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The 6 Worst Ways to Die in Dark Souls

by Matt_Walklateon 13/03/2014
Celebrating the release of Dark Souls II tomorrow, I thought it would be a perfect time to revisit some of our more….trying moments from it’s predecessor. So… I did! And here they are; 1) Being killed by a Hollow Soldier Hollow soldiers are the game’s weakest enemies; only present in a small area at the very […]

And the Geek Pride Game of the Year 2013 is…

by Matt_Walklateon 19/01/2014
It’s safe to say that 2013 has been a very, very good year for gamers. We’ve seen a veritable smorgasbord of titles released this year, from action-heavy AAA works to masterpieces of storytelling and emotion, from the technical innovation of respected developers and the continued explosion of groundbreaking indie games. But with so much choice; how on […]

Borderlands 2 Festive DLC Announced

by Matt_Walklateon 11/12/2013
Gearbox has once again been keeping busy, and is now just about ready to treat Borderlands 2 players to yet more DLC for their FPS RPG loot hunting extravaganza. How Marcus Saved Mercenary Day is the newest of Gearbox’s Headhunter Packs, after the Thanksgiving inspired  Horrible Hunger of the Ravenous Wattle Gobbler and Halloween themed TK Baha’s […]

Persona 5 Announced for PS3; Coming Winter 2014

by Matt_Walklateon 25/11/2013
A sequel to Atlus’ cult hit Action RPG / Social Simulator series Shin Megami Tensei: Persona, has been announced by Atlus over the weekend for the PS3; showing that despite the launch of the PS4 this week, the old veteran will be going strong for a few more years.   Unsurprisingly, in typical teaser fashion, […]

Oculus Rift Preview; Seeing is Believing

by Matt_Walklateon 26/10/2013
I tested the Oculus Rift the other weekend, and I have to admit; I feel a little guilty now. This sceptic has seen more than enough so-called “revolutionary” videogame peripherals fail miserably in the past; glittery gimmicks hyped way out of proportion that enjoyed their five minutes of fame before being condemned to the scrap […]

Dark Souls II Preview; Prepare to Die, Again (and Again, and Again…)

by Matt_Walklateon 20/10/2013
“Welcome to Play Expo. Prepare to die…again. Because you’re about to go beyond death. This, is Dark Souls II.” These were the first words I heard upon entering the Namco Bandai area at Play Expo in Manchester last weekend. Strong words indeed, but overly dramatic as they may be, it certainly hammers home what the […]

Geek Pride at Play Expo 2013

by Matt_Walklateon 14/10/2013
As some readers may know, Geek Pride was once again invited along to Play Expo in Manchester this year; hosted by Re-Play events. Last year’s expo was a sprawling, all encompassing event that had everything from pinball and classic arcade machines to cutting edge previews, and even pro gaming tournaments. This year the show was […]

Dark Souls 2, Assassin’s Creed IV To be Shown at Play Expo This Weekend

by Matt_Walklateon 08/10/2013
  Geek Pride will be returning to Play Expo in Manchester this weekend to experience the most diverse gaming expo in the country, and bring you the latest previews for some of the most anticipated releases over the next few months. Last year we brought you previews of Nintendo’s Wii-U, DMC: Devil May Cry, Metal […]

Geek Pride Mod Gide – Skyrim – Part 2

by Matt_Walklateon 05/08/2013
Take a seat and grab some mead my fellow Nords; it’s time again to delve into the bewildering mire wonderful world of Skyrim modding. In Part 2 we’ll take you through the best and most indispensable mods out there at the moment.  This selection is aimed towards your average mid-range gaming PC, so while all these mods […]

The Geek Pride Mod Guide – Skyrim – Part 1

by Matt_Walklateon 27/07/2013
These past few months I’ve been spending a lot of time with Skyrim. I’ve already invested hour upon endless hour on the PS3 version, and my character has seen more troll fat than a night out in Newcastle. Still on a whim I decided to pick up the Legendary Edition on Steam. I can safely […]