With the hype surrounding Mario Kart 8’s imminent release, many people have been asking why Nintendo hasn’t released an all-star version, akin to Smash Bros with loads of other Nintendo characters joining in on the fun. It would sell copies, get more people buying the Wii U and get people…
Just under two weeks ago, Microsoft dropped the bomb everyone saw coming a mile off, announcing a new Kinectless SKU for the Xbox One, priced at $399/£380. Huzzah and hurrah, more choice for consumers. Microsoft gave some spiel about it being about choice and not about them getting their butts…
Nintendo Wi-Fi Connection wasn't the first time Nintendo had tried online play, but it was the service that took them from the starting line and into the online community. To the annoyance of many Wii and DS owners, the servers were shut down as of last Tuesday. Many of us…
Welcome to the latest in this “what if” series, in which we delve into our theory-crafting toolkit to see what it would be like if our favourite characters ended up in Riot Games’ League of Legends. Today’s candidate is the biggest star in Capcom’s Street Fighter Series, Ryu. As always,…
With the (long overdue) decoupling of the Xbox One and the Kinect, with the Kinect not helping sales due to it possibly being HAL 9000, let’s look at 5 other accessories which were also doomed to fail when launched. 5 – Gamecube Chainsaw Controller This controller came out at the…
Where Sony's and Microsoft's E3 line ups look interesting, what about Nintendo? The company that gamers have fallen in love with through the years are going through a rough patch after being out of pocket over three hundred million dollars. Many fans of the company believe that if they do…
As a continuation from what to expect from Sony's conference at E3, today we delve into what Microsoft will bring to us gamers at this years event. Many speculations are arriving about Beyond Good & Evil 2 and a new Rare IP being shown off as well as a possible…
With E3 on the horizon and many games to be showcased for our eyes to behold, what can we expect from our favourite companies and developers? In this series of videos I will be looking over what we could potentially see from Sony, Microsoft and Nintendo at the event as…
With E3 edging ever closer, the flood of leaks and rumours is starting to flow forth with the supposed list of games for Microsoft and Sony’s press conferences coming out, as well as ‘leaks’ of new announcements and surprises that will be present at E3. With many people jumping on…
A rumour has been released by multiple sources stating that the king of video content on the internet, YouTube, has bought Twitch.TV for one billion dollars. The website is built for gamers who wish to livestream their gaming experiences to the world in an interactive environment, but could that all…
Gaming content on Youtube is in an odd place at the moment. With the ContentID crisis still hanging over the heads of many, while multi-channel networks grow more powerful and corporate, are we leaving the golden age of Youtube and entering into an era where the smaller channel is doomed…
So, you want to make an indie game? Of course you do! Everyone’s doing it and making tons and tons of cash from sales. So today, I’ll provide you a quick guide on how to make a successful indie game to impress your friends, show off your talent and make…
Zombie games have been coming out for years now, whether its Resident Evil, House of The Dead, or DayZ. There are plenty of dead head titles to chose from, and despite many expectations, the zombie trend doesn't seem to be slowing down. H1Z1 is Sony Online Entertainment’s contribution, and with…
With Mario Kart 8 being less than a month away, I thought I’d run down the top 5 best and worst Mario Kart tracks which have graced the series since the initial game on the Super Nintendo. One thing to note is that I will only be taking one version…
Pokémon is 20 years old in 2016. Even though Pikachu is now old enough to drink and vote this year, I think it’s time the yellow mouse and his friends went into the Daycare for a period, in order to rest, level up and really redefine Pokémon as a game.…
On Friday, screenshots and art leaked via the /v/ board on 4chan and NeoGAF, showing a new game from Japanese studio, From Software. By looking at the screenshots and concept art, they suggest that this Project Beast is the new entry in the Souls franchise for current generation consoles. If…
Any gamer that lived in the eighties and nineties will remember the urban legend that circulated the world about the supposed eradication of a game so terrible, the developers wanted to erase it's existence. The fact that it was tied in one of the most successful family movies of the era didn't…
Many players in the League of Legends community have wondered what it would be like if their favourite characters from other games and series ended up as champions in Riot Games’ massive MOBA. This is a first in a series of articles, with each behaving as if that character were…
It all began with saving a town, after which you have foiled the plans of a killer named Joker. You then braved the tower of Tartarus, and stopped the transmission of the Midnight Channel. The locations and plotlines of the Persona series are both varied and sometimes bizzare, but the…
In the wake of the news that the Star Wars Expanded Universe has been declared non-canon and due to the fact that many game series are becoming larger and larger, I take a look at the top 5 game canons that could also do with a spring clean. 5- Metroid…
With Nintendo having announced their E3 plans and deciding to not have an official press conference like last year, people up and down the Internet have been decrying Nintendo’s decision, with some even claiming that this may be the E3 which knocks them out of the 3 console race. But…