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Category: Gaming

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. ...

Dead Rising Remasters to be Released on 13 September

The tenth anniversary of Dead Rising series has prompted Capcom to rerelease the first three titles in the series for current generation consoles. Dead Rising, Dead Rising 2 and Dead Rising 2: Off the Record will be available for digital download on both PlayStation 4 and the Xbox One on 13 September. Gamers will have ...

4 Books that Should Get Video Game (or Better Video Game) Adaptations

Film adaptations of books are made so often that nobody really pays attention to the notion. If a book does well, it is generally accepted that there is a huge chance that one will probably see a film adaptation of the book sometime in the near future. However, the same cannot really be said about ...

Platform-Exclusives: Buying a New Console for a Single Game

Not all gamers own all gaming platforms available on the market. There are several possible reasons for this fact such as it may not be a financially viable option or the fact that one may really only play multi-platform titles, thus making the need to own several different platforms somewhat redundant. So, if you are ...

Confessions of a Trophy/Achievement Hunter: Why We Like Imaginary Rewards

There is one thing (two, technically) in gaming that is able turn any gamer into an obsessive-compulsive wreck with an obstinate desire to complete stupid challenges for rewards that are not only non-existent, but also do not offer one an in-game benefit: trophies/achievements. Trophies/achievements first appeared with the release of the seventh generation of consoles ...