The day there is an Adventure Time MOBA, you know that the market is over saturated. This genre, which really hit its stride at the start of this decade, seems to be following the MMO gold rush of the late 2000s to the letter. Just like the catastrophic MMO rush,…
A very touchy subject indeed isn't it. When talking about violence in the gaming world you can think of it from two different perspectives. Violence when it comes to games design and marketing and violence caused by video games. In the following video I bring up a recent interview featuring…
After watching the trailer at E3, I have become very interested in Suda51'S newest game coming exclusively to the PS4. Let It Die looks like another interesting title from Grasshopper Manufacture, but what can we expect from the gameplay? Looking over a recent interview involving Suda51, I look over what…
I think we can safely say that eSports is now a big deal. When you’ve got the DOTA 2 International having a bigger prize pool than the Super Bowl, the US regarding pro LoL players as professional athletes and colleges offering eSports scholarships, it is alright to assume that eSports…
Some games look cute and cuddly on the outside. They masquerade their true identities with bright colours, cartoony characters and a 3+ PEGI rating. In actual fact, these games are incredibly dark, containing themes of that would be more suited to an 18 rated game. Let me reveal to you,…
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…
There are many firsts in gaming, but only a few can say that they have achieved something new in an MMO. Recently a player in World of Warcraft achieved the unthinkable and has levelled up a character to level ninety without choosing a faction. In order to do this you…
Last generation, it was the evolution of console multiplayer and the HD race. So far, this generation’s big thing seems to seamless multiplayer. Instant, drop in and drop out multiplayer in many games to make the experience as fluid as possible. Sounds good right? Seems like it wouldn’t be an…
Twitch has been a quickly growing medium for entertainment over the past few years with more and more people getting into the idea of streaming or watching streamers. The phrase “I don't watch TV any more, I watch streams instead” is more commonplace now than ever before. So to help…
Oh Vita, I want you to do well. You’re a fun little system, with some really interesting games and the potential for a load more, but it seems that Sony doesn’t want to do much with you. Sony’s E3 press conference was incredibly sparse for Vita announcements or news, besides…
With Capcom now being open to outsider buyout due to the ending of its takeover defense, let me give you my opinions on who should buy/get exclusive rights to Capcom’s major franchises, should companies start to buy majority stock in it. Franchises Capcom would keep: - All of its fighting…
Recently on Twitter, developer of Fez Phil Fish came out in uproar about YouTubers gaining ad-revenue from gameplay footage. Stating comments that are attacking gamers and developers alike, is Phil right in this case? Does he truly speak the minds of all developers or is he letting the Twitter criticism…
With the dust of E3 having settled and all the news broken about new games, I’ve got to say that this year’s conference hasn’t really got me excited for the next 12 months of gaming. Don’t get me wrong, I’m looking forward to some games like No Man’s Sky, Mortal…
E3 2014 has been another huge showcase of games. With Microsoft, EA, Ubisoft, Sony and Nintendo all showcasing their biggest titles in their own unique way, many people are really pumped to get their game on. With so many announcements, games and DLC to look forward to, I go over…
With the other two console companies having had their press event, it's time for Nintendo to show what it has got with their Digital Event. Let's see the Nintendo E3 Field Report: Good: Games, Games and Games Like Microsoft, Nintendo's Digital Event was all about the games. We got Zelda,…
In the eighth generation race, it is sad to say that Nintendo's Wii U console is definitely in last place, with only seven million units sold worldwide. While this number has increased significantly with the recent release of Mario Kart 8, the way of the modern games industry will slowly…
Having seen Microsoft put on a pretty strong performance for their press conference early on Monday, it’s time to turn to Sony to see what they’ve got to show for E3. Let’s check the Sony E3 Field Report: Good: When Games were Shown, They were Great. When Sony showed games,…
With E3 bringing about press conference season, I'm going to give you impressions and reactions to the major three press conferences happening during the event. So, to kick us off, here are reactions and impressions to the Xbox Media Briefing: Good: Games. Just Games. This conference was all games. Not…
E3 is almost upon us once again, as if the massive rush of E3 hype articles hadn’t tipped you off already. Microsoft and a lot of the third parties seem to have been vomiting info on new games at us before E3 this year, whilst Sony and Nintendo have been…
With Sony going in as the major leader in the current generation console race and projected to only increase its lead, let’s look at 5 ways Sony could completely botch its E3 and send them hurtling towards the bottom of the table. 5 – New PS Vita Update makes it…
Yesterday was the Summer Conference of CD Projekt Red and GOG.com (Good Old Games). Perfectly timed before E3, the conference was to go over some important Witcher 3 details as well as showcase some new additions to the universe. On top of CD Projekt's game plans, GOG had their time…