adventure


One of the things I dread in this job is having very little to talk about. Shorter games do find their way to me but, for the most part, they’re manage to inspire discussion. Even visual novels, a genre loaded with brief experiences usually manages to provide enough ammo for […]

Takorita Meets Fries – PS5 Review





Traditional adventure games have never quite settled for me. There’s quite a few that pay homage to the Lucas Arts template in terms of puzzles and humour which I find slightly off-putting. Cloak and Dagger Games’ Sumatra: Fate of Yandi firmly sits in an old school camp with some low-resolution […]

Sumatra: Fate of Yandi – PS4 Review



We’ve been fans of 10Tons for a while now thanks to their excellent line of roguelite twin-stick shooters.  Neon Chrome, Tesla vs Lovecraft and the sensational Jydge were all excellent examples of the genre but now they’ve transposed their talent for roguelite mechanics into a hack and slash quest-driven adventure game.  Undead Horde is the […]

Undead Horde – PS4 Review








I almost entirely missed the boat on the Castlevania series. Being stuck with the British microcomputers meant a wealth of console games went completely under my radar. It’s a good job emulation and the internet helped me cover the gaps but Konami have now opted to release the hefty Castlevania […]

Castlevania Anniversary Collection – PS4 Review


Over the Moon brought us part one of The Fall in 2015 and, after a long, long wait, the second instalment has finally arrived. I’ve been anticipating this after part one delivered a tight, darkly comic exploration of Asimov’s three laws. The Fall Part 2: Unbound certainly looks to build upon […]

The Fall Part 2: Unbound