With its sixth and latest entry, Hitman will be making one particular part of the series’ fanbase very happy indeed. Hitman: Blood Money, released back in 2006, has become a perrenial fan favourite, its sandbox of inventive and improvisational gameplay proving an unbeatable formula. Developer Io Interactive returned to a more cinematic style in 2012’s Hitman Absolution but left cold those keen for more of what Blood Money offered. It seems Io have heard your plaintive cries and the result is at once beautiful and strange. Continue reading Video Games Review: Hitman (Episode One) (PS4, 2016)
By the time I was Assassin’s Creed Syndicate, I felt as though Ubisoft had finally created the best possible version of their long-running series. It felt tightly wound, honed over years of tinkering and design evolution. However, in order for the series to endure, it also felt like it needed to take some time off to regroup and come up with fresher, vastly different ideas. I feel the same way about Far Cry Primal. Continue reading Video Games Review: Far Cry Primal (Xbox One, 2016)
Sony have used their PlayStation VR press event at GDC 2016 this morning to finally announce a launch window and pricing for their PlayStation VR headset. Update: We now have Australian pricing. Hit the jump to see it. Continue reading *UPDATED* GDC 2016: PlayStation VR is US$399, coming in October
I am so far behind on my TV shows. As I write this, I have easily twenty episodes of different programs to catch up on and that number is only going to increase. The reason? I have discovered something I enjoy watching more than my usual shows. It’s called Critical Role, a live game of Dungeons and Dragons played by professional voice actors streamed weekly on Twitch, and it’s so much better than anything I’ve seen on TV recently. Continue reading Opinion: Who needs TV when you have Critical Role?
In an announcement overnight, Telltale Games have stated that they will unveil the first concrete details of their upcoming Batman game series at SXSW Gaming this year. Continue reading SXSW 2016: Telltale Games to detail upcoming Batman series at SXSW Gaming
For everyone who still hasn’t gotten a key for the closed beta of Blizzard’s upcoming team shooter Overwatch, you can relax. Blizzard have announced this morning that the game will enter a very short open beta period in early May before launching on May 24. Continue reading Overwatch open beta starts May 6, launch date set for May 24
Nintendo of Japan had an extra announcement to make during their version of yesterday’s Nintendo Direct broadcast that wasn’t included in the US/European version we saw – a limited edition New Nintendo 3DS console with a Super Nintendo theme. Continue reading Look upon this gorgeous Super Nintendo-inspired 3DS design and weep because it’s Japan-only
Nintendo unleashed the latest in their Direct series of news/company update broadcasts yesterday, filled with new information on Monster Hunter, Pokken Tournament, Hyrule Warriors Legends, Star Fox Zero and more. If you missed it, fear not, you can watch the whole 40 minute broadcast after the jump. Continue reading Miss yesterday’s Nintendo Direct? Watch it here!
Start saying goodbye to your friends and family now. The long-awaited space adventure title No Man’s Sky will finally be delivered into your anxious paws on June 22, 2016. Continue reading No Man’s Sky finally gets a release date
Electronic Arts’ chief financial officer Blake Jorgensen has said that the next entry in Bioware’s sci fi RPG series, Mass Effect Andromeda, will launch early 2017 during a technology conference earlier this week. Continue reading Mass Effect Andromeda now launching early 2017