Game Review: Fable Anniversary

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 after that and has yet to reclaim its popularity. Microsoft is hoping... Read More

Opinion: How Sony Won E3 – And EA Somehow Managed To Claw Themselves Back Into The Good Books

Following yesterday’s eventful console unveilings and game announcements at E3, Jacques Voller argues that Sony triumphed while Microsoft failed – and that EA, against all the odds, managed to win over a great deal of gamers. So. There we have it. Sony has just won E3 – and has more than likely claimed the next generation to boot. After all the controversies surrounding the Xbox One’s draconian measures when it came to DRM,... Read More

Opinion: Four Reasons Why Consoles Should Cease To Exist

With digital distribution now the norm and the cost of financing hardware increasingly impractical, Jacques Voller argues that traditional consoles are no longer necessary for gamers as a whole – nor a sensible investment for the manufacturers themselves. With the Wii U in its third month on sale, announcements expected on Sony and Microsoft’s next-gen kit, and a console in the works over at Valve, speculation on hardware specifications... Read More

Opinion: Four Mistakes Microsoft Should Correct Next Console Generation

With the next Xbox expected to arrive towards the end of 2013, expectations are high for Microsoft’s new console. But Mark Butler argues that there are several damaging disadvantages with the company’s current strategy, which they would do well to address next time around. With more than 70 million units sold around the world and a particularly healthy commercial performance of late, there’s no doubt that Microsoft’s Xbox... Read More

Opinion: Top 5 Disappointments of E3 2012

There were plenty of exciting announcements and entertaining highs at this year’s E3 gaming showcase – but there were also a number of crushing, deflating lows. Having taken in the good, the bad and the ugly while covering the event for FMV Magazine, Jonathan Szafran presents his selection of the five biggest E3 flops…   Musical Performances To introduce their new Dance Central title, Harmonix thought it would be a good idea... Read More

Game News: New Gears Of War Title Revealed

Game Informer have revealed that a new Gears of War title, named ‘Gears of War: Judgement’, will be shown off by Microsoft at E3. Although this fresh installment in the famous series will not be developed by Epic Games, the franchise will in a sense stay within the company, as Judgement will be developed by Epic-owned studio ‘People Can Fly’, the folks behind 2011’s commercial failure but cult hit Bulletstorm, as well... Read More