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Tacoma review: time is oxygen…

Tacoma is a sci-fi narrative-exploration game developed by Fullbright, the same Portland-based indie studio that brought us Gone Home, one of the very titles that started the trend of this genre. Tacoma is a...

Alan Wake retro review: Twin Peaks meets Stephen King

As most of us have probably heard by now, the narrative-driven horror shooter known as Alan Wake has been removed from all sales platforms following the expiry of various music licences. Fortunately, in light...

Budget Diaries: Sara Is Missing, Pequod and more

“Budget Diaries” is a new series where Gearburn explores the vast digital landscape of the internet in search of unique and engaging games that won’t break the bank or greedily consume half your...

Outlast 2 review diary: part one

The original Outlast still remains one the best horror games I’ve experienced (and was in fact one of the first titles I reviewed for Gearburn). Now, three and a half years later, Canadian...

Frostrune [PC] review: beautiful in every way

Frostrune is a captivating point-and-click adventure developed by Norwegian developers, Grimnir Media, set in a world heavily inspired by Norse and Viking mythology. I honestly can’t recall the last time I encountered a game...

Event 0 [PC] review: I compute, therefore I am

I wasn’t sure what to expect when I initially booted Event 0 (stylised as Event[0]), a short but poignant first-person narrative exploration game by Ocelot Society. All I knew was that I would...

Fallout Shelter (PC) review: Vault-Tec now on PC

Fallout Shelter is a free-to-play management game that puts you in control of your very own “Vault”, an underground bunker that has been built as a refuge to protect its residents from the...

No Man’s Sky: here’s what you should know

It’s been over two years since Hello Games announced No Man’s Sky at E3 2014 and has since become one of the most highly-anticipated and hyped titles ever. That comes as no surprise though,...

Welcome To The Game review: a dark net thriller

Welcome to the Game is a first person/desktop horror title created by Reflect Studios, the same indie developers responsible for the currently-in-development and equally creepy Rides with Strangers. In this title, your aim is...

Mirror’s Edge retrospective: a story of Faith

I’m sure most of us can recall that auspicious day in late 2008 when the gaming gods blessed us with the original Mirror’s Edge. It was like nothing we had ever seen before,...

This battery breakthrough could change the world

I’m sure most of us can recall quite a few situations where we wished that battery technology was a bit more evolved. Whether it’s that dreaded low battery beep we hear on our...