[22 Sep 2014 | One Comment]
Tomodachi Life

Tomodachi Life is a ‘life simulator’ by Nintendo, one which has had a small level of controversy in its limited time in the West due to its attempt to ‘not make a message’ on gays actually making a message about them. Aside from that and the baffling ten minute Nintendo Direct video, not much was known about the game. The moment I saw the video I was intrigued, but there was no sign about what the gameplay entailed or what would happen other than Miis getting into hijinks.
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[16 Sep 2014 | 2 Comments]

After all the hype, all the talk and the bandying about of giant budgets and 10 year plans, Destiny is finally here. The first post-Halo game from Bungie, few games have had the level of intrigue and anticipation behind them in recent memory. Does the next-generation of gaming start here? Or have Bungie bitten off more than they can chew? Read the full story »


[6 Sep 2014 | One Comment]
Risen 3: Titan Lords

The third game in the Risen series, Titan Lords is a return to the Medieval aesthetic of the first game, and a move away from the Pirate-themed Black Waters. Sadly, though Risen 3 is entertaining to play, and filled with interesting ideas in its aesthetic, but far too filled with imperfections, glitches and simple design flaws to be truly great. Read the full story »


[25 Aug 2014 | 3 Comments]

It’s hard to see a day go by without some controversy in the gaming space, provoking outrage or leading to harassment or bullying. But what is is about this hobby that provokes such strong responses, and what can we do in the face of such hostility? Because ultimately, do games even matter so much? Read the full story »


[12 Aug 2014 | No Comments]
Mecha Ace

Choice of Games offer a wide selection of choose-your-own-adventure stories in a variety of genres, and were among the first to embrace the genre’s popularity on mobile. While the package on offer in their titles is significantly less polished than a title like Eighty Days or the Fighting Fantasy titles available, the variety of topics covered is refreshing. Mecha Ace represents a foray into animé pastiche, and arguably succeeds. Read the full story »