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…
In news from Creative Assembly, they have announced the next installment in the Total War series, called Total War: Attila. The game will allow you to play as the infamous 'Scourge of God', as you grow the Hunnic Empire and wage war on the dying Roman Empire at the beginning…
One of the games that caused the video games ratings system to be introduced back in the 1990's is making a high definition comeback. Starring the late Dana Plato, Night Trap was originally produced as in the eighties for the NEMO system, but was eventually released on the SEGA MEGA…
I got to play Sonic Boom at Hyper Japan recently and it reinforced how far the Sonic franchise has come from being about speed. The blistering pace from which Sonic had got his name, now replaced with repetitive third person combat and dull platforming. But I thought about it more,…
There may be an official Sonic the Hedgehog film in the works, but there have been several fan made films about the blue coloured speedster, even managing to get the assistance of original Sonic cartoon voice actor Jaleel White on one occasion. The latest of these efforts has now been…
Alien Isolation’s tagline asks “How will you survive?” After playing through the demo of the game, I can confidently answer that question; I won’t. The Creative Assembly went to great pains to create a foreboding atmosphere during the demo of Alien Isolation, which they were showing off down at EGX…
Fans of the Football Manager series have always enjoyed playing the portable versions that have been available on tablets and PlayStation devices. SEGA revealed that the 2014 edition of the game will be coming to PlayStation Vita last year, and the release date was announced in the last week of…
During their talk at EGX REZZED in Birmingham, Creative Assembly have revealed the release date for their upcoming horror game, Alien Isolation. The game will be released on Xbox One, Xbox 360, PS4, PS3 and PC on 7th October, 2014. Alien Isolation is the upcoming first-person survival horror title by…
How to market your game to a community that already hates it It takes a lot to sell a game. To convince someone to buy might take a few different approaches, and publishers have certainly been creative in the past. Those on the fence can usually be persuaded by a…
In the early noughties, pedestrian escorting simulator Crazy Taxi raced into arcades. With a unique graphical style, addictive gameplay and a memorable soundtrack composed by The Offspring, it was clear that a classic was born. A home release soon followed the game, as did several sequels. Following the third installment, the…
The Humble Bundle have partnered with SEGA to bring some of its titles to gamers for a low price, all in the name of good causes. The SEGA bundle lets users pay what they want for Alpha Protocol, Company of Heroes, Rome: Total War and Hell Yeah! Wrath of the Dead Rabbit. Those…
The two newest trailers for Persona Q:Shadow of the Labyrinth shed a spotlight on Persona 3 and Persona 4 support characters, Fuuka Yamagishi and Rise Kujikawa. Providing back-up for their respective groups, both have become fan favourites and have appeared in Persona 4: Arena. ATLUS have been releasing sets of…
SEGA has today released the Silver Screen Lexicon Pack for Typing Of The dead Overkill, which is a modifier that takes the greatest quotes from celluloid and puts it into the game. The DLC actually replaces all of the words and phrases in the game with memorable movie quotes. Typing…
You would be hard-pressed to find someone who didn't recognize the face of Pacman. Being one of gaming's most recognizable faces, he has remained a culturally dominant icon for over 30 years. So imagine your surprise if you saw an 80-foot version of him appearing on your commute home. This…
A second non-canon re-imagining of the series, Yakuza: Ishin will be coming out on PS3 and PS4 tomorrow in Japan. Moving away from the modern day Tokyo setting, Sony have released a launch trailer to make sure we know it still has the same Yakuza levels of over-dramatics and utter…
UPDATE: Sega released a trailer for the game, which shows off gameplay footage featuring Sonic, Tails, Knuckles and Amy, platforming around multiple environments. The platforms are confirmed at the end - Nintendo Wii U, and Nintendo 3DS. The developer is revealed to be Big Red Button Entertainment, a studio formed…
According to a sign on show at the Nuremberg toy fair last week, Sonic the Hedgehog could be heading to PS4 and Xbox One in 2015. The sign, seen below, was initially spotted on Spindash and later translated on Sonic Stadium, bringing this interesting Sonic development into the lime light.…
Greenman Gaming are back yet again with more deals to help save you money. This week is SEGA week so if you're a fan of the company you should definitely keep your eyes on the Greenman Gaming store over the coming week. Y2OZM7-MJ3VHD-0AVTI1 First off we have the usual suspect,…
Thanks to the YouTuber "MWP", we now have a commentary free version of IGN's Alien: Isolation Gameplay video. This really helps to capture what the gameplay will be like and the atmosphere is tense and frightening as you would want an Alien game to be like. Make sure you check out…
Following the recent reveal of Alien: Isolation, Sega and The Creative Assembly have released a developer diary trailer, simply titled 'Origins.' The video goes behind the scenes of the game and provides a fascinating insight into Alien: Isolation's creation and the developer's intentions. It also features art from Calum Alexander…
A little while ago, the Xbox Marketplace added some familiar images with an overview of the speculated upcoming Alien game, Alien: Isolation. A gameplay trailer was also released simultaneously with the update. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XTrS8KvFfRo "Discover the true meaning of fear in Alien: Isolation, a survival horror set in an atmosphere of constant…