The ‘disappearance’ of auteur game designer Sam Barlow only increased our interest in his latest work, PERFECTION. Rim Magazine has secured the world-exclusive first review of what might be Barlow’s last project – and the game’s ambiguity raises uncomfortable questions about its creator and the media’s complicity in his fame.
Battleborn Review | Techradar
There’s a fine line between bravery and foolhardiness; Battleborn straddles it, legs akimbo. On the one hand, it’s made a good effort to mingle MOBA and shooter mechanics, mixing the team combat, creeps cooldown specials and in-match levelling of a MOBA with the fast pace and face-to-face combat of an FPS. On the other, it’s…
Total War: Warhammer review – an intimidating blend of empire-building, strategy and high fantasy | Technology | The Guardian
Warhammer is a range of tabletop strategy games; Total War is a series of historical battle simulations. Combining the two should have produced a black hole of nerdiness so unapproachable it would crush all mortals. Strangely, however, this is probably the most accessible each game has been for years. Source: Total War: Warhammer review –…
Battlefleet Gothic: Armada review | PC Gamer
Battlefleet Gothic gets so much right. The campaign’s story, script, voice acting and appearance is all spot-on for the 40K universe. The 2D battles are challenging and interesting, if still quite unbalanced. The RPG elements are horribly compelling. And its detailed, nebula-filled universe brings the tiny tabletop models to life—before they’re blown into thousands of pieces.…
Digital Spy | Dark Souls 3 review: We died. A lot.
Dark Souls 3 returns the player to the series’ grim world, again tackling the endless problems of the undead peoples of Lothric. Your task this time, as an undead hero, is to defeat the corrupted Lords of Cinder and return them to the throne room that now sits inside the Firelink Shrine. It’s an unusually…