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Review: Fifa 15 - EA Sports wants us to feel the game but does the game feel our love?

Croydon Guardian:

3:58pm Monday 6th October 2014

Fifa 15 could have got a straight red card in the first minute for the video game equivalent of a professional foul – or professional foul-up at least.

Fifa 15 scores early and often as it romps to victory

Croydon Guardian:

1:31pm Friday 3rd October 2014

He shoots, he scores. Fifa 15 launches to huge fanfare and does not disappoint.

Review: 10 things to like or not like about Destiny, the most expensive game ever

Croydon Guardian:

4:54pm Thursday 18th September 2014

Whichever way you look at it, Destiny is a big game.

Head to Gina Conway Lifestyle Salon for a soothing new massage treatment

Croydon Guardian: Gina Conway Lifestyle Salon and Spa in Wimbledon

6:10am Sunday 29th June 2014

Staff are now offering a new type of treatment called Marma Therapy at the Wimbledon branch.

Review: Democracy 3 - the game that lets you control the country

Croydon Guardian: Democracy 3 is out for iPad after being an indie hit on PC

2:57pm Friday 27th June 2014

At one time or another each and every one of us will have claimed to be able to do a better job of running the country than the government.

Watch Dogs review: Seven things that are great about hacking thriller - and two that aren't

Croydon Guardian: Watch Dogs from Ubisoft

3:20pm Thursday 5th June 2014

Watch Dogs is the biggest event in next-gen gaming since those swanky new consoles from Sony and Microsoft launched last year.

Wimbledon student crowned 'Ultimate Pokémon expert'

Croydon Guardian: Oliver Reilly, right, being congratulated by Johnny Vegas

5:30am Thursday 15th May 2014

Wimbledon A-Level student Oliver Reilly crowned Pokémon expert in competition

Review: Hitman GO (iPhone, iPad)

Croydon Guardian: Review: Hitman GO (iPhone, iPad)

5:07pm Friday 25th April 2014

During breaks from playing the excellent Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft I’ve managed to find time to play the other big recent iOS release Hitman GO – and found it to be surprisingly good.

Fast and frantic football with few gimmicks: Review of EA's FIFA World Cup

Croydon Guardian: Will England win the World Cup. . . they did on the game.

4:00pm Thursday 24th April 2014

The build up to a World Cup is always exciting and EA’s FIFA World Cup game only whets the appetite further.

Review: Infamous Second Son (PS4)

Croydon Guardian: Infamous Second Son for PS4

3:07pm Thursday 3rd April 2014

Comic book-style superhero adventure series Infamous has made its first next-gen appearance, amid huge expectations and interest.

Review: Toukiden The Age of Demons (PS Vita)

Croydon Guardian: Toukiden The Age of Demons (PS Vita)

10:38am Tuesday 18th March 2014

Toukiden is the latest game from Tecmo Koei and is their first attempt at making a monster-hunting game.

Review: Titanfall (XBox One, XBox 360 and PC)

Croydon Guardian: Review: Titanfall (XBox One, XBox 360 and PC)

4:19pm Friday 14th March 2014

Adam is back, reviewing Titanfall on the Xbox One.

Review: Pointless - Quiz With Friends (iPhone, iPad)

Croydon Guardian: Play Pointless on your mobile phone or tablet

1:19pm Tuesday 25th February 2014

I’ve been a fan of BBC One teatime quiz show Pointless for a couple of years – and make sure I record it every day while I’m at work.

Review: Tomb Raider Definitive Edition (PS4, Xbox One)

Croydon Guardian: Tomb Raider Definitive Edition for PS4 and Xbox One

10:38am Thursday 20th February 2014

Last year Tomb Raider was given a reboot, with all-action adventuring archaeologist Lara Croft taken down a new darker and grittier path.

Review: Assassin's Creed IV Black Flag Freedom Cry DLC (PS3, PS4, Xbox 360, Xbox One, PC)

Croydon Guardian: Freedom Cry can be bought as part of the Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag season pass

11:58am Wednesday 12th February 2014

Whether you like Freedom Cry, the downloadable single-player expansion to Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag, will depend on three key factors.

Top 10 PlayStation 4 games which new Sony PS4 owners should check out

Croydon Guardian: Fifa 14 for PS4 by EA Sports

1:23pm Friday 31st January 2014

PlayStation 4 players haven't yet been blessed with many games to play on their swanky new consoles.

Review: Killzone Shadow Fall (PlayStation 4 / PS4)

Croydon Guardian: Killzone: Shadow Fall

2:59pm Thursday 16th January 2014

I'm not a big fan of first-person shooters at the best of times, and Killzone 3 wasn't the best of times.

