Exclusive Q&A with the Psycho Pass: Mandatory Happiness localisation team

Exclusive Q&A with the Psycho Pass: Mandatory Happiness localisation team

Aug 24, 2016

Psycho Pass is a jolly awesome two-season anime (plus one film) and, in Japan, it’s also a multiple-ending visual novel with a unique story and three new characters. We’ll soon be able to find out whether the game’s any good or not for ourselves, as NIS America are preparing to release an English-language version into the wild in September. The...

Worms W.M.D: hands-on

Worms W.M.D: hands-on

Jul 27, 2016

Worms is a franchise that I hold quite dear, as it reminds me of my childhood playing Worms Armageddon on the N64 with my friends. Passing around the controller as we each took turns at trying to blow each other to smithereens, mostly with Holy Hand Grenades. And although I’ve drifted away from the multiplayer shenanigans, the campaign in Armageddon was also...

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...

It’s okay to complain about VR’s price

It’s okay to complain about VR’s price

Feb 28, 2016

The definition of the word “expensive”, according to oxforddictionaries.com, is “Costing a lot of money”. The HTC Vive has been announced to cost $799, and the Oculus Rift will cost you $599 (excluding tax and shipping). $799 is a lot of money, and so is $599 (excluding tax and shipping). In addition, these prices do not include any additional cost...

Top Lists of 2016: The List Resort

Top Lists of 2016: The List Resort

Jan 13, 2016

Everyone loves lists; I myself made a list for the Christmas period and January is inundated with lists of things to look at, forward to, over and out. But what you really need is a list of what lists are the best lists; so I’ve listed a few of these lists in a list for your convenience. LIIIIIIIIIISSSSSSSSSSTTTTTTTTTTSSSSSSSSSS!!!!!!!!!! 1. The ones to watch...

Ark: Survival Evolved – Xbox One Game Preview

Ark: Survival Evolved – Xbox One Game Preview

Jan 7, 2016

Game code provided by the publisher At just one penny shy of twenty eight quid, Ark: Survival Evolved is pretty expensive for a game that’s not even finished yet (and remember, this early access thing is still a relatively new concept to console gamers, if you don’t count Bethesda games). How does the unfinishedness manifest itself here? The frame...