14th Nov2018

‘Soul Calibur VI’ Review (PS4)

by Xenia Grounds

Soul Calibur VI had a lot riding on its success. Soul Calibur 5 was blasted for its weak story and how it replaced popular characters with not so great successors (if you can call them that). There were some people ready to declare the series as dead after its long absence. The decision was made […]

05th Nov2018

‘Grip: Combat Racing’ Review (PS4)

by Britt Roberts

I vividly remember Rollcage on the PS1, back when I was in my teens I would often play it with my uncle and the way that the cars would flip, barrel-roll and bounce around, whilst always hurtling forwards sticks in my mind as a good memory. What also sticks in my mind was a couple […]

01st Nov2018

‘Assassin’s Creed Odyssey’ Review (PS4)

by Xenia Grounds

My experience with Assassin’s Creed is pretty limited. I’ve only played Syndicate in full but I have paid attention to reactions to the series. I’m aware that not every Assassin’s Creed game has been a hit but the same could be said for every series that runs for a long time. The question is: Is Assassin’s […]

31st Oct2018

‘Capcom Beat ‘Em Up Bundle’ Review (PS4)

by Phil Wheat

It’s fair to say that right now, in videogaming, retro is king. Old franchises have been resurrected and/or remastered; new games chosing to 8-bit look; “mini classic” consoles aplenty… and, of course, video game compilation releases by the bucketload. But we’ve had re-release after re-release of the likes of Atari games, Sega Megadrive games, Capcom […]

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30th Oct2018

‘Let’s Sing 2019′ Review (PS4)

by Phil Wheat

Surprise surprise, we’re back with ANOTHER review of a karaoke game! What’s more surprising is that it seems Let’s Sing 2019 is the only update to any of this generations karaoke game franchises this year. So no head-to-head review for this year unfortunately. But what that does mean is that Let’s Sing has the entire […]

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12th Oct2018

‘LEGO DC Super-Villains’ gets a final launch trailer

by Phil Wheat

Ahead of its 19th October launch in the UK, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, TT Games, The LEGO Group and DC Entertainment have released a new trailer for LEGO DC Super-Villains, showcasing the chaos of a world without super heroes. For the first time in a LEGO game, players will be given the opportunity to unleash […]

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03rd Oct2018

New ‘LEGO DC Super-Villains’ story trailer focuses on Darkseid

by Kat Wheat

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, TT Games, The LEGO Group and DC Entertainment have released a new LEGO DC Super-Villains story trailer that focuses on longtime Justice League nemesis Darkseid, voiced by Michael Ironside, as he goes toe-to-toe with the best of the bad, including The Joker, Harley Quinn, Lex Luthor and countless others, for control […]

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27th Sep2018

Digital Shorts: ‘Ninjin: Clash of Carrots’ Review (PS4)

by Phil Wheat

In DIGITAL SHORTS we review some of the latest video games that are only available digitally (at least in the UK), in a short-form review format. In this edition we take a look at Ninjin: Clash Of Carrots – another new retro-themed indie game. Ninjin: Clash Of Carrots plays out as a cross between a side-scrolling […]

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07th Sep2018

‘SNK Heroines: Tag Team Frenzy’ Review (PS4)

by Phil Wheat

SNK have a long storied history of fighting games. From the arcades to the Neo-Geo, by way of just about every home console you could possibly imagine, it feels very much like there have always been SNK fighting games; and because of that their characters are as iconic as those found in the Street Fighter […]

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25th Jul2018

‘Aces of the Luftwaffe: Squadron’ Review (PS4)

by Phil Wheat

When Europe seemed to be freed, a secret German commando called The Aces of the Luftwaffe took their chance to strike back and invade the USA! It’s your duty to restore peace and liberty by climbing aboard deadly wings of steel and fight against their fearsome war machines in bombastic air battles… That’s the basic […]

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03rd Jul2018

‘Red Faction Guerrilla Re-Mars-tered’ Review (PS4)

by Rupert Harvey

It was hardly a vintage year, but 2009 did bring us a few classics: Minecraft, Arkham Asylum, Uncharted 2, Red Faction Guerrilla… Wait, what? That’s right, THQ Nordic have just updated the third and best of the bonkers third-person shooter/smasher series. This PS4 version boasts 60 glorious frames, and on the Pro we’re blessed with […]

