Zowie are a brand more commonly known for their high-quality gaming mice which have been used in games like counter-strike almost as long as Counter-Strike has been competitive. Similarly, BenQ has been known in the competitive gaming world for their high refresh rate, low delay monitors. So, when BenQ acquired…
BENQ’s GL2706PQ 27 inch LED monitor is an ideal mix for general home use and casual gaming, if you don’t plan on performance in terms of refresh rates that many pro gamers will be looking for. It is a 2K resolution monitor to give you bit of an upgrade to…
It is rare to see two role playing games within the same series to receive an English translation within the same year, but that is exactly what has happened with the Trails of Cold Steel series, which is a spin off from The Legend of Heroes franchise which began over…
When Ubisoft released the original Watch Dogs back in 2014, the general consensus was that although the game had plenty of potential, there were several problems which prevented it from being a classic. The team has since looked to fix a lot of these problems with the long-awaited sequel. Watch…
In Titanfall 2, you play as a pilot. Not the type of pilot that flies a plane through the air, but a pilot in charge of an enormous, imposing, intimidating mech with an array of weapons and tools at your disposal. 2014 saw the release of the original which introduced…
Reviewing a Civilization game is tough, each iteration of the series has the same core mechanics, you control a civilization and must win the scenario  through the force of your military, by becoming to most cultural, or reaching the furthest in scientific research. This has been the game of Civilization…
Battlefield 1 is the first battlefield game ever made by DICE, however they fooled everyone by releasing it 12 games into the series. This game takes place in alternate World War I, where machine guns are common, everyone has a tank and Zeppelins are the most over powered thing since…
1960’s America is an era full of iconic moments, yet rarely explored by video games. President Kennedy was assassinated, man landed on the moon, and Martin Luther King was at the forefront of the Civil Rights Movement. It’s a period we can look back on with pride and regret and…
Made in mind for gamers, the BenQ XR3501 is a massive 35 inch, 2,000R curved radius in a 21:9 aspect ratio format. The screen gives a good overall performance in terms of blacks and is immersive for gamers but could be a better with only being equipped with a 1080p…
The officially licensed World Rally Championship games have always been second best to whichever competitor is about at the time, there’s no two ways about it. They’ve often lacked the finesse and technical precision that has made DiRT Rally the undisputed champion of rally games in 2016. In a somewhat…
The trend of porting video games from older systems to the current one has been more frequent in this generation, especially with some companies finding their feet through the rising trend of digital distribution. One of the less frequent types of games to receive these treatments are visual novels created…
It’s often claimed that yearly sports games are no more than simple roster updates. Why would you pay for the same game again when it looks exactly the same as last year? Die hard sports games fans know this isn’t the case most years, but it's more apparent this year…
With the plethora of indie games that are out there, it’s hard for one to stand out and be unique.  Perfectly Paranormal’s Manual Samuel tries to break free from “original” convention with its quirky design and heavy comedic influence. Mixing a short-yet-fun narrative with distinctive mechanics makes this eccentric title feel polished,…
This review of Persona 5 was created by playing a Japanese retail version of the game. Some details may be changed or removed when the game arrives in English next year. Eight years have passed since we tuned into the Midnight Channel in Persona 4. After several delays to improve the…
Last year, NIS America released a localised version of Criminal Girls Invite Only, the PlayStation Vita remake of Criminal Girls for the PSP. It focused on a young man who was guiding a group of girls through the depths of hell in order to reform their ways. The game had…
Marcus Fenix and Co have had a pretty hard time over the past over the past 10 years, since Emergence Day, they have been a crack team of "Gears" who have been fighting back the Locust. There were many times in the previous 3 Gears of War titles which were…
SteelSeries are to gaming what bread is to toast, they’ve been around since the dawn of PC gaming and have many products out there for the aspiring pro gamer. The Apex M500 is one of the latest members of the SteelSeries family being a small, mechanical keyboard designed to be…
The vocaloid persona known as Hatsune Miku was first released back in 2007, with several forms of spin off media including manga serials, collectable figurines and an anime series. In 2009, the virtual singer made her console debut with the Project Diva franchise, a rhythm based action game which has…
From your standard budget range, to your more expensive IPS monitors and finally their gaming monitors, BenQ are a powerhouse supplier of monitors. For gamers, there are two specific models in the range the XL and RL lines, both offering very similar specs. The biggest difference are the refresh rates and…
Since the turn of the millennium, there have been two major football games on the market. EA Sports’ FIFA, with officially licensed teams and players and the backing of most major football organisations, and Pro Evolution Soccer by Konami, with often ambiguous team names like the infamous Man Red instead…
It’s quite difficult to actually call Dear Esther a video game. It possess the very core mechanics that make up a video game but lacks one thing entirely. In this case, it would be gameplay. With this being such a story-centric affair, I’ll keep the plot synopsis to a minimum. Taking…