The games journalism cult of personality

The games journalism cult of personality

May 21, 2016

Hello boys and girls. I’d like to tell you a story. It’s a story of joy and sadness; of oppression and freedom; of regression and progress; of human beings. Are you sitting comfortably? Then I’ll begin. Once upon a time, the internet was new. It was slow, and expensive, and nobody really understood exactly what it was. The prospect of online...

Uncharted 4: review

Uncharted 4: review

May 19, 2016

Format: PS4 Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment Developer: Naughty Dog Players: 1 (offline), 2-10 (online) Site: http://www.unchartedthegame.com/en-gb/ Game purchased by reviewer Easy to forget now, but things were looking ropey for Uncharted 4 at one point. Amy Hennig left, amid rumours of being forced out by The Last Of Us daddies...

Worms W.M.D. hooks new trailer and infographic

Worms W.M.D. hooks new trailer and infographic

May 19, 2016

When you stop to think about it, there aren’t many long-standing game franchises left around; or at least, not many that aren’t now pale and shameful ghosts of their former selves. Worms, which first wriggled onto the scene via the Amiga back in 1995, continues its stroll through the 21st Century with Worms W.M.D, due for release “later this...

Sherlock Holmes: The Devil’s Daughter extensive PS4 footage

Sherlock Holmes: The Devil’s Daughter extensive PS4 footage

May 13, 2016

Sherlock Holmes is no stranger to the world of games but, as you’ll see if you watch the video above, Frogwares are doing something a bit different with him this time around. We get a very good idea of what to expect here actually because, in addition to the PR-friendly commentary, we get over ten minutes of actual gameplay footage. No thirty seconds of...

Project CARS GOTY Edition: review

Project CARS GOTY Edition: review

May 11, 2016

Format: Xbox One (version reviewed), PS4, PC Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: Bandai Namco Developer: Slightly Mad Studios Players: 1 (offline), 2-16 (online) Site: http://www.projectcarsgame.com/ Game code provided by the publisher Project CARS is on a mission to keep it real. Not in a ‘middle aged man trying to appropriate outdated street...