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Don't Die, Mr. Robot! (PlayStation Vita)

Don't Die, Mr. Robot! (PlayStation Vita)

Avoid droid

Once upon a time on a PlayStation Vita far, far away lived a fast-paced 2D puzzler named Don’t Die, Mr. Robot!. The little ‘bot looked around at all of the other arcade games on the PlayStation Network and couldn’t help but feel that he was different from the rest. With their polished visuals and flashy lighting effects, his...

Aqua Kitty: Milk Mine Defender DX (PlayStation 4)

Aqua Kitty: Milk Mine Defender DX (PlayStation 4)

Save the last kittens

If you've been feline like some cat-based shooting shenanigans, Aqua Kitty: Milk Mine Defender DX may be the purr-fect solution. This retro-inspired shoot-'em-up takes a fur-miliar core gameplay mechanic, and wraps a gleefully absurd premise around it – but should you pick up this shooter right meow, or is it totally paw-ful?...

Home (PlayStation 4)

Home (PlayStation 4)

Home is where the heart is

Home is the side-scrolling mystery from one-man indie developer Benjamin Rivers. It’s an intriguing title with some horror elements thrown in for good measure, as well as a ‘choose your own adventure’ narrative. You play as an unnamed man who awakens in a house with nothing but a flashlight. From there, it’s up to...

Blood of the Werewolf (PlayStation 3)

Blood of the Werewolf (PlayStation 3)

The wolf among us

Some people just don’t have any luck. As though transforming into a hairy, blood-thirsty bipedal wolf every month isn’t a tad inconvenient, then someone has to come and murder your husband, burn down your gothic home, and take your son. Thankfully, the only thing between you and him is a series of impractically designed...

Dragon Age: Inquisition (PlayStation 4)

Dragon Age: Inquisition (PlayStation 4)

Everybody expects the Inquisition

BioWare has had to endure a rocky road of late. Mass Effect 3 didn't sit well with everyone, and although there was a decent game at its core, Dragon Age II missed the mark almost entirely when it came to being a worthy successor to the great Dragon Age: Origins. As a result, a lot rests on Dragon Age: Inquisition's...

Far Cry 4 (PlayStation 4)

Far Cry 4 (PlayStation 4)

Take a walk on the wild side

Far Cry 3 managed to blend a near perfect mix of open world and first-person shooter, taking players to the darker side of a Pacific paradise, where many of the inhabitants were the definition of insane. For its sequel, there’s a definite feeling that Ubisoft took the view 'if it’s not broken, don’t fix it', so Far...

Never Alone (PlayStation 4)

Never Alone (PlayStation 4)

One if by land, two if by blizzard

Never Alone (or Kisima Inŋitchuŋa in its native tongue) is a PlayStation 4 platformer by Upper One Games and E-Line Media. It’s an interactive re-telling of stories that come from the Alaskan indigenous peoples, the Iñupiaq. Some of the stories touched upon are The Blizzard Man, The Sky People, and Rolling...

LittleBigPlanet 3 (PlayStation 4)

LittleBigPlanet 3 (PlayStation 4)

Dream weaver

Reviewing a LittleBigPlanet game at launch is a little like rating The Beatles’ entire catalogue based on everything up to Rubber Soul: the pieces are in place, but the real magic is yet to come. A community centric sequel such as this deserves time to properly mature, but expectations demand that we put pen to paper now. The question...

Tiny Troopers: Joint Ops (PlayStation 3)

Tiny Troopers: Joint Ops (PlayStation 3)

Military mishap

Tiny Troopers: Joint Ops combines the best features and missions from its mobile counterparts, packaging the popular smartphone series’ first two titles together for PlayStation platforms. Does this port march onto Sony’s systems with success, though – or is it an overpriced clone doing the console rounds? The game definitely...

