Tag Archives: PS4

Ratchet & Clank review
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Ratchet & Clank review

It’s rare to find a videogame so singularly intentioned as Ratchet & Clank. From its visuals to its audio, its platforming to its shooting, its levels to its cutscenes, this is a game focused on delivering one thing: enjoyment. Too often, fun and escapism are conflated with idiocy. “Dumb fun”...

Sheltered review
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Sheltered review

[Reviewed on PS4] Sheltered’s title not only refers to the impossibly grim situation facing its protagonists, but also the complacent minds of the people destined to play it. Never before has a game set in the aftermath of a nuclear apocalypse pulled fewer punches: it offers a malleable narrative that...

EA Sports UFC 2 review
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EA Sports UFC 2 review

[Reviewed on Xbox One] The feeling we get as we enter the third round of a bout in EA Sports UFC 2 is not entirely unlike how we feel in a Dark Souls boss battle. Our shoulders are hunched and tense. There’s a sense of fear, foreboding and determination looming...

Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End review
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Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End review

Naughty Dog is simply better at this than anyone else. When it comes to marrying narrative and gameplay, creating an interactive adventure where you can be both participant and audience, agent of events in the game and spectator of the drama this developer is ahead of all others. It gets...

15 ways Doom is making hell fun again

After nearly 12 years away from the frontline of gaming, Doom is returning and while its development has been challenging, the final game looks to have recaptured the same spirit as id’s original shooters.


Hitman review
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Hitman review

[Reviewed on Xbox One] What is it that compels a criminal to return to the scene of a crime? There’s an air of arrogance to it, right? The opportunity to watch as hapless investigators struggle to follow the trail of (cold) blood towards a lead. Perhaps it’s seen as a...


Dark Souls 3 review
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Dark Souls 3 review

[Reviewed on PS4] It’s not a game – it’s an ordeal. That’s the best way to look at Dark Souls III if you want to cling onto your sanity until the credits roll, since FromSoftware does an excellent job of bending many typical gaming conventions in order to deliver something...