Awesome Unknown: Oxenfree

Oxenfree is a 2.5D mystery horror graphic adventure game that leaves me wanting more each time I finish it. If you’re like me and love a good graphic adventure like Inside and Firewatch, Oxenfree is the game for you. Oxenfree is the debut game for developer and publisher, Night School Studio, and follows Alex, a teenager visiting an island with a group of friends for … Continue reading Awesome Unknown: Oxenfree

Lost Gaming Gem – Medal of Honor: Airborne

Before the release of Call of Duty 4, one franchise controlled the console shooter scene: Medal of Honor. Developed by DICE, the current developer of the Battlefield franchise, Medal of Honor paved the way for the modern shooter scene. At the height of the series success, came Medal of Honor: Airborne, the very game that potentially shaped how shooters were played. In Airborne, you assume … Continue reading Lost Gaming Gem – Medal of Honor: Airborne

Awesome Unknown – Lovers in a Dangerous Spacetime

Released back in September 2015, Lovers in a Dangerous Spacetime was set to be the next big couch co-op. When the game released it gained eights and nines from most of its reviewers and was launched as part of the ID@Xbox scheme. With this sort of launch and public reaction you would expect this game to have swept the nation and been in all family homes. … Continue reading Awesome Unknown – Lovers in a Dangerous Spacetime

Lost Gaming Gem: Crash Twinsanity

  After the Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy sold over 2.5 million copies it’s an inevitable fact – this marsupial is finally back from the dead. Bringing back the games developed by Naughty Dog has proven to be a popular decision. However, since it’s inevitable that Crash will be sticking around this time after such a profitable adventure, this palatable journalist has an interesting suggestion. … Continue reading Lost Gaming Gem: Crash Twinsanity

Awesome Unknown – Spec Ops: The Line

Welcome to Dubai, the real star of the show with Spec Ops: The Line. An unusual setting for a military 3rd person shooter, Dubai offers a sense of personality not always present in the genre, and is the biggest reason why this game is worth a shot, even five years after launch. Spec Ops: The Line was a game released in 2012 for Xbox 360, … Continue reading Awesome Unknown – Spec Ops: The Line

Five indie games that bombed and shouldn’t have

The video games industry is a competitive market with thousands of titles hitting platforms such as Steam throughout the year. According to Steam Spy, 7632 games were released on the platform in 2017 alone. Release day is daunting for an indie developer, not only because of deadlines but being aware of titles that are launching nearby which could blow their chance at obtaining sales. It’s … Continue reading Five indie games that bombed and shouldn’t have

Awesome Unknown: Megatron Rainfall

The genre of superheroes has always felt like a missed opportunity in the gaming world. Until now. Introducing Megaton Rainfall, a first-person superhero simulator that puts players in control of a cosmic powered superhero responsible for stopping an alien invasion of earth. Completely invulnerable, this hero doesn’t have a health bar but if too many lives are lost in the invasion then it’s game over. Players aren’t limited to saving the Earth though, with … Continue reading Awesome Unknown: Megatron Rainfall