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I Did an Eisenhorn: Xenos Preview Video!

Posted by on Apr 25, 2016

Hello! It is I Seán! And I bring you a video! I previewed Eisenhorn: Xenos the other day and now that i’ve got my PC all rejiggered for an optimal number of frames per second...

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Interviews

Do you have (a) Minutes? Red Phantom Games interview

Posted by on Feb 12, 2015

RPG is a great videogame acronym. It stands for Role Playing Game, Rocket Propelled Grenade, and – as of fairly recently – Red Phantom Games. This particular RPG is a...

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Articles

It’s okay to complain about VR’s price

Posted by on Feb 28, 2016

The definition of the word “expensive”, according to oxforddictionaries.com, is “Costing a lot of money”. The HTC Vive has been announced to cost $799, and the Oculus Rift...

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Reviews

Dark Souls III: review

Posted by on Apr 27, 2016

Format: PC (version reviewed), PS4, Xbox One Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: Bandai Namco Developer: From Software Players: 1 local, 2+ online Site: https://www.darksouls3.com/en/...

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Dark Souls III: review

Dark Souls III: review

Apr 27, 2016

Format: PC (version reviewed), PS4, Xbox One Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: Bandai Namco Developer: From Software Players: 1 local, 2+ online Site: https://www.darksouls3.com/en/ Game purchased by reviewer The success of From Software’s Souls series of games is something that some argue should simply be impossible. Since 2009’s Demon’s...

Star Fox Zero: review

Star Fox Zero: review

Apr 26, 2016

Format: Wii U Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: Nintendo Developer: Nintendo/Platinum Games Players: 1-2 (offline only) Site: http://starfoxzero.nintendo.com/ Game code provided by the publisher “Don’t knock it until you’ve tried it” is an oft-used phrase (in certain areas of Blighty, at least). It might not be the best attitude to take...

I Did an Eisenhorn: Xenos Preview Video!

I Did an Eisenhorn: Xenos Preview Video!

Apr 25, 2016

Hello! It is I Seán! And I bring you a video! I previewed Eisenhorn: Xenos the other day and now that i’ve got my PC all rejiggered for an optimal number of frames per second at half decent graphics options I thought i’d take the plunge into the world of video editing. I does feature footage that I recorded myself and also a voice that I recorded...

Nights of Azure: review

Nights of Azure: review

Apr 25, 2016

Format: PS4 (version reviewed), PS3, Vita Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: Koei Tecmo Developer: Gust Players: 1 Site: http://www.koeitecmoeurope.com/games/167/Nights-of-Azure/ Game code provided by the publisher Nights of Azure is an original IP, but in terms of story and general premise it’s essentially a sequel. Mind you, it worked for Star Wars, so...

VR’s cracks showing already with Job Simulator’s 25% price cut

VR’s cracks showing already with Job Simulator’s 25% price cut

Apr 21, 2016

It begins. VR’s story is far from over. Both the HTC Vive and Oculus “take all the personal info we can carry and then a bit more” Rift are still mere babes in the industry. PlayStation VR has yet to launch and, with a semi-competitive price and Sony’s name, it has a very real chance of shifting the gaming landscape significantly. It is with...

Want to get into the games industry? BAFTA can help.

Want to get into the games industry? BAFTA can help.

Apr 19, 2016

You like playing games, right? Of course you do, else you wouldn’t be reading this. Or maybe you stumbled upon the site by accident one day, and keep coming back simply because you love our witty and insightful copy. If that’s the case, bless your little cotton socks, flattery/sarcasm will get you everywhere. Anyway, to get back on track, maybe...

VR’s inevitable use for evil predicted in this movie

VR’s inevitable use for evil predicted in this movie

Apr 18, 2016

VR will be the downfall of humanity. We know it, you know it, and we all know that Palmer Luckey knows it. You can see it in his evil little eyes. The Oculus Rift personal info dragnet hidden in the user agreement has nothing to do with Facebook. Know your enemy, as the old adage has it. You’re already dead; you just don’t know it yet. On that...

Eisenhorn: Xenos – hands-on

Eisenhorn: Xenos – hands-on

Apr 18, 2016

Eisenhorn: Xenos is another of the multitude of Warhammer Fantasy and 40K games that has rather suddenly appeared (which is brilliant) as Games Workshop seems to be struggling a little in the physical world (which isn’t so brilliant). This time the license is based on a book (Eisenhorn Xenos, funnily enough) rather than being its own new-fangled story and...