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Fallout 1st: Another nail in Bethesda's coffin

Fallout 1st: Another Nail In Bethesda’s Coffin

Fallout 76 continues to worsen the public image of Bethesda Games Studio, after the release of a subscription service called Fallout 1st. Why does the developer continue to make overwhelmingly negative decisions? Let's analyse Bethesda's la...

Death Stranding is Not Simply A Fed Ex Simulator

Death Stranding Is Not Simply A FedEx Simulator

Many are uncertain as to whether Death Stranding is the game for them. Is it really just a FedEx simulator? Is Death Stranding boring? These are questions that have sadly dominated the conversation around the game. To a degree, they are un...

The Ones To Watch From EGX 2019

Games to Watch For From EGX 2019

At EGX, loyal gaming fans got hands-on play time with the biggest video games coming this holiday and beyond. If you were in London, you’d have had the chance to experience an array of exciting titles like Cyberpunk 2077, Pokémon Sword & Sh...

HOW FORTNITE’S FREEMIUM MODEL MAKES SO MUCH MONEY

Fortnite Freemium Model: How it Makes so Much Money

Due to the Fortnite freemium model, you don't need to pay a dime to play the game. The reason Fortnite is making so much money might lie in another facet of human nature: kindness. In this interview with Hacker Noon writer and Microsoft emp...

Arkham Legacy: Next Batman Game?

A reliable leaker states the next game in the Batman series will be named Arkham Legacy, and gives some minor details on the content of the future title. Rocksteady, who are rumoured to be working on the next Batman game, are yet to release...

5 games that will define 2020

The 5 Game Releases That Will Define 2020

2020 is brimming with new, exciting games, but five stand out from the rest. From sprawling open worlds to intense story-driven narratives, the year ahead has something for everyone. Let's look at the five 2020 game releases that will defin...

6 Good Reasons to Embrace Mobile Gaming

The mobile gaming industry is booming. Billions of players around the world have embraced mobile gaming. Yet, there might still be quite a lot of console players who utilize their mobiles almost entirely for phone calls. The article below i...

Blizzcon 2019

Ways to get Removed at Blizzcon 2019

We started analyzing Blizzcon rules to make sure just which are the best ways to get thrown out, and while some of them are pretty clear an spelt out, there's always an ace under a sleeve somewhere. Blizzcon rules and guidelines exist to he...

Bully retrospective: The franchise that never was

Bully Retrospective: The Franchise That Never Was

Recent news suggests that a Bully sequel is increasingly unlikely, so, let's look back at the fantastic original. This Bully retrospective will look at the game's inception, the controversy it caused & why it's one of Rockstar's finest game...

A Custom Robo Retrospective: An Underrated Classic?

Games released during the era of the Gamecube are among the most cherished. Super Mario Sunshine, Metroid Prime, Wind Waker, and more carved the way for a whole generation of gaming. A few other titles didn't make that much of an impact upo...

5 Ways The 7th Generation Changed Console Gaming Forever

5 Ways The 7th Generation Changed Console Gaming Forever

Console gaming's 7th generation was a pivotal time in videogame history. Unprecedented changes in the industry helped shape generations to come. The console race was no longer about who had better graphics. Integration of the internet chang...

Ghost Recon Breakpoint

The Best Ghost Recon Games to Play Before Breakpoint

Wildlands, Shadow Wars, Future Soldier, and Advanced Warfighter 2 are among some of best Ghost Recon games that tactical shooter fans can play until Breakpoint releases for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC on October 4.

Grand Theft Auto: Vice city - A love letter to the best decade

GTA: Vice City – The Best Grand Theft Auto

GTA: Vice City is the best Grand Theft Auto game. Through a combination of music, story and gameplay, Rockstar created a true gem that still manages to trigger memories of playing the game for the first time. Let's spread some love for one ...

The Last of Us Part 2: Everything We Hope to See Tomorrow

The Last of Us Part 2: Everything We Hope to See Tomorrow

PlayStation fans will finally be treated to another glimpse of The Last of Us Part 2 during Sony's PlayStation State of Play stream tomorrow. Here's everything we hope to see.

Top 5 Games from NIS America at TGS 2019 (with Game Trailers)

Top 5 Games from NIS America at TGS 2019

Here are the 5 best upcoming games from NIS America at TGS 2019. See the trailers for Disaster Report 4, Utawarerumono, The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel III, and more! With numerous developers at TGS 2019, NIS America still manage...

6 Great Games of the 20th Century

Many of the best games ever were released during the 20th century. The best games of the last century generally didn't have amazing visuals, but they all had great gameplay that enthralled players the world over. The article list below incl...

Blacksad: Under the skin - The next great detective game?

Blacksad: Under the Skin – The Next Great Detective Game?

You may not of heard of Blacksad: Under the skin, so let me introduce you. Blacksad is a noir tale, set in a 1950s New York, inhabited entirely by anthropomorphic animals. Based on a French series of graphic novels, Blacksad: Under The Skin...

Top 5 memorable Grand Theft Auto missions

Top 5 Memorable Grand Theft Auto Missions

There are so many memorable missions throughout the Grand Theft Auto series, it would be difficult to compile an objective list of them all. Still, there are five missions that stand out in my mind as memorable, whether because of difficult...

The Witcher 3 Still Proving Microtransactions Unnecessary

The Witcher 3 Still Proving Microtransactions Unnecessary

CD Projekt Red has always held a torch for those against microtransaction culture in gaming. Public statements like “we leave the greed to others” stand as one of many examples of how they understand us. More importantly it is seen in their...

Top 10 Fire Emblem: Three Houses Waifus/Husbandos

With a month out in the world, the characters of Fire Emblem: Three Houses have made their impact felt on the gaming community. With close to 200 hours to my name, I chronicle the characters that made the most impact on me and allow me to k...

Wolfenstein: A dying colossus?

Wolfenstein: A Dying Colossus?

Wolfenstein is a series that has transcended several generations due to a subject matter that seems more relevant now than at any time in the recent past. However, If you remove the subject matter, you're left with a franchise struggling wi...

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...

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...

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