Friday 18 August 2017

Independent.ie Game Reviews 2015

Frank Whelan

Frank Whelan

Wondering what game to get next or trying to spot a gem you missed? Every review published on independent.ie during 2015 in one place.

We'll continue to update the list as the year progresses.

Legend of Zelda Majora’s Mask review: Freak out in a moon-age daydream - 8.5 - 3DS

Tales From The Borderlands (Episode 1) review: Crazy cast shoot from the lip - 8.5 - PS4; XOne; PS3; X360; PC; iOS

8/10

Assassin’s Creed Syndicate review: Ganging up - 8/10; PS4, XOne

Mad Max Review - Petrol heads rejoice  - 8/10 - PS4; Xbox One; PC

Wasteland 2: Director's Cut review - The good, the bad and the RPG - 8/10 - PS4; XOne

FIFA 16 review: Trotting is the new sprinting  - 8/10 - PS4; XOne; PS3; X360; PC

Blood Bowl 2 review - Definite touchdown but field goal slips wide - 8/10 - PS4; Xbox One; PC

Splatoon review: Repainting the landscape - 8/10 - Wii U

Wolfenstein - The Old Blood review: Castle crasher - 8/10 - PS4; Xbox One; PC

Lifeline (iOS) review: You keep me hanging on - 8/10 - iOS

Battlefield Hardline review - Playing the name game - 8/10 - PS4; XOne; PS3; X360; PC

Helldivers review: So many ways to die  - 8/10 - PS4; PS3; PS Vita

Mario vs Donkey Kong Tipping Stars review: Nintendo winds us up again - 8/10 - Wii U; 3DS

Life is Strange (Episode One) review: If I could turn back time ... - 8/10 - PS4; XOne; PS3; X360; PC

Risk review: No risk of disappointment for fans - 8/10 - PS4; XOne

Dying Light review: Running for your life - 8/10 - PS4; Xbox One; PC

Hearthstone - Goblins vs Gnomes review: Even more exciting card action from Team 5  - 8/10 - PC; iOS

Awesomenauts Assemble! review: fast, retro fun - 8/10 - PS4

The Marvellous Miss Take review: Stealth with style - 8/10 - PC

Elite Dangerous review: Half-way to orbit - 8/10 - PC

Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker review - Nintendo’s distinctive brand of playful charm - 8/10 - Wii U

7.5/10

Skylanders: Superchargers review – Brace your wallet for a supercharged kids' adventure  - 7.5/10 - PS4; XOne; PS3; X360; PC; Wii U; 3DS; iOS

State of Decay Year One Survival Edition review: Shambling undead come back to life - 7.5/10 - XOne; PC

Assassin’s Creed Chronicles China review: Side-stepping a wrong turn - 7.5/10 - PS4; Xbox One; PC

Kirby and the Rainbow Paintbrush review: Staying in line - 7.5/10 - Wii U

Screamride review: forget theme park management, this is about how good the rides can get - 7.5/10 - XOne; X360

Evolve review: Let us prey - 7.5 - PS4; Xbox One; PC

Resident Evil HD Remaster review: Rest in peace - 7.5 - PS4; XOne; PS3; X360; PC

7/10

Onikira: Demon Killer review – The strikes are sound but the blade is dull  - 7/10 - PC

Zombi review: Back from the undead - 7/10 - PS4; Xbox One; PC

F1 2015 review: Formula missing some ingredients - 7/10 - PS4; Xbox One; PC

Yoshi’s Woolly World review: Thread carefully - 7/10 - Wii U

Farming Simulator 2015 review: get your hands dirty  - 7/10 - PS4; XOne; PS3; X360; PC

Titan Souls review: One-hit wonder - 7/10 - PS4; PC; PS Vita

White Night review: Don't be afraid of the dark - 7/10 - PS4; Xbox One; PC

Toy Rescue Story review - A puzzling one to be sure - 7/10 - iOS; Android

6.5/10

Now That’s What I Call Sing! review – Deep as a Justin Bieber lyric - 6.5/10; PS4, XOne

Lego Jurassic World review: Long in the tooth, short on bite - 6.5/10 - PS4; XOne; PS3; X360; PC; Wii U

The Order 1886 review: Look but don't touch - 6.5/10 - PS4

Trine: Enchanted Edition review - not bad, but it doesn’t offer anything new  - 6.5 - PC; PS4; Wii U

Saints Row - Gat out of Hell review: Committing sins - 6.5 - PS4; XOne; PS3; X360; PC

6/10

Code Name STEAM review: New perspective is undercooked - 6/10 ; 3DS

Dead or Alive 5 Last Round review: the objectification of female characters is hard to ignore  - 6/10 - PS4; XOne; PS3; X360; PC

Musclecar Online review - Could do with a lick of paint and an oil change - 6/10 - PC

Teslagrad review: puzzling fun and frustrations - 6/10 - PC,Wii U, PS3, PS4, PS Vita

5 and under

Rory McIlroy PGA Tour review: Rory fails to make the cut - 5/10 - PS4; XOne

Wii U Underground review: mixing surgical training and Lemmings - 4.5/10 - Wii U

IronFall Invasion 3DS review: Fantastic visuals, but it can't compare to Titanfall  - 4/10 - 3DS

Escape Dead Island review: Yawn of the dead - 4/10 - PS3; X360; PC

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