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 ...

Suicide Squad: Not the Film that We Wanted Right Now

So Suicide Squad has just hit theatres and the reviews are divided, with some saying that the film is completely terrible and others saying that the film is exactly what Warner Bros. needed to boot up the DC Cinematic Universe (DCCU) after the disaster that was Batman v Superman. Should we really be surprised? There ...

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 ...

Cross-Platform Play: Will it change the way we look at and buy consoles?

Since the rise in popularity and accessibility of online gaming and game modes, the multiplayer experience and the large absence of cross-platform play have become massive determining factors in the average gamer’s decision to invest in a particular platform or video game title. People will choose to buy a particular platform or game on a ...

Want-It Wednesday: A standalone Call of Duty Zombies title

I’m not a huge fan of Call of Duty. I do own multiple Call of Duty titles but I definitely wouldn’t say that it is my favourite video game. A core component of the first-person shooter experience is dealing with the competitive community of players. Now you see, I don’t really mind competition but I ...

Top Tuesday: The Top Five Video Game Soundtracks

A pivotal part of any video game is the soundtrack. Whether you are enjoying the landscapes of a massive open-world map or engaged in a complicated boss battle, music has the ability to accentuate the experience. So acknowledged is the role of music in video games that one is even able to buy video game ...