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[Editorial] The Rise and Fall of the Cut-Scene

[Editorial] The Rise and Fall of the Cut-Scene

By on Feb 26, 2015 at 19:07 GMT

I recently decided to re-play ‘Max Payne’ for the first time since its initial release. For those of you who don’t know, Max Payne was a no-nonsense 3rd-person action game released in 2001; the kind of over the top, one-man army aff

Game Sales Decline

Game Sales Decline

By on Feb 26, 2015 at 17:37 GMT

Here’s a question that never really came up before, is bundling a game with a console the cause of game sale drops? According to UK retailers they just might be. And the reason for this is consumers get the game they want in the bundle and feel

Riot Games To Build An Artificial Reef Dedicated to League Of Legends

Riot Games To Build An Artificial Reef Dedicated to League Of Legends

By on Feb 25, 2015 at 19:51 GMT

Following Janurary\'s \'Ocean Week\', Riot Oceania are now planning to build an artificial reef off the coast Australia. This artificial reef is the result of a stretch goal added by Riot Oceania to their ‘Ocean Week’ event whi

Batman: Arkham Knight Official Trailer

Batman: Arkham Knight Official Trailer

By on Feb 25, 2015 at 14:34 GMT

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and DC Entertainment today announced the release of the official trailer for the upcoming Batman: Arkham Knight. Featuring a closer look at some of the story’s most infamous super-villains. As Scarecrow unites the Rogues Gallery, including Two-Face, The Penguin, the Riddler, the Arkham Knight, Harley Quinn and Poison Ivy, they bring all-out war as they try to take down The Dark Knight.

World of Tanks: Xbox 360 Edition Imperial Steel Update

World of Tanks: Xbox 360 Edition Imperial Steel Update

By on Feb 25, 2015 at 14:20 GMT

Wargaming today introduced the Imperial Steel update for World of Tanks: Xbox 360 Edition, bringing a brand new line of Japanese tanks to the game. Console tankers can now advance through the new Japanese Tech Tree and engage the enemy on the newest map, “Sacred Valley”. The Imperial Steel adds an impressive thirteen new vehicles to tanker arsenals. The Japanese Tech Tree will initially field two branches with nine medium and four light tank

Resident Evil: Revelations 2 Episode 1 Released

Resident Evil: Revelations 2 Episode 1 Released

By on Feb 25, 2015 at 10:45 GMT

Capcom today announced that Episode 1 of the episodic serial thriller Resident Evil: Revelations 2 releases digitally across Europe today on PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, Xbox One, Xbox 360 and Steam. Resident Evil: Revelations 2 tale see fan favourite Claire Redfield make a dramatic return. Survivor of the Racoon City incident depicted in previous Resident Evil games, Claire now works for the anti-bioterrorism organization Terra Save. Evolving the episo

Tokyo Game Show 2015:

Tokyo Game Show 2015:

By on Feb 24, 2015 at 20:36 GMT

Information on the 2015 Tokyo Game Show has been released. Last year’s theme was “Changing Games: The Transformation of Fun.” This year’s theme plays directly off of it “Play Your Way: Game Unleashed.” Tokyo Game S

GTA V Heists Online Launch Revealed - PC Release Date Moved Again

GTA V Heists Online Launch Revealed - PC Release Date Moved Again

By on Feb 24, 2015 at 16:15 GMT

Rockstar Games took to its blog this morning to reveal some surprising news, both good and bad.First, the long awaited Online Heists Mode has a release date! The mode will launch March 10th across all currently available platforms. For tho

Final Symphony Hits iTunes, Promises Greatest Game Music To Date

Final Symphony Hits iTunes, Promises Greatest Game Music To Date

By on Feb 23, 2015 at 21:21 GMT

The latest album of concert arrangements from Final Fantasy\'s VI, VII and X is released today, and promises to be the best yet.Produced at the famous Abbey Road studios, played by the London Symphony Orchestra and engineered by the team behi

Sim City BuildIt Review

Sim City BuildIt Review

By on Feb 22, 2015 at 14:30 GMT

As a child, I loved the SimCity series. My first Gateway computer in 1998 came with SimCity included in its software bundle. I have many fond memories of slaving over my computer screen night upon night after school, building up my cities and then de

