Category Archives: Video Games

Games Review: Dragon Ball FighterZ (PS4, 2018): Style, simplicity and super powers

The Dragon Ball series has always been a no-brainer as far as content for fighting games goes. Nevertheless, Dragon Ball games have tended to fall short of what most players assumed should be a slam dunk — they were wonky fighters, focused more on channelling the look and feel of the legendary anime than they were on creating a solid fighter. In Dragon Ball FighterZGuilty Gear developer Arc System Works have gotten right to the heart of the matter, creating the Dragon Ball fighter fans have dreamed of for over two decades. Continue reading Games Review: Dragon Ball FighterZ (PS4, 2018): Style, simplicity and super powers

Microsoft Studios exclusives will now launch day-and-date on Xbox Game Pass

Xbox have announced overnight that any Xbox One titles published by Microsoft Studios will arrive on the Xbox Game Pass digital delivery platform on the same day as their retail launch. This is actually pretty huge news. Here’s why. Continue reading Microsoft Studios exclusives will now launch day-and-date on Xbox Game Pass

Games Review: Legrand Legacy: Tale of the Fatebounds (PC, 2018) Combines Classic Nostalgia With A Modern Twist

The modern era of video games has brought with it a boom of classic JRPG-style games. With the popularity of Persona, Fire Emblem and Pokémon ensuring the genre’s continuing success, it’s no surprise, then, that games like Legrand Legacy exist — games designed to celebrate the history and personality of JRPGs from the past. Continue reading Games Review: Legrand Legacy: Tale of the Fatebounds (PC, 2018) Combines Classic Nostalgia With A Modern Twist

AKRacing’s new range of Max Gaming chairs are extremely cool

One of the greatest problems PC gamers have ever faced (beyond the obvious blight of random hardware failures) is that of finding the right chair to see them through a long-haul gaming session. There’s so many things a good gaming chair has to be — sturdy enough to support your weight for hours on end but also very comfortable, customisable but still ergonomic in its design — and it seems manufacturer AKRacing takes these very particular needs to heart. Their new Max Gaming range, which drops in February, are looking like they tick all the boxes. Continue reading AKRacing’s new range of Max Gaming chairs are extremely cool

10 Things We’re Excited to See in the MediEvil Remaster (And 1 Thing We’re Not)

As has become tradition at Sony’s gaming conferences, CEO Shawn Layden presented 2017’s PlayStation Experience in a novelty shirt. While the design was kept hidden until the final moments of the presentation, the reveal brought with it a spectacular surprise – the return of Sir Daniel Fortesque, and the ‘re-resurrection’ of the beloved MediEvil franchise. For those who grew up with the title, this writer included, it was a gratifying announcement. Continue reading 10 Things We’re Excited to See in the MediEvil Remaster (And 1 Thing We’re Not)

Nintendo’s newest Switch gamble is a line of build-it-yourself cardboard toys called Nintendo Labo

Let it never be said that Nintendo are afraid to take a gamble on a big idea. Still riding the immense wave of success generated by the Switch, Nintendo are doubling down on interactivity with Nintendo Labo, a line of build-it-yourself toys made out of cardboard. I know, I know, like most Nintendo announcements, it sounds insane. Hit the jump and watch the trailer, it’ll make more sense then, I promise. Continue reading Nintendo’s newest Switch gamble is a line of build-it-yourself cardboard toys called Nintendo Labo

Games Review: Gear.Club Unlimited (Switch, 2017) revs loudly but never quite fires on all cylinders

I guess I’ll start by saying that I don’t really play many racing games. Gear.Club Unlimited hasn’t managed to change my opinion of them either, but neither was it a totally unenjoyable experience.

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