Xbox One

5.5

Nickelodeon All-Star Brawl – Review

All the way back in 1999, the legends of Nintendo were brought together in a crossover brawl for all of epic proportions when ‘Super Smash Bros’ was released on the Nintendo 64. Since then, the Smash Bros series has always raised the bar higher and higher with each sequel and

9

Far Cry 6 – Review

Ubisoft is back with its very successful Far Cry franchise, this time bringing us Far Cry 6. Far Cry 6 brings everything the previous games have done best, providing players with a massive, open-world that will enable you to play Far Cry 6 anyway you like while handing you all

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

9

Lost Judgment – Review

‘Lost Judgment’, a sequel to 2018’s “Judgment” is by far the most ambitious and narratively unique experience I have had the pleasure of playing in 2021. Developed by legendary “Rya Ra GotoKu” and published by the iconic “SEGA”, players will once again revisit Kamurochi, Tokyo, and the newly designed Isezaki

9.5

World War Z: Aftermath – Review

‘World War Z’ released in 2019 and made by Saber Interactive, came out swinging hard as it grew a great community on release. I bought this on day one and loved every moment that the game had to offer. A zombie survival game much like ‘Left 4 Dead’, it features

9.5

Hot Wheels Unleashed – Review

Thanks to Milestone ‘Hot Wheels Unleashed’ has been brought to PlayStation 4|5 Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, Nintendo Switch, and PC. Hot Wheels Unleashed is a fun game for all ages where players load up, are given three blind boxes of cars to open, and then hit the twisting and

Sherlock Holmes: Chapter One – Preview

Thanks to the team over at Frogwares, we have a new Sherlock Holmes experience that delivers a fantastic and in-depth detective experience. The game starts off with a young Sherlock and his assistant Jon, who is not to be mistaken as John Watson. Yes, there is another assistant before Watson

6.5

SkateBIRD – Review

Published and developed by indy studio Glass Bottom Games, ‘SkateBIRD’ is a skateboarding simulation game similar to the Tony Hawk series, except with players taking control of a literal bird riding a skateboard the size of a Tech Deck instead of a pro skater. The game’s plot tells the story

10

Life Is Strange: True Colors – Review

Developed by Deck Nine and published by Square Enix, Life Is Strange: True Colors is an emotional rollercoaster that will have you in tears of joy and sadness. True Colors is a decision and consequence-based RPG; however, it feels more like an interactive animated movie. For me it was a

Toy Soldiers: HD – Preview

Commander! We need fire support! The enemies are storming our trenches and breaking through our front line! Commander, our toybox is taking damage! SAVE US!!!! Protect your own toybox and destroy your opponents, in single-player campaigns, online or split-screen multiplayer, in a remastered classic that first appeared on Xbox Live

9

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

7

The Big Con – Review

Those of us that experienced the 90’s, either as a kid or young adult, can sometimes aggressively cling to the past. Simultaneously agreeing it was terrible and the best time to be alive, backwards caps and scrunchies were unironically fashionable, and baggy ripped Jeans were a staple. Thanks to Mighty

9.5

Psychonauts 2 – Review

It’s been a LONG time since Psychonauts was released, over 15 years ago actually but the wait is finally over. Double Fine’s classic humor, signature gameplay, and creative platforming are back in Psychonauts 2. Psychonauts 2 takes place after the events of the original game, and you once again play

8

Maneater: Truth Quest DLC – Review

Maneater is an open-world action RPG (ShaRkPG) where YOU are the shark. Starting as a small bull shark pup, you are tasked with surviving the harsh world while eating your way up the ecosystem to become the ultimate apex predator. Eat. Explore. Evolve. The newly added DLC, Truth Quest, adds

7.5

Crimson Spires – Review

In these trying times, when we are either in lockdown or just around the corner from it, why not get cozy on the couch with a hot cup of goodness and a good novel, a visual novel that is. Thanks to Woodsy Studio, we are treated to a rather fitting

10

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

8

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

8

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

8

Macrotis: A Mother’s Journey – Review

Published by EastAsiaSoft and developed by Proud Dinosaurs, Macrotis: A Mother’s Journey is an indie, 2.5D puzzle-platform game originally released in 2019 on various consoles, and now available on Nintendo Switch. The story begins with Mother Bilby and her children trying to survive a dangerous storm with a hurricane approaching.

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