Sous nos Yeux - Soundtrack review

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Maximilien Mathevon's original score, for the documentary Sous nos Yeux, is released via Plaza Mayor Company Ltd. During World War II, people from Normandy filmed their daily lives against a backdrop of mobilization, war, occupation and liberation. These images are a moving testimony of the life of a country during these events... [click here...]

 

Wizardry: Original Game Soundtrack review

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Winifred Phillips's original score for the 2024 remake of Wizardry: Proving Grounds of the Mad Overlord is available to download. The game is a full-3D remake of the smash-hit game from 1981 that laid the foundation for an entire genre of fantasy adventures that include Baldur's Gate, Dragon Quest, Might and Magic and Final Fantasy... [click here...]

 

John Williams: John Williams in Tokyo

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30 years after his last visit to Japan, John Williams returned for a special concert – making his debut with the renowned Saito Kinen Orchestra in renditions of his beloved film scores and reuniting with his longtime friend, the legendary conductor Seiji Ozawa (1935–2024). The concert was captured live at Suntory Hall in 2023... [click here...]

 

Dea Matrona: For Your Sins - Music review

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Irish rock duo Dea Matrona release their debut album For Your Sins, released the same day as their new single, 'Stuck on You', which is taken from the album. This is an LP that has an intoxicating blend of influences from indie pop and rock from Fleetwood Mac, HAIM, The White Stripes and Arctic Monkeys... [click here...]

 

Maximilien Mathevon: By Night - Music review

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Maximilien Mathevon releases his new album via Plaza Mayor Company Ltd. A blend of electronic, jazz and orchestral influences, By Night explores the nocturnal world of our insomnia. It evokes those nights where the mind wanders in search of sleep, where we try by all means to thwart insomnia... [click here...]

 

Mustache In Hell (Xbox) - Game review

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John Mustache is a tough-as-nails police officer. After some disquieting dreams, he finds himself awake in a strange place and must make an unexpected deal with the Grim Reaper to regain control of his life. Mustache in Hell is a comical twin stick action game. You and your mustache must battle hordes of enemies, collect loot, upgrade weapons and take on enormous bosses. Sounds simple... but this is a punishing retro game that takes no prisoners... [click here...]

 

Pesterquest (PS4 / PS5) - Game review

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Embark on a quest of epic importance in Pesterquest, a grimsical episodic visual novel set in the darkly funny Homestuck/Hiveswap universe created by American author and artist Andrew Hussie. Find all the answers you're looking for across 14 volumes of idiosyncratic adventure packed with visual mastery and shrewdly written narrative. As you zap between Earth and Alternia, you’ll discover and reconnect with up to 20 friends both extra and terrestrial... [click here...]

 

Hiveswap Friendsim (PS4 / PS5) - Game review

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Welcome to Hiveswap Friendsim, a darkly comedic episodic visual novel set in the Homestuck/Hiveswap universe, created by American author and artist Andrew Hussie. You’ve crash landed on a dangerous alien planet with no food, medicine, or prospects, but you do know one thing - you are absolutely desperate for friendship. Travel from grimy underground clubs to stately mansions, meeting trolls up and down the hemospectrum along the way. Hiveswap Friendsim is a quick, loosely-canonical visual novel adventure following the efforts of the unnamed protagonist (that’s you!) to survive and maybe even thrive on the harsh surface of Alternia... [click here...]

 

Terrahawks - Soundtrack review

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Terrahawks marked a return to action for Gerry Anderson after a protracted period of inactivity. From the end of Space: 1999 in December 1976 to the start of 1983 he produced next to nothing – his career seemed over. Fortunately for his fans it was just an extended hiatus, which ended with a puppet production that echoed his earliest work. One of the biggest questions to answer, and certainly some of the biggest shoes to fill, was who’d write the music… and how would it be recorded...? [click here...]

 

Magic: The Gathering: Cookbook - Book review

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Planeswalkers! Feast your way through Magic: The Gathering with this first-ever official cookbook inspired by the beloved game. Featuring more than 70 recipes inspired by Magic: The Gathering, this cookbook takes readers on a journey through the beloved game with easy-to-follow recipes. With beautiful full-colour photography as well as art from the game, Magic: The Gathering: The Official Cookbook is a must-have for foodies and fans alike... [click here...]