Author: Alaisdair Leith

OlliOlli : Switch Stance Review

SCORE: 10/10      |     INDIE      |      SKATEBOARDING      |      SWITCH FUN “ADDICTIVE & CHALLENGING GAMEPLAY WITH A FRESH NEW LOOK MAKE THIS A MUST HAVE ” Playstation owned the skating genre with the exclusive release of indie stdio Roll 7’s Olli Olli and sequel Olli Olli Welcome To Olliwood. Fortunately the studio has been hard at work porting over the two games to the Nintendo Switch for more Ollicity and this time you can take it on the go (unless you are not counting the PS Vita version!) With intiutive controls using the unique...

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The Lego Movie 2 Game Review

SCORE: 9.5/10      |     SANDBOX      |      ADVENTURE      |      FAMILY FUN “BRILLIANT RE-INVENTION OF THE LEGO FORMULA UTILISING THE CHARACTERS AND CREATIVITY OF THE LEGO MOVIE FRANCHISE” Everything is MORE awesome in The Lego Movie 2 game, as the usual formula of replaying events from the source material in amusing lego form is completely flipped on its head and a new adventure awaits with the characters we have come to know and love from the first two films. Instead of the usual brick bashing, character collecting and containted environments, the designers have opened it up to...

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Far Cry New Dawn Review

Score: 9/10      |      SHOOTER      |      ADVENTURE      |      MATURE THEMES “Took me by complete surprise and gave me an addictive and beautiful game environment to play around in.” It’s a new dawn, it’s a new day. It’s another Far Cry game…the big question on my lips was do we really REALLY need another one? Fortunately the answer is YES! When a game is this good, more can never be enough. What could easily be shunned as a re-skinned Far Cry 5, has evolved into one of the most addictive Far Cry experiences since Primal (you can read...

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The Stillness Of The Wind (And The State Of Things)

The first time I played this game was a quick demo at PAX in Melbourne last year. I was immediately enchanted by the look and gameplay that immediately invited me to slow down and take a minute to breathe, play and reflect. I had just moved to Melbourne not 3 days earlier and for several months my life was a whirlwind of packing, saying goodbye to friends and family, leaving my job that I loved and exchanging a life of beach side luxury to an inner city adventure. The timing of my first play of this game I believe,...

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Pikuniki Review

Pikuniku is a new indie game that is part platformer and part puzzle solving, with a healthy dose of comedy thrown in for good measure. The developers were kind enough to provide us with a retail copy of the game for the Switch, which we devoured in two sittings. Pikuniku has two game modes. The first is a single player campaign with a fun story, three regions to explore, and a handful of items, costumes and trophies to unlock. The second is a two player co-op mode where you work with a friend to solve puzzles across nine distinct...

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