I remember seeing the initial trailer for The Order: 1886 live during E3 2013. I was 17 at the time and while I’m only 20 now, the last few years of game trailers and releases have taught me how to restrain my hype. Seeing Sir Galahad with his arc gun…
The tournament cycle is beginning to start up for 2016. The EVO games have been announced, Street Fighter V is on the horizon and players new and old are hoping that this year may be the year that they will finally git gud. So, in my infinite wisdom as a…
"An adult game controller where touch and feedback are taken to the next level. Feel the game." That's the tagline behind VirtuaDolls, an adult VR game controller project currently running a funding campaign on Indiegogo. Let's not beat around the bush here (and we couldn't if we wanted to, there doesn't…
The revival of one of the greatest Smash Bros tournaments has just happened and my god, what a resurrection. We have upsets across the board, nail biting sets and Oddshots up the wazoo, as Smashers from all over the world clashed in 3 different games for the title of Genesis…
Almost everyone that has played a video game since their original conception will have imagined what it would be like to create a game based on an established franchise. Whether it would be the exploits of a lead character as he works day shifts at the local tavern, creating a…
AGDQ 2016 wrapped up over the weekend and it was a fantastic week of speedruns. You had the TASbot breaking games in ridiculous ways, people speedrunning certain games blindfolded as well as various runs of incredibly difficult titles. There were so many great runs from this year’s AGDQ and I…
It’s a sad fact of the gaming industry that not all games make it to the end of the development cycle. Sometimes the money runs out, sometimes the developers face serious technical issues that can’t be overcome and sometimes everybody involved makes terrible decisions at every possible turn. Prey 2…
At this time of year, when we all look back and celebrate the good stuff that has come our way this year, it is also important to remember some of the absolute Grade A cock ups that have happened in the games industry. Incredibly shoddy ports, unethical business practices and…
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…
Father Christmas may be rappelling down your chimney on Christmas Day, with a copy of Rainbow Six Siege in hand to give to all those boys and girls who always dreamed of becoming a member of a counter-terrorism unit. Siege is not your average twitch shooter mind you, as going…
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…
The hype train is fuelled with hundreds of Shovel Knight amiibo and it’s on course for its final destination, so let’s speculate on 5 things to expect from tomorrow’s final Direct dedicated to Super Smash Bros for Wii U and 3DS. This list will be a mix of pretty standard…
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…
In the two years that the Xbox One has been available, the feature that everyone wanted was the ability to play Xbox 360 games. From November 12th, a select group of games from the previous generation will become compatible with the console. The first 100+ plus games to receive this…
The Uncharted series has seen Nathan Drake, Victor Sullivan, Elena Fisher and all their friends and enemies travel all over the world. hunting for untold riches, whilst exploring hidden mysteries from civilizations that have not seen the light of day for hundreds of years. Whilst each adventure in the series…
Coming back from EGX and experiencing the indie offers at the show, I could not shake a creeping suspicion I’ve had about the indie space for a long time. For all your The Wall Shall Stands and your Giant Cops, there were 2 zombie survival shooters with crafting and roguelike…
During EGX 2015 we asked you on Twitter what were your best parts of the event, what games you played and what you liked or disliked about them. There were many games to play with some of them being The Division, Just Cause 3, Assassin's Creed Syndicate as well as…
Today was my first on the show floor down at EGX 2015 in Birmingham, with there being a massive range of games to demo and see played within the halls of the NEC. I mostly got to play indies today, as the line for the big names were up to…
A selection of useful tips for beginners starting out in Guild Wars 2. Read our 5 tips to guide your way through the early parts of the MMO. As one of the most popular MMORPG’s on the market, it was inevitable that Guild Wars 2 would eventually receive an expansion as it’s…
Until Dawn has finally been released to much critical acclaim. The loving tribute to the slasher genre has made a considerable mark on the current gaming landscape, welcoming in a new horde of gamers who typically don't dip their toes in the often cruel waters of survival horror. Interactive-narrative games have…
Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain is finally in our hands and everyone is no doubt dying to get stuck into the world of Venom Snake. Whether you are a veteran of the series or a first time Diamond Dog, we'd thought we give you a few tips and…