platforming


With the democratising of games development, it’s nice to see more solo developers get off the ground. Wreck Tangle Games is a one-person studio that’s looking to mix bedtime stories with horror. The result is Quintus and the Absent Truth, a visually appealing title that does somewhat suffer from a […]

Quintus and the Absent Truth – PS5 Review



Outbuddies DX is an old-school Metroidvania-esque explorer/platformer/shooter from one-man developer Julian Laufer that tells the story of Nikolay Bernstein, a maritime archaeologist who unwittingly becomes trapped in Bahlam, an underwater fortress (not the South London town on the Northern Line) that was home to the Old Gods, but now harbours […]

Outbuddies DX – PS4 Review





The last Shantae game, Shantae: Half-Genie Hero, was my first experience with the series and was a delight. Now the previously iOS only Shantae and the Seven Sirens has hit PS4 bringing more light-hearted, Metroidvania-style platforming action. Shantae and her friends start the game on holiday. They’ve been invited to […]

Shantae and the Seven Sirens – 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