Author: Nick Banks

A dyed in the wool gamer from a very young age. Nick is engaged in a never-ending battle, trying to decide if he wants to play games or write about them. A huge Witcher fan, lord of the opinion piece and lover of the shiniest graphics in all the land!

Top Ten Most Beautiful Game Soundtracks

Top 10 Most Beautiful Game Soundtracks

The most beautiful music in entertainment is often found in the medium of videogames. Criminally going by unnoticed by the wider world, videogames have spawned a beautiful library of stunning musical efforts. Given the wide variety of theme...

Weekly News Roundup Issue #61

Weekly News Roundup Issue #61

Welcome to your latest Weekly News Roundup. Here’s the part of KeenGamer where we take a look at the hottest news of last week. Really big titles lie in wait in the near future. So we have coverage on The Last of Us 2 and Cyberpunk. Let’s n...

Layers of Fear 2 Review (PS4)

Layers of Fear 2 Review (PS4)

Layers of Fear 2 is one heck of a horror thriller. Like Layers of Fear before it, this walking simulator / puzzle-lite game takes players on a longer trip with insanity this time around. While the doomed ocean liner setting doesn’t quite gi...

9 Amazing
Another Sight Review (PS4)

Another Sight Review (PS4)

Another Sight is a colourful 2.5D platformer puzzler. Clearly drawing inspiration from Alice in Wonderland, Another Sight places the player in the shoes of Kit. As the bold and daring teenager who lost her sight, the player must navigate a ...

5 Average
Weekly News Roundup Issue 59

Weekly News Roundup Issue 59

This is your latest Weekly News Roundup. Every week we gather together last week's most prominent news from right here at KeenGamer for the busier folks out there looking for more bitesize news. This week we dive into EA’s next NHL game, CD...

Observation Is Awesome So We Interview Its Creator Jon McKellan

Observation Is Awesome So We Interviewed Its Creator Jon McKellan

No Code Studio is an indie studio to watch as it continues to carve a name through the industry with each title it releases. The third and latest of which, Observation, offered a unique experience to the player. An experience that tasked th...

Bioshock Could Make A Surprise Return At This Year’s E3

Bioshock Could Make a Surprise Return at This Year’s E3

Bioshock fans may well have a reason to rejoice very soon. In a recent earnings call at publisher Take Two Interactive, several games including Borderland 3 and Outer World were confirmed to release inside of this fiscal year. What has game...

PlayStation VR Hidden Gem #1

PlayStation VR Hidden Gem #1 – In Death

In Death is an addictive and surreal adventure through purgatory. It’s all about becoming Legolas with a bow and arrow to smite the lost souls infecting it. It also happens to be front and centre in the first of several articles, unearthing...

Weekly News Roundup Issue 56

Weekly News Roundup Issue #56

Welcome to this week’s Weekly News Roundup. One of many issues where we bring the hottest news of the last week together in one place. This is the place to be for the busier folk out there and last week our momentum for content on KeenGamer...

All We Know About PlayStation 5 And All We Don't

Here’s All We Know About PlayStation 5 and All We Don’t

Those with an ear to the ground may have noticed over the last few months, the rumour mill on the PlayStation 5 is heating up. We’ve had presentations of games running on PlayStation 5 hardware. PlayStation’s Lead System Architect, Mark Cer...

Weekly News Roundup Issue 54

Weekly News Roundup Issue #54

Welcome to this week’s Weekly News Roundup. One of many issues where we bring the hottest news of the last week together in one place. This is the place to be for the busier folk out there and last week proved a busy one for the Keen team. ...

Rage 2 Review (PS4)

Rage returns as players adorn the highly powered super-suit of a Ranger. Step into a hostile wasteland where anything and everything is trying to kill you. Learn new suit specific superpowers to decimate your foes in showy displays of aggre...

7.5 Good
Oddworld Soulstorm

Oddworld: Soulstorm Gets A New Trailer

Oddworld: Soulstorm is slowly drawing closer for fans of the Mudokon gaming icon, Abe. Developer Oddworld Inhabitants proved that earlier today, releasing an exciting new trailer of the Abe's Exodus remake in all it's modern day glory. The ...

Epic - An Empire Built By You

Epic Games Store Is An Empire Built By You

Through its various successes of the last five years, Epic Games has sprung from being a humble and beloved developer to a self-made empire. Perhaps self-made is the wrong turn of phrase. As the company goes from strength to strength, it is...

Weekly News Roundup Issue 52

Weekly News Roundup Issue #52

This is your latest Weekly News Roundup. Every week we gather together last week's most prominent news from right here at KeenGamer for the busier folks out there looking for more bitesize news. This week is a special one as we mark the fir...

Why You Should Watch Out For Witchfire

Witchfire is a first person, dark gothic shooter and you may not have heard of it. You may not have caught its brief reveal at E3 two years ago. You may well be missing out on this spectacular looking shooter. That’s why this article is her...

The Wizards PSVR Review

The Wizards originally released on the HTC Vive and now finds its way to PlayStation VR as the Enhanced Edition. Battle the forces of evil as a powerful spellcasting wizard, as you try to save the land of Meliora from time rifts responsible...

7 Good

Could Respawn Save Us From EA?

Rising from the ashes of Visceral and Bioware, Respawn seems to be now casually sweeping the debris to one side as it replaces them in a long roster of beloved game studios to fall to the whims of EA. It’s becoming a long running joke that ...

