With Cyber Connect 2 and Namco Bandai's fighting game coming over to western audiences, many people are unsure as to whether JoJo's All Star Battle is going to be as fabulous as we would like it to be. Ever since release footage was poured onto the internet showcasing the game,…
After Peter Molyneux recently came out saying that the Xbox One's bundled peripheral is "unnecessary" and "a joke", people have begun to speak their mind on whether Molyneux is indeed correct. Phil Spencer, the new head of Xbox, has also thrown his two cents into the mix saying that the…
Yes, we're talking plot twists; those moments that completely blindside us, shock us to the core, and make varying degrees of sense. Whether someone is actually alive, dead, or somewhere in between, we all love those moments that make us sit back and drop our jaws. So here are my…
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…
Recently the gaming world has been anticipating the next big thing to go alongside the new generation consoles. Now we know that this years fascination is in the form of virtual reality. Put away those Virtual Boys, we are talking about new technology in the form of the Occulus Rift…
I recently had the opportunity to play Alien Isolation at this year’s EGX Rezzed in Birmingham and as luck would have it, I managed to run into Gary Napper, lead designer of Alien Isolation over at The Creative Assembly, who was more than happy to answer a few questions about…
Sometimes a continuation just isn't on the cards. It could be too expensive, the dev team could have disbanded or one of a thousand other reasons could be getting in the way between fans and the next entry into a beloved game. Comics about games already come out fairly often,…
Back in November 1992, SEGA released Sonic the Hedgehog 2, a sequel to the best selling Mega Drive (Genesis) original. With the addition of a second playable character, ten all new zones and a two player versus mode, the development team had struck gold rings. The game eventually sold over…
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…
Love isn't something I find translates well into the world of gaming, yet we see it all the time. Very rarely do we play something that doesn't have a crudely shoe-horned love interest, someone we are meant to give a damn about when they either get kidnapped or killed off.…
The internet has bought many great things to the world of gaming. Today we can play online with people all over the world, we can use downloaded mods to enhance our titles, and we can even turn to google for help should we get a little lost. However, there are…
SEGA finally lifted the lid on Sonic Boom, a new game and 3D animated cartoon show, coming as a surprise to many. One of the big talking points on the day of the reveal was the new look given to Sonic and co. Amid all the controversies and jokes you’ll…
Ever have one of those weeks where you have too much time to think? I had one this week and it led me to the conclusion that SEGA’s beloved blue mascot, Sonic the Hedgehog is just a past form of Slenderman. No I’m not on drugs, just hear me out…
How many times have you looked at a game and felt like it looked liked another one? Have you ever played a game and thought to yourself that it plays like another title you have put your hands on? Well today it is time to look into whether these noticeable…
In this video, I go into detail about my thoughts on the recently revealed game by TECMO KOEI and Namco Bandai, Dynasty Warriors: Gundam Reborn. The game promises to be the biggest Gundam title in the series yet with more suits, more pilots and more action than ever before. I…
With a confirmed Halo title on the cards, many fans of Master Chief’s adventures are waiting to see what the next iteration holds, whether it's a reboot of an old favourite, or an entirely new adventure. Whilst the wait continues, I want to take a look at the history of…
Combining the traditional role playing game with social networking elements was probably one of the best decisions Atlus ever made. With four critically acclaimed entries in the main series and a fifth in development, it would not be too far out of field to say that the Persona series is…
With Legacy of Kain returning to our screens in the form of Nosgoth, a multiplayer shooter, many gamers have wondered how the series would come back as a single player action adventure experience. The likelihood of this occurring is slim, however. The Soul Reaver games were created by a team…
Popular games critic TotalBiscuit has landed himself in a situation very similar to the one between himself and Day One: Garry's Incident creator, Wild Games Studio. After uploading "WTF Is...- Guise of the Wolf?", TotalBiscuit was issued a copyright strike, taking the video down and giving TB a second copyright strike.…
Following the massive success of The Walking Dead, episodic games have suddenly been catapulted into the lime light. The design may be far from new, but it is only through Telltale’s recent achievements that they have really begun to captivate us. Some bigger developers such as Irrational Games have even…
It could be argued that Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition releases a year-old game with a day-one price tag. Charged at full price ($60 in the US), the game is essentially a port of last year’s third-person adventure reboot but with graphical upgrades and all DLC content included. The main game…