Imagining a better vidyagames industry for 2017

Imagining a better vidyagames industry for 2017

Jan 2, 2017

As we all hold hands and rejoice at the death of 2016, avoiding with all our might recognition of the fact that 2017 will be the year that hands an enormous arsenal of nuclear weapons to a far-right mentally unstable man-baby, let’s take some time to imagine a better world. A world where consumers make the games industry work for them, rather than the other...

Batman: The Telltale Series – episode 5 review

Batman: The Telltale Series – episode 5 review

Dec 20, 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://telltale.com/series/batman/ Game code provided by the publisher Episode 1 review Episode 2 review Episode 3 review Episode 4 review Spoilers for previous episodes below Well. What a journey...

Steins; Gate 0: review

Steins; Gate 0: review

Dec 13, 2016

Format: PS4 (version reviewed), Vita, PS3, PC Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: PQube Developer: 5pb/Nitroplus Players: 1 Site: http://steinsgate0.jp/ Game code provided by the publisher It’s hard to know who to write this review for, really. Surprisingly perhaps, those who played the first game will come near the bottom of the list; generally speaking...

Batman: The Telltale Series – episode 4 review

Batman: The Telltale Series – episode 4 review

Dec 6, 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://telltale.com/series/batman/ Game code provided by the publisher What you sometimes see in these episodic games, when the quality isn’t consistent, is that they get off to a strong start and...

Sony denies PSN has been hacked again

Sony denies PSN has been hacked again

Nov 16, 2016

In 2011, Sony’s PlayStation Network was hacked, and a staggering 77,000,000 accounts were compromised with personal details (including addresses, passwords, and security questions) accessed. This apparently included children’s accounts created by a parent or guardian. It was the largest security failing by far that any console network has ever...

Farming Simulator 17: review

Farming Simulator 17: review

Nov 1, 2016

Format: Xbox One (version reviewed), PS4, PC, PS3, 360, Mac, Vita, 3DS Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: Focus Home Interactive Developer: Giants Software Players: 1 (offline), 2 (online) Site: http://www.farming-simulator.com/ Game code provided by the distributor In the words of the legendary Freddie Mercury, “Wheat will, wheat will, rock you!”. Er, that...