• Review Snake Pass (PS4)

    You shall snake pass

    Ah, the age of the 3D platformer. Things were simpler back then: we had Crash Bandicoot, Spyro, and – of course – Gex. Oh, how we laughed along with the latter little scamp through his adventures – one of them containing Red Dwarf actor Danny John-Jules and a former Playboy model in FMV. Truly a game that could've only...


  • Review 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...


  • Review Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed (PlayStation 3)

    Smiles prower

    Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed starts to make sense the moment that you reach the excellent Afterburner stage. Sumo Digital’s slick sequel initially introduces itself as yet another Mario Kart derivative – but it eventually blossoms into so much more. By fusing the best of Hydro Thunder, SkyDrift, and over two decades’...


  • Review F1 2011 (PlayStation Vita)

    200mph+ bus ride

    Nearly everyone has had the itch for speed at one point in their life. Whether it’s while driving a car on the highway or redlining a motorbike, many of us have experienced the thrill of speed and enjoyed it. The ultimate form of adrenaline in racing is Formula 1 (F1), where the world’s best drivers race extremely quick cars on...


  • Review Sonic & SEGA All-Stars Racing (PlayStation 3)

    It's Mario Kart with Sonic

    Really. Developed by Outrun's Sumo Digital, Sonic & SEGA All-Stars Racing is a marriage of all things SEGA in the guise of a really simple racing game. There's drifting, power-ups and tons of SEGA heritage in a neat little package of nostalgia. What's great about Sonic & SEGA All-Stars Racing is that it'll appeal...


  • Review Virtua Tennis 2009 (PlayStation 3)

    Virtua Tennis is SEGA's acclaimed arcade tennis title, putting you in the shoes of a range of different circuit superstars - Federer, Nadal, Murray, Ivanovic, Sharapova, etc

    The World Tour mode allows you to create your own player and watch them rise through the ranks of the SEGA Pro Tennis tour; completing mini-games and training challenges with...


  • Review OutRun Online Arcade (PlayStation 3)

    OutRun Online Arcade is a port of the classic OutRun 2 SP arcade board, a SEGA AM2 game which featured in part in the home console releases of OutRun 2006: Coast 2 Coast

    Based upon Yu Suzuki's original racing classic, OutRun 2 SP introduced slip-streaming and an American theme. OutRun Online Arcade is a perfect port by Sheffield's SUMO Digital,...