Articles written by Stephen Palmer (Page 2)
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
We think you'll like jammin', too
February 18, 2017 - A free Disc Jam beta just fizzed its way onto PS4 and the good news is that it's tons of fun. So, what are you waiting for? Go download it and enjoy (after reading our hands-on impressions, of course).
Read more: The Disc Jam Beta Serves up a Whole Load of Fun on PS4
The craft-for-your-life zombie survival sim returns
February 15, 2017 - The isometric zombie co-op game is back with a sequel. How to Survive 2 takes place fifteen years after the events of the first game in which a zombie outbreak ravaged the tropical Los Ricos archipelago, but is it worth learning to survive all over again?
Read more: How to Survive 2 Review
I'm going deeper underground... or not
January 29, 2017 - Top-down craft 'em up Subterrain appeals with its Dead Space-esque sci-fi setting. However, is the slog through the infected bases of Mars worth surviving?
Read more: Subterrain Review
Another bad ghost-busting game
January 18, 2017 - Sylvio seems like quite an interesting proposition: a horror game that has you recording spooky messages from beyond the grave in order to unravel their mysteries. Unfortunately, the finished product is neither scary nor compelling.
Read more: Sylvio Review
Putting the puzzles back in Tomb Raider
December 12, 2016 - Following in the sneaky footsteps of Hitman's Agent 47, Lara Croft GO is the next entry in Square Enix's mobile series of spin-offs to make its way to PlayStation 4. However, does the home console version justify the higher price tag?
Read more: Lara Croft GO Review
Hands-on with online dino survival
December 10, 2016 - After extensive early access periods on both PC and Xbox One, Ark: Survival Evolved finally comes to PlayStation 4. Is this still-unfinished game worth picking up ahead of its final release date in the spring?
Read more: Ark: Survival Evolved Still Needs to Evolve
The seminal horror series creeps its way onto PlayStation 4
November 29, 2016 - This compilation brings together all three Amnesia titles into one terrifying package. Is it worth your time and sanity, or should you hide in a cupboard and wait for it to move on?
Read more: Amnesia Collection Review