Absolute Drift & OlliOlli2: Partners in Zen Gaming

Absolute Drift & OlliOlli2: Partners in Zen Gaming

On the face of it, there’s very little to compare between these two interesting indie titles. One is a racing game, a genre associated with high-speed intense action with an EDM and rock soundtrack. The other is a skateboarding game, a genre associated with...
Need For Speed: ProStreet – Revisited

Need For Speed: ProStreet – Revisited

Maybe it’s the effect of watching too much bad wrestling (thanks, OSW Review), but I find something oddly intriguing about dissecting what makes a creative project so bad. And in recent years I’ve found myself going back to revisit bad games from my past;...
Review: Super Street: The Game [Playstation 4, 2018]

Review: Super Street: The Game [Playstation 4, 2018]

As laying your cards on the table go, saying you will bring back the glory days of something is always a bold strategy, Cotton. And quite often, it’s nothing more than empty rhetoric to get people nostalgic for days gone by that actually weren’t as great...
Review: DiRT 4 [2017, Xbox One/PS4/PC]

Review: DiRT 4 [2017, Xbox One/PS4/PC]

You know when a band goes off and does a side-project, then comes back for the next album as themselves again, and you can hear influences and aspects of said side-project in those new songs? This is exactly what playing DiRT 4 felt like for me. If DiRT Rally was...
Review: Danger Zone [2017, PC/PS4]

Review: Danger Zone [2017, PC/PS4]

One of the oldest idioms, alongside actions speaking louder than words and not putting all of one’s eggs into a single basket, is not to judge a book by its cover. And it’s an age-old idiom for a very good reason – one must attempt wherever possible...
AJ’s Gaming Generation Game #4: Sony Playstation 2

AJ’s Gaming Generation Game #4: Sony Playstation 2

This post is dedicated to singer Chris Cornell, who passed away this morning aged just 52. I’ll remember him for so many things – the theme song to Casino Royale, for one – but amongst so many other things in an amazing music career, he had several...