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.

The best games of 2015 … so far

2015 has been a great year for gaming so far. Current-gen consoles are finally coming into their own and we’re seeing some truly creative, interesting new IP emerging as well. Here’s our ten favourite games of 2015 so far.... Continue Reading

The Iris Opinion: Warner Bros’ reaction to trailer leaks is bizarre and fan-hostile

Marvel Studios and Warner Bros. have very different opinions on what makes a good superhero movie. To date, Marvel’s formula has worked out a lot better for them than Warner’s, but then again the WB is only now getting the ball rolling on their DC Cinematic Universe. On the topic of how successful Warner’s strategy will be, time is still going to tell.... Continue Reading

JJ Abrams releases new behind-the-scenes reel for Star Wars: The Force Awakens during San Deigo Comic-con panel

We were told prior to yesterday afternoon’s panel not to expect a new trailer for the upcoming seventh film in the Star Wars saga, The Force Awakens. While Disney were good to their word on that one, we did end up getting a quick look at the film anyway.... Continue Reading

Video Games Review: MotoGP 15 (PS4, 2015)

Milestone only released their last motorcycle racer, Ride, back in May. A scant few months later and the developer is dropping their second racing sim for the year in MotoGP 15. Despite being the closest thing MotoGP fans have to a Gran Turismo of their own, MotoGP 15 still feels more evolutionary than revolutionary. Continue reading Video Games Review: MotoGP 15 (PS4, 2015)