22nd Jan2016

PQube confirm UK release date of ‘EDF 4.1: Shadow of New Despair’

by Phil Wheat

PQube have announced that the latest installment in one of my all-time favourite video game franchises, Earth Defense Force 4.1: The Shadow of New Despair, is coming to Europe on February 12th, exclusively on Playstation 4. As if that wasn’t enough, PQube are also bringing Earth Defense Force 2: Invaders From Planet Space to Playstation […]

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20th Jan2016

Disney Infinity’s ‘Marvel Battlegrounds Play Set’ comes to UK in March

by Phil Wheat

Disney Interactive have today revealed the upcoming Marvel Battlegrounds Play Set, for Disney Infinity 3.0, goes on sale in the UK on 25th March; and is available to pre-order now. The Marvel Battlegrounds Play Set pack will come with the Play Set piece and one figure (Captain America – The First Avenger) and players will […]

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16th Jan2016

Trailer for ‘Mortal Kombat X: Kombat Pack 2’ DLC

by Phil Wheat

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment have revealed a closer look at the brand-new characters and content coming to Mortal Kombat X in Kombat Pack 2, the game’s next wave of downloadable content. The trailer showcases the Kombatants being introduced to the game’s playable roster in 2016 including the Xenomorph from Alien, Leatherface, Triborg and Bo’ Rai […]

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16th Jan2016

First gameplay trailer for ‘Homefront: The Revolution’

by Phil Wheat

Deep Silver have announced that Homefront: The Revolution is scheduled to release 17th May 2016 in North America, and 20th May 2016 in all other territories. Additionally a closed beta is due to run exclusively on Xbox One in February of this year. Homefront: The Revolution is an open-world first person shooter where you must […]

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14th Jan2016

‘LEGO Marvel’s Avengers’ gets exclusive PS3/4 DLC

by Phil Wheat

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment have today announced that LEGO Marvel’s Avengers will offer upcoming DLC packs based on the Marvel Studios films Marvel’s Captain America: Civil War and Marvel’s Ant-Man, available as a FREE download exclusively for PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3. The addition of these packs further bolster the blockbuster content in LEGO Marvel’s […]

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23rd Dec2015

2D fighter ‘Nitro+ Blasterz: Heroines Infinite Duel’ coming to Europe

by Phil Wheat

Marvelous Europe have announced that they will be bringing famed fighting game developer Examu’s 2D fighting game, Nitroplus Blasterz: Heroines Infinite Duel, to PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3 in early Q1 2016. Nitroplus Blasterz: Heroines Infinite Duel, already an arcade favourite and eagerly anticipated by fighting game fans, features a host of heroines from Nitroplus’ expansive and […]

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19th Nov2015

‘Life is Strange’ comes to retail in Limited Edition version

by Phil Wheat

Following the release of the final episode of Life is Strange, Square Enix have announced that DONTNOD’s award-winning episodic series will be getting a boxed Limited Edition release on January 19th 2016 in the US and January 22nd 2016 in PAL territories. For those that haven’t played the game (why not?!) Life is Strange follows […]

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18th Nov2015

‘Assassin’s Creed Syndicate’ Review (PS4)

by Paul Metcalf

With the release of Assassin’s Creed Unity last year Ubisoft provided fans with a broken game and they weren’t happy… With this year’s Assassin’s Creed Syndicate the company had a big job on their hands, they had to win back the hearts and minds of their biggest critics. The gamers themselves. Setting the game in […]

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03rd Nov2015

‘BlazBlue Chronophantasma Extend’ Review (PS4)

by Phil Wheat

As someone approaching 40 (dear god, really?) I’ve played my fair share of video games. Probably more than my fair share. From the days of the ZX81, through Commodore 64 and into the console era with the NES, SNES, Megadrive, Saturn, PS1, PS2 etc., And for the longest time my favourite genre was the platformer […]

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27th Oct2015

‘Uncharted: The Nathan Drake Collection’ Review (PS4)

by Paul Metcalf

With Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End coming in 2016, what is the best way to get players re-invested into the world of Drake? Yep, that’s right by remastering the games. Uncharted: The Nathan Drake Collection brings together the first three games in 1080p and 60fps, but is it worth spending the money on? With Uncharted: […]

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25th Oct2015

‘Now That’s What I Call Sing’ Review (PS4)

by Phil Wheat

Once upon a time I was a hardcore fan of the rhythm/singing game genre. Singstar, Guitar Hero, Rockband… You name it I’ve played it. However my experiences, and more importantly my love, of music games in recent years have waned. In fact I haven’t touched any of “karaoke” style video games since We Sing Pop […]

