Pokémon Arceus Review: Is it Worth Playing Now?

Pokémon Arceus looked to take the beloved series in a long-overdue new direction, promising an open-world with emergent gameplay where the lovable monsters would be seamlessly present in the wild. The classic Pokémon formula had long grown stale for me, so I was excited to see what Arceus had to offer. So is Pokémon Arceus worth playing now? Let’s find […]

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Super Mario 3D All-Stars Review: Is it worth playing now?

Super Mario 3D All-Starts released in 2020 for the Nintendo Switch, and promised a compilation of the plumber’s finest 3D outings: 64,  Sunshine and Galaxy, brought back in high definition for the modern gaming age. Despite being a limited release, it’s still available now from second hand sellers, and represents the only official collection of some of Mario’s greatest 3D […]

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Hades Review: Is it worth playing now?

Hades released in 2018 to wideaspread acclaim, touted as the new gold standard of the rogue-like formula. With addicting gameplay, compelling characters and story, and a fiendishly addicting loop that kept gamers glued to their consoles, Hades won multiple awards and accolades. But is Hades worth playing now? Let’s find out… The Good Gameplay: The concept of Hades is simple – […]

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New Pokémon Snap Review: Is it worth playing now?

New Pokémon Snap launched in April 2021, a direct sequel to the cult classic original on the N64. Its predeccessor was a well polished but short-lived affair, really feeling like a proof of concept rather than a fully fleshed out game. But what a concept it is! Exploring exotic terrain taking photos of your favourite Pokémon was a rewarding and […]

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Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order Review – It it worth playing now?

Released in 2019, Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order was the first single-player only experienced from AAA publisher EA since they acquired the illustrious licence back in 2015. It came as a welcome surprise to fans who’d been growing weary of the cynical, soulless multiplayer-only experiences that had come from the publisher so far. In Fallen Order you take control of […]

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Super Mario Odyssey Review – Is it worth playing now?

Super Mario Odyssey launched on the Nintendo Switch in  2017, marking the plumber’s first 3D outing on Nintendo’s new platform. Mario’s last 3D mainline game, Super Mario 3D World, was an excellent yet somewhat paint-by-numbers outing for the mascot, and didn’t have the same innovative impact as some of his other 3D console games, such as Mario 64 or Mario Galaxy. […]

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