Posts Tagged ‘early access’

Upwards Lonely Robot Geek Pride Review

by jollinson 18/04/2016
We review Upwards, Lonely Robot for the PC. Upwards, Lonely Robot is a tower climber where you, the lonely robot, are tasked with getting as high as you can whist dodging enemies and avoiding falling to your death. You must also work to collect as much juice as you can before your “reserves” run out. […]

What is early access, and is it worth your money?

by Lendosanon 03/06/2015
"In essence Early Access gaming as replaced the demo game, granted at the cost of half of a full game."

Son of Nor: Available on Steam Early Access

by David Roseon 28/07/2014
There are a few games that are described as truly world changing and earth shattering, but few can lay as literal a claim to that crown as stillalive studio’s action adventure Son of Nor, now available on Steam Early Access. In the game you play a Son of Nor, a person consecrated by The Goddess of […]

Spintires Early Access Review: Rumble in the Jungle or Bogged in the Mire?

by David Roseon 26/06/2014
It is in early access, but you can already tell it is getting there. The bugs and feature limitations are natural for a game only just released on Early Access and given the developer will likely be hotfixed out very quickly. Try the tech demo first if you're not absolutely sold on an orienteering game but there is an awful lot to like already.

Surviving in The Forest: The top-selling PC game that proves there is still life in survival horror

by Sai Mealingon 08/06/2014
  After watching the world crash around you, you awake on a wrecked plane only to be greeted by a local wearing nothing but some leaves around his waist. Confidently, he looks into your eyes, picks up the child lying next to you and then turns around and leaves. Like it or not, you’re in […]

Isometrics: Twitterfall, Authorship and the Double Edged Power of the Fan Response

by David Roseon 22/01/2014
So Titanfall has opted for a 12-player cap for its multiplayer, which has players up in arms before the game is even complete. Are they right? Isometrics takes a look at the strange power of the crowd response throughout the ages.   Welcome to Isometrics, a gilded gaze at the somewhat larval literary world of […]

DayZ Standalone: Days of Disappointment

by Callum Tyndallon 28/12/2013
DayZ is, quite frankly, an incredible game. Set in the fictional post-Soviet state of Chernarus, though now expanded to many other locations each with their own distinct characteristics, it sees the player take the role of a character in the massively multiplayer environment of a zombie apocalypse. The world has gone to ruin, racked by […]

Starbound: To Infinity And Beyond

by Callum Tyndallon 17/12/2013
I’ve never played Terraria. And while I enjoy Minecraft, I’ve always been fairly casual about it, never one of those people building themselves replicas of the USS Enterprise. And when Starbound was released I genuinely had no intention of buying it. Then, as is so often the case with me, a friend suggested it might […]