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Videogame music documentary seeks (chord) progression via Kickstarter

Posted by on Aug 27, 2014

Do you like videogames? Do you like music? You do?!??! Then chances are you like videogame music. Now, we’ve got a Kickstarter campaign we’d – no, wait, come back!...

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Interviews

The World Is Square (and Enix) to this band

Posted by on Jun 20, 2014

Once upon a time, there was a company called Enix. This company produced anime, manga, and videogames – most famously, the Dragon Quest titles. Once upon another time there was a...

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Articles

Persistent AI: The only road left for console manufacturers to travel?

Posted by on Aug 18, 2014

An increasingly popular opinion in the current climate is that we’re now seeing the final generation of consoles. This is partly due to Sony and Microsoft declaring long-term...

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Reviews

Table Top Racing: Review

Posted by on Aug 21, 2014

Format: PS Vita Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: Ripstone Developer: Playrise Digital Players: 1-4 Site: http://www.playrisedigital.com/#!ttr/cpne Table Top Racing is a successful...

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The World Is Square (and Enix) to this band

The World Is Square (and Enix) to this band

Jun 20, 2014

Once upon a time, there was a company called Enix. This company produced anime, manga, and videogames – most famously, the Dragon Quest titles. Once upon another time there was a company called Square, who gave the world far too many legendary, much-loved RPGs to list here. Once upon yet another time these two collided, and Square Enix crawled out of the...

Buy a Euro Truck Simulator 2 shirt and live the dream

Buy a Euro Truck Simulator 2 shirt and live the dream

Jun 19, 2014

Euro Truck Simulator 2 groupies unite! You’ve pretended to haul freight across Europe and back, now get the t-shirt to show your true devotion to the trucking sim experience. Any wannabe steering wheel attendant should feel incomplete without this shirt on their back, with its comfortable cotton construction shielding your torso from prying eyes and mild...

Murdered: Soul Suspect – review

Murdered: Soul Suspect – review

Jun 18, 2014

Format: PC (version reviewed), PS3, PS4, 360, XBONE Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: Square Enix Developer: Airtight Games Players: 1 Site: www.murdered.com The supernatural detective genre is nothing new, but is always intriguing with its inherent combination of ghosts, cops, and probably some kind of pagan witchcraft. Airtight Games are hoping that it works...

Shhh… It’s a Secret. Secret Ponchos on Early Access.

Shhh… It’s a Secret. Secret Ponchos on Early Access.

Jun 17, 2014

Try to keep it on the down-low (don’t actually, that certainly won’t help the developers) but Secret Ponchos has arrived on Steam Early Access. Its a multiplayer game set in a Spaghetti Western world, where various gunslingers battle it out to see who is head poncho honcho. It’s full of twitch based controller action, as it officially only...

The Wolf Among Us – Episode 4: review

The Wolf Among Us – Episode 4: review

Jun 17, 2014

Format: PC (version reviewed), OS X, PS3, 360 Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: Telltale Games Developer: Telltale Games Players: 1 Site: www.telltalegames.com/thewolfamongus/ Wow, Telltale are finally getting into the swing of acceptable release windows for episodic games, reducing the space between episodes three and four down to a respectable month and a bit....

E3: Nintendo Digital Event Recap

E3: Nintendo Digital Event Recap

Jun 14, 2014

Nintendo have once again eschewed the traditional press conference this year, opting to speak to the consumer directly with a special E3 Digital Event. There were a lot of great games shown here and a few surprises, so here’s a summary (and the whole thing to watch at the bottom of the page) in case you missed it. Super Smash Bros. For Wii U/3DS A new...

GTA V makes the explosive leap to next gen

GTA V makes the explosive leap to next gen

Jun 14, 2014

Sony have announced during their E3 conference, that Rockstar’s crime opus Grand Theft Auto V is coming to the PS4 in the autumn. It’s also coming to the Xbox One and PC, although Sony obviously didn’t mention that during their conference. Sony also say that your saves from the PS3 and Xbox 360 will transfer over to the PS4 version, although...

Gioteck foolishly announces stuff without guns or cars

Gioteck foolishly announces stuff without guns or cars

Jun 10, 2014

What’s your favourite game of E3 2014 so far? Is it No Man’s Sky? It should probably be No Man’s Sky. Or is it perhaps, you know, that one that was shown/will soon be shown that will reinvigorate the genre/franchise? You know, the one where white American males shoot people with guns? Or the one with all the cars? Or the one with all the cars...