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...
Stellaris – friendly neighbourhood xenophiles

Stellaris – friendly neighbourhood xenophiles

Ever want to out-fight, out-explore, or out-love the galaxy into submission? Then have I got the only game for you, until Gene Roddenberry’s estate release Kirk’s Interstellar Bangathon. DO IT YOU COWARDS. But before you boldly go where Starfleet’s finest...
Prey – not that one, the new one

Prey – not that one, the new one

Prey is the best immersive sim I’ve played in a decade. I enjoyed the Bioshocks, I adored the original Deus Ex and Thief games, but other titles (We Happy Few, Dishonoured, Alien: Isolation) either failed to capture that feeling of total freedom tempered by your...
Starbound – 2D star wars

Starbound – 2D star wars

97% of people call it “Terraria in Space”. Those people are as wrong as they are made up, by me, for dramatic effect. Sure, that imaginary majority will see the low-pixel graphics, zoomed-out point of view, intricate block-based crafting system and diverse...
Elite: Dangerous – proper spacey

Elite: Dangerous – proper spacey

Elite: Dangerous is an experience. From the first login the game makes you feel like you’re actually sitting behind the cockpit of a spaceship with a thin translucent sheet between you and the vacuum. Controls blink into life, an orange hue splashing across the...