Martin Toney

Martin Toney is a long time Video Game Journalist from Ireland.
  • Maxing out the Xbox 360 and why it may not be a good thing

    Whilst speaking to VideoGamer.com, CEO of Crytek Cevat Yerli, has been quoted on saying that the rising price of components for the next iteration of...

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    Whilst speaking to VideoGamer.com, CEO of Crytek Cevat Yerli, has been quoted on saying that the rising price of components for the next iteration of the Xbox will make it “impossible” for the next generation of gaming consoles “to have the same kind of impact on the console business” when compared to the previous generations....
  • Hands on: Nuvo Pro Game Grip

    Mobile gaming. It has certainly become a prevalent aspect of the industry, one that was expected to die of within the next gaming generation. But...

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    Mobile gaming. It has certainly become a prevalent aspect of the industry, one that was expected to die of within the next gaming generation. But over the past few years there has been an incredible rise in the amount of people who are gaming on their mobile phones and smartphones. Since it’s inception the mobile...
  • The Reasons Behind Killer Instinct Refusal & What The Future Holds

    You may remember some time back in September when I mentioned a Killer Instinct revival, that’s when I posted the news that Microsoft was attempting...

    You may remember some time back in September when I mentioned a Killer Instinct revival, that’s when I posted the news that Microsoft was attempting to renew the license to Killer Instinct, the massively popular fighter from the gaming days of old. And for the older gamer, I’m sure you went ballistic over it, some...
  • What’s next for Super Smash Bros?

    Ah yes, Super Smash Bros, I’d almost forgotten about what is just about any Nintendo fan’s dream game.  From the characters that span multiple games...

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    Ah yes, Super Smash Bros, I’d almost forgotten about what is just about any Nintendo fan’s dream game.  From the characters that span multiple games and genres to stages that do the same, not to mention the incredible backlog of music that Nintendo has to use. Super Smash Bros is the ultimate celebration of Nintendo’s...
  • The Future of Bungie and Destiny

    The Halo franchise has finally flown from the nest and gone on to pastures that are fresh and new, but just what have Bungie been...

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    The Halo franchise has finally flown from the nest and gone on to pastures that are fresh and new, but just what have Bungie been filling their time and what has decided to move in and occupy that now empty nest? IGN recently received marketing details from an outside source about the new Bungie game...
  • Black Ops 2 is actually kind of fun

    Today I bring to you something I stumbled across during my usual adventures on Xbox Live. Something so awesome that at first, I didn’t realise...

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    Today I bring to you something I stumbled across during my usual adventures on Xbox Live. Something so awesome that at first, I didn’t realise what it was until it had happened a few times, and what’s more, I found it in a game I normally try my absolute best to avoid; Call of Duty...
  • Are FTP games loosing their edge already?

    So, with Planetside 2 having just come out, what is it about this game that makes it seem so “meh”. I’m fairly impressed with the...

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    So, with Planetside 2 having just come out, what is it about this game that makes it seem so “meh”. I’m fairly impressed with the game’s ability to make you feel like you’re actually taking part in a big war. I’m sure there’s been quite a bit of testing done to get the scale of...
  • The Slow Death of Local Co-op.

    Splinter Cell Conviction does Co-op properly. No need for an internet connection, you just get a pal to sit next to you and you’re ready....

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    Splinter Cell Conviction does Co-op properly. No need for an internet connection, you just get a pal to sit next to you and you’re ready. Couch co-op is one of the greatest creations in gaming. You can stick to your 16 player online multi-player, because sometimes there is nothing better in the world than playing...
  • Elder Scrolls Online, I Want To Like You!

    Undoubtedly, you’ve heard of the new MMO being developed by >>ZENIMAX ONLINE STUDIOS<< (not Bethesda Studios), taking place in Tamriel 1000 years before Skyrim over...

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    Undoubtedly, you’ve heard of the new MMO being developed by >>ZENIMAX ONLINE STUDIOS<< (not Bethesda Studios), taking place in Tamriel 1000 years before Skyrim over the throne in Cyrodiil but other than that, not much is really known about the title apart from the use of a multiple faction system. I don’t fully understand it,...
  • Explosion Talks To Ryan McCaffrey About OXM & IGN

    So here I am again, with another interview for all you fine folks! This time round I got the chance to talk to an important...

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    So here I am again, with another interview for all you fine folks! This time round I got the chance to talk to an important name in the Xbox side of the industry. Ryan McCaffrey has been a person of note in the industry since he left collage when he quickly found himself working for...