Loadout Review

Title: Loadout
Publisher: Edge of Reality
Developer: Edge of Reality
Platforms: PC, Mac

If one were to mix Quentin Tarantino’s penchant for gore, an Austin Powers sense of humour, and Call of Duty, the result would be Loadout. A free-to-play, third-person shooter, Loadout pulls no punches when it comes to freedom of expression. Continue reading

Octodad: Dadliest Catch Review

Title: Octodad: Dadliest Catch
Developer: Young Horses, Inc.
Platforms: Linux, Windows, OS X, PS4

A prolonged gag on the edge of trolling, Octodad: Dadliest Catch is a ragdoll physics game with a stupidly fun premise, as hinted at in the playful title. You flail about through mundane scenarios and fatherly duties made bizarre by the fact that, well, you’re an octopus in a rather dapper business suit. Continue reading

Tearaway Review

Title: Tearaway
Developer: Media Molecule
Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment Europe
Platforms: PS Vita

Tearaway is Media Molecule’s second wholly original game and their first since delivering the follow up to the very well received LittleBigPlanet in 2011. While it is a more traditional affair than their user generated content debut, it retains the team’s trademark stamp of cheerful creativity. Continue reading