All News tagged with 'Review'

Trek to Yomi review

Trek to Yomi is a side-scrolling samurai adventure that plays out in black and white. Kes reviews Hiroki's attempts to repel invaders on a voyage through the gruesome reality of the Edo period and the trippy shadow world of Yomi.

Posted 1 month ago by Kes Eylers-Stephenson 20

Lego Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga review

The biggest licensed Lego game to date launches tomorrow, and ahead of release, we've been on a sightseeing tour of the galaxy to see how Lego Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga stacks up to its peers...

Posted 2 months ago by Luke Albigés 39

Weird West review

Weird West takes you on five journeys that question your mortality, but does the weirdness of this strange land deserve to be the bounty or the bounty hunter? Let's take a look...

Posted 3 months ago by Tom West 18

Tiny Tina's Wonderlands review

Tiny Tina's Wonderlands combines fantasy tabletop gaming with Borderlands' over-the-top combat, but how does it stack up to the excellent Borderlands 2 DLC, Tiny Tina's Assault on Dragon Keep? Let's find out...

Posted 3 months ago by Luke Albigés 42

Elden Ring: a comprehensive review

It's a good bit later than planned, but here's our (extremely long) take on FromSoftware's latest hardcore action-RPG, Elden Ring — a new twist on the Souls formula set in a dark fantasy world that's bigger than ever.

Posted 3 months ago by Luke Albigés 131

Grid Legends review

Grid Legends has burst onto the racing game scene, but will it take pole position in the genre? Here is our full review of the latest entry into the Grid series.

Posted 4 months ago by Sean Carey 27

Martha is Dead review

A murder-mystery, photography simulator, gritty exploration of a warped psyche — Martha is Dead has a focus on details, but be aware that they're not always pleasant. Here's our full review...

Posted 4 months ago by Tom West 45

OlliOlli World review

Don't be fooled by the cute, colourful presentation — OlliOlli World is up there with the most skill-intensive score attack games of recent years, as well as being up there with the best of them. Here's our full review...

Posted 4 months ago by Luke Albigés 23

Dying Light 2: Stay Human review

Tom travelled to Villedor to experience the modern Dark Ages during a zombie apocalypse, survived to tell the tale, and wrote about his experience in our Dying Light 2: Stay Human review.

Posted 4 months ago by Tom West 36

Rainbow Six Extraction review

Rainbow Six Extraction launches straight into Xbox Game Pass tomorrow, trading the tense competition of Siege for a purely PvE experience against an alien parasite, for some reason. But you know what? We don't hate it...

Posted 5 months ago by Luke Albigés 45

Nobody Saves the World review

Guacamelee! creator Drinkbox Studios is back with another slice of colourful cartoon chaos... how well does the team handle the transition from action-platformer to action-RPG?

Posted 5 months ago by Luke Albigés 21

The Gunk review

Fancy a sci-fi adventure on an alien planet? The Gunk launches into Xbox Game Pass today — check out what we thought in our review!

Posted 6 months ago by Heidi Nicholas 40

Halo Infinite review

After multiple delays, Halo Infinite finally drops later this week as the last big Xbox release of 2021. We've been blasting our way through an early review build of the game — here's what we thought.

Posted 6 months ago by Luke Albigés 90

Battlefield 2042 review

EA Dice's latest instalment of the series, Battlefield 2042, is now out and we locked, loaded, and battled it out through each of its modes to offer you our verdict on this first-person shooter.

Posted 7 months ago by Tom West 47

Sherlock Holmes: Chapter One review

Ready for more mysteries and crimes to solve? Sherlock Holmes: Chapter One arrives this week, so Luke donned his deerstalker and took to the streets of Cordona to deliver a verdict on the new detective game...

Posted 7 months ago by Luke Albigés 14

Jurassic World Evolution 2 review

With Jurassic World Evolution 2 out this week, Luke took up duties on the park management team to see how Frontier had changed things up for this next dino-packed sim....

Posted 7 months ago by Luke Albigés 18

Forza Horizon 5 review

Forza Horizon 5 is here at last, and after a lengthy drive around Mexico, Luke is just about ready to reveal his thoughts on Playground's latest racer. Spoilers: it's really bloody good.

Posted 7 months ago by Luke Albigés 118

Echo Generation review

Wondering what to try next on Xbox Game Pass, or looking for your next turn-based adventure? Check out what we thought of Echo Generation!

Posted 8 months ago by Heidi Nicholas 12

Back 4 Blood review

Back 4 Blood sees Turtle Rock Studios return to top zombie-killing form, and Tom jumped in to help save the people of Fort Hope from a fate worse than death... here's what he found.

Posted 8 months ago by Tom West 86

Far Cry 6 review

Tom decided to fight in a revolution for his Far Cry 6 review, battling it out with special forces soldiers and wild animals to free Yara from the clutches of a tyrant.

