This conceptually engrossing tale of morally questionable science is a sensory delight to be admired, despite a technically underwhelming set of core mechanics.
Sony’s E3 press conference was a content-rich feast of games and services alike, all of which was only mildly impressive when compared to the astonishing price tag for the PlayStation 4 of only £349.
An interesting change of direction and a newfound reductionist approach sees this western themed shooter reclaim some previously lost energy, despite a distinct lack of ambition.
In just a few weeks, acclaimed developer Naughty Dog see their latest title hit stores. After temporarily sidelining the bombastic style of the Uncharted series, the talented bunch has opted to craft a title of more intimate atmosphere.
In a world ravaged by a fatal disease that morphs its victims into killers and subsequently corpses, Joel and Ellie must seek out a route of escape before they themselves become victims of the epidemic.
Metro: Last Light is an unquestionably interesting exploration of the decrepit realities of a post-apocalypse, which is marred by a damning level of inconsistency and a distinct lack of focus.
This series is set in a dilapidated Russia, in which nuclear fallout has ensured that the only inhabitable zone left is the subterranean retreat of the metro train stations.
The games industry today is abuzz with talk of the next generation of gaming. With the WiiU already with us, the Playstation 4 having been announced a while ago and, by the time you read this, Microsoft being about to or having just announced the next Xbox unit, you can’t move around the gaming web [...]
Computer games, as much as any other medium, are mysterious things. They can stir our souls, hotwire our adrenaline glands or disappoint us to our core. For every person who plays a game there is a valid and varied opinion. It’s one of the things that make the subject of a game’s relative quality a [...]
Across every genre of entertainment there are specific titles or releases that become synonymous with failure, that in the eyes of fans and critics alike embody the worst that the genre has to offer. They become the universal butt of any joke in that medium, the yardstick against which every other poorly-received release is measured. [...]
Over recent years there has been a shift in the focus of the gaming industry towards online multiplayer as a gaming model. Indeed, the biggest sellers of this generation of titles have been primarily online competitive titles, such as Halo 4 & Call of Duty. Over this time there has developed a very distinct separation [...]