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So close, yet so far: Alien Isolation review

So close, yet so far: Alien Isolation review 0

  If last year’s Alien’s Colonial Marines succeeded in anything, it was in making one of Hollywood’s most menacing monsters into little more than a joke.  The best that once gave kids the world over nightmares was reduced to little more than cannon fodder; oh, and it danced. It seemed like it would be the(…)

WWE 2K15 gets a season pass, you get Paige

WWE 2K15 gets a season pass, you get Paige 1

In news that you already knew, WWE 2K15 is getting a season pass, but hey — at least you’ll get exclusive access to WWE Diva Paige when the game launches next month. Though exact content, pricing and release dates haven’t been announced yet, 2K did confirm that the DLC will focus on the 2K showcase(…)

Evolve’s Big Alpha begins Halloween weekend, here’s how you can get in

Evolve’s Big Alpha begins Halloween weekend, here’s how you can get in 0

Evolve’s “Big Alpha”, will run from October 30- November 2, Turtle Rock Studios announced today. Xbox One owners will get to try their luck at slaying the Goliath before anyone else, as access on their console is exclusive for 24 hours, with other platforms opening up on the 31. Xbox One users will also have(…)

Middle-Earth: Shadow of Mordor — The Blast review

Middle-Earth: Shadow of Mordor — The Blast review 0

Otha the Immovable. I’d hunted the bastard for days. Following his every move, interrogating his henchmen. I learned his fears and his weakness. There would be no more charging into battle; I learned my lesson at the wrong end of his sword too much to make that mistake again. Once one of his henchmen squealed(…)

Three adventure games that transform your smartphone to an entertainment magnet

Three adventure games that transform your smartphone to an entertainment magnet 1

Gone are the days when games with high end graphics could be enjoyed only on computer. You can now carry a whole big load of such high quality and optimal performance games right in your pocket. Turn your phone into a source of endless addictive entertainment with these best picks. Gem Miner The game combines(…)

So let’s talk about Destiny…

So let’s talk about Destiny… 0

Before you read this you should know that this is not a Destiny review; at least not in the sense you’d expect. Understand that I’m not even claiming to have come close to finishing what Destiny has to offer — and be wary of anyone who has. Instead, this is more of a commentary of(…)

Debunked: Video Games Don’t Make People More Violent

Debunked: Video Games Don’t Make People More Violent 0

Throughout the 1980s and 1990s, a psychiatrist named Thomas Radecki served as president of the National Coalition on Television Violence. He preached about the evils of games like Dungeons & Dragons and television shows like “Ren and Stimpy.” He continued until 1992, offering expert testimony at court trials and blaming D&D when teenagers committed violent(…)

Review – Oddworld: New n’ Tasty

Review – Oddworld: New n’ Tasty 0

More than just a re-release, Oddworld: New ’n Tasty is a complete reimagining of the original Abe’s Odyssey and the result is the absolute best version of the game to date. Long time fans of the series will appreciate the love given to the aging formula while those new to Oddworld get the game we imagined we would so long ago. Some of the controls have been changed, and not for the better but don’t let that stop you — those new to the series and those who have experienced the game before should check out this love letter to the Oddworld series.

Atari Makes Plans to Rule the Entertainment World

Atari Makes Plans to Rule the Entertainment World 0

New York, NY—Many people thought the glory days of Atari where long-gone, but the company is on the verge of staging a comeback to thrust themselves into the center of the technology spotlight. On June 18, the company launched a strategy to dominate the digital age with a collection of online video games, online casinos,(…)

Crackdown returns exclusively for Xbox One

Crackdown returns exclusively for Xbox One 0

Hello Agent. At today’s Microsoft press event at E3 2014, Microsoft announced the long awaited return of Crackdown, the much loved open world, super cops and robbers series created by the original game’s director. No release date was given and the entire trailer was CGI, so we didn’t really get a look at any gameplay(…)

Dance Central Spotlight coming to Xbox One this September

Dance Central Spotlight coming to Xbox One this September 0

Harmonix today revealed the latest entry in their Kinect-based dance games. Dance Central Spotlight will be making its way over to Xbox One this fall and will be the first game in the series to be completely downloadable. Players can purchase the game, which ships with 10 songs, and later on expand their music library with more than(…)

FIFA 2014 World Cup Brazil: Review 0

The World Cup clock is ticking, and fans all over the planet are gearing up for a month-long TV marathon by, well, sitting in front of the TV playing EA Sport’s latest instalment in the FIFA series. So how does it compare to previous FIFA games, and how realistic is it this time around? Game(…)

Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire announced

Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire announced 0

Nintendo has announced a “fresh take” on the GBA Pokémon games that released back in 2003. Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire are expected to launch on 3DS November of this year, and promise to let players explore a “dramatic new world”. Not much is known as of now, but there’s no doubt Nintendo will be releasing more(…)

Listen to the Mario Kart 8 soundtrack right now

Listen to the Mario Kart 8 soundtrack right now 0

Anyone that has played Mario Kart 64 remembers those classic melodies that bring back memories of racing with your pals and throwing shells at each other all while avoiding the chain chomps on Rainbow Road. It’s music to every gamer’s ears, and each Mario Kart game brings us even more songs to remember. Youtube user vini64 has(…)

Get revved up with this Mario Kart 8 Nintendo Direct

Get revved up with this Mario Kart 8 Nintendo Direct 0

Nintendo is known for their periodic Nintendo Directs in which members of its team unveil upcoming titles or reveal new aspects of a game. Today’s Mario Kart 8 Nintendo Direct pretty much answers any questions you may have about the upcoming Wii U racer, and it does so in a way that’s quite thorough. Ever(…)

Gaming Really Is Making You Thick… Brained!

Gaming Really Is Making You Thick… Brained! 0

Mention video games to a parent and you’re likely to hear something along the lines of it warping children’s brains, desensitising them, and making them fat; except the Wii of course, you can bowl on that! But whilst consoling may be making generations a little bit thicker set, research has shown it could also be(…)

Five Things You Need To Know About Pro Gaming

Five Things You Need To Know About Pro Gaming 0

While many of us stick to gaming as a purely recreational activity, some players out there make it their living. Pro gaming is a serious industry and one that gives fans and gamers alike the chance to step things up a gear. The rise of social aspects and online multi-player features in modern gaming has(…)

The Elder Scrolls Online: Early Access Impressions

The Elder Scrolls Online: Early Access Impressions 0

It wasn’t until I got off the boat at Davon’s Watch that I realized how far I had come. In an attempt to become fully immersed in the universe, I have always played as a Dark Elf in the Elder Scrolls games and, despite the centuries in between the respective storylines, I imagined them all(…)