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Mad Max first look review: Vast and furious

Mad Max first look review: Vast and furious

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The way the games industry has been going of late, it is becoming more and more difficult to review games fully in time for their public release. Often the developers are working right up to the wire and day one patches are becoming the norm. That’s... >>

Disney Infinity 3.0 Star Wars Starter Pack review: The force is strong with this one
4.0 stars

Disney Infinity 3.0 Star Wars Starter Pack review: The force is strong with this one

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Disney Infinity 3.0 Star Wars Starter Pack ups the ante with triple-A gameplay and enhanced Toy Box creations tools for the well-established toys to life series. Although the toys lack innovation and purchasing is somewhat complex, the Star Wars brand... >>

Until Dawn review: Movie-like visuals, movie-like gameplay
3.0 stars

Until Dawn review: Movie-like visuals, movie-like gameplay

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It would be a gross understatement to say that games like Until Dawn polarise opinion among gamers, especially in an age when social media allows everyone to pour bile over things that aren't to their tastes. And the hardcore camp would probably assert... >>

Mad Max preview: Much more than a driving game

Mad Max preview: Much more than a driving game

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When we first saw the official Mad Max game a couple of years ago it was a very different beast to the version shown at Gamescom. To be completely honest, the initial showings of the open world game set in the Mad Max universe (but not tied to the, then,... >>

Lego Dimensions preview: Who you gonna call?

Lego Dimensions preview: Who you gonna call?

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Lego may have left it late to enter the toy “screenification” arms race, but its arrival is holding nothing back. Along with an impressive line-up of classic franchises like Doctor Who, Back to the Future, Ghostbusters, The Simpsons and DC Comics... >>

Forza Motorsport 6 preview: Wet and wild

Forza Motorsport 6 preview: Wet and wild

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We have little more than a month to go until Forza Motorsport 6 hits the Xbox One and in a behind closed doors session at Gamescom in Cologne we found out even more about the driving game sequel that will set it apart from its predecessors. During E3,... >>

Skylanders Superchargers preview: Multiplayer online racing hands-on

Skylanders Superchargers preview: Multiplayer online racing hands-on

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Skylanders Superchargers already looked strong this year, offering proper playable toy vehicles along with the usual on-foot figurines and on-screen antics. Ahead of Gamescom most assumed that this action-adventure game would be matched by a Skylanders... >>

Fallout 4 preview: Game of the year contender already?

Fallout 4 preview: Game of the year contender already?

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It is perhaps surprising that Fallout 4 is scheduled for a November release on Xbox One, PS4 and PC, mainly because even though we are in August already, Bethesda still didn't allow us to get actual hands-on time with the forthcoming role-player. Instead... >>

Rise of the Tomb Raider preview: Putting the 'tomb' back in 'Tomb Raider'

Rise of the Tomb Raider preview: Putting the 'tomb' back in 'Tomb Raider'

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The first Tomb Raider reboot was a great game, if a little short, and reintroduced a younger, less-experienced Lara Croft to great effect. However, even though it borrowed the name from the first in the 19 year series it largely left out an important... >>

Mafia 3 preview: More power than flower

Mafia 3 preview: More power than flower

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Most of the games we managed to see or play at Gamescom were already familiar thanks to solid outings during E3 around six weeks ago. However, 2K at least had something new up its sleeve. Five years after the last game in the Mafia series was released... >>