Wreckfest Review – Totally Wreck-tastic Fun

Wreckfest Bugbear/THQ Nordic In all honesty, Bugbear’s new smash-em-up, Wreckfest, hit me (no pun intended) out of nowhere. Which is ironic because since playing and subsequently shelving modern racers such as Forza 7 (blah) and Project Cars 2 (blah X 10), I’d pretty much given up on finding a racing game worth spending time on.…

Antigraviator Review – A Decent Zero G Tribute

Antigraviator Cybernetic Walrus/Iceberg Interactive Zero G racers weren’t ever really a huge thing, but they certainly had their very own subgenre (of the racing genre) firmly in place back in the 90s. Chief among those were F-Zero and the WipeOut series. Personally, I preferred WipeOut as I thought it was more immersive, had better visuals,…

Carmageddon: Max Damage Review – An Attempted Love Letter from 1997 Lost in the Mail

Carmageddon: Max Damage Stainless Games The year: 1997. What can I say? It was a golden year forever etched in my younger gamer’s data banks. Any of you fellow gamers who were playing video games back then may have remembered it as well, most likely as fondly as I. The console wars were in full…

Split/Second—Hold On to Your Adrenal Glands

Split/Second Black Rock Studio/Disney Interactive I was facing an upper tier “episode” called Splashdown, which featured mainly waterfront-based maps. This track in particular, Ferry Wharf, consisted of a sprawling course laid out amongst cargo ships, old dusty docks, and—you guessed it—ferries. I gunned the powerful engine of my Hanzo Indus V8R, which was fast, had…