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Review - Dovetail Games Fishing Sim World

I'm sure you guys remember my love for Euro Fishing a few years back, but if not the review is here. My backlog of games right now is terrible, so in truth have I given FSW a lot of my time when we have stuff like Forza Horizon and Tomb Raider around? No, I haven't. I have however given it enough of my time to know what it offers, and if its worth picking up if you loved Euro Fishing, or simply wanted to cast out your digital rod in this latest fishing offering from those at Dovetail.

Fishing Sim World takes what Euro Fishing offered and tweaks the graphics ever so slightly, chucks in a few new things, and still offers digital fisherpeople (is that the correct term these days?) to load a game up late at night, slap on that chilled playlist on Spotify, and totally fall asleep while waiting for a fish to bite on something that is a bit more comfortable than a 2 quid deck chair from poundstretcher. In terms of what modes FSW offers, well let me briefly cover that shall we.
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Review - Strange Brigade

Hey there Internet, I am alive and looking through this five-game list of things that need reviewing thanks to my body just going " Hey Tone, how about we throw a spanner in the works and totally allow us (your brain) to make you believe everything is pretty shit right now? Mmmmm, sound good? Oh, enjoy this six weeks of Summer holidays too" Life and bodies can be right dicks sometimes. None the less, I shall give it my best to play catch up and type up some words on games I've been playing while this has been going on. Might be a bit shorter than normal, but with the busy period coming up and my brain now being in a good spot and kids back at school, better to just get these out there.

Strange Brigade comes from those lovely people at Rebellion, who are of course the team behind games such as Sniper Elite and Zombie Army Trilogy. I mention those two specifically as those are obviously two games that play and even look like what you will get from Strange Brigade, only th…

Review - Overcooked 2

The very first Overcooked which released a few years back was a big hit in my house, with me and the daughter having some decent times on it while reviewing it, and it also going down rather well with anyone that gave it a look. With the sequel now available, of course, I was going to reach out to Team17 and ask to review it. What does this new game offer? Is it worth picking up if you have the first game? Let's see, shall we?

Overcooked 2 takes what was already a great local player co-op game with the original and instantly improves on it the second you get to the menu and see that online play is now also possible. All modes now have some sort of online element to them, which really does make the game a whole lot easier to enjoy if you perhaps lack when it comes to having gamers in your house willing to play it with you, as it really does shine Overcooked in a much better light when adding more people.
The modes in the game are all simple and don't need that much explaining,…

Review - All-Star Fruit Racing

We've all got that kart racing game we grew up with and love deeply still to this day, with all recent ones being judged on that one in your head and forgetting about them soon after. All-Star Fruit racing showed up my emails one day and I was looking forward to playing it just by looks alone, with the game having that whole cartoony Wreck-It Ralph look to it in the trailer and screenshots showing it off. What was it like under the hood (every racer review has to have this said in it, it's law) though was the only worry I had going in.

All-Star Fruit Racing offers both offline and online play, but the truth is online is already dead it seems, with me yet to get a single online game going in all the time I've played it. So certainly go into it as an offline racer if thinking about picking it up unless there is a drastic change to the online fanbase here as I'm typing this up. It also offers 4-player split screen local play, so for those that have the mates and controll…

NieR: Automata - Become as Gods Edition Review

Massive thanks to Jon for this review before things get going and you read his detailed review on the game. You can find his social stuff at the bottom of the post if you want to go snag him for your website to review stuff or bug him to do more reviews if you enjoyed the one below. Once again, thanks for getting this review out for me buddy xxx

Cast your mind back to E3, amongst all the glitz and glamour, amongst all the new games and amazing trailers, there was a little announcement that filled me with joy. It was for a game that had previously released to great acclaim on PS4, with players and critics alike applauding the gameplay and story. That game was Nier Autonama.

I'll obviously try and avoid story spoilers, but this much becomes apparent early on. Nier tells the story of 2B (at least first time around but we'll get to that later). She's a member of YoRHa, an organisation made-up of androids specifically designed to wage war. Their enemies are a gigantic horde of…

Review - Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy

Feels weird typing up a review for this now it has finally come to the Xbox One after those on the PS4 saw it last year, so I've already had that nostalgia trip over there when I dipped my toes into the darkside around the same time. Going into this a second (third really if you count playing the originals) time, I lost the trip down memory lane vibe that most other Xbox review sites got from it for that very reason. Going in knowing that once loveable bandicoot had over the years become a hater of fun is all that I can assume. Loving nothing more than getting the smile on your face when loading the game up again for the first time, ripping it off your face with gorilla tape, and stamping on it and laughing in your face while doing so. He hates you is what I'm saying. Dr Cortex doesn't get off the hook either, as he is mostly to blame for this tortured trip down an on fire memory lane too the total ******* **** jockey.

This N. Sane trilogy gives new players and lovers of …

Review - LEGO: The Incredibles

With every big kid's film there seems to always be a LEGO game releasing alongside it, and why wouldn't there be? Big companies love making money. This game will, of course, sell like hotcakes (whatever a hotcake sells like that is, never bought one myself) what with the UK Summer holidays either in full swing for you already or coming this week if you live in my neck of the woods. Kids need to be entertained for six whole weeks, so a game of a movie series they love ticks all the right boxes to keep them quiet for forty+ hours. Older gamers like myself can enjoy some sweet easy achievement points from a game that really requires zero effort to complete.

The game lets you play through both the recent sequel and also the original, with the storyline and certain memorable scenes playing out over twelve chapters of the game. But of course, this being a LEGO game you then have an open world section to it, as well as revisiting levels with new characters you unlock to be able to u…