Best games 2015

One of the best years in years From the rain-slick streets of Gotham City, to the arid desert of Afghanistan, 2015 has transported us across the globe and to worlds beyond. We have slain monsters for coin and breathed new life into an irradiated wasteland. The incredible size and scope of this year”s biggest releases […]

Why I Love: The insights of Clairvoyance in Psychonauts

Throughout the course of Psychonauts, most of the psychic powers wielded by our hero Raz serve a clear, practical, video-game-y purpose. Levitation lets him cruise around levels and slow his descent during jumps, Pyrokinesis sets pesky enemies on fire, Shield creates a mentally projected barrier to protect him from harm, and so on. All of […]

The biggest news stories of 2015

The biggest news of 2015 A lot happened in gaming in 2015. More than you might remember. It was a year for long-awaited sequels, franchise resurrections, publisher scandals, and a goofy Time magazine cover. It was also the year we said goodbye to one of the industry”s most beloved leaders, Satoru Iwata. To put it […]

Halo 5: Guardians – 10 easy updates that would make a good FPS great

Shooting star Whilst the campaign is often overlooked, not living up to the expectations many had hoped, Halo 5s multiplayer experience is arguably the most complete of any Halo so far – further enforced by innovative additions such as Warzone and Breakout – bringing a touch of eclectic freshness to the proceedings. Yet, even with […]

How to setup your Xbox One

Jump in The Xbox One has made a terrific turnaround since its initial unveiling in 2013. Halo, Tomb Raider, Rare Replay, backwards compatibility, and tons of value-packed bundles make owning an Xbox One more attractive than ever. The Xbox One is a complex system, filled with way more features and options than you may realize, […]

7 incredibly festive Christmas carols (about non-festive video games)

Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas Here”s to you Xmas music, slowly transforming our retail staff into mindless, hate-filled husks. Believe it or not, Christmas jingles like these were once viewed a valid form of entertainment. Yes, it”s true! Before being weaponised by the likes of noted war criminal Michael Buble, these chipper ditties were […]

Batman Arkham Knight brings back the villains in the Season Of Infamy DLC today

Finally the juiciest looking slice of Batman Arkham Knight DLC is arriving today. The Season Of Infamy expansion includes missions starring four of Dark Knight”s foes. Killer Croc, the Mad Hatter, Mr Freeze and Ra”s Al Ghul are all arriving in Gotham like a giant villainous reunion party where everyone has to pretend to be […]

The Assassin”s Creed movie lets you call a real life Templar (it”s Jeremy Irons)

As any self respecting Assassin”s Creed fan will know, December 21st was the day that Marmite-flavoured Assassin Desmond Miles made a rather large sacrifice in the name of humanity. Head to AC 3 for full spoilers on the matter. As if by some magical coincidence, December 21st 2016 is the release of the Michael Fassbender […]

The Twelve Days of Christmas, ranked

It”s the best/worst Christmas ever! Now they”ve gone and done it. Your True Love has just monopolized nearly two weeks of your free time this holiday season, because they thought it”d be cute to turn The Twelve Days of Christmas from a timeless carol into an opulent realty. They”ve clearly had this planned for months, […]