EDF 5 sidesteps a lot of critique it might otherwise have earned by remaining truly unique and worthwhile in it's ambition to provide huge scale battles and throw incredible numbers of enemies onto screen at once. What shines about the series is bright enough to make concerns over looks a moot point. Anyone looking for a new game to play with a group of friends is going to find some intense, mindless fun with this entry and fans are going to be well served too by the improvements made over the last PC release.
In honour of a physical re-release on PS4 and some fresh gameplay adjustments, developers White Rabbit and publishers Adult Swim Games are inviting another look at their Souls-like game and I'm very glad they did.
With Persona 5 having stolen the hearts of many, it's time for the Phantom Thieves to lead the way in a sequel to Persona Q inspired by the big screen - Persona Q2: New Cinema Labyrinth.
Two years ago, Constructor returned with a high definition overhaul and console releases without much having changed beyond the visuals, so what does Constructor Plus offer that it's predecessor didn't?
Widely misremembered as the first animal in space, instead Laika was one of many unfortunate creatures to help both the US and USSR test the rigors of rocketry and the effects of space on biological functions. It's an interesting part of scientific history to say the least and one that could perhaps have inspired something a little bit more exciting than what's on offer here.
Surviving Mars released last year and was well received here at The Digital Fix, with our review awarding a very healthy 8/10 to the space colony builder for embracing it's science fiction inspirations, offering a steady learning curve and for being fun overall, but perhaps a little dry in places. A few months later and Paradox Interactive are giving players the chance to turn Mar's dusty surface into a lush land, fit for human habitation with the release of Surviving Mars: Green Planet.
After so long, the blue blur is back on the track, this time with a pure kart racing game filled to the brim with things long time Sonic fans are likely to love on top of some solid racing.
At once, the strong qualities of the voice acting and script jump out during the introductory moments of Dance of Death: Du Lac and Fey, but equally so, technical issues niggle and pull attention.
Fans who have long forgotten the details of the cases they worked through years ago and new players alike are going to find a lot to like about this new version, with improved, HD graphics, better quality sound and a refined interface all coming together to make a solidly entertaining look back at a classic and unusual series.
Already divisive in the gaming community, here's our take on Bioware's new IP
Life as a starship captain in Genesis Alpha One is a tricky balancing act.
Resident Evil 2 is a near perfect remake full of impressive visuals, grotesque designs, sharp gunplay and a simple, effective plot. With only a couple of incredibly minor niggles such as occasionally wooden scripting and performance taking the smallest amount of shine off an otherwise beautifully polished and restored piece of video game history, Capcom have proven that even an aged classic can meet modern expectations.
Old, familiar concepts and designs mix with the new in this worthy re-release. Owners of the original game wont find much new here, but for the many that missed Super Mario Bros. U the first time are in for a treat, especially those with friends or family to play alongside them.
Two Point Studios and Sega are back with a some aftercare and a little more of what ails you in the form of TPH's first DLC package - Bigfoot.
Rolling onto PC and Switch, Katamari Damacy REROLL is a great introduction to a long running series for those who've yet to play and a lovely look back to the origin of the series for those in the know.
The Missing – J.J. MacField and the Island of Memories, at it's most basic level, beyond being a mouthful of a title, is a puzzle platformer, with the core conceit being J.J.'s ability to suffer a violent trauma and keep hopping, crawling or rolling along in an injured but undying state.