At some point in their lives, every gamer has had Worms. Developed by Team 17, the artillery strategy title continues to be a firm favourite almost 20 years after it was first released. Can Flockers, Team 17’s first new IP in over a decade, achieve similar success or is this a title that you (or should that be ‘ewe’) should avoid?Continue Reading "Review: Flockers"
When it first launched in 2010, Dance Central was highly praised by critics and gamers alike for being a huge breakthrough in music rhythm video games. For the first time, gamers could dance in their front rooms without the need for a controller or a dance mat (remember them?), thanks to Kinect. It was revolutionary.Continue Reading "Review: Dance Central Spotlight"
During Microsoft’s conference at Gamescom 2014, it was announced that Square Enix’s The Rise of the Tomb Raider will be exclusive to Xbox when it’s released in “Holiday 2015”. The announcement was greeted with outrage from PlayStation and PC gamers, who were eagerly awaiting the return of Lara Croft following her highly successful 2013 reboot, Tomb Raider.Continue Reading "Rise of the Tomb Raider – is exclusivity a good thing?"
The likes of Netflix, blinkbox and Amazon Instant Video (formerly Lovefilm) have changed the way we access films. The on-demand services allow users to stream movies from a huge library for as little as £5.99 a month. That’s cheaper than buying the latest DVD release and it’s considerably less than an outing to the cinema. In fact, £5.99 would just about buy you a drink and popcorn.Continue Reading "Why EA Access is a step forward for console gaming"
Considering two new next generation consoles released at the end of 2013, new video game releases have been few and far between, with a few (really good) exceptions. However, all that is about to change with the impending release of a whole host of titles over the coming months.Continue Reading "14 Must Buy Video Games For The Remainder Of 2014"
When it was first unveiled during Ubisoft’s press conference at E3 2012, Watch Dogs created a buzz like no other. From that initial reveal, the hybrid of Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell, Grand Theft Auto and Assassin’s Creed excited gamers and looked set to revolutionise gaming.Continue Reading "Review: Watch Dogs"