Review: Gran Turismo 6 (PlayStation 3 / PS3)

Croydon Guardian: Gran Turismo 6

10:27pm Thursday 26th December 2013

Gran Turismo is back for its sixth major PlayStation release with the expected mix of fantastic feats and frustrating failings.

Review: Batman Arkham Origins (PS3, Xbox 360, PC, Wii U)

Croydon Guardian: Batman Arkham Origins

9:40pm Monday 23rd December 2013

Batman: Arkham Origins provides another fine slice of comic book superhero action, with the Caped Crusader's kick-ass combat skills once again the stars of the show.

Coulsdon drama teacher is voice of new Harry Potter character

Croydon Guardian: Glen McCready is the voice of Zygmunt Budge in the new PlayStation3 game

3:00pm Tuesday 10th December 2013

A drama teacher has lent his voice to the first Harry Potter character created since J K Rowling's final book was published.

Review: Bioshock Infinite Burial At Sea Episode 1 (PS3, Xbox 360, PC)

Croydon Guardian: Bioshock Infinite Burial At Sea Episode 1

10:31am Tuesday 10th December 2013

Burial At Sea Episode 1 is the first story-driven expansion to Bioshock Infinite which reunites players with the characters Booker DeWitt and Elizabeth.

Review: Lego Marvel Super Heroes (PS3, PS4, Xbox 360, Xbox One, WiiU, PC)

Croydon Guardian: Lego Marvel Super Heroes by TT Games, published by Warner Bros

12:44pm Thursday 5th December 2013

The combination of Lego with famous movie and comic book franchises has been a massive success in recent years, both in terms of physical sets of bricks and video games.

Review: Football Manager 2014 (PC, Mac, PlayStation Vita, iOS, Android)

Croydon Guardian: Football Manager 2014

12:24pm Tuesday 3rd December 2013

Sports Interactive's unrivalled football management simulation is back for another year, putting in a mostly solid performance while also showing off some new skills it’s learned on the training ground.

Review: Battlefield 4 (PS3, Xbox 360, PC)

Croydon Guardian: Battlefield 4 by Dice published by EA

11:46am Thursday 14th November 2013

Every summer Hollywood studios release a clutch of big-budget blockbuster movies.

Review: Assassin's Creed IV Black Flag (PS3, Xbox 360)

Croydon Guardian: Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag

1:00pm Friday 8th November 2013

Pirates of the Caribbean meets Grand Theft Auto in the new Assassin's Creed adventure.

Asus Google Nexus 7 tablet review

Croydon Guardian: Google Nexus 7 32GB, £169.99, from

12:59pm Tuesday 5th November 2013

What do you get when a software and tech giant, say Google, joins forces with a hardware specialist such as Asus?

Review: NBA 2K14 basketball game (PS3, Xbox 360, PC)

Croydon Guardian: NBA 2K14 from 2K Sports

10:20am Thursday 31st October 2013

Your decision whether to buy NBA 2K14 or not comes down to two very simple factors.

Review: Beyond Two Souls (PS3 PlayStation 3)

Croydon Guardian: Beyond Two Souls for PS3

4:29pm Wednesday 23rd October 2013

Beyond: Two Souls is a game I really wanted to love. In many ways I do - but, there are some buts.

Review: F1 2013 game (PS3, Xbox 360, PC)

Croydon Guardian: F1 2013

4:20pm Thursday 10th October 2013

Codemasters’ F1 series is back with another assured and winning performance for the 2013 season but not without a few boos coming its way – a summary which Sebastian Vettel might relate to.

Review: Fifa 14 (PS3, Xbox 360, PC)

Croydon Guardian: Gareth Bale is on the cover of Fifa 14

12:19pm Friday 4th October 2013

Fifa v Pro Evo – it’s a battle which divides football-devoted gamers year after year.

Review: Grand Theft Auto V (PS3, Xbox 360)

Croydon Guardian: Grand Theft Auto 5

4:17pm Thursday 26th September 2013

Rockstar, the master of provocative marketing and whipping up frenzy, has excelled itself with Grand Theft Auto V.

Grand Theft Auto V: Five things you'll love about Rockstar's game

Croydon Guardian: Grand Theft Auto 5

1:15pm Friday 20th September 2013

Rockstar’s open-world adventure Grand Theft Auto V is a massive game and there’s a mind-blowing amount of things to see and do.

Fans queue round the block for new Grand Theft Auto game

Croydon Guardian: Dozens braved the cold - picture supplied by Ben Stevens

9:01am Tuesday 17th September 2013

Computer game fanatics queued in the cold outside HMV last night for the chance to be one of the first to get their hands on the latest installment of the ultra-violent Grand Theft Auto series.

