A few weeks ago a character creator video emerged that boasted a huge amount of detail and customization. upon watching said video I actually wondered if a game was attached to the creator, or whether it was a standalone character creating software. It turns out that the creator is the…
Many games these days try to be as realistic as they can, which some would say is straying from the roots of video game design. Look back fifteen or so years to the era of 3D platformers and you will find a whole host of lovable characters and thus games.…
Many gamers who converted to the Playstation with the latest generation of consoles will rejoice at the news that The Last Of Us will soon be available for them to try. As many owners of the PS3 version will know, last years blockbuster hit, The Last Of Us, delivered an…
Machinima has always been a medium of entertainment that has intrigued and enticed me, from the second I discovered what it was. When I first found online gaming I was struck by a lot of possibilities that I couldn't have hoped for. Halo 2 was the first game I had…
Are you longing for some kind of feeling of doom? Wonder if being stuck at sea on a labyrinthian freight ship is all it's cracked up to be? If so Team JunkFish have got your back. Set upon the ship of your aforementioned dreams, Monstrum will have you trying find some…
With the recent news of Oculus Rift being bought out by Facebook, it has sparked fear and loathing in many. As many developers continue their projects with the VR platform, Mojangs founder and creator, Markus 'Notch' Persson, decided to pull out of making a Rift supported version of  Minecraft, claiming…
Origin is giving away a free copy of Dead Space on PC. The first of a horror trilogy set in a futuristic dystopian space colony, Dead Space see's engineer, Isaac Clarke, stranded on mining ship, The Ishimura. Standing up against reanimated corpses with dismembering weaponry, Dead Space isn't another zombie game, it's…
The recent release of DayZ Standalone allowed us to see it's its popularity in the form of sales. Many of those buyers would have originally played DayZ's original iteration, DayZ Mod, a mod based around ARMA II . Since the standalone is essentially the product the mod was leading up…
The latest blog entry by developer Dean 'Rocket' Hall gave us a preview of the next build to be implemented to DayZ standalone. Among updates to camp fires, and ovens and their counter part, hunting, images of a couple of new locations to explore were also revealed. [gallery columns="2" ids="19555,19556"]…
The argument that video games are a waste of time is one that many gamers have probably had thrown in their faces at some point, but there is much more practical uses for the medium, other than entertainment. Video games have been used for education for years and it has…
A new open world adventure environment has appeared for fans of the free building and crafting genre. My Dream features an emphasis on free form building, exploring, and cooperative play, with those three tasks having their own leveling progress. With the ability to terraform the environment around you, the options…
I went down to South Park and there I had myself a time. Humble folks were found everywhere, most of which you could instantly recognise if you are a fan of the show, in which case South Park: The Stick Of Truth is a game you will want to get…
After the recent release of The Last Of Us' DLC "Left Behind", it was obvious that the fans wanted more from the cordycep infected world. Along with this the rumours of a sequel to the critcally acclaimed title from Developer, Naughty Dog, sparked excitement among the fans, so the news…
Island exploring MMORPG, Florensia, from developers NETTS, has just received an update to add some very big new features. Firstly, Windows 8 users experiencing technical problems should be able to play again without problems launching the game. The publisher ProSiebenSat.1 have released a version of the installation program for this purpose.…
Up until recently, it was speculated that Titanfall may not have a season pass, or that any content updates could be free. Respawn Entertainment and EA have put those rumours to rest with the announcement of the Titanfall Season Pass. The news of the extra content details a bit about…
New MMO title, Wildstar, from the creators of Guild Wars 2, is set to have a closed Beta this weekend. Codes were given out through Alienwares website over the past couple of days, that allowed NCsoft account holders a chance to try out the new SciFi multiplayer adventure. Codes are…
The end of February marked the release of 7 Days to Dies latest update, Alpha 7. Developers, The Fun Pimps, released the patch yesterday, which added a lot more content to the title, including an in depth stealth system that works around sight sound and smell. The smell system compliments another feature,…
For many, horror games are to be played only in the dark with no excuses for stopping. For others we like to keep the lights on, keep our friends close, and to take a break every time something makes you jump. I would say that the latter might want to…
Fans of the defining zombie survival game, DayZ may be shocked to hear that he plans on stepping back from lead designer for his own IP. Not only will Dean 'Rocket' Hall be stepping back from lead on DayZ, but will also be leaving Bohemia interactive, with plans of starting…
The current leaders in the pursuit of commercial virtual reality have just trademarked the name "Riftcon" named aptly after their companys leading product, the Oculus Rift. The trademark was filed on the 14th of February by Oculus VR and under the description, the phrase "organizing exhibitions in the fields of interactive…
The recent success of the Oculus Rift has excited many gamers, both on the player and developer sides of the spectrum. With technology that many could have only dreamed of a few years ago, it is an exciting prospect to think that in the not too distant future, we are…