Category: Editorials

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6 Best Games at E3 2015 So Far

This year’s E3 has had it’s up’s and plenty more downs (bow to the Hoop God, you pathetic mortals!) but there’s been plenty of thrilling games on show, and maybe it’s because of the contrast with last year’s dismal effort, but personally I’m satisfied. Among the numerous unveilings, showcases, hyperbole and ceiling cars, there were six games that particularly peaked my interest, and here they are.  Read more …

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The Witcher 3 Made Me Humble

It tends to be quite rare that you, as a gamer, come upon the occasion that your pre-conceptions are proven to be wholly wrong, insofar as a game you’ve written off is concerned at any rate…

Let’s face it, if you’ve decided that a game isn’t going to be any good, you’re unlikely to pick it up and play it are you? I don’t know about you, but I tend to avoid paying upwards of £50 for something I actively expect to be rubbish.

Why’s this relevant? Well it just so happens that I didn’t have high hopes for The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt. Indeed, I had virtually no expectations, as I’d written it of completely… Read more …

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Xbox One Needs To Come Of Age In 2015

It’s been nearly 18 months since the release of the Xbox One; just think about that for a second. It’s quite a long time, when you get down to it. The Xbox 360 had a lifespan of around 9 years, so by that reckoning we’re, what, 16% (or just under 1/6th for the fractionally-minded) of the way through this generation, if that longevity continues to this one.

That’s actually quite a way down the console’s lifespan, whichever way you look at it… Read more …