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23rd Oct2015

‘Transformers Devastation’ Review (PS4)

by Phil Wheat

In the history of video games there have been a LOT of Transformers games; from the 1986 Japan-only NES game Mystery of Convoy (later available in some countries via Nintendo’s Virtual Console) to the more recent Transformers: Rise of the Dark Spark. And when it comes to video games Transformers titles are definitely a mixed […]

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19th Oct2015

‘BlazBlue: Chronophantasma Extend’ released THIS Friday!!

by Phil Wheat

Now THIS is the kind of video game news that gets me super-excited… As a fan of the Guilty Gear franchise and its successor, Blazblue, todays announcement from PQube has got my gaming thumbs utching for some for 2D fighting action! Yes, PQube have today announced that BlazBlue: Chronophantasma Extend will be releasing in Europe […]

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19th Oct2015

Turtle Beach announce ‘Ear Force PX24’ & ‘Ear Force Recon 60P’

by Phil Wheat

Turtle Beach have announced two new gaming headsets – the Ear Force PX24and the Ear Force Recon 60P – both of which are now available at retail. The PX24 is a multiplatform gaming headset that comes with the innovative, battery-powered in-line Ear Force SuperAmp,which delivers powerful amplified sound from any connected device and provides features like Superhuman Hearing, Virtual Surround Sound, Variable Bass Boost, […]

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18th Oct2015

First look at all-boss fighter ‘Furi’

by Phil Wheat

French indie studio The Game Bakers have pulled back the curtain on all-boss fighter Furi, their upcoming combat game slated for release on PlayStation 4 and PC in 2016. Furi feeds on the tension of one-on-one fights against deadly adversaries. It’s an intense, ultra-responsive hack-and-slash with a unique mix of fast-paced sword fighting and dual-stick […]

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09th Oct2015

‘Afro Samurai 2’ Review (PS4)

by Phil Wheat

Based on the animated series of the same name, the original Afro Samurai game was something of an underground hit with gamers, especially those that also enjoyed the TV show on which is was based. Whilst the game didn’t reach the dizzy heights of being a mainstream (aka financial) success, it did garner enough of […]

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27th Sep2015

‘Saint Seiya: Soldiers Soul’ Review (PS4)

by Phil Wheat

Saint Seiya is a franchise that has been around since the mid-80s and whilst it hasn’t really translated well to the UK, the series, also known as Knights of the Zodiac, has a huge fanbase in the US and aross the rest of Europe. Personally I’ve never seen a single episode of the anime or […]

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21st Sep2015

‘SOMA’ Review (PC)

by Paul Metcalf

I’m not sure why we like horror games, especially the ones where we aren’t even given the luxury of a weapon. SOMA is a new science fiction game that follows many of the traits shown in previous Frictional games like Amnesia: The Dark Descent, but also makes you feel like a bad human being in […]

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03rd Aug2015

‘Gauntlet: Slayer Editon’ comes to PS4 this month

by Kat Wheat

The Warrior, Wizard, Valkyrie and Elf of the co-op classic Gauntlet, are back in action and headed to the PlayStation Network in Gauntlet: Slayer Edition, which will make its PlayStation 4 debut on August 11th. One of the first multiplayer arcade games, this new Gauntlet experience is a perfect couch co-op game, allowing players to […]

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18th Jul2015

‘LEGO Jurassic World’ Review (PS4)

by Phil Wheat

By now everyone knows what they are getting from a LEGO video game… LEGO Jurassic World sees TT Games recreate the epic storylines of Jurassic Park, The Lost World: Jurassic Park and Jurassic Park III, as well as the blockbusting Jurassic World; in the first video game where players are be able to relive and […]

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04th Jun2015

‘The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt’ Review (PC)

by Paul Metcalf

When games suffer long delays the worry tends to set in.  The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt was arguably one of the biggest releases for the so-called next generation of gaming, but with the release date constantly changing the question seemed to change from how good it would be, to what would we finally get in […]

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02nd Jun2015

‘The Escapists’ Review (PS4)

by Paul Metcalf

Prison is hell, if you are not being beaten up by the other inmates you are being bullied by the guards to follow their orders. What do you do to survive? You learn to fit in, learn the schedules of the guards, form a team and make your escape! That’s not what you really do […]

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