Street Fighter V gives us chills

Street Fighter V gives us chills

Feb 10, 2017

It’s all Systemas go in Street Fighter V come February 28th with the Queen of cold, Colin… Kolin! From Russia. She is an expert at the Russian martial art of Systema (which is a real thing), which lets you shoot frigid blasts and icicles (may not occur when practicing it in real life). It also presumably involves hacking your emails and a campaign of...

Game industry figures come out against Trump’s Muslim ban

Game industry figures come out against Trump’s Muslim ban

Jan 31, 2017

Evil Dictators, oppressive laws, a Nazis resurgence and self-crippling economies are usually left in scripts that have been scrunched up and thrown in a bin because, as stories go, they’re too unrealistic – even for videogames. Yet here we are. The idea of Nazis being bad is now a “controversial” idea. They say every cloud has a silver...

Just Me and You-ka-Laylee

Just Me and You-ka-Laylee

Jan 19, 2017

Yooka Laylee seems to be the gift that just keeps on giving. First it promised us that style of 3D adventuring that so many of us missed for so long. Second, it promised it on every platform under the sun (except Wii U because of technical difficulties (boo hiss)) and even a Nintendo Switch release. Now they’re also promising local multiplayer in the form...

See Shock Tactics in Static

See Shock Tactics in Static

Jan 11, 2017

Shock. Electricity. Static – as in still, static pictures. As in not moving pictures but just plain ole screenshots and some gumpf to go with it. Shh it’s been a long year. Anyway. If you like your XCOMs, then Shock Tactics looks like it might be worth keeping an eye on. There’s a lot to love about the new XCOMs but we’d like to see some...

Seán’s Six Favourite Games of 2016

Seán’s Six Favourite Games of 2016

Jan 5, 2017

Christmas is gone, New Year’s morn has come and gone, and we’ve left that shambling horror of 2016 well and truly behind. Now we must be engulfed by the horrific, gaping maw that is 2017. Happy New Year everyone! There are always silver linings though; 2016 had some fabulous games in many genres and between the Black Friday sales and Christmas sales their...