Splendor review

What’s a typical gift for Mother’s Day? Candy? Flowers? Perhaps even jewellery? But if she’s not into those things, you could give her the gift of time spent together while playing a board game – while still tying in that jewellery. Enter Splendor, a popular card-based board game that released back in 2014 where up to four players strive to become successful gem merchants in the Renaissance era. Continue reading “Splendor review”

The House of the Dead: Remake review (Switch/PS4)

An arcade classic finally returns to home systems as Forever Entertainment launches House of the Dead: Remake on all major console systems and PCs – we checked out the Switch version first and then moved on to the PlayStation version on a PS5. Continue reading “The House of the Dead: Remake review (Switch/PS4)”

Persona 4 Arena Ultimax review (PS4)

When a new port of Persona 4 Arena Ultimax was announced, it certainly took us by surprise. After all, the original was released way back in 2014 and we would have expected a Persona 5 spin-off before a return to this particular classic. We checked it out on a PlayStation 4 Pro. Continue reading “Persona 4 Arena Ultimax review (PS4)”

Port roundup: ScourgeBringer, Hidden Shapes: Animals, Wild West Crops & Flower Shop – Summer in Fairbrook

Most gamers don’t have every single system out there available to them, so it’s nice when games spread their wings and appear on new platforms. Here are three that just made the leap, with ScourgeBringer for the PlayStation 5 and Hidden Shapes: Animals & Lovely Cats, Wild West Crops and Flower Shop – Summer in Fairbrook for the PlayStation 4. Continue reading “Port roundup: ScourgeBringer, Hidden Shapes: Animals, Wild West Crops & Flower Shop – Summer in Fairbrook”

VR Roundup – Lucky’s Tale, Escape from Nefertiti’s Tomb & Painting VR

We’re exploring three recent Virtual Reality releases today, looking at the long-awaited PSVR port of Lucky’s Tale, the App Lab escape room that is Escape from Nefertiti’s Tomb and the creative sandbox that is Painting VR. Continue reading “VR Roundup – Lucky’s Tale, Escape from Nefertiti’s Tomb & Painting VR”