Category Archive: Game Reviews

PilotWings 64 review

By a complete stroke of luck I recently managed to grab myself an original PilotWings 64 cart. This is a game that I’ve been wishing for years would have gotten a Virtual Console… Continue reading

Mortal Kombat X review

A couple of weeks ago I finally got around to buying Mortal Kombat X. If people are wondering why it took me this long, I haven’t had an Xbox One until last fall… Continue reading

Resident Evil 7: Biohazard – Review (Xbox One)

Alright, finally finished the main game in Resident Evil 7 and I’m actually curious to play through to see the other path through the game. In the end, the game was quite enjoyable… Continue reading

Wacky Wheels Review

Wacky Wheels is a Super Mario Kart knock-off for the PCs but a surprisingly good one at that. Gameplay: 4/5 – After the starting awkwardness that comes from these types of “pseudo-3D” games,… Continue reading

Mighty No. 9 (Xbox One review)

Here’s my review of the spiritual Mega Man successor (sorry it took so long)… Gameplay: 4½/5 – The controls ever so slightly remind me of Mega Man X but Mighty No. 9 does… Continue reading

Killer Instinct (Xbox One) review

I’ve finally had a chance to sit down properly with the latest instalment of the Killer Instinct series from Rare. The first two games are amongst some of my favourite fighting games and… Continue reading

Mirror’s Edge: Catalyst Review (Xbox One)

Finally beat the main story of Mirror’s Edge: Catalyst, the sequel/reboot of the Mirror’s Edge series. Gameplay: 4/5 – The controls are just about as good as the first game. You can’t pick… Continue reading

Battletoads: Arcade Review (Xbox One)

Battletoads: Arcade was featured as one of the numerous titles on the Rare Replay Collection and I’ve been playing it a whole lot so here’s my review of it. (Mirror’s Edge: Catalyst review… Continue reading

Resident Evil 6 Review (Xbox 360)

My attempts to catch up on the Resident Evil series has now reached the sixth official game of the series (or eighth but who’s counting)… Gameplay: 2½/5 – The regular gameplay resembles RE4… Continue reading

Resident Evil 5 Review (Xbox 360)

A little while ago Capcom announced the arrival of a seventh official instalment in the Resident Evil game series. While I’ve always been more a fan of the film series, I do enjoy… Continue reading

Day of the Tentacle Review (Remastered & Original)

Day of the Tentacle was LucasArts’s official sequel to Maniac Mansion, the adventure game which ushered in the SCUMM engine and essentially gave birth to the LucasArts adventure games. The sequel sees you… Continue reading

Steel Rivals (Wii U) – Review

Steel Rivals is a downloadable indie fighting game for Steam and Wii U. In the game, you pick from a rather large roster of medieval fantasy characters and fight in either simple one-on-one… Continue reading

Duke Nukem – The 2D Games Review

In this blog, I’ll be a doing a special 3-for-1 special as I take a look at the 2D Duke Nukem titles, the original Duke Nukem 1 and 2 as well as the… Continue reading

Fast Racing Neo (Wii U Review)

Fast Racing Neo is a futuristic racing game made in the spirit of titles like WipeOut and F-Zero. The game is downloadable on the Wii U. In the game you race hover-cars on… Continue reading

Project Zero: Maiden of Black Water (WiiU Review)

Maiden of Black Water is the latest instalment in Koei-Tecmo’s horror game series Fatal Frame. In this atmospheric title you try to solve three mysteries while encountering ghosts on Mt. Hikami, armed only… Continue reading

Review & Revisit: Chuck Rock (Sega MegaDrive)

This Christmas I was lucky enough to receive a Sega MegaDrive as a present from my sister. On top of which, the system came with an assortment of classic games one of which… Continue reading