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Google Apologises after AR Game Goes Too Far

by GuruMelon 11/07/2015
This week, John Hanke of Google‘s Niantic Lab has apologised after it emerged that their augmented reality MMORPG, Ingress, had included material located on the real-world sites of former concentration camps, including 70 “portals” on Sachenausen concentration camp alone, provoking outrage from historical societies, religious groups and humanity in general. After initially arguing that the game relied on […]

Destiny – Xbox One -Video / Written review

by Matt Gearyon 21/09/2014
Destiny is a game that has jumped into bed with Halo, found that Boarderlands is already there and then invited Gears of War and Mass effect for a good old romp... sadly it doesnt quite satisfy any of the participating memebers ( Memebers... tehe)

The Elder Scrolls Online Eps#4 – I HAVE EXORCISED THE DEMONS! This house is clear

by Matt Gearyon 15/04/2014
I get me some new armour, I learn a few lessons and I save the damn city, thats right… you can now form an orderly queue and touch me.

Rust and DayZ: Two online worlds where almost anything goes and nobody can be trusted

by Sai Mealingon 01/02/2014
For a Christmas season that saw the release of two new consoles, last October to November’s release line-up seemed remarkably lacklustre. With the possible exceptions of Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag and Battlefield 4, most of the major AAA releases arrived without much fanfare and quite a few reviewed far worse than anybody really would have […]

The Fall (& Rise?) of the MMO

by Rik O'Neillon 20/08/2013
About ten years ago (give or take a decade) there was one genre of PC game that epitomized geekdom. That genre was the MMORPG. The refuge of the socially awkward and the morbidly obese (according to the popular press) these addictive online games thwarted the ambitions of students (who ended up spending hundreds of hours […]

Geek Pride Interviews Cryptic COO Craig Zinkievich

by James Buckinghamon 24/05/2013
Recently I got the chance to interview Craig Zinkievich, the COO of Cryptic Studios about his involvement in the new Dungeons & Dragons MMO title Neverwinter. Craig is a veteran game developer, working on such titles as Star Trek Online, Champions Online and is now in the throws of executive producer duties on Neverwinter. I […]

What is Defiance, and Should I Care?

by James Buckinghamon 25/03/2013
Answering this question isn’t an easy one, as Defiance isn’t just a game, but also a TV series made for the SyFy Channel. I’ve had the pleasure of playing the game, but unfortunately I can’t comment on the series yet, besides what brief clips I’ve seen floating around the interweb. However, my initial tentative answer […]

New Guild Wars 2 Live action Trailer????

by Matt Gearyon 11/09/2012
errrrrr WTF? So far I have had to stop myself from playing this game least it take the rest of what little time I have away, but after seeing this trailer, i think I might give it a skip all together! What do you think?

STAR WARS THE OLD REPUBLIC, 3 MONTHS ON; AND NOW A REVIEW – 8GPPs

by Matt Gearyon 23/02/2012
“The story takes place in the Star Wars fictional universe shortly after the establishment of a tenuous peace between the re-emergent Sith Empire and the Galactic Republic, 300 years after the events of the Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic games, and more than 3,500 years before the events in the Star Wars films. The Jedi are held responsible for the success of the Sith during the devastating 28-year-long Great Galactic War (which led to the Treaty of Coruscant prior to the "cold war"), and thus choose to ...

An MMO Far Far Away # 3 – Onward and upwards

by Matt Gearyon 30/12/2011
27 levels gone 23 to go So I’ve been hammering SWTOR with my brother for the last week or so and we are on Lvl 27 and 29 respectively.  Things I have picked up along the way Commendations – On each world and in PVP / Space battles you can earn commendation by completing missions […]