Headphones are usually something that gets overlooked when it comes to a PC gamer’s set up. Mice and keyboards are discussed and debated to no end, but the headset, not so much. Razer a company whose tagline reads “By gamers, for gamers”, means they should know exactly what a gamer…
Note: I played this game solo, not local co-op as is usually recommended with Lego games. Back in 2005, Lego Star Wars: The Video Game set the precedent for all future brick based video games. With a low skill ceiling but huge amounts of replayability to unlock all the characters…
There are two different kinds of racing games for players to enjoy in the current age of gaming. There are the simulators that allow you to play with realistic representations of famous cars as you go around professional courses or city streets. The complete opposite to these are the weapon…
Coming along mere months after the release of the first game in the series, The Banner Saga 2 has made its way to the home consoles on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. The original Banner Saga was a very story-driven experience, relying on the player to invest themselves in the…
As the summer drought approaches, it’s usual practice for companies to release a remaster or two to fill the void while they potter away with titles that were announced at E3. Sony have gotten in earlier this year with a remaster, bringing the lauded strategy RPG Valkyria Chronicles to PS4.…
It is fair to say that SteelSeries have upped their game with the their latest gaming mouse. The Rival 700 includes a monochrome OLED screen and tactile feedback into a mouse. From the get go, the Rival 700 continues to bring what gaming professionals expect, such as high dpi and customisable buttons.…
Grand Kingdom is the latest title developed by Spike Chunsoft, previous titles have included the Danganronpa series and Pokémon Mystery Dungeon Gates of Infinity. It is set on the fictional continent of Resonail, a nation that was once overseen by a regime known as the Uldein Empire. After the organisation…
It can’t be easy being Id Software. The creators of DOOM, Wolfenstein and Quake are basically responsible for the entire first-person shooter genre as we know it and that’s a hell of a legacy to live up to. The England football team are proof enough that just because you invented…
Reviewing narrative heavy games is always difficult; trying to strike the balance between criticising the ‘game’ aspect of a title as well as the narrative and world that is presented to you. As such, visual novels and the like usually stay off my radar as pieces end up sounding like…
Xbox has Halo. Nintendo has Mario. PlayStation? Uncharted is their baby. Every forum post about newcomers to Sony’s consoles wondering which games they should pick up first always has the same reply: Uncharted. The second instalment, Among Thieves, is usually considered the finest of Nathan Drake’s adventures, but it’s obvious…