Celeb Endorsements – Gaming Edition

Verne Troyer is probably best-known for his role as Mini-Me in the Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me, but the diminutive screen star had been in movies long before then. Troyer started out as a Hollywood stuntman and worked in movies like Dunston Checks In, Jingle All The Way and Baby’s Day Out. His first acting role was in Pinnochio’s Revenge, a horror movie released in... Read More

Feature: Next Gen Games

It has not been long since the E3 convention. The world’s largest gaming convention, as always, has set pulses racing in the gaming world especially as it gave us a further insight to the true might of the next generation consoles. So what games can we look forward to in the next 12 months?  The Avengers: Age of Ultron The first movie was released in 2012 but due to the closure... Read More

Mad Mack: 7 Greatest Games Of The Last Generation

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Looking back over the assorted glories of the decade-spanning previous generation, disgruntled gamer Dave ‘Mack’ McConkey provides a typically offbeat assessment of the very finest games to grace consoles and PC in recent years. It’s been a long time coming. But it seems that the last glimmers of twilight are finally giving way to night, drawing the curtain on... Read More

Game Review: Out There

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Jonathan Szafran delivers his verdict on extraordinary mobile space adventure Out There, out now on Android and iOS (reviewed). Deep space exploration, an easy to learn inventory management system, and a well written text adventure all mixed together with a score-based mechanic and social media integration, are all a part of what makes this iOs/Android space odyssey game amazing... Read More

Feature: How Playing Online Games Can Help You Relax

Guest writer Debbie Fletcher looks at a few ways on how games can reduce stress levels. Some people see online games as a waste of time but in reality they can be a great part of your day. Taking the time to play a game can help you to relax and put any stresses behind you. Fun Fun games such as mecca bingo can really brighten up a dull day. Take some time to inject that little... Read More

Game Review: Fable Anniversary

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Jonathan Szafran delivers his verdict on remastered RPG title Fable Anniversary, out now on Xbox 360. It’s been ten years since Fable graced the first Xbox console, with its slightly over-hyped fantasy action-RPG experience going on to spawn two sequels, a Kinect title and an Xbox Live Arcade game. While Fable II succeeded on improving on the original, the series fell apart... Read More

3 Ways Sony Can (And Should) Improve The PS4 This Year

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Sony has had one of its best console launches with the PS4 and experienced a solid all-round start to the console’s lifecycle. But now that the dust has settled and the excitement has died down, it’s time to look to how they are going to improve the platform in the long run – and what they should reveal come this year’s E3. Backwards Compatibility One of... Read More

Game Review: OlliOlli

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Jonathan Szafran delivers his verdict on fast, furious and fun skateboarding sim OliiOlli, available on the digital store for PS Vita. There is a trailer for OlliOlli that states that players should try not to slam on their face in the game – before slyly adding that they will slam on their face. Is OlliOlli tough? It is, but not as punishing as games like Dark Souls and... Read More

3 Unsung Xbox One Games That Should Definitely Be On Your Radar

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Sure – Xbox fans are salivating over thoughts of a new Halo game and Respawn’s Titanfall coming this year. But there are a number of other excellent-looking games on the horizon for Microsoft’s new home console that may well get overlooked. Jonathan Szafran takes a look at three highly promising titles to keep a keen eye on. Plants vs. Zombies Garden Warfare When... Read More

Ken Levine Wishes He Could “Take Back” Original BioShock Endings

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BioShock is often cited as one of the greatest video games of recent years – but creator Ken Levine claims he has serious regrets over the way he concluded his dystopian saga. Writing in the new February edition of GQ Magazine, the acclaimed designer mulls over the issue of moral choice in gaming by saying it works best as a natural process based on player actions, rather... Read More