E3: EA Play

E3: EA Play

Jun 12, 2016

  Andrew Wilson hosted the event, EA Play, to make all of EA’s announcements and show off some upcoming games directly to the viewing audience at home via both the event itself and “influencers” and “content creators.” Peter Moore also hosted a similar event in London. Wilson spoke about how vital games have become to so many of us and that...

DLC provides excuse for our terrible Ninja Turtle puns

DLC provides excuse for our terrible Ninja Turtle puns

Apr 13, 2016

Platinum Games plus Ninja Turtles equals guaranteed awesomeness… right? Well, they did a Transformers game which was good but not great, so we’ll see when the game launches May 27th. No need to wait that long to make a load of absolutely terrible Ninja Turtle puns though, and in fact the recently announced DLC provides a perfect opportunity to do...

Masquerade: The Baubles of Doom – hands-on

Masquerade: The Baubles of Doom – hands-on

Apr 6, 2016

Game code provided by PR. Big Ant Studios are better known for their sports games with a notable catalogue that consists of cricket, rugby, an assortment of racing, and even a lacrosse game; so you’d be forgiven for being shocked to learn that they were releasing a 3D action-adventure featuring a horde of angry mobster clowns. That’s just what...

The Walking Dead: Michonne (episode 2 review)

The Walking Dead: Michonne (episode 2 review)

Mar 31, 2016

Format: Xbox One (version reviewed), PS4, PS3, 360, PC, Mac, iOS Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: Telltale Games Developer: Telltale Games Players: 1 Site: https://www.telltalegames.com/walkingdead/michonne/ Michonne’s miniseries got off to a strong start, with sharp writing married to a grim and brutal atmosphere befitting The Walking Dead. Michonne herself,...

Games market to be worth $100 billion by 2019 (apparently)

Games market to be worth $100 billion by 2019 (apparently)

Mar 15, 2016

We all want videogames, but videogames must be exchanged for money. Damn you, capitalism! Games ain’t cheap, either; especially if you play on consoles, which remains hideously unfair (anybody care to explain why the currently digital-only Hitman reboot is cheaper on PC than consoles?). The one good thing about paying for games, comrades, is that the...

Deserving games nominated for BAFTAs (also Until Dawn for story)

Deserving games nominated for BAFTAs (also Until Dawn for story)

Mar 10, 2016

“There’s nothing dafter than a BAFTA!”. That’s what the people never say. The thing about BAFTA, y’see, is that it’s a big, respectable organisation that finally started recognising videogames with awards in 2004. The 2016 winners will be announced on April 7th, and Dara “I don’t just do Mock The Week” O’Briain...