Assassin's Creed Rogue (PlayStation 3)

Assassin's Creed Rogue (PlayStation 3)

A touch of frost

You’d be forgiven for branding Assassin’s Creed Rogue an afterthought, as its next-gen brother, Assassin’s Creed Unity, overshadowed its release. Although appearing as a cash-in for those still waiting to upgrade their PlayStation 3s, though, this is actually a solid instalment in Ubisoft’s historical franchise, bringing...

Tales of Hearts R (PlayStation Vita)

Tales of Hearts R (PlayStation Vita)

Pacemaker

Tales of Hearts R is an enhanced version of the popular Tales of Hearts on the Nintendo DS. Originally only released in Japan, this title represents the 11th entry in Bandai Namco’s long-running role-playing series – but does it live up to the property’s esteemed standards, and is it the type of title that famished PlayStation Vita...

#killallzombies (PlayStation 4)

#killallzombies (PlayStation 4)

Social media suicide

We all know that the zombie apocalypse is coming, but gamers should have had enough practice by now to survive beyond doomsday. What’s next for a world littered with corpses, then? A reality television show – with a hashtag as part of its title, of course. This is the (horrific) future that #killallzombies peddles, but as...

Assassin's Creed Unity (PlayStation 4)

Assassin's Creed Unity (PlayStation 4)

Heads will roll

French publisher Ubisoft is on its home turf with Assassin's Creed Unity. With a sprawling recreation of 18th Century Paris to explore, the game does away with Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag's naval angle, and returns to a setting that evokes memories of Assassin's Creed II and Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood. With the French revolu

Snark Busters: High Society (PlayStation 3)

Snark Busters: High Society (PlayStation 3)

Who you gonna call?

A game sporting a name like Snark Busters: High Society should be enough to perk the interest of pretty much anyone – you can’t help but let it spark question after question in your mind. What the hell’s a Snark, why does it need busting, and most importantly, will there be top hats? Should all of these questions push your...

The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth (PlayStation 4)

The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth (PlayStation 4)

A study in scatology

The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth is an infamously strange game, which is why it was with slight befuddlement that we saw Sony include it as a recent PlayStation Plus freebie. Conceived by Team Meat's Edmund McMillen, the title is a twisted take on the twin-stick shooter genre, served with a heaping spoonful of NES-era Zelda. But do...

The Wolf Among Us - A Telltale Games Series (PlayStation 4)

The Wolf Among Us - A Telltale Games Series (PlayStation 4)

Huff ‘n’ puff

The Wolf Among Us is the last of Telltale Games’ previously released titles to wind up on the PlayStation 4. When these next-gen ports were initially announced, many expected them to offer more stable editions of the famously buggy escapades available elsewhere. Sadly, both The Walking Dead: Season One, and, to a lesser extent,

Nano Assault Neo-X (PlayStation 4)

Nano Assault Neo-X (PlayStation 4)

Biological blunder

Back when Resogun was announced for the PlayStation 4, there was some dissatisfaction that Finnish developer Housemarque was leaving behind its brilliant Super Stardust HD blueprint. The space shooter eventually launched to critical acclaim, putting any concerns to bed – but it hasn’t stopped us from pondering how the...

LEGO Ninjago: Nindroids (PlayStation Vita)

LEGO Ninjago: Nindroids (PlayStation Vita)

Portable ninjas to go

The ever growing collection of LEGO video games has become a mammoth in the industry. With over 50 titles to choose from, including both licensed and original properties, fans of the digital bricks have had a vast variety to explore. Showing no signs of slowing down, the latest game in the pantheon has made its way to the...

Rocksmith 2014 Edition (PlayStation 4)

Rocksmith 2014 Edition (PlayStation 4)

Shred school

As a lapsed guitar player, this wannabe rockstar was eagerly anticipating the release of Rocksmith 2014 Edition on the PlayStation 4. With two mistreated instruments decorated in dust, Ubisoft’s tutor promised a much needed excuse to wipe them down and get them back into action – but does this next-gen port squeal like Slash or hit...