The enduring appeal of the sim/tycoon genre

It’s always fun to look back whenever a new console generation appears on the horizon, and very often you’ll end up reminiscing about games, franchises and genres that you wish would make a comeback. One genre that’s been consistently strong, however, is the ‘sim’/’tycoon’ genre – only growing in popularity in recent years with the continued success of games like Cities Skylines even branching out beyond their PC origins. What keeps these games on the forefront of our mind? Continue reading “The enduring appeal of the sim/tycoon genre”

Panzer Dragoon: Remake review (PS4)

About twenty-five years after its initial release, Panzer Dragoon returns in a remake that was developed by MegaPixel Studio and is being published by Forever Entertainment. We’re taking a look at the PS4 version, after earlier releases for the Switch and Stadia. Continue reading “Panzer Dragoon: Remake review (PS4)”

Mafia – Definitive Edition review (PS4)

A whopping 18 (!) years after the original, we’re getting a Definitive Edition of Mafia, the groundbreaking game from Illusion Softworks. The remake has been handled by Hanger 13, who previously developed Mafia III for 2K, which is also the publisher for this remake. We checked out the PlayStation 4 version. Continue reading “Mafia – Definitive Edition review (PS4)”

Final Fantasy Chrystal Chronicles Remastered Edition review (PS4)

We’re reviewing the remastered version of Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles on the PlayStation 4, a game that’s also being released for the Switch and which can even be played on mobile devices. How does it the game, originally released for the GameCube, fare in 2020? Continue reading “Final Fantasy Chrystal Chronicles Remastered Edition review (PS4)”