Resident Evil 2 Remake: hands-on preview

Resident Evil 2 Remake: hands-on preview

Sep 23, 2018

It’s been twenty years since I last played Resident Evil 2. Twenty years since I sold my Sega Saturn and games to fund the purchase of a PlayStation and a copy of RE2. A desperate act for a SEGA diehard, but I had to play the new RE. It was well worth it. Twenty years later, and Capcom are rebuilding RE2 from the ground up. It’s not a remaster; it’s an...

Battlerite Royale: Hands-on

Battlerite Royale: Hands-on

Sep 16, 2018

I’ve never played a Battle Royale game before, as I’m not a big fan of deathmatch style game modes; but as a big fan of Battlerite, I was interested enough to give this version a go. It hasn’t done anything to convert me to the genre. As far as I’m aware Battlerite is the first, or at least one of the first, non-shooter brands to attempt...

There’s no “I” in stream

There’s no “I” in stream

Aug 26, 2018

Let’s get the important bit out of the way first. Yes the title is a desperate and terrible pun, and no, it doesn’t tell people what the piece is about. I like writing these sorts of godawful jokes, and it’s a habit that’s only gotten worse since people started paying me to write them. I was going to go with ‘stream if you wanna go...

Battlefield V revealed, morons unite

Battlefield V revealed, morons unite

May 24, 2018

EA have officially announced Battlefield V, in a video packed with pleasant surprises. As a female woman was used in the imagery, however, the internet nigh-on exploded with the stench of misogynistic morons farting out their thoughts en masse. If you’ve somehow missed the fuss, you can guess the kinds of comments pretty easily. Usually wrapped up in the...

VR’s successes and stumbles, via Farpoint

VR’s successes and stumbles, via Farpoint

Mar 11, 2018

I finally got myself PSVR a few months ago (and then only because I was able to enjoy a hefty discount). In the time I’ve spent with it since, I’ve by turns been mightily impressed and incredibly disappointed. My most recent VR purchase has been Farpoint, which serves as an instructive microcosm of the highs and lows of virtual reality. More...

Seán’s Six Favourite Games of 2017

Seán’s Six Favourite Games of 2017

Jan 16, 2018

In the ultimate game of one-upmanship, 2016 – which was a pretty terrible year all around – has been trumped by 2017. Another god-awful year full of anguish and pain but some mostly good video games. Silver linings and all that, except they’re not really clouds, they’re more like shitstorms. Anyway, in no particular order, here are my picks for the...