Grumpy Gurevitz: PS Plus has stopped me buying games

Grumpy Gurevitz: PS Plus has stopped me buying games

Aug 9, 2012

At E3 this year, Sony rejigged their PS Plus offering. Until E3, their £40 a year package had offered a range of free games every month. It generally included a PSN title, some minis, and a PSOne title, with a different mix served up each month. In addition PS Plus users get discounts on other content from time to time. I had hoped that Sony would take this...

Introducing the world’s best app (because we’re in it)

Introducing the world’s best app (because we’re in it)

Aug 7, 2012

“I read the news today, oh boy/all videogames related in a brand new app, which was awesome” as The Beatles once sang. This drug-addled dream has now come true, thanks to Appy Gamer – the latest news dooberry from world-famous app craftspeople Mobiles Republic. There are three main reasons to download this for your iPhone, iPad, Android phone or...

An armchair view of E3 2012: Sony

An armchair view of E3 2012: Sony

Jun 5, 2012

Sony Conference: June 5th 2:00am GMT   Sony wouldn’t have to do a lot to take first place as far as conferences go. I just hope they don’t force Vita down our throats again and perhaps concentrate more on some new IPs. The show begins with a gameplay montage across a lot of little screens. A half gameplay half advert for Playstation Plus then...

Grumpy Gurevitz: Is it GAME Over?

Grumpy Gurevitz: Is it GAME Over?

Feb 9, 2012

It has been widely reported by the gaming press, including Eurogamer, that the UK’s largest independent video game retailer is in financial difficulties. The firm had a poor 2011, and whilst many had hoped the Christmas season might bring a last minute reprieve it was not to be and sales were down close to 15% compared to the year before. To put this into...

Grumpy Gurevitz: 2011, the year hardcore gaming fought back!

Grumpy Gurevitz: 2011, the year hardcore gaming fought back!

Jan 2, 2012

It’s been a year of worry for the traditional gamer. Whilst gaming might seem to be an ever growing past-time, some of the traditional elements which make up the industry have seemed fragile. Publishers have been busy shutting down traditional developers, especially those famed for 3D racers, but beyond too. We have seen shops such as Gamestop starting to...

Invizimals: The Lost Tribes: review

Invizimals: The Lost Tribes: review

Nov 24, 2011

Format: PSP (PSP Camera required) Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment Developer: Novarama Players: 1-4 Site: http://uk.playstation.com/psp/games/detail/item392092/Invizimals%E2%84%A2-The-Lost-Tribes/ Imagine: you’ve bought a new CD, one with a generous number of tracks. The first few songs show innovation yet are somehow...