#XMorphDefense Good value for money for a fun mix of tower defense and pure blasting. Can be very challenging (frustratingly so at times). Tower placement is a little complicated, so during a fight, it can get very fiddly. Great couch co-op.
#BurnoutParadiseRemastered It’s arcade open world driving at it’s greatest – the music takes you straight to Paradise City, it’s Burnout, and there’s a great selection of transports. Plenty to do, but it feels expensive for a re-master.
#Everspace Stunning visuals. Took me a while to get into it, but once it clicked, it was very easy to “just one more run” over and over again. Lots of replayability with it’s take on a “dungeon crawler in space”. It’s great fun with a friend, taking it in turns, laughing when they die hitting an asteroid.
#HorizonZeroDawn #TheFrozenWilds A slow start, but once you get back into it, it really picks up the pace. I ramped the difficulty to “very hard” for this DLC because the intense combat is one of the best parts. Although not the “must buy” DLC I was hoping for, it’s a great way to get more Horizon Zero Dawn, and boy is it good to be back.
#StarWars #Battlefront2 Engaging single player story & a fun multiplayer. Has a real Star Wars feel to it, both on the ground and in space, with plenty of upgrades available in game. I personally had no problems with the Loot Box upgrade system, but it might not appeal to everybody.
#AssassinsCreedOrigins Great prequel to a well-established franchise. The RPG elements & skill trees, as well as the beautifully crafted open world, make it a joy to play. Interesting NPC’s and a great story.
#MiddleEarth #ShadowOfWar It’s unnecessarily long. Nemesis system is still great fun. RPG elements, loot & the skill tree are all welcome improvements & additions. The story is difficult to follow at times. It’s good fun but not that good.
#Persona5 Dungeon crawling, turn-based JRPG, crossed with a high school social simulator. It boasts gorgeous aesthetics, an amazing soundtrack, an interesting combat system & a story that keeps you playing well into the night. A perfect entry-point to the series for new players.
#NexMachina A fast, fun, twin stick shooter with amazing graphics & sounds. There is so much variery. Easy to play, but hard to master – it’s like #Resogun, just completely different.
#Horizon #ZeroDawn Amazing game with a great story & fantastic characters. Some of the best dynamic & fluid combat I have ever experienced. Combat makes you feel better about your abilities as a gamer & encourages you to be creative when handling different situations and weapons