Sky Force Anniversary – Review

Sky Force Anniversary – Review

That leap from mobile platforms to the big-boy consoles isn’t one that many developers can manage without crashing down to Earth in a giant heap of piss. They are just two different things. Mobile gaming is all compromised controls and IAPs, and so when you…

Pac-Man Championship Edition 2 – Review

Pac-Man Championship Edition 2 – Review

If Nintendo are bad for milking the cow when it comes to Mario, then Namco have basically taken the cow, cooked it into a burger and squished it into a milk bottle and stamped ‘Pac-Man‘ on the side. The yellow fellow has…

Stellaris Diary Part 4: Falling to the Fallen

Stellaris Diary Part 4: Falling to the Fallen

The Unbidden have turned up in my galaxy. This is not a good thing. The Unbidden are essentially huge arseholes from another dimension that are intent on fucking up everyone’s shit. They can’t be reasoned with, nor can they be bargained with. They’re a bit…

Where Have All the Hours Gone?

Where Have All the Hours Gone?

I tend, in many ways, to veer very much towards nostalgia and frequently take refuge in the past, stealing crumbs of happiness to sustain my existence in the now. It’s a habit that often comes with a sadness sugar-crash, however. Especially when I consider time…

Meridian: Squad 22 – Review

Meridian: Squad 22 – Review

You don’t have to look far these days to find a resurgence in popularity for early-style real-time strategy games. A focus on single-player content, base-building, less micro-management, and increased focus on blowing stuff up has more in common with Red Alert and KKND than R.U.S.E