Spider-Man

Sometimes games sit on my shelf for all sorts of reasons. Often it’s because, like many others, I’m afflicted by a crippling addiction to buying random games that I justify under the “well maybe one day I’ll play them” defence. Other games languish because I’ve come to the conclusion that they’re simply shit. Very occasionally … Continue reading Spider-Man

Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney – Trials and Tribulations

If the second Ace Attorney taught me anything, it was as a stark reminder of the perils of over-excitement. It was certainly a good reminder that visual novels live or die on their writing, and Justice for All definitely floundered. Still, there was of course a lingering hope that, on going into this third entry … Continue reading Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney – Trials and Tribulations

Far Cry 4

Following on from a brilliantly-received predecessor has to be hard. There must be a nagging thought that follows you, constantly asking whether you need to be as inventive as your precursor, or whether you ought to simply copy what they did and hope that lightning strikes twice. That discussion must have taken place at Ubisoft … Continue reading Far Cry 4