Pete Davison

Atelier Rorona Plus PS3 Review: A Good Game Becomes a Great Game

2010's Atelier Rorona gets an overhaul with an all-new Plus version. Cheap cash-in or an opportunity to fix the issues of the original? Pete takes an in-depth look.

Hyperdimension Neptunia Producing Perfection Vita Review: Pocket Goddesses

The gang of console personifications aims to dominate Gamindustri in a whole new way.

Astebreed PC Review: Stunning Shmup Action

Edelweiss' latest title for PC is an impressively cinematic shoot 'em up that offers a considerable amount of depth beneath the eye candy.

Armored Hunter Gunhound EX PC Review: Robots Like They Used to Make

Hungry to stomp about in a big robot and blow stuff up? This enhanced PSP port has got you covered if Titanfall didn't quite fit the bill.

Kero Blaster PC Review: This Ain't Cave Story 2

Daisuke Amaya's newest retro-themed game is a very different beast to its predecessor. But is it any good?

Croixleur Sigma PC Review: Hack, Slash, Dash

Nyu Media's latest localized doujin title is a joyful hack-and-slash affair. But is there any meat on the bones?

Rogue Shooter: The FPS Roguelike PC Review: Déjà Vu

Take a trip back to the '90s with this curious, rather literally named little oddity for PC.

Demon Gaze Vita Review: The Vita's Answer to Etrian Odyssey?

Kadokawa Games' dungeon crawler is a wonderfully accessible introduction to the genre -- and proof a game doesn't need to be overly flashy to provide an enjoyable, addictive experience.

Steins;Gate PC Review: Time After Time

Nitroplus and 5pb.'s classic Japanese visual novel Steins;Gate finally gets an English language release thanks to localization specialists JAST USA. Was this time-travelling tale worth the wait?

Moebius: Empire Rising PC Review: Let's Go Round Again

Renowned game writer and Sierra On-Line alumnus Jane Jensen is back with a brand new adventure that will have you scratching your head until the small hours.

The Witch and the Hundred Knight PS3 Review: Don't Call Her "Metallica"

Nippon Ichi's latest is something of a departure from its usual fare. Can the legendary power of the Hundred Knight calm the troubled soul of Metallia, the universe's most pissed-off witch?

Hatsune Miku: Project Diva f Vita Review: Dancing Mad

Hatsune Miku and her Vocaloid friends make the jump from PlayStation 3 to PlayStation Vita, and find their spiritual home in the process.

Disco Zoo iOS Review: Business as Usual

Nimblebit's latest is a return to its winning formula, for better or worse.

Out There iOS Review: Alone in the Dark

Fancy getting away from it all? Shoot yourself off into the loneliness of deep space with this intriguing, combat-free take on FTL's formula.

South Park: The Stick of Truth PC Review: Put On Your Robe and Wizard Hat

Obsidian's latest is a 15-hour episode of South Park. That probably tells many of you everything you need to know about this game.

Chuck's Challenge 3D PC Review: Just Like Chuck Used to Make

Atari Lynx fans rejoice! The classic-ish puzzler Chip's Challenge has a sort-of-official follow-up.

Loren the Amazon Princess PC Review: A Bite-Sized Piece of High Fantasy

Pete and Cass are back from their adventures with Loren the Amazon Princess - a sometimes predictable but mostly enjoyable visual novel/turn-based RPG hybrid.

My Little Pony Collectible Card Game Review: Rivalry is Magic

If you can't get enough of all things pony, this two-player collectible card game will see you confronting life's problems with your friends until the small hours.

Thunderstone Advance: Numenera Board Game Review: Strong Glaive Who Deckbuilds

The newest version of Mike Elliott's deckbuilding card game is set in Monte Cook's Numenera RPG world -- a familiar setting to those who backed the Kickstarter for inXile's Planescape: Torment successor.

Danganronpa: Trigger Happy Havoc Vita Review: Don't Despair

Pete and Cassandra delve into Spike Chunsoft's latest adventure for Vita -- a compelling, bleak and fascinating adventure through the darkness in human hearts, and whether everyone really does have a "price."

Bravely Default 3DS Review: The Final Fantasy That Never Was

Silicon Studio and Square Enix's latest makes no attempt to hide its roots. Is this a firm foundation for a new game, or has the world moved on since Final Fantasy's PlayStation 1 era?

