Firewatch taught us to be better people

Firewatch was the indie darling of early 2016. An interesting short first-person mystery adventure game set in Shoshone National Forest during the Yellowstone fires in 1988. The plot follows the story of Henry, who takes a job as a forest fire lookout after his wife develops early-onset dementia. The game only has the player directly…

Review: Hitman Episode 1

The mere fact the latest entry in the long running stealth series is simply called Hitman suggests that it’s a series that’s very much striving to return to its roots. The franchise seemingly lost its way with Absolution – an ambitious divergence from the staple formula, but one that proved altogether too restrictive for long-time…

Review: Bloodborne

Spiritual successor to Soul Series does not disappoint From Software is known for its vast open world RPG games and being able to keep the genre fresh, despite how frequently they return to it. Around the world these games have gained infamy for their difficulty but despite how challenging the games are, they are also fair with a…

Review: Metal Gear Solid V The Phantom Pain

A barrage of finely crafted elements fused by the Fox Engine The Metal Gear Sold V: TPP is a sterling instalment in the franchise, possibly the best. Starting with the gameplay mechanics, which are one of the game’s perfectly executed components, you are getting nothing short of what the title is promising: “tactical espionage operations”. It’s easy…

Review: Mortal Kombat X

Has Mortal Kombat outstayed its welcome? Mortal Kombat X, where to start? The ultra-violent fighting series has been running for around 20 years, which has to mean something. It’s lasted so long because of how different it is compared to other popular fighter series such as Tekken and Street Fighter – the main difference being the intense violence and brutality…

Review: Wet

Bethesda’s take on a gun-slingin’ shoot’em up mayhem! I never thought the day would come where Bethesda would publish a game not worthy to brand its own name. WET is a severe disappointment, the black sheep of the family compared to iconic Bethesda productions like Elder Scrolls: Skyrim or Fallout 3. As shoot ‘em ups…