WHAT DO GAMERS WANT?

Philosophers and academics have been asking this questions since the dawn of time and the answer to this conundrum will always be the same… literally. Gamers want the same things, that’s it, I’ve solved the riddle – pay me a million pounds , give me the Nobel Peace Prize, done. Do you want a newContinue reading “WHAT DO GAMERS WANT?”

TOP 5 FEMALE VIDEOGAME CHARACTERS

It’s women’s history month as well as International Women’s Day (on March 8th) and with that in mind I wanted to honour some of the best and most iconic female videogame characters. 5. SAMUS ARAN Samus Aran is an icon, the protagonist from the 1986 game Metroid, this ground breaking character was one of theContinue reading “TOP 5 FEMALE VIDEOGAME CHARACTERS”

A Senua’s Saga: Hellblade 2 Wishlist…

I make no secret about my love for the first Hellblade game. It came as a complete surprise how much I loved it, the game was barely on my radar till Ninja Theory was acquired by Microsoft and I finally played the game once it hit Gamepass – I wish I hadn’t waited. I wasContinue reading “A Senua’s Saga: Hellblade 2 Wishlist…”

THE PLAYSTATION STUDIOS TO WATCH IN THE NEXT GENERATION

PlayStation have had a killer generation, the bounce back from the PS3 has been the stuff of legends, every year since 2015 Sony have managed to turn out a shocking number of high quality exclusives that have not only defined their respective genres, but will go down as some of the greatest games of allContinue reading “THE PLAYSTATION STUDIOS TO WATCH IN THE NEXT GENERATION”

TOMB RAIDER HAS NEVER REACHED ITS FULL POTENTIAL

Tomb Raider is now entering it’s 25th year in our lives, yes Miss Lara Croft has been with us for almost a quarter of a century (25th October is the 25th Anniversary if you want to mark it in your calendars), I have friends that weren’t even alive when the first Tomb Raider released! InContinue reading “TOMB RAIDER HAS NEVER REACHED ITS FULL POTENTIAL”

IN DEFENCE OF FABLE

OK gamers as Meryl Streep said to Goldie Hawn in the film ‘Death Becomes Her’ as she shoots her in the stomach with a shotgun “you’ve bought this on yourself”. Yes readers it is you that has driven me to this, and possibly the extreme boredom bought on by a 2 week isolation, but insteadContinue reading “IN DEFENCE OF FABLE”

THE XBOX GAME STUDIOS TO WATCH IN THE NEXT GENERATION

It’s 2013 and the Xbox division isn’t in the best place, the end of the 360 generation had funnelled all their energies into creating gimmicky Kinect games and the direction of their newly released console was muddled under the stewardship of Don Mattrick. Despite this Xbox still managed a fairly appealing set of games forContinue reading “THE XBOX GAME STUDIOS TO WATCH IN THE NEXT GENERATION”

TOP 5 ACTRESSES TO VOICE LARA CROFT NEXT

Angelina Jolie and Alicia Vikander may get most of the attention by playing Lara on the big screen, but Lara is still most popular in her original videogame form, with the voice actresses of the game often being unsung heroes. Camilla Luddington and Keeley Hawes have voiced the iconic woman most recently to varying degreesContinue reading “TOP 5 ACTRESSES TO VOICE LARA CROFT NEXT”

TOP 10 GAMES THAT COULD (OR SHOULD) HAVE BEEN GAME OF THE YEAR

We love ourselves a Game of the Year, a prize with such gravitas that it renders all other games obsolete. And we could argue for days whether a game deserves the accolade… *cough Dragon Age Inquisition cough* – but the games that win these top prizes are critical darlings, made by developers that are atContinue reading “TOP 10 GAMES THAT COULD (OR SHOULD) HAVE BEEN GAME OF THE YEAR”

BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER – RETRO GAME REVIEW

It’s crazy to think Buffy ended 17 years ago and started 23 years ago! The show still holds up today despite some questionable special effects and fashion choices. The reason it holds up even now is the witty and intelligent writing, believable characters and multi-layered protagonist whose super powers and destiny gave her an interestingContinue reading “BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER – RETRO GAME REVIEW”