Gears of War Ultimate Edition: 2015 catchup review

Gears of War Ultimate Edition: 2015 catchup review

Dec 14, 2015

Format: Xbox One Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: Microsoft Developer: Epic Games/The Collective/Splash Damage Players: 1 (offline), 2-8 (online) Site: https://gearsofwar.com/en-us/games/gears-of-war-ultimate/xbox-one Game purchased by reviewer Gears of War is the ultimate brom-com, a game that runs on pure testosterone and is impossible to satirise; it’s...

Bulletstorm didn’t sell well? Good.

Bulletstorm didn’t sell well? Good.

Jul 28, 2011

People Can Fly and Epic Games’ Bulletstorm did not sell well. It did not sell well and I am very pleased that it didn’t. Pleased not for myself but for gamers as a whole. Other than being a personal example of schadenfreude, there is a more important message to be found in small miracles like this. First, it is better to appease the pedants already...

Played With Twitter

Played With Twitter

Nov 15, 2010

Earlier this year, I mused aloud in an article about the point of Twitter and some of the effects it has had on the gaming community (which can be read here). It ended with a proposition from my editor to actually try the site for myself rather than question it from a distance and I accepted that challenge. Now a few months later what, if anything, have I...

The North’s Niche Market

The North’s Niche Market

Feb 19, 2010

Every matured game developer has a niche. Every developer has some aspects they want to incorporate into every title they create. Some companies want to brew games that involve arial combat, like Dark Void, which bore its roots in the Crimson Sky franchise. Other games want to rely heavily on running and gunning, a la Epic Games with their Unreal and Gears of...