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Category: Gaming

Why Is The PS4 Outselling The Xbox One?

Microsoft’s recent decision to renew the trademark for Scalebound has had the internet in a little bit of a flurry. No matter where you look when it comes to gaming media, there seems to be some coverage on the development. Regardless of whether the title is really being put in development, popular gaming media outlets ...

Binge Watching And Playing: The Best Way To Consume TV And Video Games? Or Worst Way?

So recently, I’ve been thinking quite a bit about the action of binging on media (for example, a television, film or gaming series) and the effect that may have on your overall enjoyment or appreciation of the content you’re consuming. Binging, with regards to media, has become a very popular manner in which to consume ...

The Video Game Market Actually Isn’t Crashing?

If you frequently visit #gaming news websites, blogs or YouTube channels, there is a significant chance that you may have previously come across the opinion that the video game market is headed for a #crash based on the year-on-year decline of #videogame sales. The basis of such claims had been figures released by #NPD; one of ...

Top 5 Romances in Video Games

Arguably, the holiday that evokes the biggest mixed reaction from members of society is #ValentinesDay; a day which supposedly helps celebrate the emotion of love (but, most likely, in reality, lands up creating more conflict between lovers than anything else.) Some choose to spend the day showing their love for other people by, for example, ...

The Assassin-Free Years: What To Expect From The New ‘Assassin’s Creed’ Title When It Is Released

When it was first announced that there would be no Assassin’s Creed title released in 2016, many gamers were largely surprised. Ubisoft neglecting to release a new title in their annualized cash cow series? Unthinkable! So, why would Ubisoft decide not to release another Assassin’s Creed title in 2016? The answer to this is rather ...

Top 5 Worst Types of Players in Battlefield 1

What is there to say about #Battlefield1? It is a great #game, which offers an encapsulating FPS experience, and has renewed a large interest in historical #warsettings within the #FPS genre. The game has outsold both of its last two predecessors and currently maintains a strong active community, which could perhaps not be said for ...

Xbox One’s Exclusive Crisis

Only ten days into the year and 2017 has already claimed its first victim in #Scalebound, an #XboxOne exclusive set to be released later this year, has been cancelled. Scalebound, originally unveiled at Microsoft’s 2014 and 2016 E3 conferences, was one of the most highly anticipated #console exclusives for 2017 and its cancellation has certainly ...

Remasters Vs Backwards Compatibility: Why Not Both?

  A few days ago, I was browsing the PlayStation Store looking for a good special, when I came across Bioshock: The Collection. It didn’t really mean much to me then, but later after a conversation with a group of friends where the creation of remasters was rebuked, I began to think about the role ...

Gameplay vs. Narrative: What is more important to you?

As a huge DC Comics fan, I’m always in the mood for a good Batman story so a few weeks ago I decided to purchase Batman: The Telltale Series. Although I thoroughly enjoyed the title, a few of the gamers I recommended the game to did not see the point in purchasing a game in which ...

Woes of an Adult Gamer: Why the Prospect of Playing No Man Sky Scares Me

With eighteen quintillion planets and five billion years of gameplay, there is no debating that No Man Sky is the biggest video game to ever be released. Players travel across a shared universe with the basic aims of exploring, surviving and trading and with the main aim of eventually reaching the centre of the universe. ...