Alien: Isolation is almost upon us, but we managed to play a quick demo in London that took us through a Survival Mode challenge. Separate from the main game, we were put in the shoes of Amanda Ripley, given a goal to reach, a timer and a flamethrower, and sent…
The videogame industry has had its ups and downs, but one thing remains constant – there are successes and there are failures. Failure is subjective when it comes to quality, but in terms of quantity, you often have hard facts and figures to prove something’s worth. Unfortunately the two don’t…
EGX still has a few weeks to arrive, and many games are yet to be confirmed at the show. We've already ran through the games that we know will be there, but here’s our wish list. While some of these seem like they would be too good to be true,…
With EGX London just under a month away, the hype is starting to creep back into our minds as we move closer to the most wonderful time of the gaming calendar. EGX gets bigger every time, and last year’s was the biggest on record. 2014 looks to be even bigger,…
Telltale Games' latest episodic escapade is Tales from the Borderlands, a new series set on the alien world of Pandora after the events of Borderlands 2. Attendees who visit PAX Prime this weekend will be able to get their hands on a sneak peek of the game, which will debut…
Survival, humanity, and morality. These are the themes that permeate The Last Of Us, a game in which there is no right or wrong, there are no heroes and villains, and the protagonist is merely a bitter old man.  The Last of Us is Naughty Dog’s triumphant work that will…
VR is looming on the horizon, and like an unavoidable dental appointment it’ll either be a painfully long process or a surprisingly easy time. For the longest time, the Oculus Rift has been the golden child of the VR movement. Ever since its ludicrously successful Kickstarter campaign, the Rift has…
  Warner Bros released a new trailer and new details for Lego Batman 3: Beyond Gotham today, in which the stars of the game - which includes Troy Baker, Christopher Corey Smith and Travis Willingham talk about their roles. The trailer also confirms the appearance of Adam West himself as…
When playing through Dark Souls, I had wilfully gotten lost in Lordran, the setting of FromSoftware’s epic action-RPG. After endless exploring and cautious movement through the Lower Undead Burg level, I unlocked a door somewhere, ran through a tunnel, and was overcome by a feeling of familiarity and déjà vu…when…
Boss fights in video games are a way of presenting specific challenges, in order to task the player with using the game’s mechanics to their fullest in order to best a difficult fight. It’s like the developers throw down the gauntlet to you and say “come and have a go…
Lady Palutena is announced for Smash Bros via an anime trailer at the end of Nintendo's Digital Event. The trailer showcased her abilites as she did battle with the likes of previously announced characters such as Mario, Link, Pit, and Sonic.
Platinumgames, Inc's Hideki Kamiya took to the stage to reveal Scalebound, in which a white-haired protagonist wielded a sword an cracked wise as he fought dragons. This is exclusive to Xbox One and is being developed by Hideki Kamiya and Platinum games.
Rise of the Tomb Raider debuted via a trailer at the Microsft E3 conference. the Trailer featured Lara Croft in therapy after her ordeal in Yamatai, and also featured Lara sniping guys from the shadows in a cave setting. The game is likely to be released in 2015, and is…
November 11th sees the release of Halo: The Master Chief collection. Exclusively on Xbox One, it features Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary, Halo 2 Anniversary, Halo 3 and Halo 4 all on one disc. Halo 2 is getting the full remake treatment just as it predecessor, but the multiplayer will be…
Dan Greenwalt announced at the Microsoft E3 press conference that gamers will be able to download Germany's iconic Nurburgring circuit from today, free of charge, as DLC for Forza Motorsport 5, which was released alongside the Xbox One as an exclusive last year. The Nurburging is one of the most…
Every E3 we salivate feverishly at what the many wonders of the Electronic Entertainment Expo will bring us, which makes it all the more disappointing when the big hitters such as Nintendo, Microsoft and Sony deliver a big fat stinker or bore us to death. Based on our expectations for…
The trailer for the upcoming Middle Earth action adventure, Shadow of Mordor, has landed online today. The trailer features Talion, the game's wraith-cursed anti-hero as he contends with numerous orcs who call him the Gravewalker, and we hear more about his quest for vengeance. Talion seems reluctant however, and when…
In unfortunate news, developer Rocksteady, who oversaw development on the ground-breaking Batman Arkham Asylum way back in 2009 and its sequel, Arkham City, have revealed that they won't be able to release the latest in the series, Arkham Knight, until next year. Arkham Knight was originally set to release this…
It has been said many times that some games do not age well. They don’t stand the test of time, and playing them nowadays makes players question why these games received good reviews or developed large fanbases in the first place. The thing is, if we’re to take video games…
Sony updated its official blog with the news that new games are headed to the Playstation platform-holder's subscription service, PlayStation Plus. On PS4, gamers will be able to download PixelJunk Shooter Ultimate, a twin stick shooter from the PixelJunk family  of quirky indie titles. Also coming to the PS4 is…
Welcome to the latest in this “what if” series, in which we delve into our theory-crafting toolkit to see what it would be like if our favourite characters ended up in Riot Games’ League of Legends. Today’s candidate is the biggest star in Capcom’s Street Fighter Series, Ryu. As always,…