Articles written by Stephen Palmer (Page 2)
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?
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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