SteelSeries have a long line of headsets, most of which we have reviewed over the past few years but recently headsets for gamers are starting to change. Disappearing are the headsets which are full of lights, bells and whistles to grab the attention of "gamerz". The Artics 5 is a…
To be blunt, Prey wasn't anywhere near my list of games I was excited for in 2017. Call me shallow, but the trailers failed to light the fire of curiosity within me. Colour me impressed then that Prey not only pleasantly surprised me, but it may be the best successor…
From the beginnings of civilisation, we have all wondered about how our universe came to be. While some take the scientific approach, others believe it is the result of the intervention of a deity beyond our understanding. Whichever scenario you believe to be true, many popular works have tried to…
War, War never changes. Especially not in the Warhammer 40K universe. Space marines hate aliens. Aliens hate marines. Chaos hate everyone. A lot of people die. Despite a concept that simple the lore surrounding it is incredibly dense and po-faced, spanning nearly 30 years of material. It's unsurprising then Dawn of War 3…
When a new console arrives on the scene, developers often decide to choose the best titles from previous consoles to port to the new system, usually including all previously released DLC as an added incentive. This is certainly the case with Nippon Ichi Software, who have decided to port Disgaea…
If you were to read the cliff-notes for the 2014 Guardians of the Galaxy film, “Rad retro tunes” would be near the top of the page. Sure, there's also the chemistry between the characters, the bright colour palette, and James Gunn's writing chops, but the rad tunes have endured. In 120…
HTC have quite a range of different mobile devices, with their flagship One range and the lower end Desire range, the HTC Desire 10 Lifestyle is the combination of both to bring a phone to the mid levels. It might not be up there with the more expensive options but even…
I have a weird relationship with the 90's, as someone born too late to be a part of the pop culture, yet still young enough to vicariously live it through the 20 year nostalgia cycle. It's like I was there, without ever living through No Doubt, cassette tapes, and optimism.…
It’s hard to believe it has been almost ten years since the last main instalment of the Persona series came out in the UK. The series has seen a major shift in the number of sales, prompting Atlus to make the wait for the localisation for Persona 5 as painless…
We recently reviewed the Alienware 15 R3 but have now decided to up our game and take a look at Alienware's flagship system the Alienware 17 R4 gaming laptop. The outside might look the same with their angled design but the insides have changed quite drastically, gamers who are willing to…
The Dell XPS 13-inch laptop is a laptop to rival other portable ultrabooks on the market. With an i7 7th generation processor, 16Gb of RAM, 250GB SSD and 13-inch "Infinity Edge" touch screen display it packs a pretty decent array of specs. You can pick up one of these, starting from just…
Back in the early years of the last decade, Syberia and its sequel were considered to be two of the most critically acclaimed adventure games of that era. The two entries focused on a young lawyer named Kate Walker, who travelled across the world to solve an inheritance dispute and…
Gaming chewed up and spat out the 3D platformer genre by the time the mid 2000's rolled around. There was no shortage of fluffy characters serving attitude by the spades. By now anyone over a certain age will most likely be massaging some rose-tinted memories for their mascot of choice.…
It’s always an interesting topic when a company creates a gaming peripheral “For eSports”. It often raises the question of “why is this monitor good for eSports but not for other forms of gaming?” and that is certainly a valid question. As far as mice and keyboards go, there isn’t…
The humble puzzle platformer has been one of the gaming world’s favourite genres for many years, with titles such as Braid and FEZ becoming household names within a matter of months. A Rose in the Twilight is the latest offering from NIS America, and tells a gruesome yet enchanting fairy…
Trepidation abounded as I made my journey into The Ringed City and from what we're lead to believe, this is to be the final chapter in the Dark Souls series. A series I have adored for the past few years and made me aware that I was a secret masochist.…
Headsets are a plenty in the gaming space now, you can pick up ones with massive amounts of lights, sharp corners, and additional gimmicks. Most are aimed at PC, with other manufacturers concentrating their efforts in either the console market or desktop gaming scene. However, it is hard to find a…
The newest line of Alienware laptops has followed suit with other major gaming laptop brands, incorporating the latest Nvidia graphics chips into their machines. Faster than the previous generation the GeForce 10 are up to speed with their desktop counterparts, making laptop gaming even more of a reality for those…
Back in April 2015 Playtonic Games; a company made up of a rag-tag team of ex-Rare veterans created a Kickstarter campaign to accomplish one thing, to create a spiritual successor to the 1998 classic Banjo-Kazooie and to revive the classic platforming genre. Two years later, we are mere days away…
Senran Kagura: Estival Versus is a surprisingly deep game that invites you with the sex appeal, then asks you to stay with an enjoyable combat system.  Senran Kagura is a third-person beat 'em up Senran Kagura is a third-person beat 'em up game very similar to that of Dynasty Warriors. Waves of…
Trends aren't uncommon in the video game world and we seem to have an interesting new one developing in front of our eyes. Nier: Automata is the second “warrior woman vs machines” game to be released this month. Both feature complex female leads, addictive action and intriguing worlds to explore.…