… an engaging enough throwback on PC, but a somewhat less than stellar experience on Playstation and XBOX.
Horror fans have described Thanksgiving as the best horror movie never made. Until now.
… the most faithful and accurate feeling tribute to an iconic movie.
… one of the most vital, unique and exciting video games not just of 2023, but of all time.
Since 2004, the most iconic MMORPG, World of Warcraft (WoW), has gathered millions of players around the world ready to enjoy the thrill the game offers.
Hello Mr Lillard! Universal didn’t screen it for critics (the kids knew about it, s’all g), but Five Nights at Freddy’s smashed the global box office this weekend. When the reviews came, they were pretty much all scathing, but heck, we live at a time when there is a growing fanbase for 1993’s Super Mario Bros. Other than that, Caravaggio’s Shadow popped big time for a foreign film, no doubt helped by being played in Palace Cinemas, its distributor, whilst the well-reviewed Dumb Money tanked just like it did in the US, and Aussie animation Scary Girl opened ok on wide release on limited sessions. That’s it from us this week, we’re off to the annual movie convention on the Gold Coast tomorrow, to pat all of the exhibitors and film company corporations on the back for getting people back into the cinema.
For all the many (many!) barriers to entry that these quarter-of-a-century-old games possess, there’s absolute magic if you’re willing to dig a little deeper.
… plays very much like an old school Assassin’s Creed game with an emphasis on stealth, parkour, distraction, guile and – eventually – merciless bloodletting.
… there’s a lot to like here, with slick graphics, finely tuned and enjoyable combat, and a pervasive sense of the bleak existence in a futuristic hellscape… which is a bit like our own but with better tech and moodier lighting.
… fast-paced but fiddly …