Over the last few years, many classic games have been brought back with a bang on PlayStation 4. Whether it's Crash Bandicoot, Spyro the Dragon, or Shadow of the Colossus, we've been treated to some superb remakes that not only bring the visuals up to date, but also make them feel modern again. Destroy All Humans is the latest title to be...
The survival genre is most definitely an acquired taste, but it doesn’t always take a genius to recognise a bit of a dud. Fade to Silence attempts to take after The Long Dark with a harsh, unrelenting winter setting that puts a strain on food and warmth - but it’s nowhere near as effective. Largely thanks to a lack of direction,...
What could possibly go wrong?
Oh, Bubsy. Where to even start? The first couple of 16-bit titles were actually fairly enjoyable, but everything unravelled for the maligned mascot with the arrival of Bubsy 3D, certainly one of the worst games to grace a PlayStation console. To answer his catchphrase, everything did go wrong, and with his name in...
In your dreams, kid
Essentially, Giana Sisters: Dream Runners is a game in which you race against a handful of other players across a looping stage, with the goal being to try and stay in first place until the current 'lap' comes to a close. If you're in the lead when it does eventually end, then you'll be awarded with a gold star. Collect three of...
Stop us if you've heard this one before: a man sets out on a quest for revenge after his idyllic life is shattered by the destruction of his home at the hands of a marauding army. On his journey for retribution, not only does he become a great warrior – who handily ends up saving the world – but this nameless hero even manages...
More than Super Mario Sisters
Giana Sisters: Twisted Dreams is excellently designed, with striking visuals and tight platforming that's thoughtfully conceived. It's old school, challenging, and bizarre – but it's also unique, which is a remarkable feat considering the series' not-so shameless origins. For the younger among you, the titular...
Arrow to the GPU
A great fantasy RPG should immerse you completely into its virtual world, making you truly believe in the mysterious realms around you. A great fantasy RPG should compel you to the point that you want to speak to every character in order to learn intricate secrets both pivotal and unrelated to the game's plot, and should encourage...