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22nd Jun2018

‘Space Hulk: Deathwing’ Review (PS4)

by Phil Wheat

Space Hulk: Deathwing is a First-Person Shooter set in the Warhammer 40,000 universe from Games Workshop. The new edition, dubbed “Enhanced Edition,” on the Playstation 4, expands upon the original and features a host of new content, new features and a richer multiplayer mode. In the game you play as a Space Marine Terminator, including […]

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06th Jun2018

Bandai’s ‘Code Vein’ gets a release date & story trailer

by Phil Wheat

BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Europe have officially announced that the Code Vein standard and collector editions for Xbox One and PlayStation 4, as well as the digital edition for PC will be available this September Mia’s little brother Nicola Karnstein is wandering in Vein land with his sister and they will protect each other in the […]

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04th Jun2018

Maxi added to ‘Soul Calibur VI’ roster

by Phil Wheat

BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment continue the Soulcalibur VI roster announcements with news that nunchaku wielder Maxi will be making an appearance in this new iteration of the long-running franchise. Maxi’s weapon is a nunchaku which is extremely difficult to wield. It will give a rain of pain to the opponent but only if you know how […]

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31st May2018

New trailer reveals customisable Gunpla in ‘New Gundam Breaker’

by Phil Wheat

BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Europe have unveiled a trailer giving more insight about the amazing personalisation possibilities in New Gundam Breaker. New Gundam Breaker lets you design your own Mobile Suit Gunpla. You can customise the appearance to create your own model based on your favourite Mechs! Each part will have its own associated stats, competences, […]

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31st May2018

‘Battle Princess Madelyn’ – New Gameplay Video

by Phil Wheat

Independent developer Causal Bit Games have revealed a eagerly awaited insight into the gameplay action of the first level of Battle Princess Madelyn – a game in the vein of classics like Ghouls N’ Ghosts and Wonder Boy 3: The Dragon’s Trap, with instantly familiar gameplay which will transport old-school gamers back to their heyday, […]

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31st May2018

Next LEGO video game to focus on DC’s villains!

by Phil Wheat

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, TT Games, The LEGO Group and DC Entertainment have announced LEGO DC Super-Villains, the first LEGO game to put players at the centre of a villain-centric adventure packed with favourite locations and characters from across the DC universe. For the first time, a LEGO game is giving players the ability to […]

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29th May2018

Teaser trailer for the Lovecraftian game ‘The Sinking City’

by Phil Wheat

Frogwares Studios, together with publisher BigBen Interactive, have released a teaser trailer of The Sinking City before the official press hands-on demos at E3. The game is currently in production and will be available on PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. The Sinking City is an open world, open investigation game set in a Lovecraft […]

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28th May2018

‘Soul Calibur VI’ adds Yoshimitsu

by Phil Wheat

BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment continue the Soulcalibur VI roster announcements with news that Yoshimitsu, one of my favourite franchise characters, will be making an appearance in this new iteration of the long-running franchise. The Manji clan’s village was located at the bottom of the Holy Mount Fuji. Unfortunately, the clan was destroyed by the ire of […]

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25th May2018

‘Space Hulk: Deathwing Enhanced Edition’ – Launch Trailer

by Phil Wheat

Don your Terminator armour and wade into battle as Space Hulk: Deathwing Enhanced Edition, the FPS from Stream On Studio set in the Warhammer 40,000 universe, is now available on PlayStation 4 and PC… and check out the launch trailer, which introduces the deadliest killers of the galaxy! The Space Hulk: Deathwing Enhanced Edition brings a […]

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07th May2018

Visual Novel game ‘Punch Line’ coming to the West!

by Phil Wheat

PQube have announced that Punch Line, the Visual Novel Adventure game from the creators of the Zero Escape Trilogy, is coming to the west later this year. Yūta Iridatsu is a pretty normal high school kid, with one exception: he faints if he sees girls’ panties. You never quite notice how frequent panty flashes can […]

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04th May2018

Gravity-defying puzzler ‘Etherborn’ coming to consoles

by Phil Wheat

Altered Matter, the independent team behind the upcoming gravity-shifting puzzle-platformer Etherborn, have announced that the game will also be coming to Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One on top of the originally announced PC version. Etherborn is a gravity-shifting puzzle-platformer where you play as a voiceless body in search of your meaning as you […]

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