Category Archives: Video Games

Video Games Review: Until Dawn (PS4, 2015)

With the exception of some of Telltale’s back catalogue, the “interactive movie” style of game has never really been my cup of tea. I didn’t like Heavy Rain and Beyond: Two Souls barely made a dent. Thus, I went into my review of Supermassive Games’ Until Dawn with no small amount of skepticism. Despite my preconceptions, or perhaps because of them, I found Until Dawn to be an extremely pleasant surprise. Continue reading Video Games Review: Until Dawn (PS4, 2015)

Video Games Review: Gears of War: Ultimate Edition (Xbox One, 2015)

It’s been nearly ten years since Epic Games unleashed the original Gears of War upon the world. Since then, we’ve seen three more titles set in the same universe, a series of surprisingly good novels by Karen Traviss and a passing of the torch as series development went from Epic to The Coalition. With their current-gen remaster, Gears of War: Ultimate Edition is The Coalition’s first real moment in the spotlight. Will they perform or will they falter and get stagefright?

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Video Games Review: Gauntlet: Slayer Edition (PS4, 2015)

For a child of the NES and Master System era like me, it feels like the Gauntlet franchise has been around forever. With the tough-as-nails co-operative arcade beat-em-up coming back into vogue with the rise of indie gaming it was only a matter of time before Gauntlet returned. And return it has with Gauntlet: Slayer Edition. Continue reading Video Games Review: Gauntlet: Slayer Edition (PS4, 2015)

Watch the just released story trailer for Uncharted: Nathan Drake Collection

Ahead of it’s highly anticipated release, The Uncharted: Nathan Drake Collection has received a trailer showcasing its sprawling story. Placing a strong emphasis on the relationship between Nathan and his mentor Sulley, the new trailer – which comprises Drakes Fortune, Among Thieves & Drake’s Deception – puts Nathan’s relationships into perspective. Continue reading Watch the just released story trailer for Uncharted: Nathan Drake Collection