All posts by Matt Blythe:

Type: Adventure Developer: Epicycle Platform: PC, Mac, iOS Release Date: June 2012 Version Reviewed: PC Requires: Headphones (Available on Desura) “Are you STUPID??!! Don’t go down there! It’s dark!!!!” Yeah, I’ve screamed that at the screen many times. But in Blindside, you don’t really have a choice. This may seem slightly out of order for [...]

Type: FPS (First Person Shoo… Um… Survival) Developer: Dean “Rocket” Hall Platform: PC Release Date: 2012 Requires : Arma II, Arma II Operation Arrowhead, Internet connection We’ve all made our plans for the zombie apocalypse (if you haven’t… Why the hell not??!!). Now you get to see if it would work. Ok, maybe not your [...]

Type: TPS (Third Person Shooter) / Adventure Developer: Visceral Games Platform: Xbox360, PS3, PC Release Date: 14th October 2008 Version Reviewed: Xbox360 As Dead Space 3 has just been released (8th Feb, 2113), I thought I’d start at the beginning. In Dead Space, you star as Isaac Clark… an engineer on a mission to go [...]

Type: Third Person Adventure Developer: Shiver Games Platform: PC Release Date: 26th October 2012 A bunch of very naughty people performed a ritual. Six years and (approximately) nine months later, it turns out that the son of a senator is actually the son of the devil. Hmmm… This may be a good idea for a [...]

Type: TPS (Third Person Shooter) / Adventure Developer: Capcom Platform: Xbox360, PS3, PC Release Date: 2nd October 2012 Version Reviewed: Xbox360 If you don’t know about the Resident Evil franchise, shame on you. SHAME! There have been a gazillion games (oh, only 5… Really? Feels like more), a bunch of films (a couple of which [...]

By : Ben Aaronovitch Publisher: Gollancz Available in: Hardback, softback, e-reader Peter Grant is just coming to the end of his two year probation as a constable with the Metropolitan police. Probies always get the shit jobs. So it’s no real surprise that he finds himself, on a cold rainy night in January, guarding the [...]

Type: MMO (Massively Multiplayer Online game) Developer: Funcom Platform: PC Release Date: 3rd June 2012 Requires: Internet connection. Subscription required It’s true! It’s all true! Everything you have read, everything you have heard. Every shadow you thought something was lurking in, every bump in the night, every feeling of being watched. It wasn’t your imagination. [...]