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(…)
The veteran strategy franchise is heading in a brand new direction.
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(…)
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(…)
Bullet hell is such a special place. Flying into this Indie golden age, Dutch developer Vlambeer’s newest title, LUFTRAUSERS, brings us back to the time when aerial dominance dominated the gaming landscape. Taking command of a small airplane over a vast ocean, LUFTRAUSERS tasks you with destroying as many enemies as you can before you(…)
We are now in the Top 10.
eSports have risen hugely over the last few years growing from its humble online beginnings in the early 1990’s to a professional industry that sees thousands of gamers, and millions watching, particularly in the USA. Professional gaming is still relatively new to the world compared to the more traditional sports, with them not being recognised(…)
Not so quiet mountain town. The love affair between South Park and video games has been a one-way street so far. While creators Matt Stone and Trey Parker have given us episodes based on everything from Guitar Hero to Pokemon and Tiger Woods PGA Tour, the games industry has given them…Chef’s Luv Shack. All that(…)
Kleptomanic Let’s get this out of the way right off the bat – Thief is not a bad game. It’s entertaining and satisfying as hell to plan out and pull off the perfect heist. Yes, Thief does a lot right, and that’s why it’s so maddening that it takes so many shortcuts and delivers an(…)
Namco Bandai and From Software dropped a quick trailer on our laps today for Dark Souls II. It’s hard to believe Dark Souls is three years old already, but Dark Souls II comes out next month, and it looks like it’s going to be both pretty and pretty challenging. From the developer: Dark Souls II(…)
Square Enix’s reboot of the Thief franchise comes out next week, but one last trailer gives you a look at some of its more supernatural elements and intriguing characters you’ll meet. Ghosts, shadows, and a lot of sneaking around are sure to await you regardless of how you decide to play this stealthy adventure. We’ve(…)
Final Fantasy X and X-2 aren’t just getting a graphics overhaul when their remastered editions launch next month. These two games will also come with new content highlighted in the trailer above. Expect re-arranged background music, trophies, cross-save compatibility, new Dress Spheres, and over 20 hours of content never released in the North American version.(…)
Irrational Games, developer of the BioShock franchise, is cutting its team down to a team of 15, co-founder Ken Levine revealed today. “Seventeen years is a long time to do any job, even the best one. And working with the incredible team at Irrational Games is indeed the best job I’ve ever had. While I’m(…)
Let’s Go to the Mall Fair warning, this review is full of spoilers for The Last of Us, the American Dreams comic and the Left Behind DLC It would be easy to not care about the characters and events of Left Behind, the first DLC for Naughty Dog’s fantastic 2013 release The Last of Us(…)