Skydive: Proximity Flight: review

Skydive: Proximity Flight: review

Oct 14, 2013

Format: 360 (XBLA), PS3 (PSN) (version reviewed) Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: Gaijin Entertainment Developer: Gaijin Entertainment Players: 1 Site: http://www.skydivegame.com/en Last year wingsuits were all the rage in AAA games and what was once sooo last season might be making a comeback. Skydive: Proximity Flight seems to be trying to bring wingsuits...

An armchair view of E3 2013: Microsoft

An armchair view of E3 2013: Microsoft

Jun 10, 2013

Microsoft Conference: June 10th 5:30pm GMT Another year – another E3 armchair write up as I suffer through multi-million dollar companies completely missing their mark thanks to the lazy ones amongst us mistaking a game console for Netflix delivery device. Guesses for what’s on show this year should be easy enough to correctly assume. Microsoft will be...

Microsoft drops U.S. RRP of official 360 microphone

Microsoft drops U.S. RRP of official 360 microphone

Aug 22, 2012

The magic of 21st Century gaming. What better reason to buy an Xbox 360 than to shout across the room at your TV, having your voice commands recognised precisely fifty percent of the time as you struggle to match the exact inflections used by videogame QA testers? This crazy ‘microphone’ idea could only possibly be improved if there were, one day,...

An armchair view of E3 2012: Microsoft

An armchair view of E3 2012: Microsoft

Jun 4, 2012

Xbox 360 Conference: June 4th 5:30pm GMT   It’s that time of year again when I sit here blathering away about the nonsense that goes on at each of these E3 conferences and each year it seems more and more pointless when everything gets ‘leaked’ in the days leading up to the event. Anyway, I hope there isn’t so much Kinect this year, as...

My Elderly Aunt Skyrim

My Elderly Aunt Skyrim

May 31, 2012

Although the most recently announced Skyrim patch at time of writing introduces mounted combat, I’d like to take a step back and talk about the Kinect patch. Yes, this is the patch which only acknowledges the existence of Kinect’s microphone (and yet whenever people ask ‘why not have headsets supported?’, Microsoft execs put their...

Internet Explorer rumoured for Xbox 360

Internet Explorer rumoured for Xbox 360

May 11, 2012

Okay, let’s take a look at which gaming machines allow you to browse the internet. PC & Mac (you don’t say!), Vita, PSP, PS3, DSi, 3DS, Wii… even the DS if you can track down the browser add-on. Hang your head in shame, Mr Xbox 360! But perhaps you’ll soon have the right to hold it back up again in this particular identity parade,...