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PC Game Reviews


May 4, 2015

Solarix

Solarix Review

If you say “inspired by Looking Glass Studios” three times in the mirror, Peter will appear to review your game.


April 30, 2015

Broken Age Act Two

Broken Age Act Two Review

It feels like it’s been an age (ho!) but Broken Age isn’t broken (ha!) into two pieces anymore and yes, sorry, I’ll stop doing that now. There are about 19 ways I could review this,…



April 24, 2015

Assassin’s Creed Chronicles: China Review

Assassin’s Creed Chronicles: China Review

Despite all the hiding inside crowds and skulking about, Assassin’s Creed has only ever been tangentially about stealth. Whistling at people from inside a bush and then stabbing them is more horticulturally-assisted murder than unseen…


April 23, 2015

Mortal Kombat X Review

Be glad: the first draft of this review was a script for a short play in which I met Mortal Kombat X, a wonderful, lovely, witty person – more erudite than initial impressions might lead…


April 7, 2015

Pillars of Eternity Review

Game production cycles can stop and restart on the strangest whims. When 3D came along as a viable presentation option, it was assumed in some quarters to supercede 2D entirely. Distributors would tell Obsidian that…






March 16, 2015

LA Cops Review

By right, LA Cops should be fantastic. Take Hotline Miami, add your own gameplay twists, rejig the setting and art style, and simmer until done. In this case: Hotline Miami, with a partner character you…


March 13, 2015

Assassin’s Creed: Rogue Review

Depending on the number of spin-off titles and mobile distractions you include in the count, Assassin’s Creed: Rogue is somewhere between the seventh and twenty-fifth Assassin’s Creed game. Those are numbers which keep the champagne…


Sid Meier’s Starships Review

Grand Bastard’s log, Earthdate 11 March, 2015: The Eternal Kingdom was really pissing me off. We’d been at loggerheads since we first met; my exploratory fleet was off making friends with planets past their territory,…


March 11, 2015

Hotline Miami 2: Wrong Number Review

Warning: This review spoils a few gameplay elements from the final levels of the original game. If you haven’t played the original Hotline Miami, you should go do that before reading this, and not just…


March 10, 2015

Cities: Skylines Review

What happened to quality city builders? SimCity was king of the genre, until Maxis (perhaps under duress from EA) decided to change the formula a couple of years ago, resulting in the fifth major SimCity…