Plants vs. Zombies Garden Warfare: Review

The original Plants vs. Zombies game is perhaps one of the biggest successes in the modern wave of mobile games.  The simple gameplay with surprising depth wrapped with a light-hearted humour warmed many gamers with its charm.  Although its sequel is often criticised for being overly reliant on in-game micro transactions – the franchise as a whole is one of the most recognisable and well-regarded in games. It may have seemed an outlandish idea when Popcap announced Garden Warfare.  It’s a third-person multiplayer shooter based — Read more →

Dead Island: Review

When the announcement trailer for Dead Island launched 3 years ago, the hype for the game was huge.  For an instant, the gaming media that was so focussed on the titans of Call of Duty, Fallout etc. stopped and took notice of a new IP from a little-known studio in a way that hasn’t really happened since.  Sadly, the mind-blowing CGI trailer promised more than the game could offer – which is understandable, but still a little disheartening.  Dead Island is a fun game to — Read more →

GTA V: Review

Anticipation is a dangerous thing. When you are waiting for something, longing for something – no matter what it is – you are either setting yourself up to love or hate something. I’ve waited years for GTA V, and I love it. Instead of jumping in to writing a review a week into having the game, I wanted to wait until I’ve much more fully experienced the game. With hundreds of things to do in the game, it’s unfair to judge it based on the — Read more →