Review – God of War

God of War, developed by Santa Monica Studio and published Sony, is a never-ending, seamlessly executed single player adventure of epic proportions. Sony continues their dominance with first-party, narratively driven single player experiences; with a game that will undoubtedly be remembered as one of this console generations standout games. There’s a lot to talk about (and I won’t get to touch on everything) and I’m eager to get to that talking, so let’s dispense with the introduction and get to reviewing God of War. Read more

Review – A Way Out

A Way Out, developed by Hazelight Studios and published by Electronic Arts (EA) offers the chance to share a couch with your buddy and work your way through a narratively driven experience (something that’s rare these days) and I’m glad I had the company of my friend (his name is Ross, in case you’re interested) next to me, because our shared dislike of the game and subsequent joking and bantering about it, was the only thing that pushed us to see it through to the end. There are certainly some interesting technical aspects to the game (how it handles its cooperative story, visually), but much of, A Way Out feels like busy work, rather than an engaging experience. So let’s get this review underway and see if this game is worth your time or money. Read more

Review – Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End

Uncharted 4 A Thief's End

Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End, developed by Naughty Dog, is an absolute masterclass in gameplay and storytelling. Once again the studio that brought us the 3 previously stellar ‘Uncharted’ games and also the incredible game, ‘The Last of Us’ – have gone and ended their quadrilogy in a close to flawless manner. Now I say close to flawless because with everything, there are slight bumps in the road. So let’s rappel down into the vast cave that is Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End and see what wonders it has to offer. Read more

Review – Firewatch

Firewatch

Firewatch, developed by Campo Santo is a game that will pull you in immediately with its always stunning art style and presentation, but it’s the characters and the mysterious story that Firewatch presents to you the player that will have you sitting down to enjoy its short but engrossing little tale. Read more