Although it has only been in the public spotlight for a few years, episodic gaming has risen to become of one of the most popular genres of the current generation. Whether they are released weeks or months apart, each of them brings a unique window of perspective into the world…
Deciding the winner of Best Indie was a tough one, seeing as there has been a fair number of great indies released this year. There’s been the beautiful Ori and the Blind Forest, the addicting Rocket League and the engaging Her Story, to name but a few of the many…
It’s been a big year for shooters with Call of Duty Black Ops III bringing fans a sense of relief after a few shaky titles in the series. We also had Star Wars: Battlefront release with fantastic visuals and easy pick-up-and-play mechanics, though it was found wanting by many a…
As we approach the end of Smash 4’s developmental life cycle and have had just over a year with the game, I think it is a good a time as any to have a look back over this year and just take stock of all the changes we’ve seen, as…
In a miraculous Direct which has caused any equal amount of salt and excitement, the final two characters for Super Smash Bros for Wii U and 3DS are Corrin from the new Fire Emblem Fates and Bayonetta from the Bayonetta series. Very similar to how Roy was revealed in the…
So you have either just started the game up, been playing for a good while or you’re ready to start a new character. Well in this handy guide we hope to give to you all the help you need to survive this newly discovered wasteland of the Commonwealth. In part…
Star Wars Battlefront is back. After a long hiatus, EA and DICE have rebooted the series with this latest entry, which is obviously too cool to have a number at the end of its name and therefore will be called Star Wars Battlefront. It’s not to be confused with Star…
Now, I wonder what the premise of this game could be? Announced at PSX 2015 and by new studio No Goblin, 100ft Robot Golf is a game where the title needs no explaining. You play as a 100ft robot, playing golf across cities, the Moon and various other ridiculous locales.…
2015 has been the year of the great big sandbox. We’ve had The Witcher 3, Phantom Pain, Fallout 4, Mad Max, Assassin’s Creed Syndicate and to round a year of fast travelling, endlessly repeating quests and universally weak plot lines, we have Just Cause 3. Just Cause 2 was held…
Dear Konami, We’re a small site and we can only do what we do here with the support of the large video game publishers who send us review copies of games early, provide us with press resources and the like. Konami are one such company who we have been lucky…
The Danganronpa series has gone from strength to strength since it's initial release for the PSP in 2011, and it's localisation back in 2013 for the PlayStation Vita. After two main games and a spin off title, Spike Chunsoft have held a Danganronpa Press Conference event earlier today to show…
These celebrity cameos are getting a bit out of hand. I mean Conan O'Brien and Kevin Smith showing up in LEGO Batman 3 was pretty weird, but now UK Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn has turned up in Star Wars Battlefront. No, I'm not kidding. Well I mean I am,…
After the suspicious trademark of the name 'Valkyria of the Blue Revolution' last month by SEGA, it has been officially revealed in this week's Famitsu that this is indeed the 4th game of the Valkyria series, headed to PS4 in Japan next winter. This installment, now called Valkyria: Azure Revolution,…
Cloud is coming to Super Smash Bros?! What is this sorcery? In an announcement literally nobody saw coming, Cloud Strife from Final Fantasy VII is coming to Super Smash Bros, complete with a Midgar stage, Chocobo Mii Costumes and an alt skin from Advent Children. He seems to a Limit…
It has been officially announced now, Overwatch is coming to PS4, PC and Xbox One in spring 2016, as revealed during the opening ceremony of BlizzCon 2015. Blizzard's class based team shooter will be releasing simultaneously on all three platforms sometime in spring 2016, with the promise being before the…
Many Bothans died to bring us this trailer. What's that? Every hack 'games journalist' under the sun has made the Bothans reference in their Star Wars articles? Ah stop you're moaning and get on board the Star Wars hype train. This short teaser trailer from DICE and EA shows off…
Endings are tricky business in games, especially when you’ve given the player the power of choice throughout the course of the story. Mass Effect 3 showed us what happens when you balls it up big time, garnering a significant backlash from the fans who felt cheated that all of their…
Going into Project Zero: Maiden of Black Water it's hard to not have high expectations. While often overlooked, the series comes with a strong pedigree amongst horror games, often being touted as the scariest series around. Blending the visual style of Japanese cinema with gameplay borrowed from Resident Evil (Swapping out the…
When Rainbow Six Siege was originally unveiled I was extremely excited. As a massive fan of the series since the PlayStation One days all the way up to Vegas Two, Siege was looking to mix things up yet again. Instead of going for a straight forward narrative approach partnered by…
The Star Wars: Battlefront beta just ended and we’ve been hammering away at it to see what DICE’s rendition of this classic series has to offer. Rather than just hearing the thoughts of one of our writers though, you lucky people get to hear the impressions from both Sam Foxall…
The 20th anniversary of the Tales series is here in the form of Tales of Zestiria, a simultaneous greatest hits collection of all the successful Tales tropes while also being the series’ first leap into the current generation and on PC. With enough throwbacks and gameplay revisions to keep the…