Horizon Zero Dawn

Horizon Zero Dawn

When this game came out, I think it was super close to Breath of the Wild (I could look it up but why would I), so I was completely distracted. I'd been meaning to play it. It looked great, but Zelda just got in the way.

Need for Speed Heat

Need for Speed Heat

Me: If I can get an RX-7 in this game I'm going to leave it completely stock.

Also me:

A sure thing

A sure thing

Sometimes a studio or publisher will luck into a game so perfect that they have to systematically destroy it in order to prove just how brilliant it is.

We're here!

We're here!

Animal Crossing: New Horizons is finally here

Pokémon Generation 8 is a delight

Pokémon Generation 8 is a delight

I seriously can't believe how charming this game is

Parenting is what you make it

Parenting is what you make it

The prevailing memories of my youth are related to video games.

Look after your stuff

I love controllers. This one is a particular favourite of mine, but I didn't get one new when I co...


I love controllers. And Smash Friday gives me chance to justify my obsession with accumulating the...

Super Mario Odyssey

Sometimes it feels like Nintendo makes games specifically for me. The format of the Switch is...


Nintendo makes the best handhelds...


I am converted. I want VR in everything...

Tabitha plays Animal Crossing: New Leaf

She didn't like it, which is probably for the best...

My Daughter the Gamer

Today is a proud day. Tabitha completed her first level in a video game...

Hyper Light Drifter

I've been waiting for this for years, and it's finally here...

Playing with Mario Kart 8 Data

We've got a bit of a Mario Kart 8 league going at Buffalo. We almost exclusively play 200cc Mushroom...

Kart imitates life

The best strategy for Mario Kart is to get out in front, pick up something to protect yourself with...

Localisation can be fun

Like any reasonable, cultured human, I play my JRPGs with Japanese audio and English subs, owing to...

Monument Valley

You've probably already heard of Monument Valley but it bears repeating. This game is beautiful; l...

Space Age

Matt Comi and Neven Mrgan have another game out and it looks brilliant. Music by Cabel Sasser as w...