Subnautica is a mash-up of different games that ought not to work. It's an undersea exploration game, something that is rarely done well. It's a survival game, something that's gone out of style recently. Somehow, though, the combination of the two has managed to become something more than the sum of its parts. The purpose of this Subnautica review is to take a look at why the game works, from an overview of the storyline and … [Read more...]
Firewatch Review – A Burgeoning Friendship
Firewatch is Campo Santo's first game. A brand new studio based in San Francisco. While this may be Santo's first release, its members have worked on a few great titles that you might have played - The Cave, Brutal Legend, The Walking Dead: Season 1, BioShock 2 and Mark of the Ninja. … [Read more...]
Mario Kart 8 Review and Character Unlocks
Mario Kart 8 is definitely the King of karts - good luck trying to dethrone this beast. It's a super-fun kart racer that builds on top of the 22-year old franchise with new and intriguing ideas. It doesn't experiment as much as Double Dash, and, understandably, Nintendo hasn't taken a big risk with Mario Kart 8 Wii U, yet all of the crucial elements that made its predecessors fun, are arguably better and more enjoyable. That awesome sense of … [Read more...]
The Order 1886 Dev Wants a Sequel. Do You?
Although developer Red At Dawn wants a sequel for their Victorian London game The Order 1886, they still need approval from Sony - and I think they'll surely get it. PS4 game The Order 1886 wasn't that well received by critics, and gamers alike. The consensus is that Red At Dawn focused too much resources on creating a stylish cinematic experience while sacrificing a crucial element - gameplay. Still, even though it received consumer backlash, … [Read more...]