Rob Prescott

Rob has written 18 awesome things

Everspace 2

24 October, 2023 - 11:29 pm reviewed on:

Everspace 2 is a space combat game from Rockfish, the followup to the successful run-based roguelite Everspace (2017), expanding the original game’s core gameplay into a more traditional narrative structure. The game was released on PC earlier this year but... read more

Warhammer 40,000: Boltgun

20 June, 2023 - 11:29 am reviewed on:

Warhammer 40,000: Boltgun is a fantastic example of a game exploiting the nostalgia for something that never actually existed. Its look and feel is exactly what late-thirties me feels that teenage me would have envisaged if told there was a... read more

Remnant: From the Ashes

6 May, 2023 - 12:04 am reviewed on:

Remnant: From the Ashes released in 2019 and is generally thought of as part of the little subgenre of soulslikes that seemed to be everywhere in the second half of the 2010s. On initial release it got quickly labelled as... read more

Terra Invicta

28 January, 2023 - 3:09 pm reviewed on:

Terra Invicta is a game I had on my radar for a long time. The development team behind it are the creators behind the XCOM mod, The Long War; a huge expansion in scope, depth and breadth of the 2012... read more


27 November, 2022 - 10:05 pm reviewed on:

Moonscars is - stop me if you’ve heard this one - a 2D soulslike with some metroidvania/roguelike elements mixed in, in which you explore a crumbling post-apocalyptic mediaeval fantasy world, engage with obscure story elements and cryptic NPCs, fight through... read more


5 October, 2022 - 12:45 pm reviewed on:

Biomutant is a game that aims very firmly to sit in the genre that I’m going to call “Late 2010s Video Game.” If you’ve played, well, anything really, from the last six or so years you will be immediately familiar... read more

Lost In Play

6 September, 2022 - 12:00 pm reviewed on:

Lost in Play is a 2D cartoon-styled adventure game from Israeli developer Happy Juice Games, in which a brother and sister go on a wild adventure within their own hyper-active imaginations. Released in February on PC and ported to the... read more

The Tarnishing of Juxtia

24 August, 2022 - 11:47 am reviewed on:

The Tarnishing of Juxtia is a new entry to the competitive 2D soulslike genre. If you’re at all familiar with the tropes you’ll find yourself quickly at home - explore a dead/dying kingdom, collect souls from defeated enemies to level... read more

Arise: A Simple Story – Definitive Edition

4 May, 2022 - 12:45 pm reviewed on:

Arise initially appears to be a cute indie platformer from Barcelona based developer Piccolo. Originally released in 2019, it has recently made its debut on the Switch, where a few longer-than-expected load times aside it makes a solid fit. With... read more


19 February, 2022 - 6:43 pm reviewed on:

Headland is an action-adventure title originally released as a mobile game at the end of 2020 and now available on the Nintendo Switch. You play a young boy who escapes into a daydream with his robot friend, only to have... read more