PIXEL REVIEW: FROZEN: OLAF'S QUEST DS 24/3/2015
Can Frozen make like Toy Story and shake off the film tie-in curse for Disney? Tom checks out Olaf's Quest from 2013, one of the final official releases for the Nintendo DS, nine years after the handheld first hit the market.
PIXEL REVIEW: THE THING PS2 16/3/2015
A mere twenty-one years after the film hit cinemas, a gaming adaptation (and spiritual sequel) of The Thing arrived. Shane emerges from this nervy, squad-based survival horror to offer his experiences, in our latest review.
PIXEL REVIEW: HOOK SCD 13/3/2015
The movie didn't win over critics, but is Sony Imagesoft's Hook game a rare example of a tie-in topping a movie? Tom visits Neverland to play a traditional platformer straight from your childhood (well, if you're of a certain age).
PIXEL REVIEW: ALIEN ISOLATION PS4 9/3/2015
Shane kicks off our Movie March with a look at The Creative Assembly's take on the Alien universe. Can the famed horror series' gaming reputation recover after Colonial Marines, or is it another case of lost in space?
PIXEL FEATURE: Q&A WITH WAYNE IMLACH - WIP3OUT PS 4/3/2015
You've read the review, you've lived through our Hi-Score Duel (probably), and now we talk exclusively to Wayne Imlach, lead designer on iconic futuristic racer Wip3out. We talk tracks, tech and two-player split-screen...
PIXEL REVIEW: VELOCITY 2X VITA 2/3/2015
Speed Demon Lt. Kai Tana's on-hand with a rocket-fueled, retro blast from the future in Velocity 2X. Tom explains why it's one of the best games to have been released in 2014, in his review of the PS Vita version.
PIXEL REVIEW: INFAMOUS: SECOND SON PS4 25/2/2015
Smokin'! inFAMOUS was the first big PS4 exclusive of 2014, aiming to capitalise on new hardware by introducing a new protagonist and more powers. Surely a recipe for success? Shane is on hand with a supercharged review.
PIXEL REVIEW: BROTHERS: A TALE OF TWO SONS PS3 20/2/2015
"It’s a growing of age tale, an allegory focusing on that particular moment where childhood is left behind and the hardships and realities of real-life kick-in". Can Brothers pair style with substance to become a modern classic?
PIXEL REVIEW: MEDAL OF HONOR: WARFIGHTER PS3 19/2/2015
The second 'modern' Medal of Honor sees Danger Close utilising EA's awesome Frostbite 2 engine. But is technical prowess enough to help Warfighter stand out from the Battlefields and the CODs of this world? Tom finds out...
PIXEL REVIEW: GOD OF WAR III PS3 11/2/2015
Kratos made a big splash when he brought all his rage to the PlayStation 3. With a big legacy to live up to, would Santa Monica studio take advantage of new technology, or find themselves guilty of indulging in a good thing? Shane reviews...
PIXEL HI-SCORE DUEL #6: CRASH BANDICOOT 3: WARPED PS 8/2/2015
It's been sixteen months since our last Hi-Score Duel! Crash Bandicoot heard about this and, suffice to say, he wasn't happy. After much bouncing around Pixel H.Q., he convinced Shane and Tom to battle it out on one of his finest games.
PIXEL REVIEW: PROFESSOR LAYTON AND THE CURIOUS VILLAGE DS 2/2/2015
Level-5 prove they aren't just masters of the RPG genre, with an elaborate, beautifully animated portable puzzler. Chris reviews the original outing for one of the DS's most enduring figureheads, Professor Layton.