XBOX Reviews

 

Unpacking

18/01/2022

If I had to describe a game to you that had no hero or villain, no shooting or dungeon crawling or any real time strategy or quick time events would you dear reader have raised eyebrows? Or how about a game that had none of these and is all based around moving house (one of the most stressful things you...

The Gunk

16/01/2022

Nestled in between the two juggernauts of AAA exclusives being released on the Xbox for holiday of 2021 of Halo and Forza, the Gunk was always going to be slightly overlooked. This third person action adventure puzzle game cant be underestimated however; combining some unique grungy but colourful aesthetics with the mechanics reminiscent of Luigi...

So first of all thanks to the PR team for the code for this game and I'll be honest here I thought what we were getting here was a HD remake of a game that I played on the Amiga what must be almost 20 years ago now. But while that is kinda right but also totally wrong this is...

Song of Horror

07/12/2021

Horror! who doesn't like a good dark bloody scary horror movie and game for that matter. What we have here is a fairly low budget attempt at making a horror game in the style of the original Resident Evil trilogy of games. So we take control of a former alcoholic attempting to escape the financial that was a result...

I guess with all the hype of been a youtuber or influencer and with the runaway success of recent games like Nintendo's Animal Crossing on the Nintendo Switch and the mega blockbuster series like the Sims then you will get so many me too copycat style games.

When it comes to comic book tie-ins, gaming and movies frequently find it hard to keep with the origins and storyline of the comic universe. Within the last 20 years, comics have started setting up multiverse concepts. This allows each writer and artist to design the original characters how they see fit. In this game, you get to play as...

When it comes to comic book tie-ins, gaming and movies frequently find it hard to keep with the origins and storyline of the comic universe. Within the last 20 years, comics have started setting up multiverse concepts. This allows each writer and artist to design the original characters how they see fit. In this game, you get to play as...

CrossCode

07/08/2020

A few weeks ago I was looking at the new additions to the Xbox Game Pass service and came across a retro 2D action RPG called CrossCode developed by Radical Fish Games and produced by Deck 13. Watching the game trailer I was instantly reminded of Secret of Mana on the Super Nintendo years ago. The game is set in...

Sisters Royale is the new hectic shoot em up from the team at Alfa System. The game came out for the Switch and PS4 earlier this year, and now as of July 10th it has come to the Xbox One. If you love crazy bullet hell shooters this is a game that will be worth your time to check out....