• Review RIVE (PS4)

    Going out with a bang

    There's a moment early on in RIVE where our protagonist self-acknowledges that there may be "one level of Asteroids too many", and he's not far from the mark. Contextually speaking, RIVE is like a smorgasbord of borrowed elements: the nuts, bolts and upgrades from Ratchet & Clank; the typical double jump aspect of just...


  • Review Toki Tori 2+ (PS4)

    Chick, whistle, and stomp

    Originally released on the Wii U in 2013, and followed closely by versions for Windows, Mac, and Linux in the months after that, it has taken almost exactly three years for Toki Tori 2+ to finally come to PlayStation. This gap will have somewhat deflected some of the hype surrounding it for Sony fans, but to merely glance...


  • Review Toki Tori (PlayStation 3)

    Chick habit

    Two Tribes’ Toki Tori was originally hatched on Nintendo’s Game Boy Color in 2001, and since then has been found nesting on WiiWare, PC and Apple devices. A full-on sequel, Toki Tori 2, has recently been announced for numerous platforms, but in the meantime a HD remake of the original has landed on PlayStation Network. Toki Tori’s...