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News Psychological Thriller The Gap Will Get Inside Your Head, Coming to PS5 in 2023
The Gap is a first-person narrative thriller that follows a neuroscientist's journey into his psyche, dealing with the exploration of parallel realities, and unreliable memories. It's coming to PS5 in Q1, 2023. Joshua Hayes suffers from a rare genetic disorder that has begun to eat away at his personality, his academic ability, and even...
Mini Review Bonkies (PS4) - Co-Op Construction Game Is Simple But Satisfying
Planets and the apes
Think you've played every local co-op game on PlayStation 4? Well, have you built structures in low gravity as an ape with a robotic arm? Didn't think so, but don't worry — Bonkies is here to fulfil that very specific need. Playable alone or up to four-player co-op, this unusual little game puts you in the boots of a...
Mini Review Project Warlock - A Slick Homage to the Retro FPS
The 90s are back, baby
Over 25 years after Wolfenstein 3D and DOOM blasted it into the mainstream, the 90s FPS is revived by Project Warlock, a slick genre homage that benefits from modern improvements that make it near impossible to put down. Such additions include a between-level workshop where RPG upgrade points can be used to improve stats,...
News Project Warlock Continues the Retro Renaissance, Coming to PS4 in June
There's a quadruple shotgun
Indie developers really do love to resurrect old visual styles and gameplay mechanics, don't they? The latest in a long, long line of games to do exactly that is Project Warlock, an upcoming PlayStation 4 title arriving next month that looks like it's been pulled straight out of the 90s. Jakub Cisło is the single person...
Review Darkwood - Sublime Horror with Some Small Setbacks
It comes at night
Trapped in a Polish village surrounded by an insurmountable forest of trees and threats, you head back to the one place you know can provide some amount of safety. As the sun goes down, your pace quickens with the knowledge that if you’re caught out after dark, you may as well start digging your own grave there and then. With...
Interview Exploring Darkwood, PS4's Creepiest Upcoming Indie
Out of the shadows
Darkwood first launched on PC a couple of years back, and it's gone on to be something of a horror darling. With the undeniably unsettling title coming to PlayStation 4 this month, we got together with developer Acid Wizard Studio's co-founder Gustaw Stachaszewski, in order to discuss the game and learn more about what could be...
News Patrick Stewart Lends His Voice to Touching Indie Tale My Memory of Us
Marches to PS4 in October
My Memory of Us looks to be a rather touching indie title that's inspired by the events of World War II, with the setting itself representing Warsaw just before the war began. It follows the story of two young children who are forced to navigate their suddenly sinister home. Logic puzzles and exploration are the name of...
Review Regalia: Of Men and Monarchs - Royal Edition (PS4)
Regalia: Of Men and Monarchs - Royal Edition is a strategy role-playing game that wears its inspirations on its sleeve. Borrowing from the likes of Persona and Disgaea, as well as your typical BioWare title, it's a release made up of many parts, but it all comes together quite nicely. There's a heart to Regalia that makes it hard to...
Resurrection of evil
Last year's fantastic DOOM reboot nailed the energy and relentless forward motion of id Software's industry defining FPS, stripping out any sort of meaningful narrative in favour of a lighting-fast funhouse ride. Yet where DOOM 2016 gave old fashioned mayhem a shiny new coat of paint, Transhuman Design’s BUTCHER keeps the...
News 2D Shooter BUTCHER Channels Its Inner DOOM on PS4 This Month
If you're up for some rock hard 2D shooting, then BUTCHER might be just what the doctor ordered. Inspired by the likes of DOOM and other 90s blast-'em-ups, BUTCHER is stuffed with blood, guts, and a ridiculous amount of ammunition. It launches for PlayStation 4 on the 9th May, and you can get a good eyeful of it in the trailer that we've...