Dead Island Riptide: catchup review

Dead Island Riptide: catchup review

Jun 14, 2013

Format: 360 (version reviewed), PC, PS3 Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: Deep Silver Developer: Techland Players: 1-4 Site: http://www.deadisland.deepsilver.com/ The original Dead Island was a fairly well received twist on a typical setting for a zombie apocalypse game that exchanged wrecked cities and barren wastelands for a beautiful island resort in the sun....

An armchair view of E3 2013: Sony

An armchair view of E3 2013: Sony

Jun 11, 2013

Sony Conference: June 11th 2:00am GMT   This is Sony’s big chance to do everything right. There are advantages to going last and it will be interesting to see where they go with this. That new Killzone game will probably be shown again and we already know Destiny will be, but anything else is a mystery. The show opens slowly, seems to be taking longer...

An armchair view of E3 2013: Ubisoft

An armchair view of E3 2013: Ubisoft

Jun 11, 2013

Ubisoft Conference: June 10th 11:00pm GMT   Ubisoft may well be the most interesting publisher conference this year. I suspect heavy focus on Watch Dogs (though they revealed the trailer they’ll be showing here a few hours early) and more on Assassin’s Creed 4. Don’t you steal your own thunder if you release a trailer for one of your big...

An armchair view of E3 2013: EA

An armchair view of E3 2013: EA

Jun 10, 2013

EA Conference: June 10th 9:00pm GMT   EA! What could you do here not to annoy anyone else? I hope they talk about how successful SimCity was. The show opens with a rather loud trailer of a bunch of title names to terrible music and a giant EA logo. I keep forgetting Peter Moore is their CEO and every year I hate him more. He’s on stage, either...

An armchair view of E3 2013: Microsoft

An armchair view of E3 2013: Microsoft

Jun 10, 2013

Microsoft Conference: June 10th 5:30pm GMT Another year – another E3 armchair write up as I suffer through multi-million dollar companies completely missing their mark thanks to the lazy ones amongst us mistaking a game console for Netflix delivery device. Guesses for what’s on show this year should be easy enough to correctly assume. Microsoft will be...