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.…
Only a few years ago, military shooters were the “in” thing. Tough men with big guns went to defend freedom, liberty, and the right to bear very large arms. Now open world games are the genre de jour. It was only a matter of time before someone took a stab…
Every now and then we have moments in a game series that take our breath away, 20 years ago, it was taking that first step onto Hyrule Field in Ocarina of Time and seeing a vast world open up before us, seeing Death Mountain in the distance and knowing that…
As the title of this review suggests, the Razer Turret is designed for the current era of being able to play video games from the comfort of your sofa. With micro PCs, Steam boxes, the Steam Link, Nvidia Shield and a whole host of other ways it has never been…
When you think of Dell gaming laptops, your mind probably automatically turns to Alienware, their flagship PC which is known for its performance and sleek design. However, now there is a new kid on the block and Dell's latest Inspiron looks to take gaming on the go, and not break to…
The celebrated author Stephen King once wrote that “Murder is like potato chips: you can't stop with just one.” This is certainly true in the case of the Danganronpa series, where the aim of the game is to find the guilty individuals who try to commit the perfect kill. The…
Horizon Zero Dawnis a game I have been wanting to review for a while, since seeing the demo at E3 I could not wait to jump into a brand new open world. Being set around 1,000 years from today, humanity has regressed from a ultra-surreal futuristic life to a primitive…
Way back in 1999, Planescape: Torment released in the hey-day of the CRPG era. 18 years later Torment is remembered as a cult classic; an example of “games as art (TM)”. Famous for waxing philosophical and a generally bleak tone, Planescape: Torment still tops GOG's best seller list. Cashing in on that…
Quests of Valeria is the third game in the series, where you are tasked to recruit adventurers to complete various quests in the Kingdom. This game really reminds me of a PC game called Majesty 1 & 2, where instead of playing the adventurer you play as the recruiter in…
The Expression Photo XP-960 is a smaller all-in-one A3 printer that is the top end range for Epson's generation of photo multi-functional printers. For what it offers, consumers might find it more on the expensive side and it can be slow to get going, but is worth a look for…
Started from a Kickstarter in 2012, if you love multiplayer zombie games with RPG elements that can be extremely tough, then Zombicide might just be the game for you. It can be a little daunting to get into for new players to the board game genre but your patience to…
You may wonder why a mousemat ever needed to be reviewed such as the SteelSeries QcK and QcK+ Limited Edition. The thing is, mouse mats have come a long way since the days of those spongy blue ones we all had in IT class. They look better, are made of…