Author: Shafi Ahmed

Shafi is a 23-year-old gamer from the U.K. He's a big retro gaming fan; although he mostly plays Nintendo Switch titles, as well as some other AAA titles and indie games on PC.

Dead Space Remake, GTA 6 Leaks, and Development Transparency

Dead Space Remake, GTA 6 Leaks, and Development Transparency

EA Motive's transparency in developing the long-awaited Dead Space remake sets a great example for other studios to follow. The team's efforts are especially relevant against the backdrop of reactions to the now-infamous GTA 6 leaks. Compar...

The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom - Everything We Know So Far

The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom – Everything We Know So Far

The sequel to Breath of the Wild, The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom finally got its name revealed during Nintendo Direct. It adds some much-needed information about the upcoming game, including a release date. September 2022’s...

How New Pokémon Games Can Bring Back Past Fans

How New Pokémon Games Can Bring Back Past Fans

Pokémon Scarlet and Violet release in a matter of months, but excitement from the fanbase seems to be lower than ever. For some, the franchise just doesn't offer enough to keep returning after nine generations. What can new Pokémon games do...

Breath of the Wild Is Still One of the Greatest Open Worlds

Breath of the Wild Is Still One of the Greatest Open Worlds

After five years, Breath of the Wild still remains one of the best open-world titles on the market. With its long-awaited sequel still feeling like a lifetime away, it's worth taking a look at just what made its design so revolutionary. Whe...

5 Great New Indie Games Coming in August 2022

5 Great New Indie Games Coming in August 2022

Even in quiet release windows like summer, smaller developers always come through with some great titles. In fact, this next month holds some of the most hotly anticipated indie games of the year. So, here are 5 great new indie games I'm lo...

Here's Everything in the Mario Kart 8 Deluxe DLC Wave 2

Here’s Everything in the Mario Kart 8 Deluxe DLC Wave 2

Nintendo has revealed the second wave of Mario Kart 8 Deluxe DLC coming on August 4. The expansion will contain two new Grand Prix with four courses each. Wave 2 brings back some classic Mario Kart tracks and one that is making its debut in...

Black Panther Game Reportedly in Development

Black Panther Game Reportedly in Development

A Black Panther game is reportedly in development, according to a report by Jeff Grubb at GiantBomb. It's said to be a single-player, open-world title, where the player will experience the origin story of the new Black Panther. Development ...

UK Government Threatens Regulations on Loot Boxes

UK Government Threatens Regulations on Loot Boxes

The UK's Culture Secretary Nadine Dorries has called on companies to implement tighter control on loot boxes to protect young people. The statement comes after government research linked loot boxes to mental health issues and financial harm...

Gamescom 2022 Theme and Timetable Announced

Gamescom 2022 Theme and Timetable Announced

Gamescom 2022 has announced the year's theme of games "at the heart of pop culture". Mobile gaming and video games in health are also big topics for the year. The event is taking a hybrid approach and runs from 24-28 August in Cologne, Germ...

Overwatch 2 Release Will Make Original Overwatch Unplayable

Overwatch 2 Release Will Make Original Unplayable

The release of Overwatch 2 on October 4th will render the original Overwatch unplayable, according to a Reddit AMA by Blizzard. The developers also confirmed that progress and cosmetics will be carried over into the new game. The AMA was he...

The Nintendo Summer Sale Is Underway

The Nintendo Summer Sale is Underway

The Nintendo eShop Summer Sale is running from June 23 through to July 6, with big discounts on first-party and third-party titles, as well as some DLC items. Nintendo-published games getting a price drop is rare, so it's the perfect time t...

Video Game Preservation - Nintendo's Restrictions Affect Us All

Video Game Preservation – Nintendo’s Restrictions Affect Us All

Interest groups have raised the alarm about Nintendo's stance on video game preservation. But it's not just those involved who should be paying attention to the fight to preserve gaming history. A closer look shows us why casual gamers and ...