Posted 8 months ago by Tom West 81

BPM: Bullets Per Minute review

Hardcore rhythm shooter BPM finally arrives on Xbox today, delivering a unique and intense experience that is not for the faint-hearted. Luke ventures into Hell (again) to bring you the verdict on this brutal game...

Posted 8 months ago by Luke Albigés 30

Super Monkey Ball: Banana Mania review

Another remake rolls onto the scene, this time with Sega dusting off the greatest monkey-rolling simulators of all time. How do these classics hold up in the modern era? Luke peels Banana Mania to find out...

Posted 8 months ago by Luke Albigés 18

Chernobylite review

Tom ventured into the radioactive wasteland of the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone to help a lovesick physicist find his missing fiancée, take down an evil corporation, and destroy creatures from another realm.

Posted 9 months ago by Tom West 34

Hot Wheels Unleashed review

Hot Wheels Unleashed speeds onto Xbox later this week, but how well do these small cars gel with the larger-than-life courses? Luke took some toys for a test drive to find out...

Posted 9 months ago by Luke Albigés 24

FIFA 22 review

Football fanatic Kes sat down for many, many hours of the latest football sim from EA, FIFA 22. How does this year's iteration fare after a few years of mediocrity?

Posted 9 months ago by Kes Eylers-Stephenson 34

Sable review

Artsy adventure Sable glides onto Xbox Game Pass this week, and it's a melting pot of magical moments, technical issues, laid-back exploration, and a whole lot more. Luke masks up and sets out on The Gliding...

Posted 9 months ago by Luke Albigés 40

Tails Of Iron review

Been looking for your next action RPG? Fancy some souls-like combat? Check out what we thought of Tails of Iron in our review:

Posted 9 months ago by Heidi Nicholas 9

The Artful Escape review

Go from small-town dreamer with a guitar to interstellar rock god in The Artful Escape — the trippiest game to arrive on Game Pass in recent memory and an experience unlike any other. Here's what we thought...

Posted 9 months ago by Luke Albigés 23

Life is Strange: True Colors review

The latest entry into the Life is Strange series takes us to Haven Springs for an emotional rollercoaster of a story. Check out what Sean thought about the narrative adventure in his Life is Strange: True Colors review.

Posted 9 months ago by Sean Carey 38

Struggling review

Tom relinquished control of his humanoid body and boldly experienced life as a fleshy ball with arms, in our official Struggling review.

Posted 9 months ago by Tom West 4

The Big Con review

Looking forward to The Big Con? Check out what we thought of the Nineties crime adventure in our Big Con review:

Posted 10 months ago by Heidi Nicholas 6

Lake review

Lake, which takes us back to the Eighties for a relaxed adventure in Providence Oaks, launches for Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S in September — check out what we thought in our Lake review.

Posted 10 months ago by Heidi Nicholas 26

Aliens: Fireteam Elite review

Tom loaded his Pulse Rifle and boarded the "elevator to hell" in Aliens: Fireteam Elite to eradicate the Xenomorph threat. It's all big guns and acid baths when not relaxing on the UAS Endeavor.

Posted 10 months ago by Tom West 54

Psychonauts 2 review

Psychonauts 2 arrives later this week for Xbox Series X|S, PC, and Xbox One, dropping straight into Xbox Game Pass when it does. Has Double Fine managed to bottle lightning with Raz's return? Find out in our review...

Posted 10 months ago by Luke Albigés 32

Twelve Minutes review

Interactive thriller Twelve Minutes traps you in a time loop and tasks you with solving it. Check out what we thought in our Twelve Minutes review...

Posted 10 months ago by Heidi Nicholas 36

Hades review

A year after it first released to a rapturous response from players and critics alike, Hades finally makes its way to Xbox (and Game Pass!) this week. Luke journeys to Hell and back to find out what all the fuss is about...

Posted 10 months ago by Luke Albigés 55

The Ascent review

Cyberpunk RPG/shooter The Ascent jacks into the Xbox Game Pass library today and while it's certainly very pretty, the experience is almost flatlined by a constant barrage of bugs, glitches, and crashes.

Posted 11 months ago by Luke Albigés 86

Omno review

Omno, the beautiful adventure puzzler from Studio Inkyfox, launches into Xbox Game Pass today. Check out what we thought in our Omno review.

Posted 11 months ago by Heidi Nicholas 16

Dungeons & Dragons: Dark Alliance review

Tuque Games' third-person action RPG, Dungeons & Dragons: Dark Alliance is out tomorrow. Tom wraps up warm and heads to Icewind Dale in search of adventure, and to give you his verdict on this co-op adventure.

Posted 1 year ago by Tom West 147

Chivalry 2 review

Torn Banner Studios' medieval first-person slasher Chivalry 2 is out now. Tom straps on his armour and charges into battle to bring you his verdict on this brutal multiplayer gorefest.

Posted 1 year ago by Tom West 17