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Games Review: NHL 18 (PS4, 2017) is a solid sim that is content to rest on its laurels

NHL 18 wants to be a mirror to this year’s Stanley Cup — no bells, no whistles, no brawls or bullshit, just great skillful hockey. That’s what it wants, and it’s a noble goal, but sadly the puck never quite finds the back of the net. Continue reading Games Review: NHL 18 (PS4, 2017) is a solid sim that is content to rest on its laurels

Games Review: NBA Live 18 (PS4, 2017) is a step forward for a series overshadowed by the competition

Do you remember the last time you played an entry in the NBA Live series? Me either. More or less off the radar for about a decade at this point, the series is back in the public eye this year with NBA Live 18, a basketball sim with a clear desire to leave the series’ average reputation behind. Continue reading Games Review: NBA Live 18 (PS4, 2017) is a step forward for a series overshadowed by the competition

Video Games Review: EA Sports UFC 2 (PS4, 2016)

I am probably the last person on earth who should be reviewing a UFC video game. I’ve never seen a UFC fight and I only know names like Ronda Rousey because my social media feeds never stop talking about her. I’ve never even been in a fist fight in my entire life. It would seem, however, that developer EA Canada have tried to account for this possibility. Continue reading Video Games Review: EA Sports UFC 2 (PS4, 2016)

Video Games Interview: EA Canada’s Brian Hayes talks UFC 2‘s post-launch plans, Bruce Lee and more

With EA Sports UFC 2 now unleashed upon the masses of fans eager to live out their fantasies of personally stepping into the octagon, we got the opportunity to chat to the game’s creative director Brian Hayes via email. Continue reading Video Games Interview: EA Canada’s Brian Hayes talks UFC 2‘s post-launch plans, Bruce Lee and more

Video Games Review: NHL 16 (PS4, 2015)

History has not been kind to many games in EA Sports’ NHL series. Last year’s NHL 15 proved another disappointment, dropping a number fan-favourite modes and unexciting, sometimes buggy gameplay. After such a sound drubbing from critics and fans alike, EA Canada have spent the last twelve months attempting to address the laundry list of complaints – and their hard work is readily apparent. Continue reading Video Games Review: NHL 16 (PS4, 2015)