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    Neversong Review (PlayStation 4)

    Neversong is another spooky adventure-platformer from the brilliant mind of Thomas Brush, and if you have played Pinstripe (which I reviewed 2 years ago) you already know what to expect. Neversong has a cute art style that you wouldn’t be surprised to see in a children’s storybook, but here...
  • Is New Game Plus Important?

    I rolled the credits on Ghost of Tsushima at 3am on Tuesday morning. I’m not going to talk about that experience here in this article, I’ll save it for a later one, all I’ll say is that it was brilliant and I loved playing it. In fact, I want...
  • A Champion Is Made

    5 years, 634 hours, 14 competitive seasons, thousands of games and millions of ball touches. With much blood, sweat, tears and swearing I have accomplished that which seemed impossible just a few months ago. I’ve achieved my greatest accomplishment in Rocket League, and in life, so far. That’s right!...
  • ID: Invaded

    You awake on a bed in an unusual room. As soon as you gain consciousness you realise something is wrong. You start to fall apart. Your limbs split into a dozen pieces, your whole body splinters and you can’t even remember your own name. It’s not a dream, but...
  • The Future of Rocket League

    Rocket League has been a huge success for developer Psyonix. Since launching 5 years ago (as of next week), in July 2015, it’s changed a great deal. There have been experiments with arena designs, game modes, items and battle-cars; some of which were successful and others not so much....
  • Studio Ghibli Review (Part 6)

    Tales From Earthsea & From Up On Poppy Hill   This is part 6 of a series of reviews, looking at Studio Ghibli’s films, you can find Parts 1, 2, 3, 4 & 5 which look at Hayao Miyazaki’s and Yoshifumi Kondō’s directed films, by clicking on the hyperlinks....
  • Elite’s Next Step

    Frontier Developments have announced the next chapter for their immersive Space Sim MMO Elite: Dangerous. Odyssey will be only the second piece of paid DLC to be released after Horizons which started to launch a year after the base game. Elite: Dangerous released in December 2014 and has been...
  • The Wind, It Speaks To Me

    At long last we’ve been given a decent look at Ghost of Tsushima, the new game from Sucker Punch, coming to PS4 on July 17th 2020. PlayStation’s State of Play is an 18 minute long look at various elements of the game. We get a look at exploration, combat...
  • Puzzle Me This

    I have a confession to make. Writing articles for Out of Lives is not the only writing that I do. Crazy, I know. For years I’ve done some things here and there, privately, none of which have seen the light of day; 99% of which never, ever will. However,...