16th Mar2018

Official full season trailer for Telltale’s ‘Batman: The Enemy Within’

by Phil Wheat

Since the complete second season will soon be available for download, here’s the official full season trailer for Batman: The Enemy Within, the five-part episodic game series that continues Telltale’s unique take on the World’s Greatest Detective. This trailer recaps the events of the entire season but focuses primarily on the relationship players built with […]

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22nd Nov2017

New trailer for THQ Nordic’s reboot of ‘Black Mirror’

by Phil Wheat

THQ Nordic have released a new gameplay trailer for their series reboot Black Mirror, the Gothic horror adventure due for release on 28th November 2017. Developed by the Bremen studio KING Art Games, known for The Book of Unwritten Tales, The Dwarves and The Raven, Black Mirror will be available on PC/Mac/Linux, PS4 and Xbox One. […]

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03rd Nov2017

‘Sphinx and the Cursed Mummy’ comes to Mac, PC & Linux next week!

by Phil Wheat

Originally released for PlayStation 2, GameCube and Xbox in 2003 (US) and 2004 (EU, RoW), respectively, THQ Nordic announced today that Sphinx and the Cursed Mummy will find its way to PC/MAC/Linux on November 10th 2017.  Sphinx and the Cursed Mummy is an original 3rd person action-adventure inspired by the mythology of ancient Egypt. Travelling […]

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16th Aug2017

THQ Nordic announce ‘Black Mirror’ reboot

by Phil Wheat

THQ Nordic have revealed their new project: Black Mirror, a Gothic horror adventure due for release on 28th November 2017. The game will be developed by the Bremen studio KING Art Games, known for The Book of Unwritten Tales, The Dwarves and The Raven, and will be available on PC/Mac/Linux, PS4 and Xbox One. The […]

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09th Jul2017

‘Next Up Hero’ – Announcement Trailer

by Phil Wheat

From the developer of Scribblenauts, Drawn to Life and Lock’s Quest, comes a newly announced arcade-style, beat-em-up adventure called Next Up Hero – which is coming to PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, PC, Mac, and Linux in early 2018. Next Up Hero is an arcade action-adventure driven by Community Continue, in which players take […]

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04th Nov2015

‘Jackbox Party Pack 2′ Review (PC)

by Paul Metcalf

If you are a fan of games, you’ll know that there are many ways to play. Some are more social than others, while some want you to play alone. Jackbox Party Pack 2 is a set of party games that wants you to enjoy it with as many people as possible, and ends up being […]

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05th Oct2015

Curve Digital announce cyberpunk adventure ‘Murder’

by Phil Wheat

Developed by Peter Moorhead and published by Curve Digital, Murder is a short story told in the form of a classic point and click adventure, creating an experience that “prides itself on environmental storytelling and confident, cinematic flair”. Heavily inspired by the works of Masamune Shirow, Katsuhiro Otomo, Neal Stephenson, and other cyberpunk greats, Murder […]

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03rd Oct2015

First screens and trailer for FPS survival horror ‘Syndrome’

by Phil Wheat

Independent game studio Camel 101 and Bigmoon Entertainment today announced Syndrome, a survival horror game coming to PC, Xbox One, Playstation 4, Mac and Linux in Q2 2016. Featuring Oculus Rift support, Syndrome takes the genre back to its terrifying roots as players wake up on a deserted spaceship, dazed and confused from a deep […]

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04th Aug2015

First look at ‘Homefront: The Revolution’

by Phil Wheat

Deep Silver have today revealed a new cinematic trailer for the up-coming FPS Homefront: The Revolution, a follow-up to the underrated 2011 original. Developed by Deep Silver Dambuster Studios, Homefront: The Revolution - an open-world first person shooter – puts the player in the middle of a full-blown guerrilla war in an occupied United States. The […]

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23rd Jul2015

‘Skyhill’ Preview (PC)

by Paul Metcalf

If the apocalypse strikes and the monsters have taken over would the penthouse in a hotel be the best place to find yourself? Skyhill is a game that starts you off trapped in the luxury apartment, with the aim to not only survive but make it the bottom floor, or that is what I’ve been […]

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28th Apr2015

Kickstarter sensation ‘Mighty No. 9′ coming to retailers!

by Phil Wheat

Comcept and Deep Silver today announced their partnership for Comcept’s upcoming side-scrolling action game and Kickstarter sensation, Mighty No. 9. Created by Keiji Inafune − the “father of Mega Man” − Comcept and Japanese co-developer Inti Creates, Mighty No. 9 will be available on 15th September 2015 in the Americas and on 18th September 2015 […]

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18th Jan2015

‘Satellite Reign’ Early Access Preview

by Paul Metcalf

Maybe it’s my nerdy side that enjoys getting early access to games (and other software), even when they are buggy or incomplete.  Feeling a part of the development process and reporting on any errors I find is something I used to do as part of being a developer so when I play a game that […]

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12th Jan2015

‘Blackguards 2′ (P)review

by Paul Metcalf

When it comes to role-playing games I tend to have somewhat of a particular taste.  I remember the days of Baldur’s Gate and its sequel, I bought them both and dabbled with them but never really made progress, but I’ve played games like Skyrim for more hours than I can count.  The fact is I […]

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18th Dec2014

‘Metrocide’ Review (PC)

by Paul Metcalf

Some games are created to punish the gamer, they often require patience and just a little luck but can still be the most annoying experiences put into game form. These games, such as Dark Souls, are sometimes lauded as some of the best games ever made, but to gamers who don’t have the patience to […]

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06th Sep2014

‘Wacom Bamboo Pad’ Review

by Phil Wheat

As a designer I often have to use tablets in my creative pursuits and I’ve experienced all manner of different makes and models – in fact I use one on a semi-regular basis for my day job. So when I was offered the opportunity to review Wacom’s new Bamboo Pad I jumped at the chance, […]

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18th May2014

‘Libratone Zipp’ Speaker Review

by Phil Wheat

It’s been a while since I’ve reviewed a Libratone speaker – but when you have something as superb as the Libratone Live there’s not really any need to upgrade is there? Well that is until now. Copenhagen-based audio company Libratone have taken the concept of the Airplay speaker to the next level with the Libratone […]

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27th Apr2014

‘The Last Tinker: City of Colors’ [P]review (PC/Mac)

by Phil Wheat

In a world where creativity has given way to conflict, a young street kid living in the slums of Colortown seeks to restore the spark of imagination to his hometown. As Koru, you must harness the power of color to defeat the Bleakness and make Colortown vibrant once again. A charming blend of modern platforming […]

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21st Mar2014

Space Wolves Expansion now available for ‘Space Hulk’

by Phil Wheat

Independent developer Full Control have announced the releases of the Space Wolves Expansion for Space Hulk, the 3D digital turn based strategy game based on best-selling board game set within the Warhammer 40,000 universe is now available. The expansion comes with the ‘Fangs of Fenris’ campaign, which features three new missions set in a cool and […]

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20th Mar2013

Get excited – ‘Duke Nukem’ comes to Steam!

by Phil Wheat

In news that pleases me greatly (yes, I am a HUGE fan of the franchise) Devolver Digital have partnered with 3D Realms and Singapore-based indie developer General Arcade to launch Duke Nukem 3D: Megaton Edition on Steam, which includes the original FPS Duke Nukem 3D and three expansion packs – Duke Caribbean: Life’s a Beach, […]

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