All texts by Roy Woodhouse
"The visuals are excellent and everything is highly detailed, which only adds to the overall atmosphere."
With Deacon rolling out in search of answers and adventure, we thought we'd throw together a quickfire guide to help you make the most out of your first hours in Days Gone.
"We thoroughly enjoyed our time in Oregon. The story was interesting, the setting compelling, and the gameplay systems worked well together."
"Phoenix Wright is still a fun and engaging experience, and with three games in one, you have a great amount of content to get through."
"While Rico won't be a contender for game of the year, it does bring a lot of fun to the table. It's simple, well-designed and unashamedly fun."
"This could have been special, but frustrating difficulty spikes, unintuitive level design, and inconsistent AI meant that we couldn't really connect to the story."
"This is not your typical console strategy experience, rather it's something you can really sink your teeth into."
"It would seem that predicting riots is a job best left to the Kaiser Chiefs."
Leon and Claire are in for a lot of trouble and you may just need a little extra guidance to help them pull through.
"Sadly, Vane was a little frustrating to play."
"It's satisfying to control and the story is amazing, and the whole thing is wrapped up with great sound and excellent visuals."
"The story, the crisper look, and the gameplay will fill you full of nostalgia."
"Although it was a bit short and we'd have liked some of the ideas to have been expanded on further, we had a lot of fun."
"We enjoyed the retro vibe along with the cheesy dialogue, but somehow it never really clicked together in the way that the best tactics games do."
Speak of the Diablo.
"What you have here is a fun platformer that has a few age-related issues - on the whole, it holds up pretty well."
"A really good option if you're looking for a bike sim as once again Milestone has delivered an accomplished two-wheeled racer."
"The excellent AI will leave you genuinely terrified while playing alone in the dark, and you'll be even more grateful when an online buddy comes along to help you out."
"It's a pretty fun sim game, helped by the fact that it also manages to be quite endearing."
"We felt like there was room for new features or some more nostalgia."
We look back at one of the most jaw-dropping moments in the history of gaming.
"It's a charming and well-made game that kept a smile on our faces throughout."
"Once again TT Games has brought the fun, this time alongside a story that really hits the mark."
"The claustrophobic feel is captured to stunning effect, and it's clear that the developers were real fans of the original."
"It contains the original essence of the series but with just enough modern spit and polish to make it accessible."
"There's so much to do in this game that you could probably sink a fair few hours into it."
"It offers plenty of challenge, gives you a story to think about, and is well worth spending the time it asks you to invest."
"It was a deep and meaningful story that made us think, and we considered our actions and our words carefully."
"Increase your speed and you'll burn more fuel. Slow down and you run the risk of starvation, even leading to cannibalism."
"The story and the characters are well-crafted, and the dialogue is pretty witty."
"All in all, this is a pretty solid RPG, as there's a shedload of content to get your teeth into, and it's really deep in its lore."
"If you could play an Aldous Huxley novel, Daedalic Entertainment's State of Mind would be it."
"A rich and compelling experience that will keep you entertained for hours on end, if you're willing to invest the time and learn."
"The tasks and individual stories are involving and the graphics and sound set the tempo perfectly."
"Playniac has created a very fun pick-up-and-play title here, one that is bright and colourful to behold."
"You become a one-man army, planting and detonating explosives, all the while gunning down EDF troopers left, right, and centre."
"After careful consideration, we have decided to endorse this park."
What's the fallout from this going to be?
Legends are on the cards.
"With Xbox One players getting Sea of Thieves for some multiplayer teamwork, Alliance might have come at just the right time."
"While at times it can be pretty atmospheric, the pacing can be too slow and certain missions can feel drawn out."
"It'll provide you with a fair few hours of good wholesome side-scrolling fun."
"We did at times get stressed when we couldn't defeat some of the harder enemies, but never did it stop us from going again."
"It's easy to pick up and play, but if you're looking for something that has a little more depth, then maybe look elsewhere."
"The final outing in the Mysterious trilogy wraps things up with a nice story, but it doesn't significantly build on the changes made in the previous games."
"Even the most die-hard of Beast Quest readers will be quite disappointed."
"It's a very open experience with lots of things to discover and plenty to do."
"It's worth a punt if you like titles that require a bit of brain power, but not so much challenge that you need to be Einstein in order to progress."
"Survive is good, but certain features combined with the messy divorce with Kojima really has tainted it for some fans."
"It isn't going to bring back retro gaming, but it will keep you laughing and entertained for a couple of hours."