The latest remake of DOOM has come to play, and it’s one wild ride, offering a blistering ten-hour single player campaign plus thousands of hellish snapmaps created by players using the new creation tools. Grab your BFG, because DOOM is a BFD.
Take one mage with practically unlimited power, add in a deep spell crafting engine so that players can do almost whatever they want, toss them at hordes of enemies and you will find Lichdom: Battlemage, a unique action RPG and shooter blend that has finally landed on consoles.
Aurion: Legacy of the Kori-Odan is the first title from Kiro’o Games, the first game studio of Central Africa. And it’s a good one. This action adventure role-playing fantasy takes place on a faraway planet, but is dripping with references and an art style from African cultures.
Indie title Candlelight stumbles a tiny bit in its delivery, but most platforming and casual game fans will enjoy themselves far too much to care in this delightfully presented, suitable-for-all-ages game.
The Banner Saga 2 picks up where the first game ended. Happily, for those who haven’t played the first game, you can jump right in with the sequel, thanks to a handy animated synopsis of the first saga. However, you’ll get more out of the story if you play from the first one, as , much like BioWare games, such as Mass Effect, your choices from the first game impact on how things go in the next. The Banner Saga 2 does let you choose your starting character, regardless of your previous ending, which I really liked. First, Stoic has listened … Continue reading Beautiful Storybook Battles With Banner Saga 2
Battlefleet Gothic: Armada is an amazing space fleet strategy title based on the Games Workshop classic tabletop board game of the same name. Seeing the dreadnaughts from Warhammer 40k come to life in brutal, explosive combat is not to be missed.
Set in the Pacific theater of World War II, Order of Battle: Pacific features turn-based strategy challenges based on historical records. It’s nice to see such a detailed game centered around a theater of war that often takes a backseat to its European sibling.
Have you finally conquered the Commonwealth? Have no fear Fallout 4 warriors, because the new Automatron DLC adds new enemies, new quests and a robot workstation that lets you build and customize your own robot army.
Dripping with Cold War intrigue and stealth gameplay, Alekhine’s Gun takes players on a wild ride that is the spiritual successor to the Death to Spies series, though comparisons will also rightly be made to classic Hitman and Splinter Cell.
Brand new GiN staffer Marion Constante joins us as our latest PC reviewer. For her inaugural foray, she takes a look at Good Robot from developer Pyrodactyl. Will it live up to its name as a cool casual shooter on the PC?