Year: 2012

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Dream – Interview

Every year there are a bunch of great indie games that come out. These are seen as the gems of gaming years gone by as most have a throwback to the older ways of gaming. So what happens when a University project like Dream makes it onto the scene? With the main goal of changing an already established genre, in this case, exploration games from what we all know and love, Ashley at Hypersloth Games spoke a little on the matter as I threw him a few questions. Read more …

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Graphics vs Visuals

So graphics and visuals, another big subject with some hot topics and fierce discussions. Whenever a new game is mentioned there is always a lot of focus on what it looks like. Whenever new consoles come round the graphics power is usually the more touted feature. But why is this? As I travelled around the internet researching for this I kept hearing the same thing. “I don’t really care about graphics.” – So why is there always such a large focus? And what exactly do we mean when it comes to determining the visuals and graphics? Read more …

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A Merry Gaming Christmas!

Well, it looks like we are all still here, so those looking for a Fallout style apocalypse have been left sorely disappointed. This does of course mean that we can now look forward to 2013 and all of the exciting things due to arrive in the gaming world over the next twelve months. First things first though, we still have a couple of weeks until the end of the year, and I would like to share with you what I will be playing over the Christmas period. Read more …

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My Top 5 Games of 2012

Up until a few months ago it had been a quiet year for console. With the exception of Mass Effect 3, not many high profile releases had hit the shelves, with a lot of games getting postponed or even cancelled. However that all changed around September, after the ever barren summer release schedule, with a plethora of high quality games dropping into stores around the world. Two weeks ago I posted an article with my most anticipated games for next year so with that in mind and the fact that the year is drawing to a close, I have picked my top five games of 2012. This a highly subjective list so feel free to lob virtual tomatoes at me in the comments if you disagree. Read more …