20th Oct2017

‘Star Wars Battlefront 2′ – Single Player Trailer

by Phil Wheat

Featuring new characters created by Motive in partnership with Lucasfilm, the Star Wars Battlefront II single player campaign will deliver a new exciting story to the Star Wars universe. Taking place in the 30 years between the destruction of Death Star II and through the rise of the First Order, the single player story introduces […]

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18th Oct2017

New live-action trailer for ‘Assassin’s Creed Origins’

by Phil Wheat

Ubisoft have released a new live action trailer, entitled “I Am”, for Assassin’s Creed Origins, directed by Daniel Wolfe. Set to Nicholas Britell‘s The Middle of the World, the trailer sets up the game, telling the story the birth of a myth, of an idea transcending men, armies and countries… Ancient Egypt, a land of […]

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05th Oct2017

Capcom announce release of ‘Street Fighter V: Arcade Edition’

by Phil Wheat

Capcom have today announced Street Fighter V: Arcade Edition, an updated version of the latest game in the hit fighting series that will release exclusively for the PlayStation 4 and Windows PC on January 16th 2018. This new version will include everything from the original release of Street Fighter V, along with the addition of […]

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05th Oct2017

‘Project Cars 2′ Review (PS4)

by Matthew Smail

Whilst I’m not intentionally going directly to the end of this review (without passing Go! or collecting two hundred pounds) I feel like I simply must start by saying something that I would usually reserve for my conclusion. That something is the exclamation that Project Cars 2 is an exceptional game that has the better […]

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03rd Oct2017

‘WWE 2K18′ – More details on MyPLAYER & Road To Glory: plus update to Universe Mode!

by Phil Wheat

2K have today released details on two new features for WWE 2K18 – MyPLAYER and Road To Glory, which is a completely new online experience where MyPLAYERS from all over the world battle against each other. As well as the updated Universe Mode which, in WWE 2K18, features new rivalry types, Intensity, Power Rankings, updated […]

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29th Sep2017

First DLC for ‘WWE 2K18′ outlined

by Phil Wheat

2K have announced details of the Season Pass and downloadable content offerings for WWE 2K18, the forthcoming release in the WWE video game franchise. DLC include playable WWE and NXT Superstars, including fan-favorites The Hardy Boyz; a host of new in-game moves; and access to both unlockable content and player progression features. WWE 2K18 DLC […]

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26th Sep2017

‘WRC 7′ Review (PS4)

by Matthew Smail

Without putting too fine a point on it, WRC 7 is a hard game to recommend. I’m a huge fan of rally racing and rally games, yet the gameplay in Kyloton’s third installment of the WRC series (the others being WRC 5 and 6) feels as if it has barely advanced in three years. Considering […]

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26th Sep2017

New trailer for ‘Demon Gaze II’

by Kat Wheat

In Demon Gaze II, Magnastar has spellbound the people of Asteria into obeying him. As the Revolutionist Party attempts to overthrow him, it is up to you, the Demon Gazer, to wield the power of demons, liberate Asteria’s citizens, and shine the light of revolution! Blessed by the sun and sea, One nation enjoys complete […]

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26th Sep2017

New “Anthem” trailer for ‘WWE 2K18′

by Phil Wheat

Debuting during this past weekends No Mercy pay per view, here’s the brand new WWE 2K18 “Anthem” trailer – featuring lyrics performed by Snoop Dogg – that highlights what the WWE 2K18 campaign tagline, BE LIKE NO ONE, really means. The spot features a host of current WWE Superstars and culminates with the WWE 2K18 […]

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22nd Sep2017

PQube announce US/EU release of ‘GalGun 2′

by Phil Wheat

In 2016, GalGun: Double Peace changed the world forever. There was moe as far as the eye could see, as gamers were shooting their love everywhere, but then, the stark coldness of reality set in. Real life is not kawaii enough, they lamented. I want to go back to the Doki-Doki zone, they said. Well, […]

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21st Sep2017

PQube announce release of ‘Shantae: Half-Genie Hero Ultimate Edition’

by Kat Wheat

PQube have announced that they will be releasing the Ultimate Edition of WayForward’s critically acclaimed action-platformer, Shantae: Half-Genie Hero, in Europe on PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch in 2018. The Shantae: Half-Genie Hero Ultimate Edition includes the original game along with The Pirate Queen’s Quest, and the upcoming Friends Mode and Costumes Mode DLC; and featuring […]

