Platform: Switch Developer: A44 Publisher: Annapurna Interactive A super-stylised and accomplished riff on the FromSoftware formula. Derivative? Absolutely! But it does such a good job with many of the systems I love that it’s hard to be mad about it.
Platform: Switch Developer: Rune Shimotsuji Storm Publisher: RunicCodes, Shinyuden Eugh.
Platform: PS5 Developer: BluePoint Games/FromSoftware Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment A faithful and painfully beautiful remake.
Platform: PC Developer: Ben Esposito Publisher: Annapurna Interactive Will talk about it on a future N-Focus episode.
Platform: PC Developer: Giant Sparrow Publisher: Annapurna Interactive Holy shit. Will talk about it on a future N-Focus!
Platform: Switch Developer: Ubisoft Publisher: Ubisoft Still my favourite side-scrolling beat ’em up of all time, which I’ll talk more about on the next N-Focus episode.
Platform: Switch Developer: Ubisoft Publisher: Ubisoft I spent the first third of Assassin’s Creed: Rogue feeling like it was merely Black Flag DLC. Yet, as Shay Cormac’s story escalated the more its own identity came to the fore, and the …
Platform: Switch Developer: Ubisoft Publisher: Ubisoft Will talk about this when the N-Focus podcast returns later this January. The short version? Meaningful themes served in a non-meaningful and way. Also included the Aveline DLC in this completion as it was …
Platform: Switch Developer: Ubisoft Publisher: Ubisoft I stopped playing the Assassin’s Creed series after hitting the mandatory tower defence section in the early stages of Revelations. At the time that felt a huge shame as its precursor, Brotherhood, was easily …
Platform: Switch Developer: Douze Dixiemes Publisher: Focus Home Interactive A dark, thoughtful but always enjoyable puzzle-platformer. I’ll talk about it more in depth on a future episode of the N-Focus Podcast.