playstation platforms. Players are placed in the role of Zagreus, the son of Hades, as he attempts to escape

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The Ascent – Review

It’s no secret that the term cyberpunk has been ever so slightly tarnished in the aftermath of the Cyberpunk 2077 launch. Luckily, it hasn’t deterred Neon Giant from finishing their first project together as a new studio, consisting of just 11 people! ‘The Ascent’ is a cyberpunk-inspired; action role-play game

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Chernobylite – Review

A new first-person shooter, survival game set in Chernobyl? The last one I played and promptly quit because I don’t do horror was Metro, since then I’ve played games like Outlast and Blair Witch, BUT, ‘Chernobylite’ had me promptly jumping out of my chair and alt-f4ing the game. Chernobylite is

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Cris Tales – Review

In my entire gaming history, I never thought I would have to explain to someone else how to manipulate time with a talking frog. Now I have piqued your interest, let me tell you more about the new age JRPG that has captivated my heart. Cris Tails, published by Modus

Weird West – Preview

As anyone who has been reading my reviews would know, I am a huge fan of role-playing games, particularly ones that involve a large open world to explore. Being able to tune your character to your own playstyle, while venturing forth and doing your own thing, while exploring every little

8.5

Blightbound – Review

Blightbound is a multiplayer dungeon crawler, brought to you by the ever infamous Devolver Digital, and developers Ronimo Games, creators of popular titles such as ‘Awesomenauts’ and ‘Swords and Soldiers’. Your mission is to overcome enemies of the Blight, a mysterious and devastating fog that engulfs the lands. Starting with

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Death’s Door – Review

The absolute squeal I had when I spawned into the game as a tiny adorable crow has already sold me on the entire theme of this game. Developed by Acid Nerve and published by Devolver Digital, ‘Death’s Door’ is a game about reaping the souls of the world to fuel

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Fallout 76: Steel Reign – Review

While I did side with the Institute during my first play-through of Fallout 4, the Brotherhood of Steel has always been my favourite faction in the Fallout universe. Not because I follow their ideals, but more because of the giant suits of power armour and excessive heavy weaponry. You have

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