Everyone’s favourite Italian plumber has made his proper Nintendo Switch debut with Super Mario Odyssey (Mario Kart doesn’t count). Continuing the open-world style of Super Mario 64 and Super Mario Sunshine, players follow Mario as he explores a series of kingdoms in order to stop Bowser from marrying the kidnapped Princess Peach. Continue reading Super Mario Odyssey Switch review
Long running Japanese RPG series, Final Fantasy gets it’s first virtual reality title and, as you’d expect, it’s a bit weird. Injecting you right into the fantastical world of Eos from Final Fantasy XV, PlayStation VR owners can join the award-winning RPG title’s hero, Noctis, on a fishing trip. Continue reading PlayStation VR owners go Final Fantasy fishing
The sense of flying is one of the most amazing experiences you can have in virtual Reality. Be it soaring around the globe in Google Earth VR, flying an Iroquois helicopter across the Nevada desert in DCS, or even dogfighting in space with Eve Valkyrie, departing terra firma is exhilarating.
You can add the PlayStation VR title, Megaton Rainfall to this list. Casting the player as a super-powered protector of the Earth, this is the closest that you’ll get right now to a full-on VR Superman simulator. Continue reading Megaton Rainfall PS4/PSVR review
The Invisible Hours is an interesting one. It’s not really a game, it’s more like a piece of interactive theatre.
On purchasing your ticket, you enter an old-style movie theatre and walk to your box. As you begin you are transported to a jetty, as a bearded fellow disembarks a small boat and makes his way up some steps, through the rain, towards a house perched on top of what is a small island. Continue reading The Invisible Hours PSVR review
Switch games generally seem to fall into two categories: genuinely incredible gaming experiences and great portable gaming experiences. Gear Club Unlimited is one of the latter. Continue reading Gear Club Unlimited Switch review
For the second South Park game Ubisoft switches developer from veteran adventure game outfit, Obsidian, to an in-house team calling on the publisher’s studios dotted around the globe.
If ever there’s was a cartoon series befitting a video game it is South Park. The retro animation has a charm that translates perfectly. Add to that the TV show’s biting no-holds-barred humour and you’ve a video game experience that is quite unique. Continue reading South Park: The Fractured but Whole PS4 review
Bethesda have released an uncompromising, portable Nintendo Switch version of their 2011 hit RPG, The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim. Possibly one of the greatest RPGs ever made. Continue reading The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Switch review
Like it’s stable-mate, Bethesda’s The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, the 2016 Doom reboot is gaining a reputation of being ported to every available game platform. Nintendo’s Switch recently joined the PC, PS4 and Xbox One in having a version of the game.
Literally in the same breath as they launched the Switch version of Doom, Bethesda knocked out Doom VFR, a special VR version of the game, for PlayStation VR and HTC Vive (note: not the Oculus Rift). Doom VFR allows players to enter the world of Doom in virtual reality, without the need for PC mods (the 2012 PC version of Doom 3: BFG Edition can be modded to run in VR on the PC). Continue reading Doom VFR PlayStation VR review