Middle-Earth: Shadow of Mordor – Review

Middle-Earth: Shadow of Mordor – Review

One of the biggest problems of games set in previously-established universes is that there’s a great temptation to play hard and fast with what’s already been set out, and it’s one that all too many succumb to. Eventually, as was the case with Star Wars:

Don’t Die, Mr Robot! – Review

Don’t Die, Mr Robot! – Review

Don’t Die, Mr Robot! is a retro-flavoured, dodge ‘em up that adds to the PS Vita’s list of fantastic indie titles.  It’s a top-down affair that sees you playing as the titular Mr Robot as he weaves his way through wave after wave of baddies…

Train Simulator 2015 – Review

Train Simulator 2015 – Review

I have kind of an odd relationship with trains. On the one hand, they’re a relatively serene, mostly well-organised way to travel, with very few opportunities for things to go spectacularly wrong on your journey. And yet they’re also incredibly aggravating, filled to the brim…

Watching Judge Dredd Play Crazy Taxi – An Account From Play Expo

Watching Judge Dredd Play Crazy Taxi – An Account From Play Expo

When I threw my name in to cover Play Expo, the self-proclaimed “biggest video gaming expo in The North”, I was offered an additional press pass. My editor suggested I may take a date (or, rather, a prostitute), to which I jokingly retorted that it…