Reviews

No Man’s Sky – it’s good now NO WAIT DON’T GO

No Man’s Sky – it’s good now NO WAIT DON’T GO

Wanna watch me run through the new No Man's Sky? Click for the video I still remember when my innocence died. August 2016 – a simpler time. Me, a fresh-faced young child of only 28 years, excitedly rushed back from their contact centre job. Slowly the gigabytes...

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Kind Words – lo-fi letter writing simulator

Kind Words – lo-fi letter writing simulator

If two gentle strangers made soft, sweet love during a digital therapy session to the sounds of 24/7 lo-fi hiphop radio – beats to study/chill/relax to, their child would look exactly like Kind Words. It would be that kid at school that you didn’t really KNOW, you...

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Neon Abyss – roguelike rave

Neon Abyss – roguelike rave

Neon Abyss is what happens when a lorry-load of guns and a truck full of glowsticks crash into a petshop filled with folks on their way to a cosplay convention, at the same time as aliens invade. The aliens also look half-android, half-digested meatball for some...

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Vampire Survivors – it’s about surviving vampires

Vampire Survivors – it’s about surviving vampires

Vampire Survivors is perfect for anyone who wants to experience a 30-minute joy ride, going from slapping evil bats with a leather whip to wiping out legions of demons with single devastating strikes from God’s Own Bastard Sword and the Devil’s Sex Whip – all in less time than the least ambitious pizza delivery places.

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Astroneer – choking hazard

Astroneer – choking hazard

Explore alien worlds as a Mr Meeseeks-looking astronaut while sucking on your oxygen tank like it’s the last can of Cheez Whiz post-apocalypse and you’re a dairy-addicted survivor.

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Back 4 Blood – Left 3 Dead

Back 4 Blood – Left 3 Dead

If the Left 4 Dead series is Train to Busan – a tight and frenetic escape from an unfolding apocalypse – then Back 4 Blood is the later seasons of The Walking Dead.

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Earthlock – store-brand JRPG

Earthlock – store-brand JRPG

Story centred around an ancient, powerful, but long-vanished civilisation? Prominent mechanised and militaristic city-state with airships – one of which crashes in the first 5 minutes? Pastoral-coded rogue with a heart of gold and a strong familial bond?

Sheeeeit son… looks like we gots ourselves one of those Japanese RPGS.

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