When it comes to weird concepts for games, Super Mario plus Rabbids plus turn-based strategy is near the top of the pile. Thankfully, Nintendo are the tried and tested masters of making weird work; Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle proves it. The narrative setup for Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle is fairly simple, but wonderfully told. A Nintendo-obsessed inventor creates a set of goggles which can merge … Continue reading Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle – Review
When it leaked before E3, Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle seemed like an offbeat, kooky spin-off game. When it was officially revealed, people realised that there was in fact more to the game than a Mario cameo. In fact, it was a tactical game which has since been often likened to X-Com in its style of gameplay. However, while Ubisoft and Nintendo have continued to … Continue reading Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle: Most Important Game For The Switch So Far?
Massively Multiplayer Online games were once a niche preserve. A corner of the gaming landscape which was fiercely, and proudly, reserved for the existing close-knit society. As time has passed, the MMO has opened up in terms of genres, gameplay styles, and player base. Games like Minecraft and Rust have shown that the idea of inhabiting a world with others, while … Continue reading Worlds Adrift: The MMO To Be Watching?
Disney's massive fan event D23 Expo has been and gone for 2017 and has left behind a lot of talking points. Perhaps the most notable though was the reveal of a new Kingdom Hearts III trailer, and the announcement of 2018 as the release window. Well, without a release window how could they delay the game again? We did … Continue reading Kingdom Hearts III D23 Trailer – Everything You Need To Know
Now that the dust of E3 has well and truly settled, we can properly look back and inspect it. If you were to do so, you'd find a great E3 but nowhere near the last couple of years in terms of wow factor. Put simply, there just weren't enough genuine surprises. In fact, probably the only real … Continue reading Beyond Good And Evil 2: Ubisoft’s Biggest Gamble?
Kickstarter. You either love it, don't trust it, or have only vaguely heard of it. Regardless of your opinion, crowdfunding has changed the face of business across the world. This is especially true in two separate but closely linked fields: video games and board games. Kickstarter has brought us Dark Souls: The Board Game, Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night, … Continue reading How Did Hand Of Fate: Ordeals Win At Kickstarter?
'Walking simulator' games often get criticised for their lack of gameplay variety, but are equally praised for their ability to tell an emotional story. The Town Of Light is the pure distillation of these games; graphically beautiful, simple to play, with an utterly absorbing narrative. Above all else, The Town Of Light has two key … Continue reading A True Psychological Horror? The Town Of Light Review