Okami

I hope you’ve heard of Clover Studios. This little game company was responsible for some unique titles during the PS2’s lifespan; both the stylish sidescroller Viewtiful Joe and the beloved cult classic God Hand were part of their catalogue, but the one that always interested me the most was Okami. Both it and God Hand … Continue reading Okami

Assassin’s Creed: Revelations

What’s that, "More Ezio!" I hear you cry? Yessir, we’re on our third game starring our favourite Florentine vagabond-turned-Master Assassin, but this time we’re definitely in the endgame. And perhaps, just like our hero, we’re all getting a little bit tired. Assassin’s Creed: Revelations (PC, PS3, PS4, Xbox 360, Xbox One [reviewed]) Released Nov 2011 … Continue reading Assassin’s Creed: Revelations

Crash Bandicoot 3: Warped (N-Sane Trilogy)

And so another trilogy of old-school PS1 platformers is done (well, in remake form at least). The N-Sane Trilogy comes to an end with Crash Bandicoot 3: Warped, the 1998 entry to Naughty Dog’s platformer series starring the eponymous deranged marsupial. The original release was one of the most well-received and best-selling games on the … Continue reading Crash Bandicoot 3: Warped (N-Sane Trilogy)

Crash Bandicoot 2: Cortex Strikes Back (N-Sane Trilogy)

Unlike the first Crash Bandicoot, let’s look at a game I actually had some level of genuine nostalgia for! I never owned Crash 2: Cortex Strikes Back but do remember it very clearly from those halcyon days of late-night playthroughs at friends’ houses. The first game doesn’t exactly occupy a beloved space in my memory … Continue reading Crash Bandicoot 2: Cortex Strikes Back (N-Sane Trilogy)