Jonathan 'Kit' Shaw

Review: Yooka-Laylee is still a classic

Review: Yooka-Laylee is still a classic

The big question here is… Has Yooka-Laylee succeeded in bringing back the old classic formula that entertained everyone back on the N64? To answer that question – yes, but it does have a few kinks in the works. Being a spiritual successor to the Banjo-Kazooie series, Playtonic Games have done a fabulous job of recreating […]

 Jonathan 'Kit' Shaw

Preview: Sonic Mania – A 2D Classic For The Modern Age

Preview: Sonic Mania – A 2D Classic For The Modern Age

The Blue blur has had a string of mediocre recently what with Sonic Boom and all that but nonetheless his luck is about to change as this year marks the 25th anniversary of Sonic the Hedgehog and two new games. Sonic Mania started out as fan game and is set to return the series to […]

 Jonathan 'Kit' Shaw

Preview: Gundam Versus to be released on the PS4

Preview: Gundam Versus to be released on the PS4

This year marks the 15th anniversary of the Gundam Vs series and Bandai is celebrating it with the similarly titled Gundam Versus for the Playstation 4. For those who don’t know what Mobile Suit Gundam is, it is a Japanese mecha anime which started back in 1979 and is one of the most famous mech series […]

 Jonathan 'Kit' Shaw

Preview: Super Robot Wars V – Clash of the Mechas

Preview: Super Robot Wars V – Clash of the Mechas

To mark the 25th anniversary of the Super Robot Wars series, Bandai Namco have announced Super Robot Wars V for the PS4 and PSVita. The popular Japanese RPG series once again brings together all the great anime robot series into one game. Normally these games are only released in Japan and so you will be pleased to […]

 Jonathan 'Kit' Shaw

Star Fox Zero review – Taking the offensive

When I heard that there was going to be a new Star Fox game I could not jump over that Moon quick enough. I was so excited to know that my favourite video game franchise was finally coming back after 11 long years, it would finally graces our Wii U systems and I can say […]

 Jonathan 'Kit' Shaw

SunnyCon 5 to return to the North East

SunnyCon 5 to return to the North East

The North East is once again going all-Japanese this year with the return of SunnyCon in June. After hosting last year’s SunnyCon at the Seaburn Centre in Sunderland, this year it is to be held at St James’ Park in Newcastle. Former chairman and ambassador Michael Tuckwell said: “We had come to a point where we […]

 Jonathan 'Kit' Shaw

Xenoblade Chronicles X – An epic sci-fi adventure with mechs

I love RPGs, I love mechs and what do you get if you put the two together? Xenoblade Chronicles X, Monolith Softs latest entry in the Xeno series. Ever since I saw the very first trailer I have been looking forward to this, anxiously checking back everyday for new content which only ever appeared every […]

 Jonathan 'Kit' Shaw

Top 10 Games to be released in 2016

Top 10 Games to be released in 2016

  Co-written by Paul Farrell and Jonathan Shaw 10. ARK Survival Evolved (XBOX ONE, PS4) A critically acclaimed PC title, it was first released on steam back in June 2015 and developed by Studio Wildcard. ARK Survival Evolved has become one of the most prominent survival games on PC, especially, considering you get to explore […]

 Jonathan 'Kit' Shaw

Sneak Peek: Halo Wars 2 reveal trailer

We review the first snippet of the Halo Wars 2 trailer.

Halo Wars 2 was revealed at Gamescom this year and will be coming to Xbox One and Windows 10 in fall 2016. From what we can see from the trailer it appears that Spartan Red team have been ambushed and Douglas -042 has been wounded and seen being dragged along by a Alice -130 while […]

 Jonathan 'Kit' Shaw

Sonic Boom Episode 1 Review

Episode 1 – The Sidekick The episode starts off with Sonic chasing after Eggman through a canyon with tails following above in a plane (presumably the Tornado), when egg man unveils Burnbot (can’t shoot fire ironically) who is the latest robot he has created, after a swift beating Burnbot switches his attention to Tails causing […]