Category: Xbox One

Embracing the PS4 after claiming Xbox / PC superiority.

Some of you living in the UK may be aware that recently there was a nationwide purge of the old PS4 models in order for stores to stock and sell the new PS4 Slim and Pro models. The original (and better looking in my opinion) model was sold with a copy of Fifa 17 for only £150 making it the best deal in a long time and sending an entire nation of gamers into a frenzy. The internet exploded with sites listing these cheap bundles and people arrived en mass to snatch them up causing several sites to either fail, oversell, or both. I was successful to an extent, I was able to secure a copy online from a certain UK based videogame store with an orange logo, though unfortunately they oversold and I received the dreaded e-mail saying they could not honour my order. I then promptly called every store in my local City only to find that every single store you can imagine had the deal and promptly sold out. Fortunately for me I found one with a single copy left, then I darted into my car, gunned it to 88 and picked up my beloved new PS4. Read more …

Inside Review

It’s amazing to think it has been six long years since developers Playdead dropped Limbo onto the XBL marketplace. It may have lost some of it’s mystique seeing as it is now available via virtually any current gaming medium and has inspired a number of similar games but at the time it was seen as a groundbreaking puzzle platformer and one of a handful of games credited with helping Xbox Live Arcade really take off and kick off the rapid rise of indie downloadable games onto consoles. Playdead’s follow up, Inside, has therefore been on a lot of peoples radars since it was announced a couple of years ago and now finally it has seen the light of day. Read more …

Quantum Break Review

Time is breaking, fracturing. Multiple timelines converging into one, bending the fabric of physics and causing untold destruction.

You are Jack Joyce, intimately tied to the two people that caused this to happen, brother to one, William Joyce and childhood friend of the other, Paul Serene. You are, by all accounts, a waste of potential. Outrunning anything and anyone that causes you to feel anything. That is, until Paul reaches out; he needs help with something. In all your years you have you never known Paul ask for anything. He is fiercely independent. This intrigues you, and before you know it you are drawn into a world you never wanted to be the saviour of. Read more …