Most adventures can be boiled down to a race for the prize, whether it’s a WMD, valuable item, or the Ark of the Covenant. For most pirates the shi(...)

Picture a white screen. Now picture a few small squares with arrows on them, and a matching circle for each square. Each square can only move in one d(...)

Sacred 3

One-liners, magic spells and lots of hacking and slashing. That’s Sacred 3. With a silly tone and effective if rudimentary gameplay, this will appe(...)

Road Not Taken

Remember the old riddle involving the fox, the grain, the chicken and the boat? You can only move one item at a time, but you can’t leave the chicken (...)

Google’s Ingress: Niantic Labs took 18 months to develop the game from initial idea to rollout

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The Last of Us is one of the most critically acclaimed games of our time. Every review seems to be a big bouquet of flowers wrapped in a giant love le(...)


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Killzone: Shadow Fall

Anyone with even the slightest interest in gaming will be familiar with the Havok logo. The middleware company is best known for its physics products (...)

Rogue Legacy

Every great work of art, they say, reveals something new with every view. In the case of some videogames, this is literally true. Rogue Legacy, taking(...)

Abyss Odyssey

Videogame characters have had a long, tempestuous relationship with deep, dark caves. Abyss Odyssey takes it to the (ahem) next level – its story is a(...)