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Hunt: Showdown is Survival of the Fittest Against Both Man and Beast

Hunt: Showdown is the revitalization of Crytek's Hunt: Horrors of the Gilded Age from several years ago and pits five teams of two against each other to hunt monsters and collect bounties.

Posted 4 hours ago by Marc Caccamise, 1 comment

Hyper Sentinel Preview from Play Blackpool 2017

Rob Hewson, community manager for Huey Games, was in attendance at this year's Play Expo Blackpool event with Hyper Sentinel, an old-school, side-scrolling shooter that's easy to pick up and play but tough to master.

Posted 4 days ago by Ashley Woodcock, 2 comments

Hands On with Bloody Zombies from Play Blackpool 2017

I sat down with Dan Sheridan, communications manager at nDreams, as he guided me through the first couple of levels of Bloody Zombies in four player local co-op and even let me have a go through a level in virtual reality too.

Posted 6 days ago by Ashley Woodcock, 4 comments

Vampyr's Leveling System Impacts the Greater World

Vampyr offers players a dilemma that revolves around the very core of its RPG gameplay. As a vampire, you need to feed to grow stronger, but who will you feed on, and why?

Posted 12 days ago by Marc Caccamise, 18 comments

Poi First Impressions

Poi is a 3D platformer in which two orphans set off on an adventure with the goal of exploring the many lands that their world has to offer. It is reminiscent of games like Banjo Kazooie and Super Mario 64.

Posted 12 days ago by Ethan Anderson, 12 comments

Ghost of a Tale First Impressions

SeithCG have been hard at work developing Ghost of a Tale. Though there's still work to be done, the title has just launched Xbox's game preview program. Curious about the game? Check out my first impressions here.

Posted 19 days ago by Will Cruz, 13 comments

Aven Colony Preview

City building simulation games aren’t exactly new in the gaming industry. Mothership Entertainment and Team 17's upcoming Aven Colony offers a new twist on the genre. How is it?

Posted 25 days ago by Will Cruz, 12 comments

The Culling First Impressions

Did you ever picture a battle royale game that mimics The Hunger Games? Neither did I. If you're interested but not sure if you're ready to brawl, click here to check out my first impressions.

Posted 1 month ago by Will Cruz, 7 comments

Everspace First Impressions

Whether you’re a fan or Star Trek, Star Wars or Battlestar Galactica, one of the most underrated characters is the setting itself, Space. If traveling the Galaxy peaks your interest, check out my first impressions video.

Posted 1 month ago by Will Cruz, 7 comments

Tango Fiesta First Impressions

Tango Fiesta isn't what it sounds like. It's a shoot 'em up game that parodies eighties action films. Will you dance your way into battle? Check out our first impressions on the adventures of John Strong, action hero.

Posted 1 month ago by Will Cruz, 0 comments

Friday the 13th First Impressions

It's Jason versus the counselors all over again in this asymmetrical multiplayer experience. Scares await, but does good gameplay come with them, or is your time better spent out in the woods? Renn lets us know.

Posted 1 month ago by Kevin Tavore, 25 comments

RiME First Impressions

RiME is a mysterious puzzle/adventure game with an immediately eye catching art style. It begins as you wash up on the beach of an island with no shortage of puzzles to solve.

Posted 1 month ago by Ethan Anderson, 14 comments

Demon's Crystals First Impressions

Demon's Crystals is the latest twin stick shooter with anime characters. Beyond that, there's not a whole lot to be said. It's better to see what it's all about.

Posted 1 month ago by Kevin Tavore, 4 comments

Save the Ninja Clan First Impressions

Sometimes even ninjas need saving. And when they do, it's pretty fun to save them. Tack on a cheap price point and an easy completion and you've got a match made in platforming heaven.

Posted 1 month ago by Kevin Tavore, 5 comments

Mr. Pumpkin Adventure First Impressions

Mr. Pumpkin sets on an adventure to regain his memory. Will amnesia get the best of him? Or will he overcome all odds? Check out our first impressions with Cotton Games latest release.

Posted 1 month ago by Will Cruz, 14 comments

Elliot Quest First Impressions

Elliot Quest is an adventure/RPG that is clearly inspired by old school games of the genre. It's time to platform and fight your way across an island to find a cure for a rare curse. Let me show you what I thought about it.

Posted 2 months ago by Ethan Anderson, 6 comments

Injustice 2 First Impressions

Fans have been craving Injustice 2 for many years. Does the sequel build off the original? Or does the predecessor remain in the shadow of gods? We got a lot of hands on time with DC's fighter and came away very impressed.