Review: Puppeteer (PS3 PlayStation 3)

Croydon Guardian: Puppeteer for PlayStation 3

3:55pm Wednesday 11th September 2013

Puppeteer is an enchantingly dark fairytale that plays out like an interactive pantomime in the form of a 2D platform adventure.

Review: Saints Row IV (PS3, Xbox 360, PC)

Croydon Guardian: Saints Row IV

3:37pm Friday 6th September 2013

Saints Row IV is every bit as lewd, crude and outrageous as previous instalments – but that’s no bad thing.

Review: Deus Ex: The Fall (iPad and iPhone)

Croydon Guardian: Deus Ex: The Fall

10:43am Tuesday 13th August 2013

Deus Ex: The Fall for iOS is a game which has left me as frustrated after playing it as I was excited before its release.

Review: XCOM Enemy Unknown (iPad and iPhone)

Croydon Guardian: XCOM: Enemy Unknown

5:13pm Friday 19th July 2013

XCOM: Enemy Unknown is a bit like a sci-fi version of The Apprentice.

Review: Hitman HD Trilogy (PS3 and Xbox 360)

Croydon Guardian: Hitman HD Trilogy

5:09pm Tuesday 18th June 2013

Before the days of Agent 47 being caught up in controversies of beating up sexy nuns or having a tendency to generally be terrible at disguises and stealth in Hitman Absolution, he was a one-man killing machine.

Review: The Last of Us (PlayStation 3)

Croydon Guardian: The Last of Us

11:15am Tuesday 18th June 2013

Greatness awaits in horror game The Last of Us, if you have the heart and stomach for it.

Review: Skyrim - Legendary Edition (PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, PC)

Croydon Guardian: Review: Skyrim - Legendary Edition (PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, PC)

9:31am Monday 17th June 2013

Skyrim is back! The legendary role-playing game has been re-issued, subtly updated and significantly expanded.

Review: Nun Attack (PlayStation Vita)

Croydon Guardian: Nun Attack

4:21pm Friday 14th June 2013

The nuns swore to help and protect others, but when Mortanna decides to give into evil its time to fight back.

Review: Frozen Synapse (iPad)

Croydon Guardian: Review: Frozen Synapse (iPad)

3:52pm Thursday 13th June 2013

Frozen Synapse is a game which demands time, concentration and effort, but ultimately rewards those who stick with it.

Review: Remember Me (PS3, Xbox 360, PC)

Croydon Guardian: Remember Me

4:45pm Thursday 6th June 2013

Latest in the impressive list of releases Capcom have brought us this year is third-person action-adventure Remember Me.

Review: GRID 2 (PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, PC)

Croydon Guardian: Review: GRID 2 (PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, PC)

10:15am Thursday 6th June 2013

Maybe I’ve been used to seeing so many DIRT games also released by Codemasters that they’re mentally blurring into one in my mind...

Review: Metro: Last Light [PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 and PC]

Croydon Guardian: Review: Metro: Last Light [PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 and PC]

3:22pm Thursday 23rd May 2013

This is a story all about survival. In many ways, Metro: Last Light’s survival during development was as precarious as the survival of the poor people depicted in this tale.

Review: Resident Evil Revelations (Xbox 360)

Croydon Guardian: Resident Evil Revelations

2:11pm Tuesday 21st May 2013

Masters of the horror game genre Capcom have once again delivered another fear-inducing gore-fest.

Review: Guacamelee (PS3 and PSVita)

Croydon Guardian: Guacamelee

10:20am Tuesday 14th May 2013

Guacamelee is brought to you by Drinkbox Studios, the creative minds behind Tales from Space: Mutant Blob Attacks which is one of the most critically acclaimed games on the Playstation Vita.

Review: MLB 13 The Show (PS3) - baseball sim is king of sports games

Croydon Guardian: MLB 13 The Show

4:39pm Friday 10th May 2013

Thank-you Sony is my main message after its seminal PlayStation-exclusive baseball sim MLB The Show finally got a UK release.

Review: Dragon’s Dogma Dark Arisen full game and new content (Xbox 360, PS3)

Croydon Guardian: Dragon's Dogma is an epic fantasy RPG

12:46pm Wednesday 8th May 2013

As a huge RPG fan I’ve felt like the market, although full with many fantasy games, has been empty on challenges, danger and realism.

Review: Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon (PlayStation Network, Xbox Live Arcade and Steam for PC)

Croydon Guardian: Review: Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon

3:03pm Friday 3rd May 2013

“The year is 2007. It is the future…”. Adam reviews Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon – an action game set in the neon future of the 1980’s.

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