Richard Dobson

Avid gamer since the days of Sonic the Hedgehog 2. Grew up with the PS1 and PS2 but changed allegiances in 2007 with the release of Halo 3.

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Dungeonoid 2 Awakening Review

Dungeonoid 2 Awakening’s implementation of a dungeon crawler mixed with an Arkanoid misses the spot.

5 Tips to Help You Beat the Blinds in Balatro

Balatro is fantastic but success rates can vary. So here we are with 5 tips on how to beat the Blinds in Balatro on Xbox and PC.

Balatro Review

Balatro is unique in that when you aren’t playing it, you’re thinking about it.

qomp2 Review

It is really quite impressive how much traction qomp2 gets out of just two inputs.

New Master Itachi Uchiha Available now in Naruto to Boruto: Shinobi Striker

The latest Master Character Training Pack for Naruto to Boruto: Shinobi Striker on Xbox has arrived, this time featuring Itachi Uchiha (Reanimation).

Ask Yourself – What Lies in the Multiverse?

Nowadays, most media franchises worth their mustard are striving for a multiverse; a place where stories interconnect and action in one situation can dynamically alter everything else. Today’s new game announcement from publisher Untold Tales on Xbox poses a question not many have thought about: What Lies in the Multiverse?

Truck it all up in Blaze and the Monster Machines: Axle City Racers

Is your child a little trucker? Now they can be with the release of Blaze and the Monster Machines: Axle City Racers on Xbox, PlayStation, Steam and Nintendo Switch!

Firegirl: Hack ‘n Splash Rescue Release Date Announced for Xbox

We love a good pun here, so Firegirl: Hack ‘n Splash Rescue has already won us over with that title. Best of all, Firegirl has just been announced for Xbox consoles, as well as PC, Nintendo Switch and PlayStation. And when you see the below trailer, we reckon it will have won you over too.

Yu-Gi-Oh! MASTER DUEL will be Free-to-Play and Launches this Winter

Setting itself up as the definitive edition of all things Yu-Gi-Oh!, Yu-Gi-Oh! MASTER DUEL has revealed during Tokyo Games Show 2021 that it will be launching this winter and will be free-to-play.

Deluxe Monkeying Around in Super Monkey Ball Banana Mania

If you have already pre-ordered *deep breath* the Super Monkey Ball Banana Mania Digital Deluxe Edition on Xbox then good news, it is available to play right now! If you were waiting for a release before purchasing, then good news as the *another deep breath* Super Monkey Ball Banana Mania Digital Deluxe Edition is available to download this very second on Xbox, PlayStation, PC and Nintendo Switch.

Gearshifters Shifts into Gear

Drive. Destroy. Get Paid. Upgrade! Not only is this the core gameplay loop for Gearshifters on Xbox, it is also the mantra of this new post-apocalyptic vehicular combat game. Best of all, it is available to download today on Xbox, PlayStation, PC and Nintendo Switch.

The Phoenix Point: Behemoth Edition brings it all together

Having been available on PC for some time, today sees the release of Phoenix Point on Xbox and PlayStation consoles. And, in the form of the Behemoth Edition no less, that brings all the post-release DLC into the mix too.

Tame, Raise and Breed jellies in Alchemic Cutie

As the nights draw in with the start of autumn, time once again to plan those cosy nights in. And with the release of Alchemic Cutie on Xbox, you have a new game with which to snuggle up with too.

Lost Judgment now available through Digital Deluxe and Ultimate Editions

For the first time ever, a Yakuza/Judgment title is having a simultaneous worldwide release. And if you were one of those fortunate to pre-order the Digital Deluxe or Ultimate Edition of Lost Judgment on Xbox and PlayStation, that simultaneous release date is here a little bit earlier. Today in fact.

2D Metroidvania Fin and the Ancient Mystery is Out Now

It isn’t immediately obvious what sort of animal Fin is, but with those big-ears I’d hasten a guess at a fennec fox. This would make him the latest fox-based video game character after Lucky from New Super Lucky’s Tale, Kingsley, Fox McCloud and many more. After his arrival on Nintendo Switch in 2019, today sees the arrival of Fin and the Ancient Mystery on Xbox.

The Original Nexomon Jumps onto Consoles

After the success of last years Nexomon: Extinction on consoles, the original Nexomon has now arrived on Xbox, PlayStation and Nintendo Switch to fill in the gaps of the story.

Mine, Scavenge and Survive in Zombie Watch

Survival games are good if you want to channel your inner Bear Grylls but how about a zombie survival game? Some would argue that it would be good training for the inevitable end to real-life, for others it could be one step too far. Either way, Zombie Watch has arrived today on Xbox to prepare you for the end of days.

Fur-ious Bullet Hell Wildcat Gun Machine Coming to Consoles Late 2021

Just announced – and with a playable demo on Steam arriving on 1st October – is a clawsome looking bullet hell spliced together with out furry feline friends: Wildcat Gun Machine is the gun-touting shooter/cat hybrid you never knew you needed.

Chemical Reaction: Pro Pack Now Available for Call of Duty

The latest DLC for use in both Call of Duty: Warzone and Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War has clearly taken its inspiration from Batman’s rogue gallery, as the new Chemical Reaction: Pro Pack is now available.

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5 of the best fishing games on Xbox One

As I've played almost every fishing experience that you can find on the big black box, I thought I'd attempt to rank them, nailing a list consisting of 5 of the best fishing games on Xbox One, if you will.

Forza Horizon 5 Festival Playlist Weekly Challenges Guide Series 31 – Summer

Well, it is finally here, the dawn of Series 31 of the Festival Playlist Weekly Challenges in Forza Horizon 5, And that means there are a host of new cars and tunes to get through for the Summer.

Titan Books announce official companion book for indie horror, Sally Face

A fan of Sally Face? You’re going to want to get hands-on with Titan Books’ Sally Face: Art, Lore, and More when it releases this September. 

Full track listing revealed for Let’s Sing 2024

The full song and track listings for Let's Sing 2024 have now been revealed. There are some serious names included here too.

12 of the best new Xbox and Game Pass games for March 2024

2024 marches on and as a new month arrives, so do a host of new Xbox games; whether that be on Game Pass, Xbox Series X|S or Xbox One. 

Latest Reviews

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Toadomination mostly left us bemused.

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Garden Life: A Cozy Simulator feels like a small flower that’s been given the best soil.

Adrian’s Tale Review

Adrian’s Tale is an average (if not charming) adventure, but there’s nothing here that most players won’t have seen before.

Dungeonoid 2 Awakening Review

Dungeonoid 2 Awakening’s implementation of a dungeon crawler mixed with an Arkanoid misses the spot.

Genso Chronicles Review

The story of Genso Chronicles is good, and the gameplay is satisfyingly grindy...