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Solo: A Star Wars Story review – flying bland

Despite Alden Ehrenreich’s best Harrison Ford impression, the latest space spin-off feels a little overstretched With studio-movie staple Ron Howard taking over from directing duo Phil Lord and Chris Miller (21 Jump Street, The Lego Movie), who were dismissed halfway through the film’s production, this Han Solo spin-off ends up a …

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Omensight Review — New Revelations Lead to Recurring Events

Omensight Review -- New Revelations Lead to Recurring Events

In Spearhead Games’ Omensight, a murder-mystery action adventure game, you play as the Harbinger, a silent being meant to prevent the destruction of the anthropomorphic world of Urallia. As the Harbinger, you must use your time-traveling ability to interact with several important characters, revealing new information along the way. At …

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Cities: Skylines Parklife DLC Review

Cities: Skylines Parklife Review

Cities: Skylines, arguably 2015’s Game of the Year, continues to get new DLC three years after its launch, and “Parklife,” the latest, seeks to blend the resurgent amusement park genre of games like Rollercoaster Tycoon and Parkitect into the classic SimCity formula that Skylines has otherwise been following since launch. The …

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Life Is a Dream review – Rambert dance into the twilight zone

Sadler’s Wells, LondonKim Brandstrup’s mysterious take on Calderón’s 17th-century play is set in an illusory world of doppelgangers, alter egos and unstable duets Billed by Rambert as a narrative work, Kim Brandstrup’s Life Is a Dream is far closer to poetry than drama. It is inspired by Pedro Calderón de …

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Detroit: Become Human review – meticulous multiverse of interactive fiction

Playstation 4; Quantic Dream/SonyThe human v android setup is hackneyed, but this choose-your-own-adventure-style descent into a near-future Detroit is served up with spellbinding artistry With a gargantuan 4,000-page script, it is a near-miracle that Detroit: Become Human manages to tell a single coherent story at all. Yet this choose-your-own-adventure-style video …

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