From Solar Sail Games comes Smoke and Sacrifice to PS4. Classed as a survival RPG by the developer, what you’re actually getting is a game that revolves around crafting and where every item has a limited life span or durability. You play as Sachi, a mother whose first born has […]

Smoke and Sacrifice – PS4 Review


8-Bit Hordes is a fantasy real-time strategy title from Vegas-based dev team Petroglyph Games who are best known for being what was left of Westwood Studios, the creators of the legendary Command and Conquer series, after EA took them over and ultimately disbanded them. With a large catalogue of strategy […]

8-Bit Hordes – PS4 Review


Io Interactive’s been working on the Hitman series for 18 years now. With Hitman 2 hitting stores late last year, they’ve also used the uptake in interest to re-release two of the series’ older titles. The Hitman HD Enhanced Collection bundles together fan-favourite Hitman Blood Money with black sheep Hitman Absolution in […]

Hitman HD Enhanced Collection – PS4 Review



Smash Hit Plunder is the debut PS4 game from Cornish developers Triangular Pixels and is a VR-only title. It does require the use of at least one Move controller, but is better with both, and is out physically in North America and now on PSN in North America and Europe. […]

Smash Hit Plunder – PSVR


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From Staffordshire-based UK indie Lightwood Games, a remarkably prolific specialist puzzle game developer, Pic-a-Pix Pieces is a puzzle game with surprising longevity. We have to confess we’d never heard of them before, but that’s mainly due to their output being mostly on 3DS and mobile. Pic-a-Pix Pieces is a logic […]

Pic-a-Pix Pieces – PS4 Review


There has long been a debate as to whether the video game medium can be considered art. There are certainly a lot of games out there that could be considered artistic and when the Indie development scene isn’t working on another ‘2D platformer with pixel in the name™,’ there is […]

Nubla 2 – PS4 Review



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PlayStation Country Podcast is BACK.  It’s been far too long and so we’ve returned with a far too long podcast.  Sorry! This week we talk about; Richie and Gareth’s top five games of 2018 and also; MegaMan 11, Tetris Effect, Battle Chef Brigade, The VideoKid, Spyro, Melbits World, Darksiders 3, […]

PlayStation Country Podcast – Episode #65 (Game of the Year ...


One of the luxuries of this job is seeing a developer’s first crack of the whip. Warpfish are a two-man effort from Lancaster and Razed is a challenging platformer looking to add speed and pit the clock against you. And shoe puns. Lots of shoe puns. Razed is a speed-focused […]

Razed – PS4 Review


Here we are then. After five episodes of varying quality and length, we reach the end of Big Bad Wolf’s The Council in the form of Episode 5: Checkmate. While this is a review of Episode 5, it’s best that we view it in the wider context of the whole […]

The Council Episode 5: Checkmate – PS4 Review



Another PSVR game, another wave shooter.  If that sounds a little uninspiring then this western-themed shooter from Ukraine’s MiroWin VR might surprise you thanks to the two main elements of the game, both of which are right there in the game’s title:  Guns ‘n’ Stories. The second half of that is […]

Guns ‘n’ Stories: Bulletproof – PSVR Review


Scintillatron 4096 is a twin-stick shooter from Dorset-based devs kFunction and it’s not exactly what you might expect. While the genre dates back to Robotron 2048 (which is clearly an inspiration for this game just judging by its title), it got popularised by Geometry Wars and aesthetically Scintillatron 4096 shares […]

Scintillatron 4096 – PS4/Vita Review


Sometimes I can’t help but feel that there are more indie retro platformers than actual classic games from the era that they try to recreate. You can’t seem to go more than a month without another becoming downloadable on the PSN store. All of them aim for the same goal, […]

Super Life of Pixel – PS4 Review