Game Reviews

‘Haven’ review: a spry and stylish RPG adventure held together by love

An incredibly slick and stylish adventure that zips along at a great pace

‘Empire Of Sin’ review: slick strategy mired by sloppy execution

Romero Games’ sinister strategy sim is addicting but unpolished

‘Call Of Duty: Black Ops Cold War’ review: top-notch production can’t mask its problematic politics

2020’s COD instalment is a mixed bag that, unfortunately, does not step out of ‘Modern Warfare’s’ massive shadow

‘Demon’s Souls’ review: a cult classic reborn

Bluepoint’s redolent remake of FromSoftware’s 2009 classic is the ultimate starting point for PS5 players

‘Kingdom Hearts: Melody Of Memory’ review: a love letter to fans hidden behind a rhythm game

Square Enix lands a home run by vibing a rhythm game framework with an already stellar soundtrack

‘Sackboy: A Big Adventure’ review: a decent game that does nothing for the PS5 as a launch title

A perfectly average platformer that masters the basics, but is too afraid to do anything more

‘Astro’s Playroom’ review: a thoughtful introduction to the PS5’s power

ASOBI Team’s love letter to the past is also a bold stride into the future

‘Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales’ review: a web-slinging wonder brimming with potential

A moving, well-paced introduction to the next-generation of gaming consoles

‘Assassin’s Creed: Valhalla’ review: a bold and bloody departure for the seminal stealth series

For the first time in years, ‘Assassin’s Creed’ feels essential again

‘Fuser’ review: festive colour and diverse tunes might make you a virtual superstar DJ

Harmonix’s all-digital music-mixing game has sound mechanics and creative potential, if not quite a headline act