TwitchCon Announced

TwitchCon Announced

By on Feb 20, 2015 at 21:28 GMT

Twitch have finally unveiled the big announcement during their Twitch Weekly broadcast this evening. That big announcement is TwitchCon, that’s correct TwitchCon is happening. While there isn’t a lot of details announced yet, Twitch have announced the dates and location that TwitchCon will take place at. TwitchCon will take place September 25th – September 26th, 2015 at Moscone West, San Francisco. Unfortunately this could make som

"World's largest CS:GO Tournament" this Summer

By on Feb 20, 2015 at 16:26 GMT

The 20,000 seat Lanxess Arena of Cologne, Germany will be the venue of the “World’s biggest CS:GO tournament,” taking place this Summer. ESL promised that their 2015 event will see more CS:GO action than any other ESL event in histo

Game of Thrones Episode 2: The Lost Lords Review

Game of Thrones Episode 2: The Lost Lords Review

By on Feb 19, 2015 at 14:14 GMT

Telltale\'s first entry in its Game of Thrones series hit the nail on the head with its fast paced gameplay, amazing voice acting, and stunning narrative. Episode 2, titled The Lost Lords, is vast and expansive in its reach. Taking the player from

Ten Games That Need Sequels

Ten Games That Need Sequels

By on Feb 18, 2015 at 13:20 GMT

With the sheer number of unnecessary sequels being released these days, it’s sometimes hard to remember that there are still some much-loved games which never got a chance to return to our consoles or PCs. Here is a list of my ten favourite one

Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate Now Available

Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate Now Available

By on Feb 17, 2015 at 17:33 GMT

Monster Hunter 4 is now available world wide for the Nintendo 3DS! Monster Hunter 4 is compatible with all of the 3DS family of consoles including the new Nintendo 3DS XL which released this past Friday in the United States!Releasing with the g

The Crew: Speed Car Pack Update Available Now

The Crew: Speed Car Pack Update Available Now

By on Feb 17, 2015 at 17:22 GMT

Ubisoft announced that the second themed car pack, the Speed Car Pack and the Speed Live Update are now available for all users on all platforms of its action-driving MMO. The second of four themed car packs features the Saleen S7 Twin Turbo, the Mercedes-Benz C 63 AMG Coupe, and the Alfa Romeo 4C. A new PvP mode has also been introduced titled "Eliminator PvP Mode". The new mode is available for 10 PvP races and is available for two to eight players per

[Editorial] Not So Age Appropriate

[Editorial] Not So Age Appropriate

By on Feb 17, 2015 at 17:19 GMT

After my discussion about age ratings in games I received quite a lot of private feedback on the subject and, quite surprisingly, an overwhelming amount of it was agreeing with my viewpoint. Of course, I did have one response which proved m

Wargaming Announces World of Tanks Generals Closed Beta

Wargaming Announces World of Tanks Generals Closed Beta

By on Feb 17, 2015 at 07:25 GMT

Wargaming have announced that the World of Tanks Generals Closed Beta test is open to applications, inviting players to try out the new online collectible card game.Available through web browsers during testing, Android and iOS versions are exp

Next D&D RPG Game Coming To PC This Year!

Next D&D RPG Game Coming To PC This Year!

By on Feb 13, 2015 at 17:27 GMT

‘Sword Coast Legends’ is the next Dungeons & Dragons game, directed by Dan Tudge, the director of Dragon Age: Origins. The collaborative developers are n-Space and Digital Extremes with partnership with Wizards of the Coast. Part of the creating team include developers from Baldur's Gate and Neverwinter Nights. The game is set for release later this year.Like the tabletop D&D game, Sword Coast Legends will feature a typical 4v1 multiplayer

[Review] Lara Croft and the Temple of Osiris

[Review] Lara Croft and the Temple of Osiris

By on Feb 12, 2015 at 20:43 GMT

There's been quite a lot of controversy lately around the Tomb Raider series of games; firstly with 2013\'s otherwise epic reboot being notably lacking on tombs to raid, and then with Microsoft purchasing the "timed rights" to the To