It has been 17 months since Ground Zeroes was controversially released, retailing at £30 and teasing at a much more substantial main course (The Phantom Pain). Ground Zeroes has been on sale several times since then and has now been given … Continue reading Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes – Videogame review
What is there left to be said about Bioshock Infinite? I don’t know! Since the game came out in 2013 I have succesfully managed to avoid spoilers or stuff to ramp up my expectations. If the former factor bothers you, … Continue reading Bioshock Infinite – Videogame review
Rocket League, a fast paced game about playing football with cars, has proved so popular that, upon release, servers were simply not ready to take the sheer amount of players. A football game attempts to replicate the appearance of the … Continue reading Rocket League – Videogame review
On Jan 29 Nintendo rolled out its Creator’s Program, “designed for people who post videos to YouTube that contain Nintendo intellectual property,” sharing revenue between Let’s Players and the Japanese video game company. The advertisement revenue share for users is … Continue reading The legality of Let’s Play
Three years ago Edmund McMillen, the designer of Super Meat Boy, released a seemingly basic game combining simple twin-stick shooting and Zelda dungeoneering. It wore its indie-ness on its sleeve, and you could, therefore, be forgiven for assuming it would be quite … Continue reading The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth – Videogame review
Assassin’s Creed Unity was released November 11 2014 to widespread criticism concerned with performance and glitches leading to shares in Ubisoft dipping by as much as 12.8%. Ubisoft commented: “we are currently working on our next update that will help … Continue reading Is it ok to release an unfinished game?
Mario Kart 8 for the Wii U is the latest instalment in the long running racing series, starring the plumber who needs no introduction. For a while it has seemed like Nintendo had perfected the template for the series. This … Continue reading Mario Kart 8 – Videogame review
After the surreal vision of a hurricane tearing towards the town of Arcadia bay, the introverted Max Caulfield discovers that she can reverse time. Life is Strange largely takes place in Blackwell Academy, a school in an isolated American town … Continue reading Life is Strange: Chrysalis – Videogame review
Freaks and Geeks is a 1999 show telling the story of the titular groups in a 1980’s American high school. Fans and creators of the show often discuss the misfortune of the characters as a stand out feature. Arrested Development … Continue reading Freaks and Geeks – TV review
Yawhg gonna love it. The Yawhg is a multiplayer choose-your-own adventure game for between 2 and 4 players created by Emily Carroll and Damian Sommer. The ominous and unexplained “Yawhg” is approaching the city, and the player is given no … Continue reading The Yawhg – Videogame review
Of the big three companies still making video game consoles, Nintendo are the veterans. Having seen Sega and Atari collapse over the years, it is far from impossible for an established console maker to struggle and fail. Just as Sega’s … Continue reading Will Mobile-Gaming save Nintendo?