Microsoft at E3 2016

Microsoft at E3 2016

Jun 14, 2016

Microsoft at E3. It started with a very respectful note from Phil Spencer on the recent tragedy of the horrific mass shooting in Florida, which is probably the best way to start something like this after such a horrific event. Then, with things being what they are, it delved straight into marketing mode, as the trailer for the new 40% smaller Xbox One and...

Quantum Break: review

Quantum Break: review

Apr 9, 2016

Format: Xbox One (version reviewed), PC Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: Microsoft Developer: Remedy Entertainment Players: 1 Site: https://www.quantumbreak.com/ Game disc purchased by reviewer Well, you have to give Remedy credit for the vision. A time travel adventure that hands you extraordinary powers, as well as the opportunity to steer the story down...

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...

Sony cuts PS4 price to £299… for a limited time!

Sony cuts PS4 price to £299… for a limited time!

Apr 26, 2015

Following on from Microsoft reducing the price of the Xbox One for a limited time in the UK, Sony have announced that the PlayStation 4 is getting a temporary price cut to £299 until April 28th. This deal is limited to five retailers: Argos, GAME, Tesco, Amazon and Very. When we looked at these retailers’ websites, we noticed that they have discounted...

The videogame publishers’ war on consumers

The videogame publishers’ war on consumers

Jan 26, 2015

A somewhat sensationalist headline, perhaps, but one not entirely without truth. The games industry of 2015 is one in which consumers work to please publishers rather than the other way around, and things are only going to get worse. As with any war, there have been victories on both sides – but the publishers won an extremely important battle years ago, and...