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Uncharted: Drake’s Fortune might be the weakest title in the series, but it is nonetheless a fantastic game in its own right, with its immersive story, wonderful cast, and astounding last-gen visuals.
Until recently, the latest iteration of PES or FIFA would have formed an integral part of my yearly gaming schedule.
Summons, Espers, Eidolons, Aeons, Guardian Forces, Primals, or Astrals: whatever you prefer to call them, Final Fantasy’s lavish roster of formidable beasts and mighty demi-Gods is one of the most recognizable aspects of the entire series.
iddle-Earth: Shadow of War is quite simply one of the most mechanically exquisite games I’ve played in a long time.
Layton’s Mystery Journey is a must buy for any puzzle enthusiast or anyone who appreciates world-class animation and true video game artistry.
Being able to play out classic scenarios and essentially direct your very own horror movie is, as Until Dawn proved so successfully, extremely satisfying if a little bit terrifying.
An all too common feature of video game forums nowadays, especially when the title in question has a rather steep learning curve (PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds, Dark Souls, Overwatch etc.) ‘git gud’ is easily one of the most unhelpful, asinine comments a gamer can receive.
You don’t need to be a Tolkien scholar to have noticed the, shall we say, inconsistencies present in the various trailers for Middle Earth: Shadow of War; the sequel to Monolith’s hugely entertaining action-RPG Middle Earth: Shadow of Mordor.
With Sony in such a strong position at the moment and thus better placed than the competition to indulge in the odd passion project or two, wouldn’t now be the perfect time to revisit some of the platform’s former successes?
Ultimately, in an effort to create its own, distinctive art style, Hello Games has ended up adopting something that’s dangerously close to crossing the line between stylish and kitschy.