Kingdom Hearts: Birth By Sleep

If there’s one thing the labyrinthine lore of Kingdom Hearts needed, it’s a prequel. Kingdom Hearts: Birth by Sleep (PS3, PS4 [reviewed], PSP, Xbox One) Released Jan 2010 | Developed / Published: Square-Enix 10 years before Kingdom Hearts we join Terra, Ventus, and Aqua, three young students of the venerable Keyblade Master Eraqus. Terra and … Continue reading Kingdom Hearts: Birth By Sleep


Some games ask deep and meaningful questions about their players. Questions like “How much control do players have?”, and “Is the violence we express in games merely a symptom of our own, inherently cruel human condition?” Abzu shames all of these petty inquiries. Instead, it asks a truly monumental question of us as players. “What … Continue reading Abzu

Assassin’s Creed: Syndicate – Jack the Ripper

Well in fairness you can’t build a game set in Victorian London and not do something with the city’s most notorious serial killer now can you? Jack the Ripper (PC, PS4, Xbox One [reviewed]) Released Dec 2015 | Developed / Published: Ubisoft It is London, 1888 and 20 years after the events of Assassin’s Creed: … Continue reading Assassin’s Creed: Syndicate – Jack the Ripper