The Crew: beta impressions

The Crew: beta impressions

Nov 10, 2014

The industry isn’t exactly short of games with fast cars and ‘crews’ using street talk. Indeed, the movie industry isn’t done with the idea yet either, with the upcoming Furious 7 film again turning to the hip youth culture of pimped out rides via stars such as Vin Diesel (47), Dwayne Johnson (42), and Jason Statham (47). This...

Middle-aged man tweets vague hint about upcoming videogame

Middle-aged man tweets vague hint about upcoming videogame

Nov 7, 2014

Okay, so that title is perhaps overly cynical (and perhaps a little mean) but hey, you can’t say it’s untrue. The man in question is Tony Hawk who has tweeted, as reported by Eurogamer, that he’s working with Activision on a new console game (and a mobile game too, as if anybody really cares) for release some time next year. Um, that’s...

New Far Cry 4 trailer features extreme violence, two bears having a fight

New Far Cry 4 trailer features extreme violence, two bears having a fight

Nov 4, 2014

Good grief, the latest trailer for Far Cry 4 is violent. Ostensibly a story trailer, it nonetheless shows people being shot, punched, stabbed, burned, shot again, shot again, mauled, burned again, electrocuted, and shot again. There’s even a bit of self-harm thrown in for, um, good measure. Despite all this it is one of the best trailers ever made simply...

Unhealthy amount of FIFA to be played for charity

Unhealthy amount of FIFA to be played for charity

Oct 29, 2014

A chap by the name of Chris Cook is planning to play FIFA 15 non-stop for at least 48 hours and six minutes. Not because this will get his name into the Guinness Book of World Records (although it will). Not because he wants to find more than four matches online where his opponent plays as somebody other than Barcelona, AC Milan, or Paris St Germain (he’d...

Shadow of Mordor: review

Shadow of Mordor: review

Oct 27, 2014

Format: PS4 (version reviewed), PS3, PC, 360, Xbone Unleashed: Out Now (PS4, PC, Xbone), November 21st (PS3, 360) Publisher: Warner Bros. Interactive Developer: Monolith Players: 1 Site: https://www.shadowofmordor.com/agegate/ All signs point to Shadow of Mordor being a cheap and lazy product. The YouTube review campaign turned out to be in the grip of...