Could PS Home be on PS4 and powered by Gaikai?

PlayStation Home has never really lived up to its promise of being an amazing virtual social playground for likeminded gamers. Even though the free social service is tenfold of the original version, READ MORE

The top 10 most expensive consoles in history, PS4 at 33rd & Xbox One at 18th

Consoles can be expensive. Yes, we are looking at you PS3! Maybe it’s not fair to single out the PS3 because it doesn’t even make it into the top 10. It’s nestled READ MORE

Deadpool Review

Deadpool has been growing in popularity over the internet in recent years. So much so that High Moon studios, the guys behind the new transformers games, have decided to give Deadpool his READ MORE

GTAV gameplay trailer

As last gen starts to come to an end, Rockstar is determined to squeeze every ounce of power from the aging 7th gen consoles. Rockstar has released a new trailer showcasing some READ MORE

 

Cloudbuilt Review

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Words by Milo Fisher

Cloudbuilt, a game about parkour free-running above the clouds, aims to be the next big speed running game for the PC market. While it has some stand out mechanics, it’s the odd choices that keep it from being the next big thing.

JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: All Star Battle Demo Impressions

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Words by Milo Fisher

JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure is one of my favourite anime out there. It has whacky characters, bombastic battles, manly posing, and a whole lot of people shouting “JOJO!” and “DIO!” at the top of their lungs. It’s bizarre, and it’s wonderful. So when word came about that the fighting game was coming to the west, I was overjoyed with the thought that more people would experience the sheer joy from the game that I felt watching the anime. After playing a good few hours of the new demo that was just released, all I can say is that I want this game more than ever.

Smite Review

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Words by Milo Fisher

Smite, the new MOBA from Hi-Rez Studios, dares to be different. With a chance of perspective and fast paced gameplay, Smite manages to separate itself from the competition and be one of the best free-to-play games out there.

The Last Tinker: City of Colours Preview

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Words by Milo Fisher

I recently got to play the first 30 minutes of the upcoming indie platformer The Last Tinker. While the game is in need of some serious polish, it has the potential to be the next big indie darling.

Inazuma Eleven 3: Team Ogre Attacks Review

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Words by Milo Fisher

Inazuma Eleven made its name on the original DS back when the system started out, and with the latest game in this sport RPG series being released on the new 3DS, how does it fair?

The Wonderful 101 Review

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Words by Milo Fisher

The Wii U is known for being a console for younger gamers due to the lack of hard and challenging games for the system. Thankfully, Platinum Games have decided to bring a hardcore game to the Nintendo market with The Wonderful 101.

Here’s Something Awesome: Octodad: Dadliest Catch

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There aren’t enough games out there that are just bonkers. Octodad: Dadliest Catch says goodbye to logic and normality to make a hilarious and wonderfully enjoyable adventure.

Here’s Something Scary: Outlast

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Words by Milo Fisher

“No! nonononononono! S**T NOOOOOOO!” This made up the majority of my playtime with Outlast on the PS4, a survival horror game so creepy that I struggled to press forward even with the lights on. Scaredy-cats beware, this is one spooky ride.

The Lego Movie Game Review

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Words by Milo Fisher

After the recent release of the fantastic Lego Movie, expectations for the movie based tie-in game were high. So far all Lego games had been tied to another franchise, so having the game be set in a world that was made to already be Lego was a scary thought. Would the game be able to deliver the same amount of entertainment and comedy as the film while also providing hours of addictive gameplay? Well…

Ys Memories of Celceta Review

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Words by Milo Fisher

The Vita has been stepping up recently with a slew of new games being brought over to the handheld. One of these new games is Ys: Memories of Celceta, a game that so enjoyable and well made that you don’t want to put it down.

Danganronpa Review

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Words by Milo Fisher

The success of the “Zero Escape” series has spawned a wide range visual novels to be translated and brought over to the west, with each one trying to stand out from the crowd with their unique features and whacky characters. Danganronpa is the latest of these puzzle visual novels, a game with a style unlike anything else.

Jazzpunk Review

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Words by Milo Fisher

These recent years it seems video games are getting too serious. There became so many colourless shooters and Minecraft clones that I wondered if there was any hope in finding some originality in the world. Enter Jazzpunk, the self aware spy comedy adventure that makes me happy to be a gamer.

Dark Souls II Preview

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Words by Milo Fisher

I got the chance to visit Namco Bandai recently to get our hands on Dark Souls II. And after playing the first three hours, I can safely say that it’s just as punishing and rewarding as it’s predecessor, and I rather loved it.

Here’s Something Awesome: Broken Age

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Words By Milo Fisher

Point-and-click games were massive in the past, with such classics as Monkey Island and Grim Fandango being highlights to the genre (for me anyway). Sadly the genre has seemed to have died out in recent years in favor of more action packed titles. Fear not, for now things have changed! Tim Shaffer, the head of Double Fine studios and one of the minds behind both Monkey Island and Grim Fandango, has finally released the Kickstarter funded Point-and-click beauty that is Broken Age.

