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Extreme Exorcism: Or “How Craig Lost Even More Of His Social Life.”

by MrCraiggyon 22/09/2015
Hi everyone, Craig here. It’s been a very busy few weeks for me. I’ve been running around a field fighting orcs, I’ve been on jury duty fighting orcs and now I’ve been exploring a 2D haunted house fighting…..orcs? Well, ghosts of orcs, maybe. This is Extreme Exorcism, an Indie 2D platforming shooter from developer Golden […]

R.I.P Satoru Iwata: A Royal Tribute To A Video Game Legend

by King Darrenon 13/07/2015
The video game world suffered a tragic loss Satuday as the company reported President Satoru Iwata died due to growth from a bile duct tumor. Mr. Iwata was 55. A sober statement was released by Nintendo. “Nintendo Co., Ltd. deeply regrets to announce that President Satoru Iwata passed away on July 11, 2015 due to […]

The Evolution of the JRPG: Then and Now

by Nick Hancheton 29/12/2014
(Note: This article refers mostly to the Final Fantasy series for examples but the vast majority of points are relevant for all titles early on in the JRPG genre.) The Japanese RPGs of yesteryear and very much dead and buried. Turn-based battles are, for the most part, a thing of the past. Random battles are occasionally […]

Bayonetta 2 Review

by Nick Hancheton 01/11/2014
The original Bayonetta, released on both Xbox 360 and Playstation 3, was a huge success in both eastern and western markets, launching in 2009 and 2010 respectively. Not only was it a commercial success, but a huge surprise on how brilliant the game was as a whole. Platinum Games always fully deliver on each masterpiece they […]

New DLC for Mario Kart 8

by Hani Fearonon 26/08/2014
Nintendo have announced some rather snazzy new DLC coming to Mario Kart 8 over the coming months featuring courses and characters from The Legend of Zelda, Animal Crossing and more. Two DLC packs have been listed on Nintendo’s website, with the first being released in November. Both will bring three new characters, four vehicles and […]

Post-Gamescom Pre-Order Increase Figures Revealed

by Nick Hancheton 22/08/2014
The hugely successful Cologne-based Gamescom has come and gone, leaving a copious amount of impatient gamers in its wake, hungry for entertainment and millions of polygons. Whilst Sony and Microsoft held their own conferences within the early part of the week, Nintendo let their previously announced games do the talking for them, showing off heavy […]

Ubisoft CEO states “Nintendo Customers Don’t Buy Assassin’s Creed”

by Nick Hancheton 19/08/2014
In an interview with Game Informer, Yves Guillemot (Ubisoft CEO) has stated that Watch Dogs will be the last mature game coming to the Wii U, a console that hasn’t had the best support from third-party developers. “It’s very simple. What we see is that Nintendo customers don’t buy Assassin’s Creed. Last year, we sold […]

New Pokemon Project Announcement Next Week

by Nick Hancheton 18/08/2014
The Pokémon Company and much-loved Japanese video-game publication Famitsu will be hosting a livestream reveal event for the new Pokémon Project next week. Whilst no specific information has been revealed for this new project, we do know that it will be streaming live on Tuesday, August 26th at 10pm Japan time (1pm UK, 5am Pacific) on […]

E3 2014: Nintendo Direct Event

by Hani Fearonon 10/06/2014
This year Nintendo didn’t even show up to E3 for a live press conference, but boy did they nail it. For E3 2014, Nintendo once again opted to stream a ‘Digital Event’ which people had been incredibly sceptical of. However, the charming combination of Robot Chicken style animation alongside game announcements and an insight into […]

Welcome to E3 2014: Watch it live here

by Sai Mealingon 09/06/2014
At last one of the biggest weeks in the geek calendar has finally come around again. The world’s gaming press and major developers and publishers have all descended on the Los Angeles Convention Center again to deliver four days of enticing footage and non-stop marketing spiel. E3 Day Zero is like Christmas Day in the […]