Death is not an escape…
Available on Steam (£14.99), Xbox One (£24.99) and Playstation 4 (£29.99).
Released last year on PC, and more recently brought to consoles, Dead by Daylight was developed by Behaviour Interactive and published by Starbreeze Studios. Offering a unique asymmetrical multiplayer experience deeply lodged in the horror genre, Dead by Daylight sees four survivors working together to repair generators while attempting to outwit, outrun and outlast a tenacious, unstoppable killer.
Dead by Daylight visual palette reeks of dreary bleakness from every facet. The entire game plays through a hazy fog adding to the sense of dread oozing in from all angles, bringing forth the eerie claustrophobic feeling that makes the horror genre so appealing to many...
Don’t take shelter, MAKE IT!
Brought to you by Epic, Fortnite is an online cooperative mayhem-fest with Fort building, crafting, shiny loot and waves of undead hordes knocking at your door! Available in early access/closed beta form on PC, PS4 and Xbox One. The pricing of the game is… peculiar to say the least: This game will be released as a Free to Play title in 2018, but for now there are premium options. It’ll cost you £34.99 to get the most basic of packages, which is what I purchased. All the way up to £119.99 for the “Limited Edition”. (Spoilers: Fortnite is good, but it’s not £120 good…).
- Graphics: The game is visually unique, some games such as PvZ: Garden Warfare have a similar style, but Fortnite does a stellar job of standing out and offering a colourful and refreshing vis...
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You and your family must survive and attempt to thrive in a post apocalyptic world inside and out of an expandable Fallout Shelter, brought to you by Team 17.
- Graphics: Another game using pixel-based graphics. While they may look sharp and sleak, if you’re getting bored of games constantly coming out using pixel graphics, this will not convince you of their brilliance.
That being said, they match the aesthetic of the game very well while also providing a very clean look to their chosen artistic style. But between the saturation of the offerings of pixel based games on the market to the fact that they are clearly representative of the past, it is hard to be blown away by the graphics in this title.
- Verdict: Meh.
Dead By Daylight was released for PC this time last year, and has just had it’s recent release for Consoles. It will set you back about £24 on consoles currently. Offering it’s unique take on A-Symmetrical multiplayer horror fun sounds like a match made in slasher heaven! One player is the killer working against the four human survivors for whom surviving boils down to avoiding the murderer, activating five generators then escaping through one of two escapes to freedom and, more importantly, safety. While the Killer needs to sacrifice on hooks, or kill, each of the Survivors to claim victory.
- Graphics: The game looks bleak. The characters: bland and largely lifeless. The environments: dark, dreary and inhospitable...
As one of the most recognisable gaming icons of the mid-ninties, Crash Bandicoot returns with a HD Remake of his first three adventures. He brings his typical blend of colourful craziness, anarchic box-bashing and all the platforming goodness that was offered when first released. But how well does a classic of this calibre hold up over two decades after the first was released?
- Graphics: Simply put, Crash Bandicoot N.Sane Trilogy is one of the very best looking games you can pick up at the moment, and I do not say that lightly! Maybe I’m bias from early years playing a lot of Nintendo titles, but bright, colourful graphics have always been preferable to me than pixel-perfect realistic graphics. Viva Pinata looked better to me than Gears of War.
The visuals were always a strong point on th...
“In honor of the fallen during the darkness. Until the darkest night gives way before dawn, may they be reborn in the light, and never be forgotten.”
~ A commemoration of the conflict in Dorado
A small period of time has passed since the previous Overwatch event, Chinese Lunar New Year, ended with a bang! Since then, there has been a new Season on Competitive Play and a brand new Tank, Orisa, has hit the Field. The future is looking bright for the online juggernaut “Overwatch”.
The future looks bright, but the past? The past is far darker…
Since it’s release, Blizzard have taken a dramatically different approach to the storytelling and narrative development when compared to most online first person shooters... more
pretty damn great game, one of the best