Elden Ring – Review

THE RING IS GONE… NO NOT HALO!! From the studio that brought you, Dark Souls and Bloodborne come a new title Elden Ring, a fantasy RPG by FromSoftware. You are introduced to the lore of the game with an explanation of what happened to the Elden Ring, which left the lands in tatters and different […]

WWE 2K22 – Review

We are live!!! As we are sure that fans of the franchise noticed, 2K games took a year off since the last game was dropped back in 2020 and it seems that the little holiday has allowed 2K to refocus on the essentials and give the series a much-needed reset. This is our opinion that […]

Dark Pictures: House of Ashes

The horror genre in gaming has become divided by the bloody and violent on the one side and the more sinister, which creates the feeling of angst and dread, on the other.  From Alan Wake, to Outlast, from Phasmophobia to Resident Evil.  All of these games cover a broad spectrum of the horror genre.  But […]

Assassin’s Creed Valhalla: Wrath of the Druids – Review

This is a review for the first Assassin’s Creed Valhalla expansion – if you missed what we thought about the base game, have a look here. https://earlyaxes.co.za/assassins-creed-valhalla-review/ The good people over at the Assassin’s Creed studio have been working tirelessly since the release of their 12th major Assassin’s Creed title, Valhalla, in November 2020 to […]

Outriders – Review

Outriders is the latest game from a popular game developer known for bringing us games like Life is Strange, Tomb Raider, Just Cause and Final Fantasy – Square Enix.   Background Around the middle of the 21st Century, mankind has destroyed and decimated the planet we call home (although the game itself admits that it […]

Just Dance 2021 – Review

Just Dance 2021 is the latest game in a series that spans an impressive 11 year run in the gaming community worldwide.  The dancing started in 2009 and Just Dance 2021 is the 23rd game, including all the console exclusive and special releases, in the dance phenomenon.  The latest release of the game, or should […]

The Dark Pictures : Little Hope – Review

Hello, gamers and welcome back to another exciting “review, one of my “friends “and “colleagues” took great pleasure in “gifting “me the chance to review The Dark Pictures Anthology: Little Hope…  Not sure if this is a blessing or a curse, let’s find out! Ok, so instead of giving facts and interesting points I’m going […]

Watch Dogs: Legion – Review

  Hello gamers yes it is I, I have survived the epidemic and I’m coming to you live from London…..err I’m in South Africa from London?…… So I got the opportunity to play Watch Dogs: Legion which is based in London yes that’s it….and let me say what a GREAT opportunity it was. Firstly, visually, […]

Crash Bandicoot 4: It’s About Time – Review

If you were a kid at the time that the mighty PS1 was in its prime then you surely spent significant time playing Crash Bandicoot.  Since then Crash and his marsupial friends have enjoyed many outings, originally under Naughty Dog, and later Activision.   Although it has taken more than 20 years for a full-fledged Crash […]

Need for Speed Heat – Review

Need for Speed is a name, that when said by most, brings back nostalgia and fond memories of better times.  When NFS was what it originally wanted to be, a street racing game.  Before modded cars and silly spoilers etc.  Yes, it later really became huge with the likes of the spectacular Underground, Underground 2 […]