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

Abzu

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