And so while the video game world continues to reel from the Thunderdome-esque warzone that was E3, John, Jon and myself found ourselves at a little event they call Rezzed.
They define it as a “PC and Indie games show” and, as we walked under said banner and had our wristbands examined by grumpy looking suited staff, that was very much what we found ourselves in. The show started last year in Brighton and debuted with a first play of Borderlands 2 and Dean “Rocket” Hall talking about his new mod: DayZ. The irony being Continue Reading
Rockstar Games have released the third trailer for Grand Theft Auto V showing off the three main protagonists Michael, Franklin and Trevor. Continue Reading
Declassification: The determination that, in the interests of national security, classified information no longer requires any degree of protection against unauthorized disclosure, coupled with removal or cancellation of the classification designation – DOD Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms 08 November 2010.
You’re William Carter, it’s 1962 and you’re a special agent working for a top-secret US government organisation called The Bureau. It’s your job to investigate attacks from extraterrestrials and conceal the evidence afterwards. The Bureau has been operating secretly for decades but as with most classified operations, the truth eventually comes out. Continue Reading
On Wednesday Sony unveiled their next generation console, the PlayStation 4 (PS4) in an event that was live streamed across the world. Thousands of viewers were watching with bated breath to see what was coming. Continue Reading
Tonight, as reported in my previous post, at 18:00 EST (23:00 GMT) Sony will be announcing their heavily speculated next generation console. It’s been months of ‘leaks’ from analysts, industry sources and more, but tonight will be the night where the console and the majority of its specifications and features are announced to us all.
In the lead up to tonight’s highly anticipated event Sony have been posting a series of ‘Evolution of PlayStation’ videos on their PlayStation YouTube channel, starting with the evolution of the original PlayStation on Sunday. So, to get you all ready and hyped up for tonight, here are all five in the series for your viewing. Continue Reading
Last night Sony posted on their Playstation Blog a post entitled ‘See the Future’ along with a video (see below) and a link to a dedicated webpage with the video and a date and time of February 20th 2013 at 18:00 EST (23:00 GMT). Continue Reading
*Contains minor early-game spoilers, most of which could be considered common knowledge*
Far Cry 3 is all about the world and all that inhabit within it. It’s alive. There are a lot of things that the game does well: the gun play is really good and the melee and takedowns work as well as well as they should. Even the storyline, which you would not ordinarily expect much in a sandbox game such as this, is intriguing and the characters have personality. Above all though, many of the unnecessary features and detail is what makes the world really come alive. Continue Reading
Grinding Gear Games has spent countless hours doing their best to make a truly unique game and one of their most unique features is the Passive Talent Tree.
“Attention prisoners! For your crimes against Oriath, you have been Exiled to the forsaken continent of Wraeclast. The magisters of Oriath are merciful and have granted all exiles one weapon.. choose wisely. Oriath has bestowed a gift upon you, a chance to redeem your crimes.. A new life. Do not squander it.
Swim straight to the shore, stay together, look for others who can help you. You’re not the first exiles, and you won’t be the last.” Continue Reading
Path of Exile, developed by Grinding Gear Games is an action-based role-playing game with similar mechanics to that of Diablo 3. However, while Path of Exile may have some similarities, do not be fooled. This is NOT a knock-off alternative to Diablo. It is much more than that. Path of Exile is the game that Diablo 3 SHOULD have been. Continue Reading