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Call of Duty Is Shooting Itself In The Foot With Microtransactions

Call of Duty Is Shooting Itself in the Foot with Microtransactions

In a recent financial call, Activison Chief Operating Officer, Coddy Johnson bigs up the successes of Call of Duty Black Ops 4. In his statement, he discusses the game’s player retention. He also dances around the subject of microtransactio...

Gamescom 2019: What to expect

Gamescom 2019: What to Expect

With Gamescom just around the corner, it's time to look at everything we expect to see at the event. All major platforms will be out in force, giving all those attending to go hands-on with the most anticipated games of 2019. Gamescom takes...

Nintendo’s 4 Greatest Console Game Stars

Nintendo is the Disney of the gaming industry. The big N's game designers have given the gaming industry some of its most iconic stars. Those stars have starred in expansive game series that the big N has continued from the 1980s up to the ...

Destroy All Humans: A long awaited resurrection

Destroy All Humans: A Long Awaited Resurrection

Destroy All Humans released in 2005, a year chock full of fantastic games like Resident Evil 4 & God of War. Although not as widely remembered as those games, Destroy All Humans managed to impress with its fun gameplay & genuinely likable c...

Splitgate In Dire Need of Dev Intervention as Player Counts Dwindle

Splitgate In Dire Need of Dev Intervention as Player Counts Dwindle

Splitgate is a great game for PC gamers hankering for an old school competitive shooter. Splitgate is an entirely unapologetic homage to the glory days of Halo. But like all free to play titles, Splitgate will have to emerge from a sink or ...

The top 5 Grand Theft Auto games

Top 5 Grand Theft Auto Games

The GTA series has been around for over twenty years, spanning four console generations & fifteen games. These crime epics have provided uncountable hours of memories over the years, but some instalments stand out from the rest. Here are my...

Top 5 Damaging Issues In Today’s Games Industry

Top 5 Damaging Issues In Today’s Games Industry

Today, the games industry is the largest grossing arm of the entertainment world. It has sailed past the likes of film and music, globally generating more than $135 billion as of the end of last year. But should money really be considered a...

The Simpsons: Hit & Run – A Walk Down Memory Lane

Games based on TV shows or movies are rarely outstanding experiences, often cashing in on an established fan base. Some have managed to break out of this cycle of mediocrity & gain a cult following in their own right; The Simpsons: Hit & Ru...

GTA V’s Casino is a Horseman of the Gaming Apocalypse

GTA V's casino update is a giant middle-finger to the gaming community. While "are loot boxes gambling" is argued, Rockstar releases literal gambling. This is disgusting. I may be an old man yelling at clouds, but I don't want it to rain on...

Fallout 76

Bethesda Game Studios: What Happened to the Once-Great Game Developer?

Bethesda has been struggling over the last couple of years with falling sales & disappointing releases. Fallout 76 has pushed the question of quality to the forefront of the industry and what should be considered a sellable product. What ha...

Who Is The Nintendo Switch Lite For?

The reveal of the Nintendo Switch Lite has caused some to wonder who is it actually for? I think there's quite a simple reason to why it may end up being popular and why I'll be picking one up. The Nintendo Switch Lite comes out September 2...

Fallout 4 Graphics Insanity – Top Mods to Make it Look Next-Gen

Do you want your Fallout 4 graphics mods to surpass modern games? Well look no further as our list of mods will make your game look absolutely next-gen as we cover every major visual category. We bring you mods with textures in the 2 to 8k ...

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...

Jak 2 Renegade: A Walk Down Memory Lane

I recently replayed a game from my childhood called Jak 2: Renegade. Many years have passed since its initial 2002 release and I wanted to see if I remembered it as fondly as I did as a child. Here are some of my thoughts on one what I beli...

Top Skyrim Player Home Mods: Mansion Edition

Player home mods are a huge part of Skyrim endgame. Additionally, they are mostly conflict-free so you can have dozens of them without needing to worry about those pesky CTD's. With that in mind, we decided to bring you a larger list of pla...

Skyrim Immersion: Top Mods To Make it More Realistic

Better, faster, more realistic! Today we have a collection of mods that aim to improve numerous aspects of Skyrim to make it more immersive. We cover all sorts of mods too. Everything from simple changes to existing gameplay features and vi...

Doom (2016)

My First Time: Doom (2016)

Doom: Eternal is out in just a few short months, so let's take a look at The game that revitalised the series. Doom (2016) breathed new life into the dormant series and returned the title to the top of the FPS genre. As a relative newcomer ...

5 Character Suggestions for Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled

Beenox have done a great job remaking a gem in the Crash Bandicoot series with their latest release, Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled. Going a step further than the original, Beenox have included a fair variety of customisables for karts and ...

