Wednesday, 8 April 2015

Whiskey Talks: The Elite Dangerous Steam Release (Updated)

As many of you are already aware, Elite Dangerous was recently released on Steam to absolutely no fanfair and out of the blue. This came as a surprise to everyone and has sparked quite a bit of ire amongst backers and pre-Steam owners of the game. Hit the link to find out why.

Saturday, 28 March 2015

Whiskey Reviews: Battlefield Hardline

Info:
Platform: PC
Release Date: 20 March 2015
Developer: Visceral Games
Publisher: Electronic Arts
Where to get it: Origin, Here
Price: £49.90 (standard edition), £59.90 (delux edition), £99.90 (ultimate edition)

Battlefield Hardline is the latest entry into the rapidly sinking ship that is the Battlefield series. But can a game on a malfunctioning engine, in a failing series, from a bad publisher actually be decent? Hit the link to find out!

Sunday, 22 March 2015

Whiskey Reviews: Sid Meier's Starships

Info:
Platform: PC
Release Date: 12 March 2015
Developer: Firaxis
Publisher: 2k
Where to get it: Steam, Here
Price: £10.99

Sid Meier's name has become a stamp of instant approval over the years, ever since Pirates! we've accepted it as a seal of quality on Civilization games. Beyond Earth was hugely disappointing, so can the follow-up mend Sid's damaged appeal or is it time to hit end turn? Follow the link to find out.

Tuesday, 17 March 2015

Whiskey Reviews: Rayman Legends

Info:
Platform: Xbox One, PC
Release Date: 29 August 2013
Developer: Ubisoft
Publisher: Ubisoft
Where to get it: Xbox Live, Steam, Here
Price: £15.99

Rayman Legends is the follow-up to the well received Rayman Origins, the game that revived the Rayman brand from dull dullness with a much needed infusion of joy. If that sounds vague it's because there's more after you hit the link.

Wednesday, 25 February 2015

Whiskey Impressions: Homeworld Remastered Collection

Info:
Platform: PC
Release Date: 25 February 2015
Developer: Gearbox Software
Publisher: Gearbox Software
Where to get it: Steam
Price: £26.99

To fill the gap in updates recently I've decided to throw up my brief thoughts about the Homeworld Remastered Collection.


Monday, 2 February 2015

Whiskey Reviews: Spintires plus some stuff that happened

Info:
Platform: PC
Release Date: 12 June 2014
Developer: Oovee Game Studios
Publisher: Oovee Game Studios, IMGN.PRO
Where to get it: Steam
Price: £19.99

Spintires is a game about getting stuck in the mud. A lot. That doesn't sound like much fun, so I decided to go a truckin' and see if I could get my wood where it needed to go. Hit the link to find out what happened.

Sunday, 25 January 2015

Whiskey Reviews: Sniper Ghost Warrior 2

Info:
Platform: PC
Release Date: 14 March 2013
Developer: City Interactive
Publisher: CI Games
Where to get it: Steam
Price: £14.99

Welcome to the first part of Crapshoot Month - four games considered to be crap by the community at large are going to be put under the microscope to determine whether their reputation is deserved or unjust. The first two entries in the Sniper series were a crime against gaming, fingers crossed that third time's the charm. Hit that link!

Saturday, 17 January 2015

Whiskey Commentary: Calling Out The Bullshit (Plus Competition!)

This week has been an eventful week for gaming culture, we've seen exciting announcements, great game releases and enough bullshit to drown the whole herd. Whiskey Reviews isn't afraid to wade in and pick out the peanuts for your pleasure and entertainment so hit the link and dive right in.

Sunday, 11 January 2015

Whiskey Reviews: The Legend Of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds

Info:
Platform: 3DS
Release Date: 22 November 2013
Developer: Nintendo
Publisher: Nintendo
Where to get it: eShop/anywhere that sells 3DS games
Price: £31.99 (Game.co.uk download code)

Pretty much everyone knows about the Legend Of Zelda now, the series has been running so long that the official timeline is more convoluted than the Castlevania story so why should we care about another entry into the series - let alone one that has a pun in the title? Hit the link to find out.