Tag Archives: PC

Firefall review
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Firefall review

Firefall has been through development hell over the last few years, and it’s unfortunate that what it mostly has to show for it are the scars, and a yawning gap between potential and reality that not even the nimblest of its battleframes could jetpack across. When announced back in 2010,...

Risen 3: Titan Lords review
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Risen 3: Titan Lords review

For a game that at least partly feels like an apology for Risen 2, Titan Lords goes out of its way to be hard to like. As it begins, you’re stuck in the middle of a badly animated battle as a pirate who had better be good at drinking rum...

Wayward Manor review
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Wayward Manor review

Ghost In The Machine It’s always a concern when a big-name ‘real world’ writer jumps into our world, but in truth authors have fared far better than Hollywood scriptwriters. Terry Pratchett’s Discworlds were a delight, Tom Clancy pretty much revolutionised Ubisoft’s entire output, and even the JK Rowling-powered Wonderbook on...



The Sims 4: Maxis reveals easiest Build Mode yet

Expansion has always been a cornerstone of The Sims franchise. From the humble foundations of your one-bedroom apartment to the construction of an imposing mansion that dominates the region, The Sims is just as much about leaving your own mark on the world as it is assimilating with it. Certainly the aim here...

Maxis talks about the importance of community in The Sims 4

games™ chats to Maxis’ VP and general manager Rachel Franklin, senior producer Lyndsay Pearson and producer Ryan Vaughn about the evolution of The Sims   What have been the major developments since the game’s announcement almost a year ago?   Franklin: [The fans] have had pretty deep exposure when we...

How Rust plans to dethrone DayZ

Billed as the next DayZ, zombies would be a holiday from this, the most brutal society ever simulated. Welcome to Rust. Prepare to die. Horribly. Rust is a game about solidarity, co-operation and friendly rivalry. No, wait. Bastardry. At least, it is a lot of the time. For reasons that...