Since the turn of the millennium, there have been two major football games on the market. EA Sports’ FIFA, with officially licensed teams and players and the backing of most major football organisations, and Pro Evolution Soccer by Konami, with often ambiguous team names like the infamous Man Red instead…
Deus Ex has always taken pride in giving the player choice throughout every aspect of the experience; the routes you take to the objective you choose, the responses you make to who you give the privilege of conversing with you. Every step you take, every word you utter can impact…
Since the first unveiling at VGX 2013, No Man’s Sky instantly captured the hearts and minds of gamers across the world. Winning countless awards years prior to release, players were truly infatuated with the beautiful world that Sean Murray and the guys at Hello Games were proposing. The sceptics amongst…
Portal has inspired a lot of similar games over the last decade or so that have tried to emulate and improve the formula, but none have really managed it except for the sequel, Portal 2. The Turing Test from Bulkhead Interactive is another title that’s even more similar than most.…
The night is young. Below, the headlights on the highways look like tiny yellow ants. In front of you, a portable turret is connected to your laptop pointing through an open window of the skyrise apartment you’re attempting to infiltrate. Your fingers clack on the keyboard: “blink 2 fire; pitch…
There is no other franchise quite like Monster Hunter. Going out into the world to battle the biggest and meanest beasties is something you truly need to feel for yourself. Every battle has you grasping at your controls as you try your hardest to stand up to some of the…
In the 90’s we were graced with the presence of a phenomenon that we had no idea would catch on this well. Whether you started off with the TV series or with the original GameBoy games, Pokemon was truly a one of a kind experience that Nintendo had capitalised on,…
Descent is the third of four DLC map packs released for the ever popular Call of Duty: Black Ops III. With a £12 price point however, is it worth it just for a few extra maps and another Zombies experience? Rumble is the first multiplayer map in the pack and…
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…