The Lord of the Rings: The Third Age Review

Forget the recent Gollum game! If you are wanting a ‘janky’ but fun LOTR game, then we’ve got the perfect one for you. The Lord of the Rings: The Third Age is a captivating and ambitious role-playing game that immerses players in the awe-inspiring world of J.R.R. Tolkien’s Middle-earth. Developed by EA Redwood Shores and released in 2004, this game offers an exciting alternative perspective to the events of the original trilogy. With its engaging story, strategic gameplay, impressive design, an

Celebrate Pride Month with the Best LGBTQ+ Games

As Pride Month stands strong throughout June, it’s time to celebrate the LGBTQ+ community’s achievements, history, and ongoing struggles. What better way to honour this month than by delving into some of the best LGBTQ+ games? From heartfelt narratives to inclusive character representation, these games have captivated players worldwide while promoting diversity and inclusivity. In this article, we will explore a collection of exceptional titles that have garnered praise for their LGBTQ+ themes

The Enduring Appeal of Stardew Valley

For years, Stardew Valley has continued to entertain thousands through multiple platforms but the big question is why? Why has such a simple looking game captivated so many people. It may come as a shock to find out that Stardew Valley was created by one man Eric “ConcernedApe” Barone. Inspired by games such as Harvest Moon and Animal Crossing, ConcernedApe decided to put his own twist on farming simulation games. In Stardew Valley, you take control of a character who leaves his soul crushing

The Stanley Parable Review

The original release of The Stanley Parable turns 10 this year. Time certainly flies when you are having fun with games like this. Welcome to the world of The Stanley Parable, a captivating and thought-provoking interactive experience that challenges the very concept of choice and narrative in video games. Developed by Davey Wreden and Galactic Cafe, this game has garnered a devoted following for its clever writing, unconventional gameplay mechanics, and ability to push the boundaries of player

Everything announced at the PlayStation Showcase

There were over thirty games featured on the latest PlayStation showcase with some amazing surprises for gamers! With the showcase lasting over an hour, there was a lot to unpack but we’ve got you covered here at Gamer Girl. It seems that all the rumours about a Metal Gear Solid remake were in fact true and the third game is being remade! The game is confirmed to be released exclusively for the PlayStation 5. Sadly, it looks as if the game is not in collaboration with the creator Hideo Kojima

Best local co-op games to play in 2023

There’s nothing better than playing a good video game with someone else. Within the past couple of years, local co-op has become a thing of the past with online multiplayer taking its crown. Instead of playing hours of fun on a couch together, most people now play online with their friends. Thankfully, there are still a couple of developers delivering couch co-op to those that want it. Games are meant to be enjoyed with friends and loved ones, and we’ve collected an extensive list of the best l

Silent Hill 3 Review

Silent Hill 3 is a psychological horror game developed by Konami and released in 2003. It is the third instalment in the Silent Hill series and is known for its dark and disturbing themes, as well as its masterful storytelling. The game celebrates its 20th anniversary this year and the team at Gamer Girl decided to look back on it all. Silent Hill 3 follows the journey of Heather Mason, a young woman who finds herself in the midst of a nightmare when she discovers that she is the target of a c

Dead Island 2 Review

When gamers think of Dead Island 2, they immediately think of the development hell that it went through. It was announced in 2014 and took almost 10 years and multiple different developers until it would finally release on April 21st 2023. Dambuster Studios released the game with Deep Silver publishing the game. Since release, the game has received mixed reviews from critics but surpassed over 1 million sales in just 3 days showing that the fans are at least excited for it. With reviews being

Sayonara Wild Hearts Review

Sayonara Wild Hearts is a visually stunning game that combines fast-paced gameplay with a unique narrative that takes players on a cosmic journey through love, loss, and self-discovery. Developed by Simogo and published by Annapurna Interactive, Sayonara Wild Hearts was released in 2019 for Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, and PC. Sayonara Wild Hearts was developed by the independent game studio Simogo, based in Malmö, Sweden. In terms of the team, the game was led by creative director Simon Fl

What to expect from Dead Island 2

Dead Island 2 is finally set to release on the 21st of April and fans cannot wait to get their hands on the game at long last. The original Dead Island was released in 2011 and became an instant classic. Fans absolutely loved the gory gameplay paired with the unique take on the zombie genre. Almost 3 years later, the developers announced that a sequel was currently in development for Dead Island 2. Many hoped that this would be the end of the story and people would soon be able to play Dead Isl

