We need more games like Nier Automata. Yoko Taro, its director, isn’t afraid to attempt the unconventional, and the game wears its enthusiasm for philosophy proudly on its sleeve. The amount of referencing and namedropping is beyond anything I’ve ever...
“Trust. Pray. Obey” proclaims the marketing material of Far Cry 5, the latest instalment in Ubisoft’s venerable Far Cry series. The official game description on Ubisoft’s website describes the game as a fight “against a fanatical cult in small...
By far the most striking thing about Orwell is how it feels a hair away from reality: the sleek, minamalist style of the game really does make you feel like you could be using software developed by a...
The Sly Cooper games are stealth-based platformers where the player takes the titular raccoon and friends through a number of daring heists. Sly may have been overshadowed slightly by Playstation’s other big platforming mascot Crash Bandicoot, but he always...
When Pokémon Go was released in July 2016, everybody with a phone and a half-forgotten childhood dream of owning a band of cute animal companions threw down their university coursework, threw down their part-time jobs, threw down that Concrete...
The fact that Transistor was nominated in the 2017 Steam Awards for Best Soundtrack is testament to the strength of its musical score: the game released back in 2014 and still stands out as memorable. Not only is the...