A Dungeon Master’s take on Baldur’s Gate 3
Our community loves a spot of D&D, so our resident DM Matthew investigates how Baldur’s Gate 3’s relative lack of freedom compares to real-life TTRPGs.
Steam Remote Play: it just works (sometimes)
Steam Remote Play is amazing and ahead of its time — but maybe that’s part of the problem? Here are five things to try when your play… stops.
The best Sims game is an oft-forgotten Nintendo DS title
Could an obscure Sims-series outlier — for an aging Nintendo handheld — really be the best game in the franchise? Matthew certainly thinks so.
Civilization VI is finally worth playing
As long as you’re willing to spend £109.97 on the base game and two DLCs, Civilization VI might finally have caught up with its predecessor.
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Point-and-Click Syndrome and the Tomb Raider Conundrum
Matthew finally acquiesced to playing the Ace Attorney series… But were its Tomb Raider-esque batshit leaps of logic enough to sour the experience?
Matthew takes a trip down memory lane, to the time of Red Rings of Death and teenage crushes on Kaiden Alenko. But does Mass Effect 1 still hold up?
I don’t understand Hearthstone
Despite copious IAPs and continuous losses, Matthew can’t keep away from Hearthstone — and he thinks the weekly Tavern Brawls could be the reason why.
Why more games should take a leaf from Crusader Kings
It’s frustratingly difficult. It’s the pinnacle of “dialogue-box simulators”. So what exactly makes Crusader Kings II such an addictive, innovative game?
Bethesda recap: how ’bout them sweetrolls?
Bethesda in “rereleasing Skyrim again” shocker! Thank goodness we got a good, long look at Dishonored 2, too. Which looks amazing, by the way.
EA recap: It’s in the Football. Apparently…
EA’s conference always brings the < guns and sports > to the yard, but were Mass Effect — and EA’s new indie platform — enough to keep us hooked?
Alas, Hitman has jumped on the “episodic release” bandwagon. But are its developers justified, or is this just an excuse to hoard their players’ money?