Nintendo Switch: The good and the bad [UPDATED]

Nintendo Switch: The good and the bad [UPDATED]

Jan 13, 2017

UPDATE: It seems that the “free” NES and SNES games offered as part of Nintendo’s new online subscription service are each only available to play for a month, after which time you need to buy if you want to keep playing. If true, this is an undeniably stupid move by Nintendo.  Original article below.  Nintendo have finally...

New Shenmue 3 screenshots show the game is still alive

New Shenmue 3 screenshots show the game is still alive

Dec 15, 2016

The release of The Last Guardian was nothing short of a Christmas miracle (the quality of the finally finished product, somewhat less so). The next title due to be dragged kicking and screaming from the land of vapourware is the almost mythical Shenmue 3, with Kickstarter backers receiving a new batch of screenshots of work in progress this morning. One of them...

Watch Dogs 2: review

Watch Dogs 2: review

Dec 9, 2016

Format: PS4 (version reviewed), Xbox One, PC Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: Ubisoft Developer: Ubisoft Montreal Players: 1 + online multiplayer Site: http://watchdogs.ubisoft.com/watchdogs/en-gb/home/ Game supplied by publisher Watch Dogs 2 is the sequel to the 2014 original, and is set in a fictional version of San Francisco. You take the role of Marcus...

FIFA 17: review

FIFA 17: review

Oct 24, 2016

Format: PS4 (version reviewed), Xbox One, PC, PS3, Xbox 360 Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: EA Sports Developer: EA Canada Players: 1-2 (offline), 2-22 (online) Site: https://www.easports.com/uk/fifa Game disc provided by the publisher A new FIFA game each year is as much an annual event as Christmas. FIFA has been the dominant game both in terms of sales and...

FIFA 17 – Key new features

FIFA 17 – Key new features

Sep 16, 2016

Another year, another FIFA, so the big question is: what’s different to last years game? Some years there is very little change to the game, or it introduces features that are a tad underwhelming, while others spell significant gameplay enhancements. You can understand why fans would be a bit reticent to part with £40+ if the game was the same as last...