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Valiant Hearts: The Great War Review

Posted by Peter Nickless On Wednesday 23 July 2014ADD COMMENTS

Available on XBO, PS4, PC, 360 and PS3 l Published by Ubisoft l Developed by Ubisoft Montpellier l Classified PG l Supports 1 player

REVIEW IN BRIEF > Valiant Hearts places an emphasis on storytelling over gameplay, but that’s okay when the whole experience is as enjoyable as this. You’ll feel the human impact of war on the characters as they strive to maintain family and friendship and delight in the beautiful art style and emotive music on offer.  While simple to play and easy to complete, Valiant Hearts will stay with you long after you have reached the end of your first play-through. Read the rest of this entry »

Lifeless Planet Review

Posted by Joel Guttenberg On Wednesday 9 July 2014ADD COMMENTS

Available on PC l Published by KISS Ltd l Developed by Stage 2 Studios l Unclassified l Supports 1 player

REVIEW IN BRIEF > Lifeless Planet invites players to visit a stark and mysterious world. In theory, danger lurks around ever corner, but players will have to traverse large portions of a mostly empty (though still striking) landscape in order to engage in some tricky platforming and simple puzzle solving. Some intriguing ideas and story elements propel the adventure, but some players may find their patience stretched. Read the rest of this entry »

WildStar Review

Posted by Matthew Hewson On Friday 4 July 2014ADD COMMENTS

Available on PC l Published by NCSOFT l Developed by Carbine Studios l Classified M l Massively Multiplayer

REVIEW IN BRIEF > A colourful and engaging new entry in the crowded MMO arena, WildStar is a cracking experience that will engage veterans of the genre and newcomers alike. An exciting world, amazing amounts of customisation and satisfying combat set this game apart from the increasingly generic pack. It is still let down a little by some MMO staples such as grinding but don’t let that keep you from diving into this first rate experience. Read the rest of this entry »

Transistor Review

Posted by Cha Holland On Friday 27 June 2014ADD COMMENTS

Available on PS4 and PC l Published and developed by Supergiant Games l Classified PG l Supports 1 player

REVIEW IN BRIEF > Bastion was a wonderful debut from Supergiant Games, and could be difficult to live up to, but with Transistor they’ve put in a solid attempt. Moody sound and visuals draw you into its rich dystopian world. The plot’s intriguing and doesn’t insult your intelligence, and the combat is clever and interesting, even if it doesn’t always flow smoothly. Read the rest of this entry »