Gamescom 2019 Highlight – Moons of Madness

A very welcome and unexpected highlight of Gamescom was spotting the ‘photo op’ cut out for Moons of Madness. The game stand it self was hidden out of the way with 2 representatives almost hiding the stand it was playable on. I’d been aware of this game from press publications so was keen to give…

Gamescom 2019 Highlight – Tunic

Amidst all the huge triple A developer and publisher booths in Gamescom, just one sole Tunic game stand stood in the indie section. Almost tucked away from other indie games. It’s a shame that it only had this one stand (it might possibly have had more dotted around and perhaps in the Xbox area, but…

Gamescom 2019 – Nintendo Indie World Showcase

Gamescom 2019 is off with Nintendo starting the proceedings with their Indie World Showcase. Plenty of rumours circulating this that another XboxOne game might feature in the highlight reel. Cuphead, Super Lucky’s Tale… and next? Risk of Rain 2 is the first game we get a look at. It’s out Summer 2019 (we haven’t got…

Geekly Review #291

Weekend over in a flash, here’s a roundup of our Geekly activities. PlayStation VR During the Amazon Prime day sales, I picked up something I’d been after for a while for a reasonably decent price. PlayStation VR. I opted to go with the starter pack as the mega deal I already owned 3 of the…

Mainlining – Switch Review

Hack the system Mainlining initially released on Steam back in 2017, but has since seen a release on the Nintendo Switch via the eShop. An intriguing point and click and problem solving game that caught me my surprise. Mainlining Platforms: Steam / Switch Release Date: 20/06/2019 (Switch)Players: 1Age Rating: 7+Genres: Point & Click, Simulation, Publisher: Merge GamesDeveloper: RebelephantPrice: £11.99 on Nintendo eShop This…

E3 2019 Highlight – Ghostwire Tokyo

Amidst the cluster that was the Bethesda mobile & F2P E3 conference, they did go on to reveal some noteworthy new games. One of those was Ghostwire Tokyo which sadly did leak prior to the presser, but nonetheless the actual official reveal was certainly striking and full of intrigue. What caught my attention straight away,…

#LoveIndies – Big Crown Showdown

Developer: Hyper Luminal Platforms: PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch & PCGenres: Party / Brawler / Platformer I can’t really say that multiplayer games are my thing anymore. Now a days it’s difficult to gather friends on console to play online and other groups of friends have since got opposite consoles to myself, moved to PC or just…

E3 2019 – Nintendo Direct Summary

And just like that, the E3 conferences are done for the year, or they will be once we’ve had our 40 Minute Nintendo Direct. A lot of mixed feelings this E3, can Nintendo deliver the magic that we come to expect? Here’s how their E3 Direct went. Looks like first up is Smash Bro’s DLC.…

E3 2019 – SquareEnix Conference Summary

It’s been quite the lacklustre E3 thus far with Bethesda & Ubisoft putting on weak shows and Microsoft not grasping the opportunity presented to them. It’s now the turn of the Far East to show us what they have with Square-Enix taking the stage. This presentation started at 2am UK time, so again, a disclaimer…

E3 2019 – Ubisoft Conference Summary

So we’re onto one of the big 3rd party publishers now with Ubisoft. Expect to see Watch Dogs 3. And will there be a surprise Splinter Cell appearance at the end? Here’s how the Ubisoft E3 event went. The conference starts off with an Assassins Creed Symphony. A worldwide tour of the music from Assassins…