E3 2015: Super Mario Maker is perfect for Wii U (Wii U)

What was it? A 15-minute hands-on with both the creation and play elements of the game. What did we learn? — Wii U GamePad is well utilised, a natural fit. — Interesting creative combinations on offer, emphasising playfulness. — Five tiers of creation equipment, from warp pipes to enemies to coins. — Flip between different …

Layers of Fear review

Anything can make you jump. A loud noise and a sudden movement? That’s brute force horror and takes no real skill. Easy. Try it with a friend (maybe one you don’t like that much). However, to make you doubt yourself? To be left afraid because you can’t trust your own eyes any more? That’s a …

Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 Review (PS4, Xbox One, PC)

Updated review Black Ops 3’s multiplayer feels, more so than perhaps ever before, like a suite of modes and options which enable those who get serious about Call of Duty – like the guy I saw buying four copies of it on day of release, presumably for he and his – to get really serious. …

Firewatch review

Firewatch is one of the most enthralling slices of entertainment I’ve ever experienced. For 5-6 hours you’ll walk in the hiking boots of Henry, a likeable, slightly chubby man-with-a-beard in his late-30s. After a devastating, tragic development in his family life, Henry takes a job as a fire ranger in Wyoming, with the intention of …