In Other News: Alien Isolation, HD Remakes, Road Not Taken

It’s Friday and it’s another ‘In Other News’ where we lift the most popular stories from our neighbouring websites.

So, sit back, relax and enjoy the goodness to come.

The Average Gamer

Indie Rock: Road Not Taken



The Average Gamer take a look at new PS+ offering, Road Not Taken. From Spryfox, the game sees you save townspeople from all manner of tricks and traps. Players have to match trees and rocks together to create a path. The indie game is something very unique and definitely caught our attention. But don’t take our word for it, read Mat Jones take on the game.

GGS Gamer

5 Games That Deserve an HD Remake



We can’t get enough of HD remakes. The classics from a bygone era never fail to bring a smile to our faces, but despite how many our favourite games have had the HD treatment, there are still plenty out there that haven’t. GGS Gamer have compiled a list of the five games that absolutely have to be remastered. See if you agree with their list right here

Stick Twiddlers

Gaming Deal of the Week


The lovely folks at Stick Twiddlers have found a fantastic deal this week. Preparing you for The Witcher 3 Wild Hunt, they’ve found an awesome deal on both The Witcher 1 and The Witcher 2. Where do you find these super cheap deals? Right here, of course.

God is a Geek

Alien Isolation Preview



We saved the scares till last. Alien Isolation comes with great expectation and anticipation, and we don’t have long to wait. But to fill that gap toward release, God is a Geek have produced an epic, thorough preview of Creative Assembly’s latest. Your enemy? A sole Alien, but an intimidating presence as if it were straight out of the original movie. Take a read of the preview to learn more

And that’s that. Now, we know Expansive is pretty awesome and THE place to find all kinds of cool stuff, but these four sites, in particular, produce daily, first-class content which we think you’ll love. So be sure to keep checking them out (when you’re not checking us out, of course!) and keep up with them and the work they do! 

About the author

Ray Willmott

Ray is one of the original founders of Expansive. He is also a former Community Manager for Steel Media, and has written for a variety of gaming websites over the years. His work can be seen on Pocket Gamer,, Gfinity, and the Red Bull Gaming Column. He has also written for VG247, Videogamer, GamesTM, PLAY, and MyM Magazine,
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