PC gaming always has graphics cards and mice at the forefront when you think about what you should buy when looking to up your game. Next, you'll probably think about your keyboard and your monitors but the last thing a lot of people will forget is the trusty chair you…
The early years of the gaming industry were filled with some of the most fondly remembered developers. Alongside teams such as Namco, Konami, Nintendo and SEGA were a studio named SNK, who have released some of the best arcade titles, as well as their Neo Geo platform which spawned many…
Spike Chunsoft have risen in popularity over the last several years, following the runaway success of their apocalyptic murder mystery visual novel series named Danganronpa. Zanki Zero Last Beginning is a first-person RPG that continues with the end of the world theme that moves away from investigating death, in lieu…
We’ve looked at a couple of gaming chairs over the last 12 months, one of the stands out new companies to market is noblechairs, a brand that has spent considerable time at making chairs that look professional - moving away from the usual “gamer look” that can be a little…
For many years, Nintendo have created several franchises to accommodate to every kind of gamer. The Yoshi series, which began as a sequel to the legendary Super Mario World, is an example of a platformer that combines cute visuals with easy to learn and hard to master gameplay mechanics. After…
The Caligula Effect Overdose is a rerelease of a PlayStation Vita game from a few years ago. When the original Caligula Effect released, it was met with a lukewarm response from reviewers, prompting this more fleshed out and prettied up version of the game to seek a chance for redemption.…
Alienware laptops or even pcs have never been known to be on the slimmer side of gaming, mainly down to the fact that most machines have extremely powerful components which need a lot of big coolers and plenty of airflow. The laptops in the past were exactly the same, chunkier…
With the third entry in ‘The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel’ franchise making its way to western shores on PS4 later this year, Nihon Falcom have also decided to release the enhanced remasters of the first two games outside of Japan. Having previously reviewed the first Trails of…
After the success of Far Cry 5, Ubisoft have decided to allow us a return trip to Hope’s County in a standalone game named Far Cry: New Dawn. This new experience takes place after a nuclear attack has rendered the world into a post-apocalyptic wasteland. This trip to the end…
The concept of an endlessly replayable game has become somewhat of a trope in the gaming industry as of late, more particularly within the indie scene. While a game that lasts precisely as long as the player would like is an inviting concept, there tend to be sacrifices made within…
Remaking a fan-favorite game is a dangerous endeavor. Millions of voices will clamor that they want it to happen, that they don’t want it to happen, that they want this or that. Some of these remakes are lost to the times, forgotten as an unfortunate business venture that didn’t pay…
Metro finally travels outside the tunnels of the underground into a single player story driven narrative that sees Artyom, Anna and the rest of the crew explore irritated Russia in search for a place above ground they can call home without monsters, radiation and enemy humans. Although above ground the…
Like peanut butter and chocolate, the Kingdom Hearts franchise is a crossover between Disney and Final Fantasy that blends together in a magical kind of way that cannot be easily explained. After many spin off games, several high definition ports and a barrage of secret movies with cryptic content, Kingdom…
Mutant Year Zero might look a little strange due to the blend of human/animal hybrids that take the centre stage but the game is a nice combination of RPG elements and turn-based tactical games like XCOM while being based on the pen and paper original Mutant. The game starts around…
As with many projects funded via Kickstarter, Mage’s Initiation: Reign of the Elements, a spiritual successor to Sierra’s Kings Quest and Quest for Glory franchises, took slightly longer to be released than was initially projected. Although it was initially funded in March 2013, the game has taken ten years to…
Episodic games tend to be like a pair of comfortable shoes. Once they have been worn once or twice, they tend to show stronger qualities which may not be immediately visible. The second episode of Life is Strange 2 follows this trend, building on DontNod Entertainment’s award-winning universe by providing…
Metal Max is a relatively unknown series in the west, as it's pretty uncommon for one of these titles to leave Japan. While Xeno may be the sixth title in the series, it's only the second title to make it westward. Luckily, Xeno isn't connected to the previous titles in the…
Back in 2015, a small team of game developers named Aquiris Game Studio made an arcade styled racing game known as Horizon Chase – World Tour for iOS and Android devices. After it achieved reasonable critical and commercial success, the decision was to port the game to PC and home…
If you are a fan of video games and have never played a Pokémon title before, it is possible that you have spent the last twenty-two years in solitary confinement. Pokémon Let’s Go Pikachu and Eevee are the latest games in the long running franchise, and the first titles to…
The concept of crossing over characters from various franchises into a fighting game is a highly popular idea, as well as a extremely lucrative business opportunity. The Super Smash Bros. series from Nintendo is a prime example of this success and has sold millions of copies since the original game…
We usually cover a range of gaming based monitors for the casual gamer up to the professional e-sports player looking for the highest performance. Sometimes however a user will also be looking for good colour performance and accuracy and this is usually a monitor required by a designer or the…