Author: Brian Tarran

the direct approach

The direct approach

Why our Brian Tarran believes that open-world games are no match for designer-led experiences. Here’s two words in gaming that I’m sick of hearing: ‘open world’. According to the back […]


Batman: Arkham Origins

Following on from the Cane and Rinse podcast issues 101 and 105, Brian Tarran reviews the latest addition to the Arkham franchise, Batman: Arkham Origins. But is it a worthy […]


Metro: Last Light

Metro: Last Light is as atmospheric as its predecessor, despite sacrificing some of what made the original so unique. Beware: spoilers. Nuclear apocalypse has been a popular theme this console […]