Category Archives: Video Games

Tokyo Game Show 2015: Capcom to launch competitive team shooter Resident Evil: Umbrella Corps next year

In a wild departure for the Resident Evil series, Capcom have announced a tactical team-based competitive shooter called Resident Evil: Umbrella Corps. The game will arrive next year on PS4 according to producer Masachika Kawata, who made the announcement during Sony’s pre-TGS 2015 presser. Continue reading Tokyo Game Show 2015: Capcom to launch competitive team shooter Resident Evil: Umbrella Corps next year

Tokyo Game Show 2015: Square Enix announce Kingdom Hearts 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue for PS4

Square Enix are bringing a total of three Kingdom Hearts games to the PS4. The games will come as a package deal called Kingdom Hearts 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue. The announcement came during Sony’s press conference ahead of TGS tonight. Continue reading Tokyo Game Show 2015: Square Enix announce Kingdom Hearts 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue for PS4

Pokémon is real life now: Nintendo’s first mobile game Pokémon Go coming to Android and iOS

Pokémon will become the first Nintendo property to release on mobile devices. Pokémon Go, an augmented-reality collaboration between Nintendo, The Pokémon Company and Niantec, will release on iOS and Android smartphones. Continue reading Pokémon is real life now: Nintendo’s first mobile game Pokémon Go coming to Android and iOS

Exclusive Competition: Win a bespoke piece of paper craft for PS4 game Tearaway Unfolded

Tearaway Unfolded, an expansion of the award-winning Tearaway game, is another inventive gem from the Media Molecule team which has now been released for Playstation 4. While the game is busy attracting acclaim from around the world, mirroring the reception the original Tearaway received in 2013, we at The Iris want to give you a chance to win an exclusive, bespoke paper craft made especially by the creators of the game just for you. ... Continue Reading

Video Games Interview: Media Molecule’s Rex Crowle talks Tearaway: Unfolded

Late last week, we got a chance to chat to Rex Crowle from Media Molecule about the developer’s upcoming title, Tearaway: Unfolded.  We asked him about the decisions that go into making a game as unique as Tearaway and how Media Molecule approach the task of moving the game, built for the PSVita, to a new home on the PS4. Continue reading Video Games Interview: Media Molecule’s Rex Crowle talks Tearaway: Unfolded

Video Games Review: Mad Max (PS4, 2015)

I’ve been thinking for a few days now about how I was going to approach my Mad Max review. I’ve found it an incredibly difficult game to review, for a number of reasons. It lacks the punch of Mad Max Fury Road and the vision of Shadow of Mordor. But it’s not bad. In fact, Mad Max is the most average game that I just seem to keep playing. Continue reading Video Games Review: Mad Max (PS4, 2015)