TT Games’ franchise of Lego video games has become a powerhouse since its experimental beginnings in Lego Star Wars back in 2005, but despite the many sequels across many different properties, not a huge amount has changed mechanically since then. Lego Dimensions feels like TT Games’ vehement answer to that criticism. “Fine, you want different? How’s this for different?!” Continue reading Video Games Review: Lego Dimensions (Xbox One, 2015)
Overnight, Ubisoft started a livestream on their website showing nothing more than a cave painting and promising that they had something exciting to share. It’s been hours now and though there’s been no announcement as yet, it seems IGN Turkey inadvertently beat them to the punch. Continue reading Far Cry heads to the Ice Age in Far Cry Primal
It’s been a good week for gaming on late night TV with Stephen Colbert following up his Thursday night Felix “Pewdiepie” Kjellberg interview with a live demo of No Man’s Sky from Hello Games’ Sean Murray. Continue reading Watch Stephen Colbert be blown away by No Man’s Sky
Of course you do, wouldn’t want that? Even if you haven’t managed to chew through all of the content in the base game yet, you know you want more. Continue reading Wanna watch 11 minutes of The Witcher 3‘s new expansion?
There was a moment not five minutes into Disney Infinity 3.0 that made me wonder if the developers had been reading my dream journal. The moment in question was a wonderful sequence that featured the Millennium Falcon in a Star Fox-esque on-rails shooter through an asteroid belt. That’s a game I didn’t even know I wanted until that precise moment and it set the tone for everything that followed.
Continue reading Video Games Review: Disney Infinity 3.0 (PS4, 2015)
EA Sports’ superstar FIFA franchise spent the bulk of the last console generation aggressively locking any and all competitors out of the genre before being caught off guard last year by an unexpectedly strong showing from Pro Evolution Soccer 2015. Can EA Sports turn things around in 2016? Continue reading Video Games Review: FIFA 16 (PS4, 2015)
Bethesda have released the latest in their series of educational videos for Fallout 4, made in the style of a 1940’s newsreel. Continue reading This Fallout 4 educational video brought to you by the letter E
Hideo Kojima is clearly very torn about leaving his Metal Gear series behind after nearly 30 years. The fact that Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain spends a lot of time on the notion of losing a part of yourself, physically and mentally, illustrates this. Kojima leverages the phenomenon of phantom limb pain – the body believing a limb that is no longer attached to your body is still there, often still sending pain signals to the brain – to communicate his sense of loss. The thing is, once you clock the game, you may start to feel a phantom pain all of your own. Continue reading Video Games Review: Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain (PS4, 2015)
Naughty Dog have announced that the multiplayer beta for Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End will commence December 4 and run through to December 13. Continue reading Uncharted 4 multiplayer beta to run in December
Bungie have released a short trailer for King’s Fall, the first new raid for Destiny: The Taken King. The raid will appear in the weekly update that drops today. Continue reading Destiny: The Taken King‘s first raid, King’s Fall, looks intense as hell