Thursday, 21 Oct 2021

Reviews

Sable Review – Captivating Gameplay Behind A Beautiful Mask

In a typical open-world game, the environment is littered with content, populated with interesting side-quests, and full of breathtaking sights, but an overarching singular objective remains. Whatever the quest, exploring the world and helping locals often requires that you step away from your primary purpose. Sable is refreshing in that regard. This expedition allowed me […]

Ori and the Will of the Wisps review: An essential experience for the Xbox One

Ori and the Blind Forest is one of the best games in the Xbox ecosystem, and ahead of WIll of the Wisps launching, everyone knew it would need to be something really special to top it. The first game showcased sharp platforming, considered level design, a beautiful world and a surprisingly emotional story, elements that […]

Pokémon Unite is an intense MOBA with a friendly skin

I never knew it would feel so good to do a slam dunk as Pikachu until I picked up Pokémon Unite. As I hold the button, I can almost feel the energy inside my Pokémon welling up and then bursting out as I dunk a glowing orb into the opposing team’s hoop. No, Pokémon Unite […]

Netflix's The Witcher Reveals Three New Trailers And A Season Three Announcement

The Witcher is at its best when the number three is involved; at least that’s true for video games and the remarkable The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt. Netflix also thinks the number three fits The Witcher well, and has released three new trailers for the show’s second season. In that same breath, The Witcher‘s showrunner […]

Hot Wheels Unleashed Review – Simple, Satisfying Speed

You could be forgiven if you were ready to dismiss Hot Wheels Unleashed as another shameless licensed release vying for younger gamers’ attention, but that would be a mistake. While the game is undoubtedly entertaining to share with the family, this racer is more than it first appears. Thanks to the rewarding speed, clever course […]

Marvel's "What If…?" Is Getting 11 Funko Pops, Including Several Zombies

Funko has always been quick to market with action figures based on popular properties and has been keeping pace with the latest “What If…?” episodes on Disney+. Funko today released images of five Pop figures based on last week’s popular “What If… Zombies?” episode. This wave of figures launches this winter and consists of Zombie […]

NBA 2K22 Review – Minor But Compelling Roster Additions

Like every NBA team, Visual Concepts must get ready for another season and try to improve its roster and make the lineup stronger. Last year’s entry was all about making the jump to new-gen hardware and truly taking advantage of the tech with impressive graphics and lightning-fast load times. You could say the developer found […]

The VR Job Hub: First Contact Entertainment, SyncVR Medical & University of Westminster

Every weekend VRFocus gathers together vacancies from across the virtual reality (VR), augmented reality (AR) and mixed reality (MR) industry, in locations around the globe to help make finding that ideal job easier. Below is a selection of roles that are currently accepting applications across a number of disciplines, all within departments and companies that focus on immersive entertainment. […]

Breath Of The Wild Spicy Pepper Trick Discovered Years Later

Breath of the Wild has been out for a little over four years. As one of the definitive open-world RPG experiences of the past decade, the latest chapter in the Legend of Zelda series has redefined game immersion and true sandbox autonomy. Even now, players continue to find new mechanical secrets that lie dormant in […]

20 years later, Wario Land 4’s sound room still haunts me

Twenty years after its release, the GBA classic Wario Land 4 remains a fascinating artifact. It’s not only an accomplished platformer that could rival any 2D Mario outing from the same era, but also a clear commitment to developing an aesthetic texture for Wario games that has informed many of Wario’s subsequent appearances. There are […]