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Nintendon’t use product placement

Posted by on Apr 14, 2014

The Miiverse is a boundless landscape of fun activities; ranging from the discussion of the games you love, fan art and even the Dafoeverse. However the Miiverse has it’s...

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Watch out for Black Ice this winter

Posted by on Nov 22, 2013

Cold out, innit? That’s winter for you. Well, that, and the festive debt Christmas cheerfully plummets us into. You need to keep an eye out for black ice, too; the...

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Heart&Slash: hands-on preview

Posted by on Mar 10, 2014

While Kickstarter is mostly known for sequels to games that weren’t commercially successful enough for publishers’ demands or studios who can’t get funding, there...

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Invizimals: The Lost Kingdom – Review

Posted by on Apr 18, 2014

Format: PS3 Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: Sony Developer: Magenta Software Players: 1-4 Site: http://invizimals.eu.playstation.com/en_GB/home/ Brian Blessed 10/10. But in all...

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Invizimals: The Lost Kingdom – Review

Invizimals: The Lost Kingdom – Review

Apr 18, 2014

Format: PS3 Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: Sony Developer: Magenta Software Players: 1-4 Site: http://invizimals.eu.playstation.com/en_GB/home/ Brian Blessed 10/10. But in all seriousness … Invizimals is a kid’s game; there isn’t really any other way of putting it. It’s not got the broader appeal of the highly polished games of the 3D platformer...

Nintendon’t use product placement

Nintendon’t use product placement

Apr 14, 2014

The Miiverse is a boundless landscape of fun activities; ranging from the discussion of the games you love, fan art and even the Dafoeverse. However the Miiverse has it’s own dark side and therefore its own enforcement squad, which has had to strike down Sony’s Shuhei Yoshida with the moderators banhammer. The cuddly titan (not in height but...

Influent: review

Influent: review

Apr 11, 2014

Format: PC Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: Three Flip Studios Developer: Rob Howland Players: 1 Site: http://playinfluent.com/ Influent is a strange ol’ game. It’s educational – fitting somewhat into the edutainment field – and it is fun to an extent as well. Education and especially learning a language are things that can get quite boring and...

New Watch_Dogs trailer shows what Nvidia (and a monster PC) can do

New Watch_Dogs trailer shows what Nvidia (and a monster PC) can do

Apr 10, 2014

Watch that video up there. Ain’t it purdy? Okay, so it’s basically just two adverts in one – trying to get you excited about Watch_Dogs and Nvidia – but ain’t it purdy? To be fair, the voiceover which explains some of the techniques used to make the PC version look as lovely as possible will be genuinely interesting to people who care...

Logitech announce 12,000 dpi G502 gaming mouse

Logitech announce 12,000 dpi G502 gaming mouse

Apr 10, 2014

It looks like Logitech have been trying to stuff science into their gaming mice again, announcing the G502 Proteus Core that sports an outrageous 12,000 dpi sensor that they claim is “the world’s most powerful and accurate”. Twiddling around the desktop at 2,500 dpi, we can’t help but wonder how 12,000 might feel in a heated game of Counterstrike or...

Goat Simulator: review

Goat Simulator: review

Apr 7, 2014

Format: PC Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: Coffee Stain Studios Developer: Coffee Stain Studios Players: 1 Site: http://www.goat-simulator.com/ Some people still seem to be under the impression that it’s a joke, but no; despite the release date of April 1st, Goat Simulator is a game that actually exists, and can be bought and downloaded via Steam right...

Sony Wireless Stereo Headset 2.0: review

Sony Wireless Stereo Headset 2.0: review

Apr 4, 2014

Buying a new headset for your console can be a fraught experience. There are so many different configurations to consider. From stereo and virtual surround sound to Dolby 5.1 and 7.1 surround sound, as well as whether you want to go with a wired or wireless setup. Not to mention all the different makes at prices ranging from £20 to £200+. It can be a...

Diablo 3: Reaper of Souls – review

Diablo 3: Reaper of Souls – review

Apr 3, 2014

Format: PC Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: Blizzard Entertainment Developer: Blizzard Entertainment Players: 1-4 Online Site: http://eu.battle.net/d3/en/ When Diablo 3 originally launched in 2012, it was met with a backlash rarely seen directed at such a beloved developer. The fans were justified, though; mechanics that directly hindered the most fundamental...