The future of gaming?

The future of gaming?

Nov 17, 2017

My first experience of gaming was on a Binatone system my dad bought one year, many many moons ago; and I remember being blown away by being able to control a line of pixels on the screen and batting a ball back at my opponent in a simple game of tennis. Gaming has changed dramatically since then, with graphics now sometimes near to photorealism, and online play...

Battlefield 1 Beta deploys on consoles

Battlefield 1 Beta deploys on consoles

Aug 31, 2016

Battlefield 1 Insider members have begun to receive download codes for access to the Battlefield 1 beta, which will be open to everyone from 31st August. The beta will not require a PlayStation Plus membership to play multiplayer, although you will need an Xbox Live Gold membership if you wish to play the beta on Xbox One. The Battlefield 1 beta encompasses the...

Sony’s NGP: What needs to happen

Sony’s NGP: What needs to happen

Feb 3, 2011

Dual analogue sticks, a flashy high-res screen, two touch sensitive input areas, the power of a PS3 and not a UMD in sight. On paper, Sony’s new handheld codenamed Next Generation Portable looks like it could be the second coming of videogame Jesus. Sporting a quad core processor of unparalleled magic and a gaggle of games which are enough to grab the...

Console Gamer till I die?

Console Gamer till I die?

Jul 29, 2010

The first thing I’d like to do in this article is shamelessly plug the recently launched CG forum, which you can find at www.soapboxgamers.co.uk or by clicking the ‘forum’ link at the top of the page. There is a reason; this was originally going to be a post in said forum, until I realised I had too much that I wanted to say (as is,...

Music’s love affair with VideoGames

It’s clear that music games sell. Even WiiMusic. The reason why they sell is clear; people like music and they like it a lot! However in recent years traditional music formats have not been selling. We have all read why, and normally those that comment and write about such matters immediately highlight illegal downloading and the fact that consumers are...