With so many games putting us on the edge of our seats, it is no wonder that so many people quit when they lose, but who is it helping? Maybe it is just me and my infallible sense of duty, or maybe I just hate quitting, but leaving a game…
We recently got the chance to speak to Gregg Baker, head of community at giffgaff to talk about their new eSports platform, the tournament they are hosting at Insomnia53 in November as well as their plans going forward. SF-  How is the tournament going to work in terms of format?…
We recently got the chance to see the opening of the new Tales game for the Playstation Vita, Tales of Hearts R. Being the first Tales game made for the system and being a remake of a game that originally appeared on the DS, is this a tale shaping up…
With less than a month ‘til the launch of F1 2014, I had the chance this weekend to race around in a preview build of the latest F1 title from Codemasters. Having missed out on F1 2013, it felt great to jump back in and feel like I was playing…
It seems that for every big budget game that is released now, we know almost everything about the game 4 months before launch. Be it through alphas, betas, early access copies, leaks, video series’ or extensive streaming of certain games, the trepidation of getting a new game and discovering something…
With the Tokyo Game Show under way, many games are being either shown off or revealed. One of which was the PS4 exclusive Bloodborne. Previously I have been able to look over the gameplay shown off at GamesCom, but now we get more information revealed to us. New weapons, new…
Recently, whilst playing through both my most played and most anticipated games on the PS4, people have been telling me that a war has begun. This clash of the gamers was in the form of the Free-To-Play title Warframe and the recently released Destiny. Both games have their fanbases and…
We’ve had leaks, we’ve had confirmations, we’ve had angry fans and we’ve had lots of excitement. Now, the Japanese release of Super Smash Bros for 3DS is less than a week away and the big thing that Smash fans are talking about is the rumour that 5 fighters have yet…
With the release of the latest Formula One title, F1 2014, on the horizon and F1 2015 announced, I’m beginning to question the progression within the Codemasters series. F1 2014 will be the seventh Formula One title from Codemasters since they took on the license in 2008, and in recent…
In response to the rather embarrassing firestorm that has been going down on Twitter, a few gaming journalists have penned pieces vehemently stating that gamers are dead. At face value I’m here to tell you that’s a load of old twoddle, but also that the authors themselves know this to be…
I recently had the chance to speak with the fantastically named Guillaume Boucher-Vidal, founder of Nine Dots Studio Inc, about his recently released title, GoD Factory Wingmen. It was a pretty mammoth interview so it’s coming at you in two parts. Also seriously, why isn’t my name that cool? Ian:…
The recent announcement of Pokkén Tournament caught many by surprise. Not only because it was a serious Pokémon fighting game, made in part by the producers of Tekken and Soul Calibur but that the game was coming out to Japanese arcades first. Cue many fans shouting about this decision, complaining that…
After last years Eurogamer expo, I couldn't help but think how great the show was. The cosplays of all the different characters, all the games you can play and the great friends you can meet. Now that the expo has changed its name to EGX, I am looking forward to…
With the biggest gaming convention in the UK coming in September, gamers are asking the same question "What is EGX?". EGX, formally known as the Eurogamer Expo, is a games convention that will literally show off everything you can imagine. Big Developers, Indie Titles, Cosplay, Retro Games and more will…
The biggest gaming convention in the UK returns with a new name and potentially one of the biggest shows of the year. EGX, formerly known as the Eurogamer Expo, will showcase all the latest and greatest titles from Sony, Nintendo, Microsoft and many more. All the consoles will be there…
With September on the horizon and Warriors Orochi 3 Ultimate coming along with it, what do we know of the new characters? With some old favourites returning, there are now brand new additions to the already massive roster of the game. These include cross over characters and original characters alike.…
I got the chance to attend VSFighting 4 down in Birmingham this weekend, one of the UK’s biggest fighting game tournaments. The tournament was all attended, with many European players and even a few Americans making the trip to fight with members of the UK FGC. One of these players…
As someone who never got to play the early 3D Final Fantasies, I recently made the effort to play through Final Fantasy 9 and experience, supposedly, one of the best RPGs of all time. While the game is fun and I am enjoying the characters, the main stand out for…
A brand new six minute long gameplay video was released from Sony showing off some new mechanics from the upcoming title, Bloodborne. Taking a big step away from the Souls series, FromSoftware has built the combat from the ground up with new 'risk reward' tactics. Dual purpose weaponry, new health…
Civilization: Beyond Earth is closing in on release, and for many fans of the series it is time to start weighing up the purchase. It is just over two months until Firaxis launch the latest title, so to speak, and the new direction of the Civilization series, Alpha Centauri aside,…
After what has to be one of the most clever, jaw-dropping announcement of all time, we’ve found out that the P.T demo was actually an interactive teaser for the new Silent Hills. Hideo Kojima is starting to become known for his reveals, as he previously tricked us all into thinking…