Wizards of the Coast returns with an expansion for Magic 2015, after the lacklustre response it received from fans. The Garruk’s Revenge expansion looks to write the many wrongs players complained about from the original annual iteration, most notably the lack of full access to cards and removal of key features from previous year’s release. Can Garruk’s Revenge appease the player base and restore Magic‘s unrestricted creative freedom?
Magic: The Gathering returns for another year with the release of Magic 2015: Duels of the Planeswalkers. The previous iterations have built upon the past title, improving and adding new features to justify the annual release schedule, much like the trading card game with its constantly evolving meta game and diverse card line-up. View the full article »
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There’s nothing quite like a bit of crafting to while away an hour… or five. The simple joy found in sourcing resources, deducing item combinations and crafting your very own world from nothing is one that has firmly grasped onto the minds of gamers everywhere. TownCraft is the latest game to hone in on our craving for creating, this time taking the process one step further by encouraging you to carve out your own little town, complete with shops, taverns and a bevy of citizens.
This enjoyable adventure into furniture making and workforce management is the first title from Flat Earth Games, a Sydney studio headed by brothers Rohan and Leigh Harris. If those names already sound familiar to your gaming ears, it is likely you have come across their work in other areas of the field; Rohan is a contributing writer to Player Attack and BigPond Arena, while Leigh is also known as the founder of the Australian and New Zealand games industry and trade publication MCV Pacific.
Sega speeds into a second lap around the karting scene with Sonic and Sega mascots making a return to driving mayhem in Sonic & Sega All-Stars Racing Transformed. Expanding on the original racing mash-up of Sonic & Sega All-Stars Racing, Sumo Digital dishes out much of the same, with a solid helping of new features to keep things fresh and interesting.
Strong competition from Codemasters Racing F1 Race Stars and Sony’s LittleBigPlanet Karting offers consumers plenty of choices, in what is the most contested periods for the genre in quite some time. Can Transformed bag of tricks convince players to go for another hot sprint around the track?
Squids returns with a whole new look and a whole new darn tootin’ feel, with Squids: Wild West. The Game Bakers have revamped your nimble and tough squids to take on the black ooze which is infesting all of the ocean’s creatures. Their only hope is to find a lost companion who can assist them in fighting off the evil presence.
Grab your scuba diving kit, because you’re about to head deep into the ocean to accompany some of the cutest Squids ever as they embark on a quest to stop the mysterious ‘black ooze’ that is infesting creatures from below. Don’t forget to find as many treasures as you can too! You may as well since you’re doing everyone such a massive favour en’all… View the full article »
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