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Konami is Dead as we know it

Konami is Dead as We Know it

May 29, 2015 | by Joe Martin

Well, it’s finally happened. After months of speculation, Konami’s bloated corpse has finally breathed its last breath, and succumbed to the early stages of rigor mortis…

is Ubisoft finally learning from their mistakes?

Is Ubisoft Finally Learning From Its Mistakes?

May 22, 2015 | by Joe Martin

I’ve always had a soft spot for Victorian London. The swanky outfits, the roar of growing industrialisation, the Jack the Ripper’s and Charles Darwin’s of its time; these are just a few of the things that make the time period fascinating for me…

why coop is awesome

Why Co-op is Awesome

May 19, 2015 | by Nathan Anton

Being a solo gamer brings the depths of stories to life and overall gives us a relaxed experience. However this feeling wears off after a while and some games become kinda boring. Take Destiny for example, the wow factor of the graphics is what draws us in and the gameplay…

Our conclusions on the Assassin's Creed: Syndicate reveal

Our Conclusions On The Assassin’s Creed: Syndicate Reveal

May 18, 2015 | by Ryan Dean

Since 2014’s Assassin’s Creed: Unity, a game that most agreed highlighted the very best and worst aspects of Ubisoft’s biggest franchise, a sea of international fans have eagerly awaited the announcement of the developers’ next stab at the series, and last week they got it…

E3 predictions for the big three

E3 2015: Predictions for the Big Three

May 12, 2015 | by Rhys Wood

Much like Christmas or birthdays, we’re always looking ahead to what the next event will bring, and with E3 just around the corner once more, let’s take a guess as to what the big three will be showing off this year…

Mario Kart 8 x Animal Crossing Blew Me Away

Animal Crossing x Mario Kart 8 Blew Me Away

May 1, 2015 | by Rhys Wood

By Wario’s sweaty undergarments, Nintendo. You guys seriously made us wait for Mario Kart 8’s second wave of DLC. When Mario Kart 8 was released in May last year, the game ended up being so good as to have the fans demanding more content. Thankfully Nintendo had us covered…

Getting Meta with Metal Gear Solid

Getting Meta with Metal Gear Solid

April 29, 2015 | by Ryan Dean

Given that we’re in the advent of Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain, presumably the final project between Kojima and Konami, it felt like a good time to look back on the visionary director’s greatest moments…

Atari: Game Over

Atari: Game Over Sets its Version of the Record Straight

April 21, 2015 | by Vince Shuley

E.T. has long suffered the notoriety of not only being labelled as the worst video game of all time, but also as being the catalyst that lead to Atari falling on its sword in the early ’80s. Further salt in the wound was the urban legend of millions of E.T. cartridges being dumped in a landfill outside of Alamogordo, New Mexico…

video games versus reality

Video Games Versus Reality

April 20, 2015 | by Nathan Anton

Are video games real? This question has an obvious answer. No, they aren’t, the contents of a game are fiction, even if based on reality, it is not reality. Now brace yourself for the next question, rephrased to better reflect the correct meaning this age old question was intended for…

Do graphics really matter?

Do Graphics Really Matter?

April 16, 2015 | by Joe Martin

When archaeologists and historians dig up the remains of an ancient culture, we learn a lot about how they used to live, and what they left behind. When future generations look back on the current generation of gaming, the main thing they’ll discover is that we were obsessed with video games’ graphical power…