Railway Empire review (PS5)

Railway Empire 2, published by Kalypso Media and developed by Gaming Minds Studios, invites players to don the coat of a clever entrepreneur and embark on a journey to build the ultimate railway empire. Set in the early 1800s during the Industrial Revolution, this simulation and strategy game allows you to transform your small railway company into a sprawling network that connects cities and companies across entire continents. With its rich historical backdrop and a plethora of gameplay features, Railway Empire 2 offers a deep and rewarding experience for fans of management sims. Does it prove to be a serious step up from the first game? We checked it out on a PlayStation 5. Continue reading “Railway Empire review (PS5)”

Lord of the Rings: Gollum review

The Lord of the Rings: Gollum, developed by Daedalic Entertainment, presents itself as an ambitious action-adventure game set in J.R.R. Tolkien’s Middle-earth. It promises an untold story focusing on the enigmatic character of Gollum, exploring his perilous journey and the inner conflict between his two personalities, Smeagol and Gollum. Thanks in part to Andy Serkis’ work in the film trilogy, fans were eagerly looking forward to this one ever since it was announced. Unfortunately, the game falls short of its potential, delivering a broken and uninspiring experience that fails to capture the essence of the beloved franchise. Continue reading “Lord of the Rings: Gollum review”

Port roundup: Budget Cuts Ultimate, Dice Legacy & Home Sheep Home

With Budget Cuts Ultimate, the Ultimate Edition of Dice Legacy and Home Sheep Home’s Farmageddon Party Edition, we’re seeing three games return that gamers have previously been able to enjoy on other system. Time for our latest port roundup. Continue reading “Port roundup: Budget Cuts Ultimate, Dice Legacy & Home Sheep Home”

Developer interview: Layers of Fear (2023)

If you enjoy horror as much as we do, you’re probably looking forward to Layers of Fears, which Bloober Team and Anshar Studios are putting the finishing touches on ahead of the game’s release on June 15th. Reimagining and expanding upon the first games in the series, it’s shaping up to be a gorgeous finale, and we were fortunate enough to chat with the team about the game. Joining us are Szymon ErdmaƄski, the lead producer at Bloober Team, Dominika Czuber, art director for Anshar Studios and Krzysztof Szaton, executive producer at Anshar Studios. Continue reading “Developer interview: Layers of Fear (2023)”

Crimen – Mercenary Tales review (Quest)

Crimen – Mercenary Tales, developed by Carbon Studio, brings a lighthearted arcade slasher adventure to the world of VR. With an attractive comic-inspired art style and promising eight character-driven tales, the game aims to provide an action-packed experience. However, while it offers moments of enjoyment, it falls short in certain aspects. Let’s dive into the details of this VR title for the Quest 2. Continue reading “Crimen – Mercenary Tales review (Quest)”