Price has been a point of contention for many in the six months that new consoles have been available from Microsoft and Sony. Microsoft chose to launch their Xbox One at $500, compared to Sony’s $400 PS4. While both companies claim that these new consoles are…..
Microsoft is all-in on Titanfall on the Xbox One. If it’s not the wildly successful system selling game that it’s anticipated to be, it’s going to be a long spring and summer for the company’s Xbox Division. One filled with continued promises of the future,…..
The Elder Scrolls Online has lifted its beta NDA, and written impressions, videos and screenshots are pouring in all over the internet. With two months to go before the MMO’s official release, ESO has seen its fair share of controversy. Imperial Editions, subscription fees, an…..
There’s no use mincing words — Bravely Default is an awful name for a game, even if it makes reference to said game’s battle system. In fact, I can only think of a few more titles that are worse (Divine Divinity and Killer is Dead…..
There’s a something of a firestorm enveloping The Elder Scrolls Online. Two things in particular seem to get under the skin of vocal gamers all over the internet: the $15 per month subscription fee and the infamous Imperial Edition of the game. Some people are…..
Hype. An equally dreaded and lauded word when it comes to our favorite pastime. The excitement swirling around a game’s release usually sparks up several months – sometimes even years – before the title goes gold. This sort of tactic is employed by many publishing…..
I feel like I am floating in an odd sort of limbo at this point in time. Picking up on the day to day goings on in the gaming world is something I greatly enjoy, though it is rare I find myself repeatedly refreshing my…..
There’s been a lot of debate and discussion recently over Titanfall’s player count. For those that haven’t been following the story as it developed; Respawn Entertainment have confirmed that the maximum number of players in a multiplayer match is 6 on 6. A Respawn Developer…..
When Sony bought Gaikai they obviously had big plans to usher in a new era of game streaming content in a major way. Why else would they fork over the millions and millions of dollars in the acquisition? We are finally seeing these plans put…..
Valve isn’t worried about the Xbox One or the PlayStation 4. When asked about the competition from Sony and Microsoft at Valve’s CES Press Event in Las Vegas, Gabe Newell blew off the fact that both companies have had great launches of their new hardware……
To say that the start of this generation has been anything better than underwhelming would be a massive overstatement. The console launches of the last two months have been stained by constant disappointment, from game breaking bugs to the obvious drought of content affecting both…..
So, the Xbox One has been out for a month now. I preordered mine, and it came on the day of release, November 22nd. This means that I’ve had just over a month to get to grips with the Xbox One, and this article is…..
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…..
Microsoft’s Xbox One has had a very successful launch, but it hasn’t been without its problems. As we covered recently, some Xbox One users have experienced faulty disk drives on their machines. However, according to a report by IGN, Microsoft might be offering a consolation…..
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…..
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…..
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…..
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…..
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…..
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…..
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…..
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…..
With the announcement of Valve’s “SteamBox” and SteamOS this week many writers and commenters have been calling it a serious threat to Sony & Microsoft’s dominance in the living room. While Valve will surely make some inroads in this area, PC gaming still has many…..
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…..