Resident Evil 4's "Ultimate HD Edition" Still Uses Some PS2 Cutscenes

Ada's "Separate Ways" story hasn't had quite the same level of spit and polish as the main game.

Surge Deluxe Vita Review: Electrifying

Remember when puzzle games weren't 30-second disposable affairs? Velocity dev FuturLab does.

Flappy Bird iOS Review: 18 Million Players Can't Be Wrong, Right?

Need an excuse to fling your expensive piece of consumer electronics at the nearest wall? Enter Flappy Bird.

Miniature Mobile Motorcycles: Joe Danger Infinity iOS Review

Hello Games' latest might be the last we see of Joe Danger for a while. Last hurrah or quiet slide into obscurity?

New Year, New U: Wii Fit U Review

Can Nintendo's latest take on its popular exercise-at-home program make working out fun?

Infinite Dungeons, Infinite Death: Tales of Maj'Eyal PC Review

One of the most well-established roguelikes ever made finally gets a Steam release.

The Never-Ending Journey: One Way Heroics PC Review

Think you can outrun the encroaching darkness? This unusual take on the roguelike sees you running for your life.

Paris in the Spring – Broken Sword 5: The Serpent's Curse (Part 1) PC Review

George Stobbart and Nico Collard return for another grand adventure; can Charles Cecil's latest live up to the legacy of its predecessors?

Tough Love: Eryi's Action PC Review

Nyu Media brings us "the game you'll be dying to beat," and a fine example of the sadistic trapformer genre.

Death, Death and More Death: Desktop Dungeons PC Review

When is a roguelike not a roguelike? When it's a strategic puzzle adventure citybuilding... thing.

AquaPazza PS3 Review: Battling with the Power of Moe

Atlus brings us a fighting game based on a series of visual novels from Aquaplus' Leaf label, in the process creating possibly the most specialized, niche game of all time. Is it a dream match or a fighting game nightmare?

Something Horrible This Way Comes: Eldritch Review

Another day, another roguelike-like. What does Minor Key Games' Lovecraftian effort have to set it apart from its rivals?

The Stanley Parable Review

This is a review about a man called Stanley. This is not a review about a man called Stanley.

Pac-Man Championship Edition DX+ Review

Pac-Man's back... again, and this time on PC. Has he still got the old addictive magic?

Sweet Fuse: At Your Side Review

A brand new PSP game? In 2013? Yes, not only is Sweet Fuse a thing that exists, seemingly against all odds, but it's rather good, too. Pete spends some time with Keiji Inafune's niece and her army of suitors as the dastardly Count Hogstein attempts to make trouble for the man behind Mega Man.

Final Fantasy XIV Review

Against all odds, Square Enix's second attempt at a Final Fantasy MMO is back for another shot at glory. Does it have what it takes to survive in a market that has changed significantly in the last few years, or should Yoshi-P have left Eorzea crushed beneath Bahamut's wrath?

Tales of Xillia Review

The latest installment in Namco Bandai's long-running JRPG series sets a number of fantastic examples for other developers to learn from -- and is quite simply a marvellous game in its own right, too.

Gone Home Review

This ol' house was home and comfort as we fought the storms of life.

Sword of the Stars: The Pit - MindGames Review

It's a roguelike based on a sci-fi 4X strategy game. Can such an unholy combination really work?

Rise of the Triad Review

The cult classic shooter from the '90s is back with a bang, but has it learned anything in the last 20 years?

Tokyo Jungle Mobile Review

One of Sony's strangest games makes the jump to the small screen -- but is it any good in portable format? Desperate Female is interested.

TrackMania 2 Valley Review

Nadeo and Ubisoft's latest installment in the long-running arcade racer series takes us into the depths of the European countryside.

Time and Eternity Review

NIS America's latest is an ambitious, flawed tale of three people who just want to get married. And the problems Toki, Towa and Zack are having are far worse than the band not showing up or the caterers cooking the wrong things...

Velocity Ultra Review

Velocity Ultra, a combination of vertically-scrolling shoot 'em up and brain-frying puzzle game from British developer FuturLab, is the latest "must-purchase" title for the rapidly improving PlayStation Vita platform.

Rogue Legacy Review

Ever wondered what would happen if the Belmont bloodline had a few genetic defects along the way? Wonder no longer.