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MARCH GAMES | GAMES REVIEW

MARCH GAMES | GAMES REVIEW

SEMISPHERES *** Vivid Helix, PS4 Meditative indie puzzler Semispheres utilises minimalist art, audio and mechanics in smart, unique ways to produce a strangely compelling, chilled experience. Using both sticks, players manoeuvre a pair of peculiar little orbs through increasingly complex stealth puzzles. Mechanically, it does take a little getting used to, however, the difficulty is thankfully […]

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WELSH VIDEO GAME DEVELOPERS: COGG GAMES | GAMES INTERVIEW

WELSH VIDEO GAME DEVELOPERS: COGG GAMES | GAMES INTERVIEW

Exclusive Interview With Welsh Video Game Developers Cogg Games Based in Pembrokeshire and Tonypandy, Cogg Games are local developers who have been busy toiling away on a 3D adventure game for Xbox One, PS4 and PC. Luckily for us, Creative Director Will Morris-Julien took some time out of his busy work schedule to give us […]

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FEBRUARY GAMES | GAMES REVIEW

FEBRUARY GAMES | GAMES REVIEW

THE LAST GUARDIAN **** Sie Japan Studio, PS4 With a tortured eight-year long development cycle, few games have had such an inauspicious, rocky road to release as The Last Guardian. Thankfully, Japanese developer Team Ico’s final product is a beautiful, deftly crafted and hauntingly memorable puzzle adventure game that brims with heart. Over the course […]

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ROSS MACOMISH | GAMES INTERVIEW

ROSS MACOMISH | GAMES INTERVIEW

We speak with Cardiff games developer Ross MacOmish about his latest game, Hold the Line. Could you describe the premise behind Hold the Line? Space has always fascinated me and I wanted to make a game that was a crazy, fun representation of something quite dark. What do you think sets it apart? The fact that we’re […]

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WELSH GAMES DEVELOPMENT SHOW | GAMES INTERVIEW

WELSH GAMES DEVELOPMENT SHOW | GAMES INTERVIEW

As the Welsh Games Development Show gears up for its fifth consecutive year, Liam Turner talks with the chaps behind the controls, Huw Marshall and Mark John, about what’s in store this time round. Why have you decided to move the show from Cardiff City Hall to the Tramshed? This year Tramshed has just opened, […]

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FALLOUT 4: FAR HARBOUR | GAME REVIEW

FALLOUT 4: FAR HARBOUR | GAME REVIEW

FALLOUT 4: FAR HARBOUR  Bethesda, PC, PS4, XBOX ONE   When Fallout 4 was released last year the gaming world went into meltdown, as it does any time Bethesda, the award-winning creators behind Skyrim, release a game. Since then three add-ons have been released, and the latest Far Harbour adds a new open world for the player […]

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THE WALKING DEAD: ROAD TO SURVIVAL | GAME REVIEW

THE WALKING DEAD: ROAD TO SURVIVAL | GAME REVIEW

  THE WALKING DEAD: ROAD TO SURVIVAL  Scopely, Android, iOS   This turn based RPG is set in the apocalyptic world of The Walking Dead. It combines many elements that have become staples of mobile gaming, and despite not bringing anything new to the genre, it does cover all these bases comfortably. There’s an original […]

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BAFTA CYMRU GAMES AWARD NOMINATIONS | GAMES FEATURE

BAFTA CYMRU GAMES AWARD NOMINATIONS | GAMES FEATURE

Fittingly held in Cardiff Bay’s science centre Techniquest, the BAFTA Cymru Games Awards nominations party gathered together some of the key figures in Wales’ emerging games industry. With huge developments in the amounts of developers, and the calibre of games being produced, it’s hard not to feel a sense of enormous potential when playing the […]

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DARK SOULS III | GAME REVIEW

DARK SOULS III | GAME REVIEW

DARK SOULS III  FromSoftware – PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC The latest in the Souls series, Dark Souls III was hugely anticipated and has surpassed all expectations for the game. As ‘rewarding’ (read difficult) as ever, and with a massive world to explore and in depth lore, there’s enough in this Japanese RPG to keep gamers entertained […]

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FAR CRY PRIMAL | GAME REVIEW

FAR CRY PRIMAL | GAME REVIEW

Far Cry Primal Ubisoft – PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC This is an innovative addition to the Far Cry franchise, and somewhat of a change of style. Set in Stone Age Europe, Far Cry Primal you take the role of Takkar (who we never learn anything about) as he tries to lead his own tribe. While its […]