Second Opinion: The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask 3D (Nintendo 3DS)

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Majora’s Mask is one of the Zelda franchise’s standout titles for more substantial reasons than its overall quality. It boasts enormous gameplay departures from the rest of the series, a living world of intricately interconnected characters, and profound lore teeming with macabre themes just to name a few. It’s no…

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Review: Game of Thrones: Episode Two – The Lost Lords (Sony PlayStation 4)

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The latest episode in Telltale Games’ new Game of Thrones series continues right after the events of the first episode. And to pre-empt a lot of this review; much of what was true with Iron from Ice holds true in The Lost Lords. Telltale Games’ narrative standards have grown considerably…

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Review: TRI: Of Friendship and Madness (PC)

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Review by Nick H. Most first-person games are about tension. It might be a horror game where the first person perspective is designed to connect the player closer to the fear (such as Alien: Isolation), or it might be using that perspective to most accurately emulate a sensation of speed,…

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Review: Sherlock Holmes: Crimes & Punishments (Sony PlayStation 4)

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Review by Nick H. It does not take long to realise that this is a fairly traditional Sherlock Holmes game, but it nevertheless does justice to the source material through its thick, foggy atmosphere that is just as immersive as it is thoughtful. The pacing is certainly a matter of…

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Review: The Walking Dead: Season Two Episode 5: No Going Back (Microsoft Xbox 360)

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Review by Nick H. I thought Season 2 of Telltale Games’ The Walking Dead started with something of a whimper, with characters that did not interest me much and a scenario that held promise, but failed to deliver. On the whole, this season has been an up and down experience,…

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