Something for the Easter Weekend – 08/04/23

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The Saturday on the doubly long Easter weekend is always a bit of a funny one, I find. It’s the odd one out from a secular perspective, after a bank holiday on Friday, and before the main event of chocolate and egg hunts on Sunday and then another bank holiday on the Monday. It’s just this kind of strangely regular Saturday in the middle of it all.

While you contemplate this meaningless shower thought, let’s crack on with a round-up of the week in gaming.

In the News This Week

Games in Review

And we had a quick movie review for one of the biggest games of all time:

  • Tetris – Apple TV+ – 7/10

Keep an eye out for a Mario movie review next week.

Featured Articles

Aran returned to one of the best narrative games of last year, delving into the new DLC addition Citizen Sleeper Episode Purge. It’s well worth the effort, in his opinion.

Looking to some future releases, Dom went hands on with Advance Wars 1+2: Re-Boot Camp, loving to see a return of this tactical franchise, but also feeling a tad confused by the remake in places. By contrast, Jason found himself falling for the early access game Ravenswatch, with its blend of dark fantasy, roguelike and co-op gaming.

Meanwhile, I dipped a toe into PS+ monthly game Meet Your Maker to see what Behaviour Interactive’s asynchronous raiding and building game is like

And to round things out for the week, What We Played featured Meet Your Maker and Resident Evil 4.

Trailer Park

Hammerwatch 2 announced for PlayStation, Xbox, Switch and PC

Tekken 8 latest gameplay footage focuses on Leroy Smith and Asuka Kazama

The Final Fantasy Pixel Remasters are coming to PS4 & Switch in two weeks

Your Accomplishments

We just had one of you piping up this week, but let’s see what you’ve been up to.

  • Andrewww tried 438 Shibuya Scramble, but found the reading to gameplay ratio was off. AFter that he continued on with Amnesia: Rebirth, but has been a little disappointed with it so far, mainly in terms of story, but also from a misadventure with a pool…

That’s all for this week, so enjoy your weekend and we’ll see you again soon!

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