We need a cure for Destinyitis

We need a cure for Destinyitis

Nov 9, 2017

Confession time; I’m not a big fan of Destiny (the game, not the abstract concept of predetermined events). I mean, it’s okay, but the fact that so many people are borderline obsessed with it baffles me. If you love it – and, statistically, you probably do – I’m cool with that. You’ve found a game that gives you pleasure, and that you’re getting...

Middle-earth: Shadow of War – review

Middle-earth: Shadow of War – review

Oct 23, 2017

Format: PC, PS4, Xbox One Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: Warner Brothers Developer: Monolith Productions Players: 1 Site: https://www.shadowofwar.com/ PC code purchased by reviewer; console discs provided by PR Middle-earth: Shadow of War, or Shadow of More War, or whatever other weird title you can think of for the sequel of Middle-earth: Shadow of...

Shadow of Mordor: review

Shadow of Mordor: review

Oct 27, 2014

Format: PS4 (version reviewed), PS3, PC, 360, Xbone Unleashed: Out Now (PS4, PC, Xbone), November 21st (PS3, 360) Publisher: Warner Bros. Interactive Developer: Monolith Players: 1 Site: https://www.shadowofmordor.com/agegate/ All signs point to Shadow of Mordor being a cheap and lazy product. The YouTube review campaign turned out to be in the grip of...

YouTube promotion Aragorn all wrong: There’s been a Mordor

YouTube promotion Aragorn all wrong: There’s been a Mordor

Oct 7, 2014

We haven’t dipped our proverbial toes into the murky waters of “GamerGate” yet (perhaps that will change, as it’s not going away) but, nonetheless, even we can imagine certain wielders of the written word cackling with glee every time another piece of YouTube-flavoured PR shadiness falls out of the rotting woodwork. So what’s occurring? In...