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Abyss Odyssey Review

Posted by Jason Imms On Sunday 27 July 2014ADD COMMENTS

Available on 360, PS3 and PC l Published by ATLUS l Developed by ACE Team l Classified M l Supports 1-4 players

REVIEW IN BRIEF > Abyss Odyssey is a beautiful and insane action platformer that tries really hard to take advantage of some currently popular mechanics, but ultimately fails in the attempt. Its refreshingly uncommon setting harkens from Chile, and brings with it a form of mythology most players will find unfamiliar and distinct. Having said that, its failings and lack of longevity are somewhat forgivable thanks to its modest price tag. Read the rest of this entry »

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 »