There’s a clear loving bond that’s been formed between Microsoft and developers Artifex Mundi. Numerous titles from their excellent series of hidden object/point and click/puzzle games have already made themselves at home on Xbox One after being carefully ported over from PC. The next title to grace the system introduces us to a new series and formula in Lost Grimoires: Stolen Kingdom. Artifex Mundi’s narrative of story-telling continues to excel its reputation of being well thought, engaging and in-depth. It is the excellent method of its gameplay execution that leads to Lost Grimoires becoming another well-constructed title that draws you ... Read More »
In this feature article, we have come up with our list of what we think are the best games to spend your £20 pocket money on and we will be counting down to our favourite, providing you with the most bang for your buck. These are purely Xbox One games and based on prices from the digital Microsoft Store. Before we rustle up our top twenty, we will start off with our honourable mentions; titles we really wanted to have in the list but didn't quite make it for one reason or another. Honourable mentions Jackbox Party We couldn't decide ... Read More »
Here, at XBOUK, we're quite fond of hidden object games, particularly Artifex Mundi ones. Maybe that's because they're the only hidden object games currently available or maybe because there are actually quite enjoyable. We can't decide. Either way, those good folks over in Poland are gracing us with not one, but two more titles from their huge catalogue. The first to be released, Lost Grimoires: Stolen Kingdom will be available to download later this month, whilst the second title Grim Legends 2: Song of the Dark Swan, will be released sometime in June. It seems like they're keeping up their ... Read More »
Grim Legends: The Forsaken Bride, developed by mobile games studio Artifex Mundi, has all the hallmarks of an intense Gothic thriller; a fairytale ghost story of the most wicked kind. Technical limitations and a persistence in the cartoonish art style prevent it from ever striking a mature tone, but the gameplay is much improved on the studio's previous Xbox title. This is one of those ‘dark and stormy night’ type games – you play as a young lady on her way to Ravenbrook, a sleepy village in the fantasy genre mould. You’re there to meet your long-lost sister, who is inconveniently kidnapped ... Read More »
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