#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.
#SuperMarioOdessey Looks gorgeous, plays well. Camera is a pain at times. Easy game & if you find it hard you’ve probably gone the wrong way. Tropes aside, it’s a fun game , plenty to do. If you’re a Mario fan, you’re going to LOVE it. But if not, then this isn’t going to change your mind
#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.
#Destiny2 Feels like a reboot rather than an evolution. Better story, character development & more humour. At its heart, it’s very much the same game. PvP is better due to the change to 4v4. Respects your “real” life by making the loot system and acquisition a lot simpler and less time consuming.
#DOOM No health regeneration, incredible weapons, great level design, a good story. Thumping great music. #DOOM is back, a true modern classic. Great selection of upgrades, runes, weapons & EXO Suit. Haven’t played much multiplayer yet, but single player is rocking, save an unreasonably hard boss fight
#KingdomsandCastles Wonderful medieval SimCity. Great interface & cute graphics. Easy to pick up & play. A few issues with building placements, some buildings show a radius others don’t. Has plenty of development planned for the future. Disabling the clouds was the best thing I ever did
#MassEffect #Andromeda At times, everything you love about #MassEffect is there; great cast, setting & story. At other times it’s just a fun action RPG. The UI & upgrade system is a mess. When it comes down to it, with everything going on, you will want to keep playing.