8 Great-Looking Games Landing In The Next Three Months

Traditionally, the July to September release window can be a sparse time for game launches – with few top titles hitting the market in the summer months. This year, however, there are numerous fantastic-looking experiences on the way. From inspired indie creations to major console releases, FMV picks out eight of the best prospects landing in Q3.    Dark – (PC/Xbox360) Out July 5/9 Forget Twilight. Real vampires are back –... Read More

Mad Mack: Three Things That Will Make 2013 A Phenomenal Year For Gamers

With a bold new year for video games in the offing, disgruntled gamer Dave ‘Mack’ McConkey takes an unusually optimistic look at the 12 months ahead – and explains why they are set to offer up a seminal chapter for our beloved medium. Aaaaaand, we’re back. After two weeks of eating our own body weight in turkey and gravy, drinking enough to drown a bus-load of puppies and moving just enough to stay sanitary and refresh our drinks,... Read More

Opinion: Ten Most Anticipated Games Of 2013

Next year’s gaming line-up looks to be one of the strongest in living memory, with both highly-anticipated sequels and fantastic-looking originals heading our way. Casting his gaze over the impressive release schedule, Mark Butler picks out the ten games he’s looking forward to the most.   BioShock Infinite Its development may have been slightly marred by unfortunate delays, issues with the (now-defunct) multiplayer and – slightly... Read More

Opinion: Four Reasons To Be Excited About Gaming In 2013

With January just a few weeks away and a whole load of compelling developments, groundbreaking ideas and great new games right around the corner, Mark Butler presents four reasons why 2013 looks set to be a truly stellar year. Look, I can be a cynical tosser at times. This time last year I was expressing my pessimistic view that 2012 looked to be a rather uninspiring forthcoming twelve months for gaming. And while there have been many terrific experiences... Read More

Opinion: Five Fantastic-Looking Horror Games Coming Next Year

Who says horror gaming is dead? Resident Evil may have woefully shed its fear factor, but there are plenty of terrifying-looking experiences lined-up for 2013. With Halloween having brought a whole raft of trailers and teasers, FMV checks out five forthcoming experiences that horror fanatics should be sure to keep an eye on.   Outlast Casting you as a journalist investigating an abandoned insane asylum, this first-person thriller from former... Read More

Opinion: Five Most Anticipated Gaming Sequels

With hype continuing to build around the likes of GTA V and Assassin’s Creed 3, Mark Butler offers up his own personal selection of sequels he can’t wait to get his hands on. Gamers love sequels. Absolutely love ‘em. It’s the reason why established franchises continue to dominate every corner of the mainstream industry, regardless of how uninspired and generic their increasingly tired lineage has become. By contrast, original... Read More

Opinion: Should We Forget Next-Gen Consoles – And Just Buy A PC Instead?

Hype continues to build around the next Xbox and PlayStation ahead of their expected arrival in 2013. But with PC gaming now offering unprecedented levels of variety, quality and convenience, Mark Butler argues that there may be compelling reasons to abandon consoles altogether. This week, the delightfully angry, foul-mouthed gaming journalist Jim Sterling branded the PS3 and Xbox360 “very crap PCs”, and made a compelling argument that... Read More