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Hearts of Iron IV – The Verdict

Hearts of Iron IV – The Verdict

Chris Evans June 6, 2016 0

January 1951, the world is in flames and has been in a state of near constant war and I have dropped more Nuke’s than I would like to admit. I think back to the

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The Banner Saga 2 – The Verdict

The Banner Saga 2 – The Verdict

Chris Evans May 22, 2016 0

The Banner Saga 2 from Stoic Studios was released in April, and now Chris delivers his Verdict on this artful character driven story that is accompanied by great turn-based battles.

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Gang Beasts Online Beta – Quick Hit Impressions

Gang Beasts Online Beta – Quick Hit Impressions

Chris Evans May 21, 2016 0

When a game is described by the developers as containing “surly gelatinous characters, brutal mêlée fight sequences, and absurdly hazardous environments” with the action taking place in a fictional place known as Beef City,

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Dovetail Games Flight School – Preview

Dovetail Games Flight School – Preview

Chris Evans May 6, 2016 0

Let me first preface this piece by explaining my background with flight simulators. I played Microsoft Flight Simulator ’98 back in the day, I had an absolute blast…but wasn’t actually any good at flying

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A Year of Horror

A Year of Horror

Chris Evans April 4, 2016 2

Nick has been talking a little bit about horror games recently, it’s made me think about my struggles with horror games, or even just mildly scary games.

It all goes back to 2004, twelve years

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Xcom 2 Play through: Part 4

Xcom 2 Play through: Part 4

Jon Armer March 23, 2016 0

Welcome to part 4 of The Ret’s Xcom 2 diary. Things have been getting tougher, and although our luck still seems to be holding, we’re starting to take heavy casualties. Nick, Kev and Choli

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The Art and More of The Division – A Gallery

The Art and More of The Division – A Gallery

Chris Evans March 22, 2016 0

As I've explored the wintery, post-virus New York setting of The Division, I've been a bit trigger happy with my screenshot key as there has been some great artwork, warning messages and other assorted

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ARK: Survival Of The Fittest – Early Access First Impressions

ARK: Survival Of The Fittest – Early Access First Impressions

Kevin McLennan March 22, 2016 0

I'm sure many of you have already played ARK: Survival Evolved the largely popular open world survival game with dinosaurs taming abilities. Well either way you're in for a treat with ARK: Survival of

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Hunting The Hunter – The Rake

Hunting The Hunter – The Rake

Nick Wheeler March 20, 2016 0

Sitting in the dim interior of my camper van, I stare intently at a low resolution monitor. On the bright screen before me, a remote feed transmits live infra-red images from cameras placed deep

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Walking Through Brooklyn – An Hour With The Division

Walking Through Brooklyn – An Hour With The Division

Chris Evans March 15, 2016 0

In something of a surprise, even to myself, I found that I was playing The Division briefly on the weekend. I was surprised, because I truly didn't expect that I would be playing any,

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Xcom2 playthrough: Part 3

Xcom2 playthrough: Part 3

Jon Armer March 7, 2016 1

So, things so far are going pretty well. Part three of the Ret Xcom2 play through see’s things step up a gear. People get hurt, we meet new enemies and something interesting happens…

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Xcom 2 Playthrough: Part 2

Xcom 2 Playthrough: Part 2

Jon Armer February 23, 2016 0

Welcome to part 2 of my Xcom Reti play through. Last time saw us blast through the early mission while riding some heavy luck. Now, I do class myself as a bit of an expert Xcom

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XCom 2 PLaythrough: Part 1

XCom 2 PLaythrough: Part 1

Jon Armer February 16, 2016 2

If you’ve read the Ret anytime in the last year or so, you’d know I like Xcom and the expansion (Enemy Within) quite a lot. I played it so much I broke my Steam

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Rainbow Six: Siege – Thoughts

Rainbow Six: Siege – Thoughts

Chris Evans December 19, 2015 0

Back in October, I got stuck into the Beta for Rainbow Six: Siege and thoroughly enjoyed it. There was a limited range of maps to play through, but I could already tell that this

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Destiny – My Year Two Adventure

Destiny – My Year Two Adventure

Chris Evans October 27, 2015 0

Things have come a long way since August when I last wrote about Destiny as I've reached Level 40 and completed the bulk of the main story missions across both year one

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