I like horror games. This might come as a surprise given how infrequently I talk about them, but that’s because I do not deal well with horror. I need lots of tea breaks, pauses where I try to get my heart rate out of the thousands and comforting reassurance that the big scary monsters are […]
Read More Alien: Isolation review: Maybe I’m the monster? No, the monsters are definitely the monsters
One of the worst things about becoming at least reasonably clued in to any particular medium is that you begin to recognise the patterns and tropes between titles. No longer do you approach every film/book/game with wide eyed optimism but instead with a leery cynicism as you point out every single thing that has been […]
Read More Syndrome review – Syndrome of a Down.
So you’re busy, you’ve got about an hour before you have to deal with some stuff in the real world. That world into which we rarely venture. I understand that some people, for bizarre reasons, don’t have the time to sit down and play six straight hours of Skyrim or Mass Effect 3 and so […]
Read More Five Nights at Freddy’s and Mini Metro – Some Ideas for Your Little Minutes
This is the part where I usually give credit to the developers of Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs and I had always planned to say “developed by Frictional Games in concert with The Chinese Room”. But you know what, I no longer know what I do and do not know any more considering that Wikipedia […]
Read More Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs review – What does the pig say?
This is an article I was putting off for a while because I was struggling to get to a stage where I felt I had done “enough” to produce a review. The definition of “enough” varies from game to game from simply putting in a certain number of hours to actually completing the game depending on how much […]
Read More Dead Space 3 review – Dead… SPAAAAAAACE!
“The Forest is an open world survival horror game currently in development for PC. Build, explore, survive in this terrifying first person survival horror simulator.” At least, that’s the tagline for The Forest by Endnight Games. What they weren’t counting on apparently was Tim being an absolute bad-ass and totally destroying the horrifying and evil denizens of the game. It’s […]
Read More Video Mondaily – The Forest Begins
It’s your friend Stewie and he’ll always be there for you.
Read More Video Mondaily – Knock Knock. Who’s there?
In case you were living in a cave or a hole somewhere I should inform you now that the incredibly hyped and highly sought after sequel to Frictional Games’ Amnesia: The Dark Descent was released just under a week ago around the world and has been providing scares and screams to many already. Amnesia: The Dark Descent […]
Read More Video Mondaily – Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs is here!
Before we begin the review proper I would like to share with you a brief e-mail message I am deeply considering sending to Telltale games. It goes as follows *ahem*: Dear Telltale Games, Screw you guys. I hate you. Well, I also love you… But NEVER MIND THAT! You have done two things for which I will […]
Read More The Walking Dead review – I hate and love you so much…
A long time ago in a flat far, far away… (Also known as a few days ago in a flat in Edinburgh via an online messenger). Tim: “Hey Seb, check out The Rake – Back to Asylum. Might be fun or make a good video.” Seb: “What is it? What makes you say that?” Tim: […]
Read More Video Mondaily – Jumping on Command