All posts by David Smith

Games and technology editor, Dungeons and Dragons fanboy and your new best friend. You can reach me at david.smith@theaureview.com with news tips, pitches, press releases, invites, review content and more.

Team Fortress 2‘s Gun Mettle update adds contracts, weapons, maps and more

Valve’s free-to-play shooter Team Fortress 2 has received its latest annual update, called the Gun Mettle update. It arrives this week and will bring a pile of new weapons, three fresh maps, new taunts and a brand new contract system to the game, in addition to a number of tweaks to all eight classes. Continue reading Team Fortress 2‘s Gun Mettle update adds contracts, weapons, maps and more

Watch the extended, 15-minute version of that amazing Uncharted 4 E3 trailer

Naughty Dog closed out Sony’s impressive E3 press conference this year with a crazy live demo of their upcoming sequel, Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End. The thing is, that trailer only showed off half of what Naughty Dog had brought to show off.  Continue reading Watch the extended, 15-minute version of that amazing Uncharted 4 E3 trailer

Video Games Review: Batman: Arkham Knight (PS4, 2015)

Batman: Arkham Knight is the fourth game in the Batman: Arkham video game series and the third by series creator Rocksteady Studios. The little-known British developer took the gaming industry by surprise with Batman: Arkham Asylum back in 2009. Its innovative combat, smart design and reverent treatment of the Dark Knight left fans gobsmacked. Rocksteady then expanded on their thesis in the celebrated Batman: Arkham City and now aims to close out their series by creating the closest thing to an actual Batman simulator we’ve ever seen.... Continue Reading