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

Spyro the Dragon (Spyro Reignited)

This isn’t particularly patient, and in buying it I’ve essentially willingly extended my backlog from “crushingly and terrifyingly insurmountable” to “that again but plus 3”. Oh well, I don’t care. I’ve been waiting for flash new remakes of the Spyro the Dragon PS1 games for years. The trilogy all but defines my earliest memories of … Continue reading Spyro the Dragon (Spyro Reignited)

Assassin’s Creed: Origins – The Curse of the Pharaohs

And so we come to the end of my time with Assassin's Creed: Origins. The Curse of the  Pharaohs is the final major piece of DLC for Ubisoft's adventure through Ptolemaic Egypt about one angry man and his love for stabbing lots and lots of people. Like The Hidden Ones before, it serves as an … Continue reading Assassin’s Creed: Origins – The Curse of the Pharaohs

Assassin’s Creed: Origins – The Hidden Ones

When it comes to downloadable content, the Assassin's Creed franchise tends not to do too badly, in my opinion. There are certainly some entries that have embraced the plague of pathetic balance-breaking microtransactions - Black Flag immediately springs to mind with its option to purchase upgrading material rather than plunder it in-game like an honest … Continue reading Assassin’s Creed: Origins – The Hidden Ones