Posted 2 months ago by Will Cruz, 12 comments

Bit Dungeon Plus First Impressions

Guess what? It's a roguelike dungeon crawler just as its name suggests. It's kinda like an arena Legend of Zelda and Ethan is here to let us know if it's worth swinging a sword for.

Posted 2 months ago by Kevin Tavore, 2 comments

TGN First Impression: Race the Sun

Race the Sun is all about...racing the sun. Ok, well that's simple enough. It's a bit like an endless runner with a timer where that timer is the setting sun, but there's a bit more to it than that. Let Ethan show you.

Posted 2 months ago by Kevin Tavore, 3 comments

TGN First Impression: Planetbase

Best case scenario, it's like The Martian meets Sim City. Worst case? Let's not go there. Join Rhys has he attempts to create a settlement from scratch on an alien planet in his First Impression of Planetbase.

Posted 2 months ago by Kevin Tavore, 10 comments

TGN First Impression: NBA Playgrounds

You've got all your favorite players from Stephen Curry to Shaq. You've got street rules basketball without a ref in sight. What's not to love? Anything? Will's here to let us know with his first impression.

Posted 2 months ago by Kevin Tavore, 11 comments

TGN First Impression: Punch Club

There's a fight club pun to be made here somewhere, but you'll get enough in the game. Punch Club is an interesting combination of The Sims and fighting culture and Rhys is here to give us his first impressions of it.

Posted 2 months ago by Kevin Tavore, 3 comments

TGN First Impression: Flinthook

Flinthook is the latest ID@Xbox platformer and it seeks to set itself apart with its excellent hook mechanic that will see you launching across the maps. But is that enough to make this worth your time?

Posted 2 months ago by Kevin Tavore, 1 comment

TGN First Impression: 'n Verlore Verstand

'n Verlore Verstand. Its got a name that doesn't tell you much, so we've let Renn do the telling. He's here to give us his first impressions of this interesting first person platformer.

Posted 2 months ago by Kevin Tavore, 10 comments

TGN First Impression: Wonder Boy: The Dragon's Trap

Back in the 80's there was a series of games that became known as quite a classic. This new remaster is a quick completion, sure, but it's also one of the most beautiful ID games yet.

Posted 3 months ago by Kevin Tavore, 6 comments

TGN First Impression: Crawl

Dungeon crawling with all the classic elements you'd expect plus one unique twist - assymetrical PVP multiplayer. Is this game going to be a staple in your collection? Josh gives us his first impression.

Posted 3 months ago by Kevin Tavore, 0 comments

TGN First Impression: The Sexy Brutale

It's a dark night and murder is afoot. Many of them. Some people like to solve crimes but you? You're going to prevent them during this masked adventure. Renn shares his impressions of his experience.

Posted 3 months ago by Kevin Tavore, 3 comments

TA@EGX Rezzed: Braving the Chill in Impact Winter

Combining classic isometric RPGs, creepy John Carpenter movies and modern survival games, the first 15 minutes with Impact Winter certainly gave me a chill.

Posted 3 months ago by Sam Quirke, 1 comment

TGN First Impression: Neurovoider

NeuroVoider is the old idiom "you can't judge a book by its cover" put into real world practice. It's a twin stick shooter RPG in a roguelike world and it's fiendishly addictive.

Posted 3 months ago by Kevin Tavore, 3 comments

TA@EGX Rezzed: Mopping Up a Bloody Mess in Serial Cleaner

This guy knows where the bodies are buried because he's the Mafia's clean up maestro. In a twist on the top-down stealth genre, we got to sneak around an active crime scene and hide the evidence. Sometimes in a crocodile.

Posted 3 months ago by Sam Quirke, 2 comments

TGN First Impression: Momodora: Reverie Under the Moonlight

Momodora looks like it would be right at home on a classic gaming console, but with a mix of Metroidvania and Dark Souls, TGN's Ethan believes this might be a game worth taking a look at.

Posted 3 months ago by Kevin Tavore, 4 comments

TGN First Impression: Talent Not Included

Talent Not Included wants nothing more than to be famous, being a platforming game about the theatre and all. The first step on that journey was an audition before Renn, and he's here today to let us know what he thought.

Posted 3 months ago by Kevin Tavore, 3 comments

TA@EGX Rezzed: Super Smashing Fun with Brawlout

Every Xbox gamer who played Smash Bros. back in the day wishes they could get achievements in the Nintendo classic, right? Brawlout is likely the closest we'll get, as we discovered during our hands-on preview.

Posted 3 months ago by Sam Quirke, 7 comments

TGN First Impression: RBI Baseball 17

The RBI Baseball series makes its yearly at-bat in 2017 with another arcade baseball game that hopes to be just what fans are looking for.

