Review – Naruto: Ultimate Ninja Storm 4
Feb04

Review – Naruto: Ultimate Ninja Storm 4

Naruto Ultimate Ninja Storm 4 is the newest entry into the staggeringly long-running Naruto Ultimate Ninja fighting game series. With the anime finally coming to a close, Ninja Storm 4 sets out to wrap up the Naruto storyline while also building upon its last instalment. This means another game with a truckload of ninjas to play as and a fast and flashy fighting system. For better or worse, Ninja Storm 4 is a game that assumes you’re...

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PlatinumGames’ Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles is Now Officially a Thing
Jan26

PlatinumGames’ Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles is Now Officially a Thing

Yes, the worst kept secret in video games has been “unveiled” today: PlatinumGames are working on a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles video game, subtitled Mutants in Manhattan. The official site is a little barebones but it’s now live, along with links to both Facebook and Twitter pages. That’s the good news, the even better news is that Tom Waltz, writer of the excellent IDW TMNT comic book, is working on the...

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Review – Assassin’s Creed Chronicles: India (PS4)
Jan11

Review – Assassin’s Creed Chronicles: India (PS4)

Assassin’s Creed Chronicles India is the second instalment in the new Chronicles trilogy, a set of games that are perhaps best thought of as spiritual sequels to the classic 2D Prince of Persia games. With 2.5D platforming and a focus on stealthily avoiding lethal guards, Chronicles instalments are quite far removed from the primary open world Assassin’s Creed games. Chronicles: India stars protagonist Arbaaz Mir, who previously...

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How Star Wars Battlefront’s Battle of Jakku DLC (Mostly) Gets It Right
Dec04

How Star Wars Battlefront’s Battle of Jakku DLC (Mostly) Gets It Right

Star Wars Battlefront is a game that’s taken up quite a few of my evenings lately. Although I’ve got a full review dropping very soon, I wanted to take moment to talk about the new Battle of Jakku DLC. The DLC is free for everyone but currently only available to those who pre-ordered the game. I could be cynical and talk about the obvious fact that this promotion looks like it’s serving content that could have been on the disk, but it...

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How The Star Wars Battlefront Beta Made Me Feel Like A Kid Again
Oct13

How The Star Wars Battlefront Beta Made Me Feel Like A Kid Again

My female TIE Fighter pilot quips about the superiority of Imperial training as a Rebel ship is incinerated in flames. I bring the ship around to face the ongoing ground battle beneath me, seeing explosions balloon on the ground as two huge AT-ATs lumber on through the snow. At this point I just grin to myself, this is exactly what I was hoping for. Over my entire life in one way or another I’ve imagined being the pilot of an...

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