first-person shooter

Warhammer 40,000: Boltgun is a chip off a very familiar block. I’m not sure how I feel about the term ‘boomer shooter’ but it is accurate in conveying a very specific first-person experience. I’m not a fan of the fiction but the setting certainly lends itself perfectly to a no-nonsense, […]

Warhammer 40,000: Boltgun – PS5 Review

Meet Your Maker is a first-person raiding/building/shooting affair from Quebec natives Behaviour Interactive who are best known these days for Dead By Daylight, itself being one of those asymmetrical multiplayer games that is played obsessively, often by shrieking idiots on Twitch.  However, Dead By Daylight showed that Behaviour know a thing or two […]

Meet Your Maker – PS5 Review

Attempts to make World War I’s trench warfare compelling have been made before but I’ve never really seen them as great successes. At best, they recreated the meat grinder nature of an attritional conflict and, at worst, they become a lesson in frustration. Taking a more vertical approach with less […]

Isonzo – PS5 Review

There’s something oddly appropriate about reviewing this around Armistice weekend. Call of Duty: WWII has decided to revisit its roots with a historical setting. Activision and Sledgehammer are hoping the nostalgia can tempt lapsed fans back to the ailing franchise. As one of those myself, I approached this with caution. […]

Call of Duty: WWII – PS4 Review