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Thrones of Britannia: A Total War Saga PC review

Creative Assembly takes a trip to Ancient Britain in a spin-off of their award winning Total War series.

Set in 878AD, Thrones of Britannia: A Total War Saga covers a period of internal turmoil as Alfred the Great seeks to unify the kingdoms of Britannia. As if finding common ground amongst the English, Welsh and Gaelic people wasn’t enough, the even-present Vikings place a further threat to unification.  Continue reading Thrones of Britannia: A Total War Saga PC review

Monster Hunter: World Xbox One X review

Monster Hunter: World brings the acclaimed series to current-gen consoles and, if you believe the PR, to the masses. What was once a series with a dedicate niche fan-base is now, apparently, suitable for all. Continue reading Monster Hunter: World Xbox One X review

MX vs ATV All Out PlayStation 4 Pro review

Bikes, buggies and quads slide and jump around in the mud for another instalment of THQ Nordic’s off-road racing franchise in MX vs ATV All Out.

Twenty years ago, Rainbow Studio’s Motocross Madness was one of my favourite PC games. I spent hours doing crazy jumps and stunts across what was one of the first open-world games I’d ever played. Rainbow Studios has continued to create extensions of Motocross Madness with their MX vs ATV series ever since, with varying success. Continue reading MX vs ATV All Out PlayStation 4 Pro review

TT Isle of Man: Ride on the Edge PS4 Pro review

Whilst racing in cars translates well to a 2D screens, motorcycles don’t always fair quite as well. After 2014’s shocking Motorcycle Club, can French outfit, Kyotonn bring some of the class from their WRC rally games is TT Isle of Man: Ride on the Edge? Continue reading TT Isle of Man: Ride on the Edge PS4 Pro review

Dragon Quest Builders Switch Review

Taking the simplistic building-block look of Minecraft and the mechanics of a JRPG, Dragon Quest Builders in now out on the Nintendo Switch.

I like Minecraft. I was a little late to the party, but I’ve now got the game on pretty much every platform that it’s available on. I’ve spent hours digging holes and making stuff, all the while being careful not to have some errant creeper blow the whole lot up. Continue reading Dragon Quest Builders Switch Review

Assassin’s Creed Rogue Remastered review

Ubisoft brings an almost forgotten entry in the Assassin’s Creed saga to current-gen consoles.

Back in 2014, the news that Assassin’s Creed Unity was not coming out on PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 had some fans feeling left out. The knowledge that the last-gen consoles were getting their own Assassin’s Creed game in Assassin’s Creed Rogue, smoothed things over a bit. Continue reading Assassin’s Creed Rogue Remastered review

Burnout Paradise Remastered Xbox One review

Classic adrenaline-fuelled racer Burnout Paradise gets the current-gen remaster treatment, introducing one of the finest open-world racers to a new generation of players. Continue reading Burnout Paradise Remastered Xbox One review

Bayonetta 2 Switch review

Button-masher and former Wii U exclusive, Bayonetta 2, is now out for the Nintendo Switch, with boxed copies also including a download code for the first game as well.

The partnership between Bayonetta developer, Platinum Games, and Nintendo for Bayonetta 2’s Wii U platform exclusive surprised me. The action-adventure button-masher did not seem to be an immediate fit alongside Nintendo’s usual, more family-friendly fayre. Continue reading Bayonetta 2 Switch review