There’s a moment in For Honor when, with a flash of light, the camera locks into place and a white ring appears around the feet of your opponent. The heart starts pounding, fingers tighten around the controller a little more and eyes narrow at the screen. There’s nowhere to hide, nowhere to run. Only one of you will come out of this contest victorious and … Continue reading For Honor and glory!
I remember a time, 25 years ago, when Radio 1 would spend a large part of Sunday afternoon counting down the top 40 singles of the week. The big highlight was the top ten, of course, but also a lot of focus was given to the highest climber with a single often improving their position by twenty places or more. As for the Number One, … Continue reading Too much, too soon?
With the great indie showcase that is EGX Rezzed fast approaching, I thought I’d share some of the upcoming games made by independent developers that are on my radar. The community is very alive, very active and has some very exciting concepts to reveal in the coming months. Shadowhand I first came across Shadowhand at EGX 2015, where the husband and wife team of Grey … Continue reading Five indie games to look forward to
In the wonderful world of Overwatch, there comes a time when two people who enjoy using the same character find themselves on the same team. What happens then? Who should play as that character? How do console peasants like myself communicate with each other to ensure a mutually-acceptable resolution? Having come across this dilemma a few times of late, which is odd given the lack … Continue reading Overwatch: experience tranquility
At the time of writing this, I’ve spent seven hours playing Elite Dangerous. I haven’t really achieved anything in that time. I’ve done the training, watched some videos, taken to the vastness of space and been shot to pieces because my first attempt at docking went horribly, horribly wrong. Somehow, I’ve even managed to complete a few trading missions. I accidentally took on a smuggling … Continue reading Elite Dangerous: a new frontier
As is tradition, a new year means a new list of games I can’t wait to get my hands on over the next twelve months. Historically this hasn’t been too much of a problem with five contenders always whetting my appetite ahead of the chasing pack. However with 2016 being such a stellar year for gaming and 2017 showing no signs of being any different, … Continue reading 2017: five to look forward to