Category Archives: Video Games

Games Review: WarioWare Gold (3DS, 2018): It’s Wario’s World, We’re Just Living In It

WarioWare Gold is the latest in a long line of bizarre, microgame collections that can best be described as Dada art. Gold is the culmination of 15 years of WarioWare goodness, featuring the best microgames of the past, and brand new microgames for the future. You’ll be glad to know that it’s lost none of its charm. Continue reading Games Review: WarioWare Gold (3DS, 2018): It’s Wario’s World, We’re Just Living In It

Tech Review: Plantronics RIG 500 Pro Esport Gaming Headphones: Practically perfect

The Plantronics RIG 500 Pro Esport Gaming Headphones, the latest refresh of Plantronics’ longrunning RIG 500 line, are about as close to the perfect gaming headset as any I’ve ever used. Continue reading Tech Review: Plantronics RIG 500 Pro Esport Gaming Headphones: Practically perfect

Games Review: Sonic Mania Plus (Switch, 2018): Must go faster

Look, I reviewed Sonic Mania when it launched last year. I found it to be a breath of fresh air in a series comprehensively and aggressively starved of it for decades. It was the kind of modern update that walks an incredibly fine line, paying homage to what came before and pushing the property forward in a meaningful way. I’ve written this all already and you can read that review here if you like. This review piece will be about what’s new in Sonic Mania Plus, the game’s first big content update since launch. Continue reading Games Review: Sonic Mania Plus (Switch, 2018): Must go faster

WOOOOO! WWE 2K19 Gets A Stylin’, Profilin’, Limousine Ridin’ Special Edition

2K has finally unveiled all the details of the upcoming WWE 2K19 collector’s edition, and it’s a package fit for a 16-time WWE World Champion. Ric Flair is the newest honouree for the 2K series, representing the long and starry history of WWE and WCW. Continue reading WOOOOO! WWE 2K19 Gets A Stylin’, Profilin’, Limousine Ridin’ Special Edition

2K’s WWE SuperCard Gets a Super-Powered Boost With Brand New Throwback, Fusion and Hall of Fame Goliath Cards

The Goliath tier of 2K’s stellar <i>WWE SuperCard</i> is set to receive a giant boost with brand new special Throwback, Fusion and Hall of Fame tiered cards. These new sets include NXT’s Bobby Fish, Raw’s Mickie James and Alicia Fox, as well as Jinder Mahal and more. Continue reading 2K’s WWE SuperCard Gets a Super-Powered Boost With Brand New Throwback, Fusion and Hall of Fame Goliath Cards

Details released for the Xbox Adaptive Controller’s unique accessible packaging design

We’re on the cusp of a major development in gaming, and an important step forward for consumer technology. Historically, those who live with disabilities are overlooked when it comes to designing pieces of modern technology, and this has been most apparent in gaming. As you can imagine, it must be difficult to navigate traditional video game controllers for someone who has limited mobility. This presents something of an inclusivity issue in games that is finally being addressed with a massive step taken by Xbox — the imminent release of the Xbox Adaptive Controller, announced just a few months ago in May to extremely positive response, is a first from a major gaming company. Continue reading Details released for the Xbox Adaptive Controller’s unique accessible packaging design

Games Review: Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus (Switch, 2018)

Wolfenstein II‘s latest Nazi-stomping iteration was one of the biggest and best FPS releases of last year, praised for its original script, compelling characters and bucketloads of aggressive, absorbing gameplay; the title — officially Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus — once again reinvented a classic franchise and continued the quality from The New Order and The Old Blood. It’s alt-history context reimagines the most terrifying World War II outcome imaginable, in that the Nazis have won and taken over the entire world, United States included. Cue story about uprising and American revolution and all that jazz — not the most creative framework, but one which was proven by it’s near-perfect pacing and engaging story. Continue reading Games Review: Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus (Switch, 2018)

13 of the Coolest Film, TV & Gaming Trailers You May Have Missed at SDCC 2018

With San Diego Comic-Con (SDCC) wrapped up for this year, there’s no doubt each year’s conference rules the entertainment universe with its mind blowing announcements from films, TV shows and the latest and upcoming games. So without further ado, let’s recap some of the biggest announcements you may have missed this year.... Continue Reading

Games Review: Hand of Fate 2 (Switch, 2018): A good deal more

Hand of Fate 2, the card-based role-player by Brisbane-based Defiant Development, launched on major platforms last year. Its Nintendo Switch port took a little longer to arrive, but arrive it has and, for Switch owners, it was worth the wait. Continue reading Games Review: Hand of Fate 2 (Switch, 2018): A good deal more