• What Valve’s New Console Means for Gamers

    It’s been known for a while that Valve has been building its own PC system, designed for playing Steam games at optimal quality. However, what...

    It’s been known for a while that Valve has been building its own PC system, designed for playing Steam games at optimal quality. However, what no one knew was whether this PC kit was intended just for the company, for developers, or for a large-scale project. Well, we finally have our answer: Valve’s pre-built gaming...
  • The Next Generation Will Thrive or Die on Exclusives

    Exclusive titles have been a big deal for videogame consoles since the major game console developers began competing with each other. The competition between platforms...

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    Exclusive titles have been a big deal for videogame consoles since the major game console developers began competing with each other. The competition between platforms has led to developers signing on for console-exclusive titles and for these titles being make-or-break for them. The most obvious example of this would be Nintendo’s first party titles that...
  • GTA V: 5 Great Previous Missions

    With each passing day, we get closer to the release of 2013s biggest game, Grand Theft Auto 5 (GTA V). Lots of information has trickled...

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    With each passing day, we get closer to the release of 2013s biggest game, Grand Theft Auto 5 (GTA V). Lots of information has trickled out about the game, with the sheer size and scope of the game something somewhat unbelievable. We’ll have to wait until it releases to confirm all that has been said,...
  • 007 Legends

    While I’m pretty sure it wasn’t the developers’ original intention, 007 Legends plays like an intricate love-letter to the golden age of gaming. With graphics...

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    While I’m pretty sure it wasn’t the developers’ original intention, 007 Legends plays like an intricate love-letter to the golden age of gaming. With graphics that wouldn’t feel out of place in 2002’s Brosnan-inspired 007 Nightfire, some woeful combat that survives only on its charm and some trademark humour than would split the sides of...
  • Top 5 Reasons You Should Play Spec Ops: The Line

    With 2013 just starting, many gamers and gaming websites look back over the past year to pick out their notable games from 2012. Many big...

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    With 2013 just starting, many gamers and gaming websites look back over the past year to pick out their notable games from 2012. Many big budget games have been gaining awards left, right and center, but in this article, I want to focus on a lesser known title that gamers should check out. That game...
  • Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII: 5 Ways To Make It Memorable

    Final Fantasy XIII is a very polarising series within the Final Fantasy series. Critical reviews haven’t been awful, and compared to earlier games in the...

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    Final Fantasy XIII is a very polarising series within the Final Fantasy series. Critical reviews haven’t been awful, and compared to earlier games in the FF series, it’s hard to proclaim that FFXIII and its sequel are the worst games of the series. Nevertheless, the games don’t live up to Final Fantasy’s lofty heights set...
  • Will Mass Effect 3’s “Action Mode” Ruin The Game?

    The first chance at some hands on with Mass Effect 3 hit the internet this week as the single-player demo became available.  The many fans...

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    The first chance at some hands on with Mass Effect 3 hit the internet this week as the single-player demo became available.  The many fans of this franchise can finally try the new mechanics, experience the continuation of the epic story and ogle the new graphics.  There are also many smaller tweaks to the Mass...
  • Grand Theft Auto V: Why Having 3 Protagonists Is Genius

    This week, Rockstar Games released three new trailers for their upcoming game, Grand Theft Auto V. They released three trailers because each trailer is looking...

    This week, Rockstar Games released three new trailers for their upcoming game, Grand Theft Auto V. They released three trailers because each trailer is looking at the three main protagonists in the game: Michael, Franklin and Trevor. While Rockstar Games has not made mention how these protagonists’ story missions will play out, it is safe...
  • Digits could change games in ways we can’t imagine

    This week, at the ACM symposium for User Interface software and Technology (also known as UIST) in Cambridge Massachusetts, Microsoft saw fit to unveil their latest...

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    This week, at the ACM symposium for User Interface software and Technology (also known as UIST) in Cambridge Massachusetts, Microsoft saw fit to unveil their latest piece of technology that they are currently researching. This little gadget has so much promise and potential that it’s kind of  hard to structure an article around it. It has...