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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The Top 10 Best Games on Xbox GamePass (According to Metacritic)

Xbox GamePass provides something most gamers have longed for since they picked up their very first controller – a library of games accessible at their fingertips. The ‘Netflixification’ of games has been inevitable since it became technically possible, and Microsoft have been the first to give it a go with GamePass, bringing a vast selection of games to the service, […]

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Shadow of War Review: Is it worth playing now?

Shadow of War (SoW) is the much-anticipated sequel to Monolith’s acclaimed LOTR spin-off action game Shadow of Mordor (SoM), promising a continuation of the main games story, a much bigger world to explore, and an evolution of everything that made the first game great whilst adding in a plethora of fresh features and mechanics. I was a big fan of […]

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Quiz: Name the 30 best-selling Xbox 360 games

Are you an Xbox Xpert? Launched in 2005, the Xbox 360 served to revolutionise the home console gaming landscape. Bringing Achievements, downloadable indie games, an industry standard controller layout, and an incredible online service. The generation lasted a long time, and was home to some fantastic games that sold extremely well on Microsoft’s console. There’s no timer on this quiz, so take […]

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Vanquish Review: Is it Worth Playing Now?

Published back in 2007, Vanquish released on the PS3 and Xbox 360 (and was later ported to PC) to a relative lack of fanfare and moderate critical acclaim. In the years since however, the game has achieved something of a cult status, and is being looked back upon with more appreciation than it initially garnered. This is possibly due to it […]

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10 hopes for E3 2018

This year’s E3 is shaping up to be the biggest on record, with the major publishers all gearing up to show off some future titles. Here’s a mix of hopes and predictions I have for the show: 10. Smash Bros for Switch isn’t just a port: Nintendo has seen some real success over the past year in porting some of the […]

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Rogue Legacy Review: Is it Worth Playing Now?

Rogue Legacy released back in 2013, and promised a rogue-like high-fantasy sidescroller with random level layouts, a perma-death mechanic with tight controls and a deep skill tree. The concept behind rogue-likes has always intrigued me, so I thought I’d pick the game up for a try. The premise is fairly simple in that you take control of a character of a certain class […]

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