Latest Bethesda game reviews

Doom review: Redefining the remake
4.5 stars Doom review: Redefining the remake By Steve Boxer

Crafting a modern version of a classic game is fraught with dangers – never more so than with a game as iconic as Doom.As the game which popularised... Read more

Wolfenstein 2 The New Colossus review: Intelligent, funny and brutal - a first-person shooter not to miss
4.5 stars Wolfenstein 2 The New Colossus review: Intelligent, funny and brutal - a first-person shooter not to miss By Mike Lowe

If you seek pedigree from your first-person shooters, you can't beat Wolfenstein 2: The New Colossus. Its bloodline can be traced back to the first ever... Read more

The Evil Within 2 review: Japanese horror thrills and chills
4.0 stars The Evil Within 2 review: Japanese horror thrills and chills By Steve Boxer

Horror movie aficionados will tell you that, over the decades, Japanese film-makers have developed a fearsome reputation for making some of the most out-there,... Read more

Prey review: Survival horror sci-fi that's well worth hunting down
4.0 stars Prey review: Survival horror sci-fi that's well worth hunting down By Steve Boxer

It seems crazy that, even though we live in a technological whirlwind, space exploration these days has become more or less the exclusive domain of videogames,... Read more

Dishonored 2 review: One of the finest stealth games ever made
4.5 stars Dishonored 2 review: One of the finest stealth games ever made By Steve Boxer

Following 2016's cataclysmically misguided protest-votes against the direction of 21st-century politics, many people's thoughts have turned to the prospect... Read more

Fallout 4 first impressions review: Radiating brilliance
Fallout 4 first impressions review: Radiating brilliance By Rik Henderson

Fallout 4 is released on Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and PC tomorrow, 10 November, and usually we would move Heaven and Earth in order to bring you a full,... Read more

Fallout 4 preview: Game of the year contender already?
Fallout 4 preview: Game of the year contender already? By Rik Henderson

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,... Read more

The Evil Within review
4.0 stars The Evil Within review By Steve Boxer

As with any other entertainment medium, there are games for generalists and games for purists. The Evil Within doesn't so much position itself in the latter... Read more

Battlecry gameplay preview: 32-player brawler ditches the guns for close-quarters combat
Battlecry gameplay preview: 32-player brawler ditches the guns for close-quarters combat By Mike Lowe

Battlecry isn't your typical multiplayer deathmatch title. There is no gunpowder and therefore no guns in this parallel universe, so instead the game is... Read more

Wolfenstein: The New Order review
4.0 stars Wolfenstein: The New Order review By Mike Lowe

Count to four. Inhale. You're going to need that breath, for Wolfenstein: The New Order is a grizzly ride on the insane-go-round. The premise of the title... Read more

Fallout: New Vegas
4.0 stars Fallout: New Vegas By Ben Crompton

Following in the footsteps of any successful game can be a tricky task, especially one as much-loved as Fallout 3. However, that is the task that developers... Read more