What Remains of Edith Finch Review

What Remains of Edith Finch is a masterpiece of a game that will stay with you long after you’ve finished it. Developed by Giant Sparrow and published by Annapurna Interactive, this narrative-driven game is a unique experience that explores themes of loss, family, and mortality. The game was released in 2017 for PC, Xbox One, and PlayStation 4, and it has since gained a reputation as one of the best walking simulators out there. In terms of the design, it is breathtakingly beautiful, with a ha

Classic games we want to see on the Nintendo Switch

Since being released in 2017, the Nintendo Switch has absolutely revolutionised gaming as we know it. With the Switch, you can decide whether or not to play handheld like a Nintendo DS or to have it docked like a Nintendo Wii. It gives players the best of both worlds which is why it’s the third best selling video game console of all time. Sadly, there are still loads of incredible games missing from this amazing console such as ports from previous Nintendo consoles. As there are so many titles

Unlocking the benefits of video games: The advantages of gaming

In recent years, video games have become a popular form of entertainment for people of all ages. While some individuals may view video games as a waste of time or even harmful, there are many benefits to playing video games that are often overlooked. In this article, we will explore the numerous advantages of playing video games, including improved cognitive function, social skills, and stress relief. One of the most notable benefits of playing video games is the improvement of cognitive funct

The Last of Us Review

The Last of Us is a post-apocalyptic video game developed by Naughty Dog and released in 2013. The game follows the story of Joel, a smuggler, and Ellie, a young girl who may hold the key to saving humanity from the deadly cordyceps virus. As they journey across a world ravaged by the infection, the two characters form a powerful bond, navigating the dangers and hardships of survival together. The Last of Us boasts an incredibly compelling story that is both heart-wrenching and exhilarating. T

Root Letter Review

Released in 2016, Root Letter is an enthralling adventure game that is sure to captivate players with its well-crafted design, intriguing story, and engaging gameplay. It is the first entry in the Kadokawa Game Mystery brand and was followed by Root Film in 2020. Root Letter follows a boy looking to find out what happened to his mysterious pen pal Aya. He finds a letter dedicated to him from her that was never sent and he sets out to find the truth about Aya. One of the standout features of th

NEWS: Persona 5 is getting a new mobile spin-off

Since releasing in 2016, Persona 5 has been regarded as the most successful Persona game yet. There have been countless spin-offs including Persona 5 Strikers and even a dancing game. It now seems that the world of Persona 5 will be expanding further with a new mobile spin-off called Persona 5: Phantom of the Night aka Persona 5: X. The game will be available on Android, iOS and Windows but it seems like the game may be exclusive to China. It looks to be a pretty faithful Persona experience se

Dead Island Review

Ah, Dead Island! The game that will make you think twice about going on a tropical vacation. Released in 2011, this game was an instant classic that kept players on the edge of their seats. Let’s start with the positives. The first thing that grabs your attention is the game’s stunning visuals. The tropical island setting is beautifully rendered, and the attention to detail is impressive. The game’s graphics are so good that you can almost feel the hot sun on your skin and the salty ocean breez

The BioShock Infinite We Didn’t Get

It’s been 8 years since the release of BioShock Infinite – but many fans are left wondering about the original game promised. Sure, the released version is an incredible landmark in gaming with some of the most innovative gameplay and characters – but the original concept was a little more ambitious. Here are a few things that were cut from the final version of BioShock Infinite, and show us what could’ve been. Obviously, the version we got to see saw conflict between Comstock’s Columbia and t

Ranking The Sims Games

It’s arguably, one of the greatest simulation games of all time. You can create your own character, build your own house and create your own drama. The Sims is literally a game in which your imaginations can roam free. We currently have four titles in the main series, but which one is the best? Created in 2000, this game literally changed the way you play simulation games. You could create yourself as an adult or a child, and live your best life. Unfortunately, the base game only involved a nei

Dusk Diver Review

Released in 2019 on PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch, Dusk Diver follows a schoolgirl, named Yang Yumo, as she becomes part of a huge battle between humans, gods and phantom creatures. Set in a Tawainese shopping district, Dusk Diver follows Yumo around her everyday life. During the start of the game, her friend is attacked and the girls are transported to a different world full of creatures. She meets a god, called Leo, who gives her his power and she manages to fight back. Throughout the ga
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