Weekly News Roundup Issue #48

This is your latest Weekly News Roundup. Every week we gather together last week's most prominent news from right here at KeenGamer for the busier folks out there looking for more bitesize news. Yet another busy week has landed as the games...

Will PlayStation VR Survive Into Next Gen?

The PlayStation VR has so far done a great job of standing out in the high end headset market. People speak highly of it for such reasons as price or great exclusive games. But has it been enough to persuade enough people (in Sony’s eyes) t...

Battlefront II’s Capital Supremacy Falls Flat

Battlefront II fans had something exciting to look forward to today. Capital Supremacy dropped and offered great things. In fact, this new game mode boasted many things fans had been asking for since before the game’s release. Perplexingly,...

Shadow Warrior Devs Acquired By Supernova

Shadow Warrior developer, Flying Wild Hog has been acquired by Supernova Capital. The announcement was recently made by Supernova Capital CEO, Paul Wedgewood that the two games companies would be working together to pool their long-time kno...

How Loading Bars Really Work

The loading bar (or percentage) sits the near bottom of our screen between levels and every time it’ll have its repeated quirks. It goes slowly from 1% - 10% then races to 80% and hovers maddeningly at 95%. Every gamer has sat in silence lo...

Weekly News Roundup Issue #46

This is your latest Weekly News Roundup. Every week we gather together last week's most prominent news from right here at KeenGamer for the busier folks out there looking for more bitesize news. Things have been a little quieter this last w...

Warframe Nightwave is Live: What To Expect

Warframe has today dropped another surprise for faithful Tenno across the galaxy. In Digital Extremes' ongoing mission to deliver second-to-none customer service, their latest update replaces Warframe’s Alert system with Nightwave - a pira...

Alien: Isolation Digital Series Surprise Drop

In a surprise move from 20th Century Fox, one of the best survival horror games of this generation is getting the series treatment. The Alien: Isolation Digital Series was only announced to the world just yesterday and now, all seven of the...

Weekly News Roundup Issue #43

This is your latest Weekly News Roundup. Every week we gather together last week's most prominent news from right here at KeenGamer for the busier folks out there looking for more bitesize news. This week, we have coverage on Reggie Fils-Am...

Apex Legends: How To Check Your Career Stats

Any avid Apex Legends fan has by now, no doubt, wanted to check their in-game career stats. How many kills in total have they racked up? How many wins have they enjoyed with their team? Unfortunately, Respawn Entertainment has provided no o...

UK ‘Fortnite Live’ Event Leaves Kids In Tears

The UK videogame festival known as ‘Fortnite Live’ recently took place in Norwich, Norfolk. It was billed as ‘the event of the year’ for Fortnite fans but after the event’s disastrous scenarios all it left behind were furious parents and sa...

Far Cry: New Dawn Review

Far Cry: New Dawn is the next chapter in the Far Cry series, following on from the events of Far Cry 5. The player will inhabit the shoes of the sole survivor of a train of settlers on a mission to rebuild the Americas. As the world reforge...

7.5 Good

Weekly News Roundup Issue #41

This is your latest Weekly News Roundup. Every week we gather together last week's most prominent news from right here at KeenGamer for the busier folks out there looking for more bitesize news. This week has been a busy one which makes for...

Geralt Arrives in Monster Hunter: World

Monster Hunter: World is no stranger to whacky crossover events. Only, on this occasion, the arrival of Geralt and all the gear that comes with him, is a match made in heaven. This limited time event is a great reason to dust off your copy ...

Weekly News Roundup Issue #39

This is your latest Weekly News Roundup. Every week we gather together last week's most prominent news from right here at KeenGamer for the busier folks out there looking for more bitesize news. This week, we have coverage on a shocking Met...

God of War Lead Level Designer Joins Xbox’s The Initiative

God of War’s Lead Level Designer, Chris O’Neil will be joining Xbox’s new exclusives development studio, The Initiative. The move comes among a slew of other recent games development talent pouring into the studio as Microsoft continues its...

Mortal Kombat 11 Gameplay Reveal – All You Need To Know

On January 17th, Mortal Kombat 11 was finally revealed in all its glory to the world. Check out the details below to learn all you need to know. Over 80,000 viewers tuned in to Twitch to watch the reveal, a wonderful demonstration for the l...

Top Ten Games To Watch in 2019

2019 has so many great games yet to be released, it is hard to remember them all. As we look forward to another great year in games, we take a look at what will be releasing and when. The below is in date order only and in no particular ord...

Hovergrease Offers Twin Stick Style Steampunk PvP

Hovergrease is an isometric twin stick PvP shooter, currently in development by two-man team, Altergaze. Having garnered a small amount of public support, Hovergrease is turning heads with its crisp graphical presentation, quirky characters...

Xbox Two Is Set To Smash Next Gen PlayStation

Regardless of where your console allegiances may lie, several nuggets have been cooking over at Microsoft that tell me a few things. These little clues, reported separately and individually over the course of 2018, tell me that Phil Spencer...

Soulja Boy Announces Questionable Partnership With Ubisoft

Last December 9th, KeenGamer reported Soulja Boy’s ambitions to break into the console market. Not only did it take everyone by surprise for the sheer oddity of it, but things didn’t seem quite as legit as the average gamer would like. Soul...

Over 100 Staff Paid To Leave Blizzard As Stocks Crash

Sources have revealed that over one hundred members of staff at a Blizzard customer services centre in Cork, Ireland, have left the company. Much to the confusion of many, this is not something that can be called layoffs or mass sackings, a...

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