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21st Sep2017

Launch trailer for ‘Project CARS 2′

by Phil Wheat

Project CARS 2 powers its way onto the PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC for the much-anticipated worldwide release of gamescom 2017’s “Best Simulation Game”. The second installment in the critically-acclaimed Project CARS motorsport franchise developed by Slightly Mad Studios, takes the franchise and its fans into a blistering new era of motorsport racing simulation. […]

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19th Sep2017

‘Baja: Edge of Control HD’ Review (PS4)

by Phil Wheat

A remastered version of the original off-road racer from 2008 for Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3, Baja: Edge of Control HD once again gives players the opportunity to race a myriad of off-raod vehicles around the globe on 100 tracks, nine open worlds and 1000 miles of drive-to-horizon landscape… I’ll admit, as someone who counts […]

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15th Sep2017

‘Last Day of June’ Review (PS4)

by Paul Metcalf

I don’t often start a review with a spoiler warning, but this time I feel I should. If you’ve not played Last Day of June, it is best to play it through before reading a review. If you are willing to have minor spoilers that will inevitably leak through, then you have been warned. Suffice […]

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13th Sep2017

‘Okami HD’ coming in December

by Phil Wheat

The much loved and highly acclaimed BAFTA award-winning visual masterpiece Okami HD will be coming to PlayStation 4 and Xbox One both physically and digitally and as a digital download for Windows PC on December 12th 2017, priced at MSRP $19.99. The original game, released to critical and consumer acclaim in 2006, was hailed as […]

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12th Sep2017

‘Utawarerumono: Mask of Truth’ Review (PS4)

by Matthew Smail

Utawarerumono: Mask of Truth (just Mask of Truth from here on in) is the rapid fire sequel to Utawarerumono: Mask of Deception, which was released earlier this year. The original Utawarerumono was first released in 2004, but only came out in Japan, although a 26-part anime series and some other assets did make it west. For whatever reason, developer Aquaplus […]

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07th Sep2017

Fourth & final ‘WWE 2K18′ roster reveal

by Phil Wheat

The fourth and final installment of the WWE 2K18 official roster reveal is here and features 47 additional WWE Superstars announced for inclusion in the forthcoming franchise’s worldwide release. The installment brings the following WWE Superstars to WWE 2K18’s extensive roster: Aiden English, Alicia Fox, Batista, Big E, Billie Kay, Bo Dallas, Booker T, Charlotte […]

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04th Sep2017

‘Observer’ Review (PC)

by Paul Metcalf

When you think of Rutger Hauer, one of the first movies that springs to your mind is of course Blade Runner. This is probably one reason that he was picked to be the lead role in Observer. The first thing you notice in the game is that the game also feels very much like Blade […]

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02nd Sep2017

‘Dead Rising 4′ making its way to PS4

by Phil Wheat

Capcom have announced that a super-sized serving of Dead Rising 4 will be making its way for the first time to PlayStation 4 in North America and Europe beginning on December 5th 2017. Dead Rising 4: Frank’s Big Package is a special delivery that will let players unwrap the Dead Rising 4 main game, in […]

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01st Sep2017

More wrestlers revealed for ‘WWE 2K18′

by Phil Wheat

The latest installment of the WWE 2K18 official roster reveal is here and features 43 additional WWE Superstars announced for inclusion in the forthcoming franchise’s worldwide release, including: Akam, Alexa Bliss, Apollo Crews, Asuka, Big Cass, Carmella, Cedric Alexander, Chad Gable, Chris Jericho, Dana Brooke, Dash Wilder, Finn Bálor, Jason Jordan, Jimmy Garvin, Johnny Gargano, […]

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31st Aug2017

‘Yakuza Kiwami’ Review (PS4)

by Matthew Smail

For fans of the Yakuza series, things have been rather rosey lately. In Yakuza Zero (launched earlier this year) the series finally brought together complex fighting, interesting plot, visual appeal and lasting challenge in a package that appealed to gamers the world over. Enter Yakuza Kiwami, which clearly intends to build upon the success of […]

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29th Aug2017

‘Rabi-Ribi’ Review (PS4)

by Matthew Smail

In Rabi-Ribi, players control Erina, a so-called “Bunny Girl” who begins the game trapped inside a cardboard box, having been transformed from an actual bunny into her current, humanoid form. It’s a weird intro, and the very basic pixel art of the main game juxtaposes with the finely drawn, anime-style stills of Erina kneeling in […]

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