Articles written by Stephen Palmer (Page 2)
A slow descent into madness
June 6, 2017 - The Town of Light has an intriguing premise that blends a real-life setting with a fictitious personal story. However, do the two combine to create a compelling gameplay experience?
Read more: The Town of Light Review
War of the words
May 29, 2017 - After starting life as a game jam before making its way to Steam, The Insult Simulator now arrives on current-gen consoles. Has the joke worn thin or is insulting people just as much fun as ever?
Read more: Oh...Sir!! The Insult Simulator Review
An attractive but flawed adventure
May 20, 2017 - Seasons After Fall is a 2D platformer in which you play as a cute fox who can control the seasons at will. It sounds like a winning combination but is its gameplay as appealing as its premise?
Read more: Seasons After Fall Review
Kill, die, repeat
May 9, 2017 - Butcher is an ultra-violent 2D sidescroller that prides itself in its hard difficulty. However, does the unforgiving gameplay make for a fun or frustrating experience?
Read more: Butcher Review
Fear and frustration
May 1, 2017 - After several months of delays, the sequel to one of the most well-received survival horror games ever made is finally out. Does Outlast 2 live up to its predecessor or will it have you screaming for all the wrong reasons?
Read more: Outlast 2 Review
And you thought your family had problems...
April 28, 2017 - Giant Sparrow (developer of The Unfinished Swan) is back with another game that also has a bird in its title. However, will What Remains of Edith Finch be as much beloved as their debut offering?
Read more: What Remains of Edith Finch Review
April 22, 2017 - Goat Simulator's fourth piece of DLC has landed on consoles. Is it worth adding to your collection or will you end up feeling fleeced?
Read more: Goat Simulator: Waste of Space Review
A long and tedious tale
April 7, 2017 - After previously being available separately on console and PC, the Banner Saga games are now being re-released as a bundle with some brand-new DLC. However, is their combined epic journey one worth taking?
Read more: Banner Saga Complete Pack + Survival Mode Review
Old-school vehicular combat
March 17, 2017 - The latest iteration of FlatOut just tore its way onto current-gen consoles and PC. However, is this incarnation of the chaotic racing series a dream machine or a total lemon?
Read more: FlatOut 4: Total Insanity Review
Air hockey + tennis = fun
March 10, 2017 - After a brief beta period, Disc Jam has now launched on PS4 as one of March's PlayStation Plus titles. However, is it worth adding to your instant game collection?
Read more: Disc Jam Review