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!

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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

After playing a lot of Apex Legends, you're bound to want to check your career stats. We'll show you how to do that! With this comprehensive guide, you'll be tracking your kill and win ratios in no time. All the better to brag with. With Ap...

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...

Weekly News Roundup Issue #38

Welcome to your latest weekly news roundup! The past week has been a whirlwind of updates and announcements. Read on to learn about developments with the Resi 2 Remake, a new entry on the way from beloved Obsidian and a wicked Mortal Kombat...

Resi 2 Remake Rating Reveals Microtransactions

It has been confirmed by the ratings board, the ESRB, that Resident Evil 2 Remake will contain "in game purchases". Quite what for, we don’t yet know. It may well be that we have to wait for the game’s release to find out for sure. Much lik...

Weekly News Roundup Issue #37

Welcome to 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. The week, we have coverage on Fallout 76, ...

Lootboxes Still Unsafe From Belgian Law

On the 9th October, we learned that EA would be under criminal investigation as a result of its refusal to tune lootboxes, in accordance to Belgian law. However, in light of there being nothing more forthcoming on the news, we reached out t...

Weekly News Roundup Issue #36

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 stepping close...

Grip Review (PS4)

Grip is a beautifully modern realised arcade racer exploding forth from a bygone age. It’s a simple product that knows it need not tie itself up in complexity. It is what it is - and that is enough. That is - a no nonsense breakneck-speed c...

9 Amazing

Black Ops 4 Expects 7 Hours A Day From Players

Since its recent release, Black Ops 4 has received commercial and critical praise. In the days since its release, suspicions have begun to emerge about an impending microtransaction and paid loot box system. All of this is simply a rumour. ...

MediEvil Remastered Update Coming Soon

Late last year, Sony announced a remaster of the classic PlayStation game, MediEvil would be on the way. The teaser was brief, showing just a quick animation of the game’s logo. Since that time, very little has been heard from Sony on the m...

Weekly News Roundup Issue #35

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. The week, we have coverage on the ultimate fa...

Insomnia: The Ark Review (PC)

Insomnia: The Ark is a hardcore RPG experience in a sci-fi setting. With over sixty hours of play on offer, as we explore the mighty Object 6, Insomnia will throw political intrigue, societal turmoil and very difficult combat our way. It wi...

7 Good
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Fortnite on PS4 Finally Gets Cross-Play

At long last, after years of games industry confusion on the matter, Sony has finally accepted cross-play systems into its network. For years, many titles like Rocket League and Fortnite have led the discussion as to why Sony would refuse t...

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Weekly News Roundup Issue #34

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 the saddening ...

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