Posted 3 months ago by Kevin Tavore, 16 comments

TA@EGX Rezzed: Booping Snoots In Ooblets

ID@Xbox wasn't shy about bringing an eclectic mix of titles to EGX Rezzed this year. Ooblets definitely doesn't fit the usual mould for Xbox and that's no bad thing. This could be the closest we ever get to a Pokemon game...

Posted 3 months ago by Sam Quirke, 0 comments

TA@EGX Rezzed: Making Friends in AWAY: Journey To The Unexpected

Hidden among all of the ID@Xbox titles spouting terms like "rogue-lite" and "randomly-generated" is a quirky upcoming RPG with cartoon graphics, wacky humour and a strong heart.

Posted 3 months ago by Sam Quirke, 5 comments

TA@EGX Rezzed: Investigating The Mystery of Tacoma

This year, ID@Xbox brought yet another atmospheric space mystery to unravel. Tacoma has its own unique flavour, though, as you'll be puzzling it out via 3D holographic recordings of the missing crew.

Posted 3 months ago by Sam Quirke, 1 comment

TGN First Impression: Blackwood Crossing

It's the loving tale of brother, sister and a creepy rabbit, but does it do anything unique or interesting with the genre that demands your attention? Ethan lets you know what he thinks.

Posted 3 months ago by Kevin Tavore, 0 comments

TA@EGX Rezzed: ID@Xbox Shows Off Aaero and The Sexy Brutale

Tearing ourselves away briefly from the adorable Snake Pass, we took the time to sample some of what ID@Xbox had to offer at this year's EGX Rezzed. First up was Aaero and The Sexy Brutale.

Posted 3 months ago by Sam Quirke, 1 comment

TGN First Impression: Has-Been Heroes

One of the highlights of the Nintendo Switch reveal has made its way over to Xbox with its own unique blend of roguelike and RPG. Ryan gives us his thoughts and lets you know if it's worth your time.

Posted 3 months ago by Kevin Tavore, 6 comments

TGN First Impression: SkyKeepers

SkyKeepers is a metroidvania-inspired action platformer. It's also a quick completion so I know some of you already have your finger on the trigger. Let my first impression be your guide.

Posted 3 months ago by Kevin Tavore, 3 comments

TGN First Impression: The Inner World

The art style is clever and the people are lovable. It's a point and click adventure that many on other platforms have come to love and it's finally available on console. Will gives us his first impressions of the game.

Posted 3 months ago by Kevin Tavore, 1 comment

TA@EGX Rezzed: Battalion 1944 Aims For The "Old School" Feel

Rumours are already swirling that certain major franchises might be taking a trip back to WWII, but Bulkhead Interactive also want to take us back to the glory days of the FPS in a departure from their puzzle-platformer debut.

Posted 3 months ago by Sam Quirke, 4 comments

TGN First Impression: Snake Pass

It's a game about snakes and collectibles, but it's not something you'd play on an old Nokia phone. It's altogether something new, and Renn's here to give us his first impression on whether this concept is worth slithering for.

Posted 3 months ago by Kevin Tavore, 15 comments

TA@EGX Rezzed: Cities Skylines Arrives April 21st

Cities Skylines finally has a release date, announced just as we got hands-on with the game at EGX Rezzed. The hit PC game has been carefully tweaked to work effectively with home console controllers.

Posted 3 months ago by Sam Quirke, 7 comments

TGN First Impression: Verdun

Verdun's going toe to toe with one of last holiday's biggest AAA shooters with its World War I setting and Will's here today to give us his first impressions and let us know if this multiplayer title is worth the time.

Posted 4 months ago by Kevin Tavore, 36 comments

TGN First Impression: Kitty Powers' Matchmaker

It's true. This game actually came out. Is it anything but a gimmick? Will thinks there's something beneath the surface and he's got his first impressions to tell us all. Maybe you'll ask Kitty Powers out on a date?

Posted 4 months ago by Kevin Tavore, 15 comments

TGN First Impression: Clicker Heroes

The concept behind Click Heroes is simple enough. You just mash X as fast as possible until the enemy dies. It's that easy yet it keeps you coming back for more and more. Renn shares his thoughts in today's First Impression.

Posted 4 months ago by Kevin Tavore, 19 comments

TGN First Impression: Vertical Drop Heroes HD

Vertical Drop Heroes is a game all about dropping - in short, it's a vertical side scroller. Will's here today to give us his first impressions of the game to let us know if there's some hidden depth in this bottomless pit.

Posted 4 months ago by Kevin Tavore, 1 comment

TGN First Impression: Wells

Wells is a 2.5D shooter platformer with a focus on using unique weapons to overcome your enemies and the environment to get to the end of the level's boss fight. Josh gives us his First Impressions of the game.

Posted 5 months ago by Kevin Tavore, 0 comments