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A Fading Light From Better Days – The Misadventures of Tron Bonne

A Fading Light From Better Days – The Misadventures of Tron Bonne

I felt an awful lot of things when The Misadventures of Tron Bonne suddenly announced its presence on PlayStation Network. All of them positive, of course, unless you consider ‘drink-spilling surprise’ to be negative (depends on the drink, I suppose). Because no matter what else I was going through at that exact moment, absolute and utt... Read More »

Resident Evil Revelations 2 – Review

Resident Evil Revelations 2 – Review

Resident Evil 4 has a lot to answer for. It’s undoubtedly one of the best games of all-time in its own right. However, whilst it has been almost solely responsible for the rise of the third-person shooter, bringing with it a raft of some of the best games the last generation had to offer, it has perversely become a millstone around the neck of its ... Read More »

Bladestorm Nightmare – Review

Bladestorm Nightmare – Review

Back in 2007 Koei Tecmo released Bladestorm: The Hundred Year’s War. A historic tactical game set loosely around the Hundred Year’s war between England and France. Upon its original release it received mixed reviews, a bit like Marmite in some regards. Some people loved it, whilst others had less complimentary feelings. Now the game has been re-rel... Read More »

Titan Souls – Review

Titan Souls – Review

We covered the mechanics of Titan Souls and the history of its conception in our preview back in March. At that point, we were able to play the introductory levels and get a feel for the art style in the game, the simplicity in its controls and also a great sense of the inspirations behind it. This was also the demo that was released to play so you... Read More »

F1 2015 – Preview

F1 2015 – Preview

The rain beats down heavily over Marina Bay. The flood lights are reflected, shimmering in the pools on the tarmac occasionally splashed with colour from the lights of ferris wheel. You’re thrashing through the streets, skating as you hit the puddles, the floor of your V6 turbo-charged hybrid monster scratching against the contours of the tarmac wh... Read More »

GEEMU! – Bandai Namco’s Level Up Preview

GEEMU! – Bandai Namco’s Level Up Preview

I’m incredibly westernised when it comes to games. Whilst I love Japan and its food and customs, I’ve never been able to really access its gaming and anime culture like so many of my contemporaries have. So for those of you who do know more about these franchises than I do (which is probably everyone), I apologise in advance. Earlier in... Read More »

LA Cops – Review

LA Cops – Review

Think about Hotline Miami. Got it? Good. Now, change its perspective. No, we don’t want it to be a top-down game anymore. Yep, that’s it. A nice isometric view. Now, take away the ability to properly survey rooms you’ve yet to enter. Nice…because who wants to see that shit, right? Now, couple that with a poorly-implemented lock-on mechanic. Good, g... Read More »

Xbox One – How Opinions Can Change!

Xbox One – How Opinions Can Change!

I can still remember when Microsoft announced the Xbox One. Their ideas behind games having a licence locked to the console, trying to do away with the used games market and making digital the way to go. I was furious, if I could burn their ideas I would have done. Outraged, I made my mind up their and then. This generation I would be the owner of ... Read More »

Dirty Bomb – Preview

Dirty Bomb – Preview

Dirty Bomb is the latest effort from Splash Damage. The PC aficionado out there might recognise the name, but for everyone else here’s a little history. Fourteen years ago a group of online game modders became their own company and caught the attention of Activision and iD after creating maps for games like Return to Castle Wolfenstein and Counter-... Read More »

Battlefield Hardline – Review

Battlefield Hardline – Review

“Sir, Mendoza’s last run in the field, no offence, was a total clusterfuck.” It’s hard to not see Khai Ming Dao’s first critique of her new partner as a tongue in cheek look at the last Battlefield outing. Battlefield 4 was one of the titles badly affected by EA’s 2013 of discontent… Ok it wasn’t really called that. But Battlefield 4’s online issue... Read More »

White Night – Review

White Night – Review

Horror survival games usually just leave me by the wayside, cruising past like a friendly passing car. I’m neither bothered or generally captured by them. If you know me then you know horror in general is just a genre that I am very rarely grabbed by. So when White Night appeared to me, out of nowhere, imagine my surprise. This is a game that is ba... Read More »

Rock of Ages

Rock of Ages

This week is wrestling week at TheGameJar. Which means we’ve asked all our writers to share memories of wrestling games past and present. Today, Andy has taken a trip back through many games to look at the most electrifying man in sports entertainment… The Rock! (You might want to read this article with the video below playing.) When the idea... Read More »

Gaming Memories – WWF Raw

Gaming Memories – WWF Raw

This week is wrestling week at TheGameJar. Which means we’ve asked all our writers to share memories of wrestling games past and present. Today, Tim has taken a look back to the 16-Bit era of gaming to see if WWF Raw had got any easier in twenty years. Really, it’s fair to say I only know about wrestling because of video games. Neither of my ... Read More »

Super Dungeon Bros – Preview

Super Dungeon Bros – Preview

Super Dungeon Bros is a four-player game that brings some of the best elements of some of our favourite multiplayer indie games. You can see the inspiration of games like Castle Crashers. Dungeon raid, rouge-like, co-op smashing games have been a regular staple on people’s top console indie games lists although not many have done them too well. The... Read More »

Wrestling – A Battle of Genres

Wrestling – A Battle of Genres

This week is wrestling week at TheGameJar. Which means we’ve asked all our writers to share memories of wrestling games past and present. Today, Mick takes a look at the age old question: Are wrestling games fighting games, or are they sports games? It’s a Battle of Genres! It’s Wrestlemania season again, so I’m going to be tackling the quest... Read More »

WWE Network – Review

WWE Network – Review

This week is wrestling week at TheGameJar. Which means we’ve asked all our writers to share memories of wrestling games past and present. Today, instead of a game, Sean looks at an app which is making a lot of noise and gaining a lot of subscribers. The WWE Network app certainly has made a big impact since finally releasing in the UK. It’s al... Read More »

The Evil Within – The Assignment DLC Review

The Evil Within – The Assignment DLC Review

The Evil Within, whilst not what you’d consider a “surprise” hit, bearing in mind the game’s genealogy, was a game that I didn’t expect to make the impact with me that it did (it eventually took its place at number 2 on my personal list of 2014, and I probably scored it slightly too low at the time). Successfully marrying the intense action of his ... Read More »

Gaming Memories: WWF Smackdown

Gaming Memories: WWF Smackdown

This week is wrestling week at TheGameJar. Which means we’ve asked all our writers to share memories of wrestling games past and present. To start with, here’s Paul looking at a game that really did change the face of wrestling games. So this week sees the mighty WWE holding the biggest wrestling event of the year once more – The ... Read More »

Hotline Miami 2 Wrong Number – Review

Hotline Miami 2 Wrong Number – Review

Hotline Miami 2 follows on from the enormously successful indie game Hotline Miami. For those of you that have probably seen but not played it before, allow me to enlighten you as to the status quo. Hotline Miami is a 2D top down shooter that is played at a frenetic and unforgiving pace. The style, which takes an eclectic look at the 80s through th... Read More »

LEGO Jurassic World – Preview

LEGO Jurassic World – Preview

Hold on to your butts… Clever Girl… Life will find a way… I’m getting these out of the way early so I am not tempted to fill this preview with many puns. But it’s true, there are numerous moments throughout the history of the trilogy (soon to be quadrilogy) of the failed Dinosaur theme park that have adorned our popular culture both vis... Read More »

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