We’ve done our look back, now it’s time for a look forward. As tradition dictates for this time of year, let’s make some predictions for the next year in the gaming world. The list will be broken down into 5 industry-specific and 5 game-specific predictions in no particular order, so…
2014 is nearly over which means it is time for the mandatory ‘end of year’ list, where we sum up everything that’s gone on this year. 2014 has been a pretty lacklustre year if I am honest, being that awkward transitional year between last gen and current gen when everything…
We have seen many books that utilise pre-existing game worlds to tell a story but we rarely see books adapted into games. Besides the hilarious 8 bit Great Gatsby game and the Witcher series, I can’t think of many other books that have made a successful transition to games. Bedlam…
I got to play Sonic Boom at Hyper Japan recently and it reinforced how far the Sonic franchise has come from being about speed. The blistering pace from which Sonic had got his name, now replaced with repetitive third person combat and dull platforming. But I thought about it more,…
So far, this generation has been pretty flat when it comes to games. New IPs have not delivered on their promises of truly ‘next-gen’ experiences, reboots have failed to recapture the magic of old franchises and sequels have not measured up to lauded first instalments. Let’s have a look at…
Having played League of Legends for 6 months now, having tried to get into other MOBAs like Heroes of Newerth, the original DOTA in Warcraft 3 and Valve’s DOTA 2, I’d thought I’d give you my thoughts of the game from the perspective of someone who has never been too…