Why You Should Try Tabletop RPG’s (Feat. Johnny Chiodini)

With the release date of Cyberpunk 2077 revealed, and a digital version of the Cyberpunk 2020 manual coming complimentary with a pre-order for any platform, and Cyberpunk RED (the 4th Edition of the Cyberpunk RPG system) supposedly coming o...

Top 10 Best Sonic the Hedgehog games

With Sonic the Hedgehog turning 28 years old today, we decided to take a trip down memory lane and see what were the best games in the franchise's history. From the first few 2D installments to the more recent 3D games, your favorite is bou...

Five of the Best World War 2 Games for Windows

There are a plethora of exciting World War 2 games on all sorts of platforms. Players can play most of the best WW 2 games on Windows laptops or desktops. The article list below includes some of the best World War 2 titles for Windows. Wor...

The Winners and Losers of E3 2019

E3 2019 has come and gone and thus it is time to look at who the winners and losers are. E3 2019 brought with it hundreds of games and a number of celebrity appearances and we look at which ones hit the mark, and which were a little off the...

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare is the Reboot the Franchise Needs

This year's Call of Duty game is Call of Duty: Modern Warfare. The reboot will take the franchise back to one of its most beloved series. With fans of Call of Duty irritated with the focus on sci-fi elements, concentrating on a fan favorite...

Our 5 Favourite Moments From E3 2019

Despite Playstation's absence, the 25th E3 was packed with astonishing trailers and announcements at the hands of the remaining talented publishers still presenting at the expo. 2019's batch of press conferences gave way to some spectacular...

Nintendo E3 2019 Conference Review

Recapping the 2019 conference from Nintendo at E3 has proven to be a monumental task. With surprise announcements, valid follow-ups, and hype-worthy reveals, this review is determined to let the reader know everything that occurred in a for...

Google Stadia Is the Future of Gaming, but Will It Work in the Present?

The console market is changing. On the threshold of the next generation of systems, Google has thrown their hat into the gaming ring. They’ve debuted a cloud service called Stadia, which promises to stream games through the cloud to every s...

Four of the Best Android Game Emulators for Windows 10

Android gaming is getting better and better every day. Windows players can also play the vast majority of mobile games on their desktops or laptops with emulators. The article list below includes four of the best Android emulators for Windo...

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...

The PS4 is a very loud gaming system and I wish that changes with the PS5.

My Only Wish For The PlayStation 5: A Quiet Console

Sony's PlayStation 4 is a marvel of aesthetic design but lacks the functionality to run quietly. This sacrifice of functionality for looks is not worth it. I believe the trade-off for a pretty console was ultimately not worth it. The consol...

Final Fantasy VII Remake: Seven Things To Be Excited And Worried About

Final Fantasy VII Remake: Seven Things To Be Excited and Worried About

Final Fantasy VII Remake has easily been one of the most highly anticipated games for years now. With its recent re-reveal at the latest PlayStation State of Play, excitement for the project is back in full force. This Remake of the beloved...

Quantum Break

5 Reasons Why You Should Go Back And Play The Criminally Underrated Quantum Break

Quantum Break was not all that well received at launch. Collateral damage from the Xbox One's reveal and the game's TV tie-in proved to be detrimental. However, revisiting the game years after the fact shows a game that you should not miss ...

5 Things to Expect from Nintendo at E3 2019

E3 2019 is just a week away, and Nintendo is gearing up for their yearly tradition of surprises and fun! Rumors and speculation are abound surrounding this year's Nintendo conference, providing a plethora of expectations for the famous comp...

The Last of Us Part II: 5 Ideas For Factions

With over 200 awards, The Last of Us is considered as one of the best games of all time. Naughty Dog's masterpiece has been praised for its gripping storyline, masterfully written dialogue accompanied with excellent vocal performances and t...

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...

What Might We Expect From The Evil Within 3's Story? : The Evil Within 2 - Union

What Might We Expect From The Evil Within 3’s Story?

The first two games in The Evil Within series have created a truly remarkable horror setting and have established interesting and complex characters. The narrative that has been crafted appears to be culminating in a dramatic conclusion. Wi...

5 of the Worst Characters in Major Fighting Games

Fighting games have had a long history of wild and iconic characters. But for every Scorpion and Chun-Li, there are groups of Bo Rai Cho's and Lizardmen. This list takes a look at five of the worst fighting game characters to ever exist. In...

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...

Why I Don’t Write Negative Video Game Reviews

I don’t want someone to miss out on a game that could be great for them just because I didn’t like it. That is also the reason that I do not review games that are renowned for being bad or controversial and leave them up to my fellow collea...

6 of the Best iOS Games

Newzoo data highlights that mobile gaming now has more than a 50% share of the gaming industry. Apple’s iPhones and iPads have undoubtedly played a big part in the rise of mobile gaming over the years. The number of console quality games f...

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...

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