Tag: Playstation 4

New ‘Assassin’s Creed’ To Have Viking Setting?

A concept artist working for Ubisoft Milan has sparked rumours that the next Assassin’s Creed game may contain a Viking-based setting, after posting two images depicting Viking ships at sail. Michele Nucera, an artist’s who previous work for Ubisoft includes concept artwork for the recently released Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle title, uploaded the two images ...

Video Games: A Haven For Bad Writing?

It’s not really uncommon to find gamers lampooning the quality of writing within the video game medium in some discussion related to narratives within gaming. The internet is rife with complaints about video game storytelling being inferior to that seen in other media, such as books, films or TV series, and has even had some ...

Why People Love The Witcher 3

The Witcher 3: The Wild Hunt is widely considered to be one of the best games to be released over the past few years. The internet is filled with praises for the title and its publisher with many declaring The Witcher 3 to be not only a great game, but a revolutionary one too. These ...

Should Violence Be Used In Video Game Trailers?

There’s no denying that video game trailers are supposed to get people excited about upcoming new titles, so understandably developers and publishers try to do everything in their power to make them as appealing as possible. This could mean including high-speed action sequences with an adrenaline-inducing soundtrack or maybe some emotional scenes from the game’s ...

A New Hope: Did The Gaming Community Just Beat EA?

Over the last week, the launch of the highly-anticipated Star Wars Battlefront 2 has largely been shrouded by a great deal of controversy. EA’s recent decision to temporarily remove the loot box system from Battlefront 2 has had many contemplating the question of whether or not consumer outcry against microtransaction systems has finally resulted in ...

Can You Trust Video Game Reviews?

Let’s face it; buying a new game can be expensive and often does require a significant time-investment from the player. With so many games having been plagued by issues on release in the past, it really is no surprise that many gamers have come to rely on some sort of review system as a method ...

Are Loot Box Systems In Gaming Similar To Gambling?

Over the past few weeks, a number of highly-anticipated titles, such as Forza Motorsport 7, Middle Earth: Shadow of War and Star Wars Battlefront 2, have been released with or have been confirmed to contain game-altering loot boxes. The news of so many big-name titles containing loot box systems in their games so soon one after the other has had the gaming ...

Why Do People Buy Consoles?

Over the past few years, suggestions of the death of both PC and console gaming have flooded the internet on separate occasions. If one were to search this topic at this point, one would find many articles on the subject providing a multitude of reasons as to why the suggestion being made is indeed the truth. While the exact reason ...

Should All Games With Game-Breaking Bugs Receive Bad Reviews?

Last month, Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice was released and raised a rather important question after famed video game critic, Jim Sterling, gave the title a harsh score after encountering a rather rare game breaking bug. This action did receive a lot of coverage after the title received favourable reviews from both critics and the general public, with many stating that it did live up ...

Gaming: The Most Successful Social Media Platform?

A few weeks ago, I was at a party with a few of my friends, where I was introduced to a whole load of new people that my friends had met through playing League of Legends. Sometime, throughout the night, the topic of gaming’s ability to connect people with each other through in-game chat and co-operation was discussed and most were ...