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)
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?
With Supermassive Games’ Until Dawn just around the corner (ready to leap out and scare the crap out of you), we thought we’d take a look back at some of our favourite horror games ever made. From the revolutionary to the just plain creepy, these are the titles that made us go to sleep with the lights on.
Continue reading The Iris’ 10 Best Horror Games of All Time
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)
With less than a week remaining ahead of Sony’s new choice-based survival horror title <i>Until Dawn</i>, the trailers are starting roll in quite quickly. Called “The Road Not Taken”, it reinforces the game’s 80’s slasher film vibe. Continue reading Until Dawn gets new live-action trailer about the road not taken
EA have announced that they plan to bring a playable build of DICE’s hotly anticipated shooter Star Wars Battlefront to this year’s PAX AUS 2015 convention in Melbourne. Continue reading EA to bring Star Wars Battlefront to PAX AUS 2015
Warner Bros. Interactive have announced that, this time next month, Batman: Arkham Knight fans will be charging through Gotham’s rainslick streets in the Tumbler from Christopher Nolan’s The Dark Knight. Continue reading Batman: Arkham Knight‘s ’89 Batmobile out now, Dark Knight’s Tumbler coming in September
Bad news, strategic shooter fans. Ubisoft have announced that Rainbow Six Siege will not make its October 13 release date and will now arrive December 1 worldwide. Continue reading Rainbow Six Siege delayed into December
It is a massive year for Star Wars . With a new film set to decimate the box office in December and a new Battlefront game that has already wowed at E3 , it’s a hell of a time to be fan of Luke & co. Continue reading Sony unveils Star Wars PS4 bundle including Limited Edition Console
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