Review: Free Guy

Video game film adaptations are usually not great (I mean, I loved Assassin’s Creed, but it absolutely wasn’t the best film I’d seen that year nor was it a classic). FIlm adaptations of books that lean heavily on video games from history aren’t usually that good either (Ready Player One was a film that actually […]

Assassin’s Creed: Syndicate (PS4) Review

In late 2014, I finished Assassin’s Creed: Unity, finding that while it looked good, its issues were so widespread I urged people not to buy it new. Ubisoft, the studio behind the series, seems to have almost addressed nearly every complaint I had in the new game, Syndicate, and bring the series to Victorian-era London. This, quite […]

Everyboy’s Gone To The Rapture (PS4) Review

Video games are probably largely assumed to be brash, loud and action-packed by many who don’t play them. And this has always been slightly true, because like movies, the real crowd-pleasers are the blockbusters: the bombastic, loud and expensive games. However, there have always been smaller, more cerebral games (Grim Fandango is one example from gaming’s […]

Batman: Arkham Knight (PS4) Review

Last September I got a PS4 and thought “why not review games as well as movies”! You can read my review of Destiny here, my review of Middle Earth: Shadow of Mordor here, my review of Assassin’s Creed: Unity here, and my review of Grim Fandango here. It must be hard to make a good superhero game, probably because most […]

Grim Fandango (PS4) Review

Last September I got a PS4 and thought “why not review games as well as movies”! You can read my review of Destiny here, my review of Middle Earth: Shadow of Mordor here, and my review of Assassin’s Creed: Unity here. As a kid I got into gaming on our family PC, especially through demo discs from PC […]