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Wot I Think: Crossing Souls

Crossing Souls gets off to such a great start. It immediately looks vividly beautiful, a gorgeous splash of pixels and colour, incredibly detailed scenes that would only look less elaborate, less refined, if they were depicted in a more updated graphical style. Then it goes head-first into nostalgia-poking happy places, a story of kids starting …

Living tabletop wargame Wartile sadly isn’t as elegant at its looks

Wartile‘s very much caught our eye lately, what with its environments which resemble ornate boardgame pieces carved out out of very expensive wood and hand-painted by master goblin craftsmen. Were this a physical game on Kickstarter, it’d surely have racked up $900,000 within about three hours. As it is, we’re looking at a strategy-roleplaying game …

Unknown Pleasures: Almost six of the week’s best Steam games

It has been a trying week, pleasure seekers (Okay, we’re not using that one again – Ed). A lovely weekend in Wales did not prepare me for a week of kafkaesque negotiating with my PC and router and whatever transdimensional demons were squatting in between them. And of course, this week everyone agreed to stop …

Steam Charts: Right Let’s Get This Over Edition

Some websites will fob you off with scant details about your favourite best-selling games, but not RPS. Here you will find gaming’s most insightful commentary on the leading games of the modern age. This month’s years-old Final Fantasy release is only just troubling our charts. The twelve year old PS2 game will certainly scratch JRPG …