Gareth Brierley

I am an actor and a writer. I act quite a bit on stage, a little bit on tv and never on tuesdays. I have had some of my writing published and have written for TV and stage. I have been playing games since they begun and don't seem to be getting any better.

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Project 13 Review

If you have a keen eye for detail, then the changes of Project 13 might well be for you.

The Glass Staircase Review

With its throwback vibes, a great atmosphere and story, The Glass Staircase is well worth a play.

Eternal Threads Review

It's quite the challenge to keep everyone alive, but in Eternal Threads it has enough intrigue to keep you going until the very end of the timeline.

Terminal 81 Review

There’s no doubt that Terminal 81 is a very unique and charming indie game. It has an unusual setting and plays with the idea of horror in a realistic setting with proficiency.

Hauntii Review

Hauntii is another gem of an indie game.

Indika Review

Indika is a game I was so looking forward to playing and much of it delivers.

The Prisoner of the Night Review

I very much admire The Prisoner of the Night.

Paper Trail Review

Paper Trail is so good it’ll make you want to go creating paper planes again…  

Senua’s Saga: Hellblade II Review

​​Senua’s Saga: Hellblade II is nothing short of stunning and more than capable of taking your breath away by some of the set pieces. 

THE ORIGIN: Blind Maid Review

There’s no doubt that it feels a bit rough around the edges, but if you are after a new survival horror, you’ll be intrigued by THE ORIGIN: Blind Maid. 

CorpoNation: The Sorting Process Review

CorpoNation: The Sorting Process is a brilliant commentary on capitalism and totalitarian states of being.

Crow Country Review

Crow Country is an excellent homage to the games found in the early survival horror market.

The Rewinder Review

If you are after a journey into the East with a great story and unusual mechanics, then The Rewinder could be up your alley. 

Tales From Candleforth Review

For the amount of puzzle solving included, and the low asking price, Tales From Candleforth will appeal.

Metro Simulator 2 Review

To like Metro Simulator 2, you’re going to have to be a massive train sim fan.

The World After Review

Whilst the transition across languages hasn't helped the writing in places, you should enjoy your time with The World After.

Bulwark: Falconeer Chronicles Review

Bulwark: Falconeer Chronicles is a good second entry into The Falconeer universe, offering up something different.


You’ll find the most fun of PERISH in co-op, having a blast with a few friends.

SteamWorld Build Review

Perhaps you shouldn’t come to SteamWorld Build looking to pile in hundreds of hours, but this is an extremely likeable, bite-sized city creating adventure.

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Looking Back to 2012 and the super sexy combos of Devil May Cry HD Collection

For those of you who have been living under a rock or deep in the jungle for the last ten years, the Devil May Cry games feature a protagonist called Dante. And this is Dante when he was just effortlessly cool...

Become the King of the Continent in eFootball Season 7

The latest content update to Konami’s free-to-play footballing experience - eFootball 2024 - is focused around the biggest tournaments this summer. No, not the Olympics silly - the Euros and Copa America!

A Dance of Masks is the final DLC for Pathfinder: Wrath of the Righteous

A Dance of Masks - the sixth and final DLC for the game - is set to evolve Pathfinder into its ultimate form

Best Websites to Play Retro Games Online

Wish we could turn back time to the good old days, when… when we used to exchange cartridges with our game buddies and skipped classes to spend more time kicking villains’ asses in your favorite retro titles.

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.

Latest Reviews

Push Play: Gaming for a Better World – Book Review

Push Play: Gaming for a Better World is a non-fiction book published by Forbes Books and written by Dr. Songyee Yoon.

Armed and Gelatinous: Couch Edition Review

Things are better as a multiplayer proposition, but Armed and Gelatinous: Couch Edition does still struggle in terms of a hook.

Ziggy Review

In a very crowded genre, Ziggy comes up short, mostly thanks to mechanics and features that we’ve seen many times before.

Watch Dogs Tokyo Vol 2 – Book Review

Watch Dogs Tokyo Volume 2 is a marked improvement overall.

Phantom Fury Review

Phantom Fury is disappointing.