Are video games art? It’s something pretentious gamers and non-gamers alike have argued over for a while. There have even been major critics involved in these disputes (Roger Ebert came down against the notion of video games as art in 2005, though he partially recanted some of…..
The title of this article is a direct quotation, and an open question to the gaming community, but first let me explain where it came from and why I decided to write this post. I was shopping in my local high street, and decided to…..
The GeForce tweak guides have been around for a while now and I use them so frequently that it never crossed my mind that there are many who are not aware of its existence. It was only recently while browsing various message boards for figuring out…..
FIFA 14 on Xbox One and PS4. It’s amazing. Go and buy it now. Need more persuading than that? Alright then, let me explain why. Almost two months ago, I was privileged enough to attend Eurogamer Expo 2013. While there, I played FIFA 14 on…..
So the Xbox One is here and, depending on where you live, the PS4 has either been out for a week, or will release in a week. Needless to say the gaming world is going crazy for next-gen games and consoles. But I have a…..
Finding Extinction difficult? Not reached extraction yet? Or just want some tips to improve your game? Then you’ve come to the right place. These tips for Call of Duty: Ghosts co-operative Extinction mode will hopefully help. Tip #1: Complete the Challenges This is imperative. If…..
Call of Duty: Ghosts includes a new alien survival(ish) mode that was touted as Infinity Ward’s answer to Treyarch’s insanely popular Zombies game type. Did they succeed? Has Extinction taken the crown from Treyarch? This article gives you my comparison of the two, and my…..
So, maybe you haven’t had a chance to try out one of Call of Duty Ghosts’ new game modes; ‘Hunted’ yet. Maybe you’ve been too busy taking advantage of the Double XP weekend, been preoccupied with blasting aliens into tiny chunks or battling through the…..
This is a guide designed to help you maximize experience and squad points for Call of Duty Ghosts. Unfortunately there are no 100% effective methods to help everyone get these things quickly, but hopefully these brief tips will help give you an advantage over your…..
For those of you that did not read Part 1 of my “Favorite Mass Effect Squadmate?” series, I chose Garrus, Liara, Wrex, Legion and Mordin as my top 5 squadmates from the Mass Effect series. What follows are my next top 5 squadmates from the…..
I dumped my PS3 a few months back in anticipation of the upcoming next-gen console release, when trade-in values were still relatively high. While I have missed being able to play some titles, I have had the time to dig through some of my older…..
One characteristic that has defined the Mass Effect series has been its memorable side characters, from Garrus Vakarian to Prothy the Prothean Javik. No matter how rough Shepard’s journey may have been, he had a legion of squadmates to support him through the thick and…..
Last friday, Batman: Arkham Origins launched to success. Origins is the third installment in the Arkham franchise. However, unlike its predecessors, Origins is not developed by Rocksteady. Instead Origins was created by Warner Brothers Games Montreal, a newcomer to the franchise. In light of Origins’…..
So it has been ‘leaked’ recently that Call of Duty Ghosts will feature an ‘Extinction’ mode, which appears to involve aliens. 11 pictures of the new game mode can be found by clicking the link above, which are taken from off-screen by a camera rather than…..
Master Reboot is a psychological indie horror game we recently reviewed on AOTF – and we very much liked our time with the game. Eurogamer recently cited it as one of its favourite games at the 2013 Eurogamer expo, and it is in line to be ported…..
There’s been a lot of talk, hype and rumor in the past few days surrounding Call of Duty: Ghosts. The discussion has been regarding the native resolution of the latest installment in Activision’s long running series of first person shooter. It’s been rumored that Call…..
Is the Xbox One’s launch line-up strong enough? Being a proud owner of an Xbox One preorder, I’m concerned that maybe it isn’t. Here’s a full list of games available for the Xbox One on Day One; Full Retail Games Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag…..
Last month, Grand Theft Auto V released to see unprecedented sales. The mammoth title earned $800 million in its first day, and accumulated $1 billion after only three days of release. This marked the biggest opening for any entertainment property, ever. However, Grand Theft Auto…..
Indie games – you love them, you hate them, or you don’t know your SCP from your Slender. In recent years, indie games have seen a huge resurgence in popularity, and despite reacahing a peak point over and over, the ceiling keeps getting higher with…..
After much anticipation, the Xbox One ‘Area One’ tour arrived at its first European destination of Paris, France. Just south of the river Seine, guests (including myself) were given the chance to experience some of the most talked about releases appearing on Xbox One around…..
I’m going to assume that we know who Cormac McCarthy is and we’re familiar with his masterful novel The Road, because when we’re talking about post apocalyptic games this kind of narrative is what we need to hold up as a benchmark of how humankind…..
Since its release earlier this year on Xbox 360, and subsequent port to PC late last month (still in early access), the zombie survival game State of Decay has attracted scorn and adulation in pretty much equal measure. Fans praise the realism and scavenger-based survival…..
If the wind keeps blowing the way that it is currently, it will not be long until the Android and IOS marketplace completely pulls Nintendo from the throne of portable gaming that they are so desperately clinging onto. Third party support for devices such as…..
This article is purely my own opinion and was designed to try and gauge whether the gaming community feels the same way or not. I’ve been mulling this question over in my mind for some time; what is the ideal length of a campaign? Games…..
GTA Online has hit Xbox Live and PSN today, and if you’re lucky enough to maintain a secure connection to Rockstar’s servers then I’m sure you’re enjoying your time with it. Here are 5 simple tips to help improve your experience with GTA V’s online multiplayer. Tip…..
Experience the brash, brutal, and adventurous life of pirates in Assassins Creed IV Black Flag. Take part in the incredible story of Captain Edward Kenway, a pirate trained by assassins, and establish a lawless republic in The Caribbean while searching for gold and glory with the help of history’s most infamous pirates including Blackbeard, Charles Vane, Calico Jack and Anne Bonny.
Dying Light has been on my radar for a while now. I was intrigued months ago, and this turned into full-blown excitement when I saw Techland’s 12 minute demo gameplay. So when I found out that it would be playable at Eurogamer Expo 2013, I…..
GTA V is an incredible game. Even if you’re not a fan of it, which I doubt because you’re reading an article on it, you have to accept this as fact because it made $1 billion within just 3 days of it’s release earlier this…..
Here’s a growing list of Grand Theft Auto V Cheat Codes. These codes are entered using the buttons on the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 controller. When in normal gameplay mode, just enter the corresponding buttons from the GTA V Cheat Code List below. Once…..
At Eurogamer Expo 2013, there were three next generation shooters available to play; Call of Duty: Ghosts, Battlefield 4 and Titanfall. I was fortunate enough to play all 3, and thought I’d share my opinion on which next-gen FPS will be the best. Call of…..
On my first day at Eurogamer Expo 2013, I walked around the Xbox One area for about 10 minutes just watching, trying to decide what to play. In the end, I decided on FIFA 14 on Xbox One and I’m glad I did. Visually, it’s…..