Here’s Something Awesome: Dungeon of the Endless

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Words By Milo Fisher

Rouge-likes are all the rage these days, with more and more being released every week it’s becoming harder to find the ones that do something different and take risks. Enter Dungeon of the Endless, an up and coming randomly generated dungeon crawler that makes opening every door a battle of life and death, and it’s rather cracking.

Dragon Ball Z Battle of Z Review

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Words By Milo Fisher

Dragon Ball Z is one of the most beloved anime franchises in the western world. The expansive amount of content in the universe just begs to be turned into a video game. Battle of Z is the latest Dragon Ball game to grace our eyes, but is it worth charging you Ki for? Or should you teleport away?

Milo Fisher: Pikmin 3 Impressions

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Words by Milo Fisher

The Pikmin series has been around for the past twelve years and has received nothing but praise from both critics and the community, yet it’s taken this long for me to finally get round to playing this adorable series. But with Pikmin 3 being released on the Wii U, I finally got my chance to experience the series and see what all the fuss was about.

Here’s Something Awesome: The Banner Saga

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Gamers love to imagine what would happen if multiple games were combined together, to picture a game that takes all the best elements of games they love and mix them to create something incredible. Sadly, most gamers are left to dream for a game that captures what features they desire, but not for me, as The Banner Saga manages to capture everything I love in a masterfully crafted adventure.

Steamworld Dig Review

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Way back in the day, there was an Xbox 360 indie title called Miner Dig Deep, it was a nice relaxing game all about sitting back and working away at a mine. Steamworld Dig is just like Miner Dig Deep, except it has robots, monsters, puzzles, and rocket punches. Oh yes, it has sweet, sweet rocket punches.

Soul Hackers 3DS Review

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The Shin Megami Tensei series didn’t pick up much popularity in the UK during the 90’s, and it wasn’t until the persona series came out that the franchise grew its passionate fan base. This meant that games such as Soul Hackers flew right over people’s heads. But now, thanks to the re-release on the 3DS, players young and old can experience one of the games that defined the franchise.

SIDE NOTE: Saint Seyia DLC impressions

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Milo Fisher’s impressions on the Saint Seyia DLC costumes for Saint Seyia Brave Soldiers.

Get your pickaxe, Minecraft tunnels its way to PS3

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Minecraft is just about on every device so it’s strange to have taken this long to finally get its ass on PS3. The pixelated mine-fest shot to massive success since it first released on PC in 2009 and now PS3 owners can play it from the comfort of their Dualshock.

Funny Killzone: Shadow Fall advert, features Sweet Tooth and Kratos

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1.8M people are on GameStop’s PS4 waiting list

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Xbox One and PS4 are sending console shaped shockwaves out globally at the moment with huge sales and high demand. Demand is so high that any stock that stores can muster up is quickly depleted causing havoc for next-gen willing gamers that haven’t cunningly placed their pre-order months in advance.

War on console sales has begun. Sony claims more, Microsoft claims fastest

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With both consoles releasing in November, both have sold an impressive amount. Sony reportedly leads with a higher total sold throughout the month, however Microsoft makes a bold statement saying that their console reached sales numbers much faster than the PS4. The numbers really can’t stand out for much in just the first month as they both launched in different weeks.

Battlefield 4 patch due out today *Updated with patch notes*

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For those BF4 players who have been experiencing multiplayer instability, or who have come across the one-hit kill bug and found it rather bothersome, rejoice, for the end is near.

A developer over on the Battlefield 4 forums had this to say in regards to the situation:

We will be rolling out the Xbox One game update today, starting 10AM UTC / 2AM PDT. Players may experience some downtime as we upgrade our services. Expect patch notes to become available soon.

Hopefully this update fixes the majority of the problems gamers have been experiencing since launch.

 

Update; list of fixes included in patch:

-Fixed three common crashes that could occur during map transitions
-Fixed a common crash that could occur when using the in-game Battlelog in the “end of round” screen
-Fixed two crashes related to destroying vehicles
-Fixed a crash that could occur when the player lost connection to a server
-Fixed a crash that could occur when using the scoreboard
-Fixed a crash that could occur when players were using the voice chat
-Optimized performance when shooting destroyed Levolution objects on some levels
-Removed the blur effect on soldiers that appeared when Commanders were using EMP attacks
-Fixed the “one-hit kill” bug where damage from a single bullet sometimes was applied multiple times. This could lead to firefights where normal rifles sometimes dealt one-shot kills, which is not as designed
-Fixed a memory leak that could lead to crashes at certain points
-Further reduced the probability of getting a corrupt save file in the single player campaign
-Fixed the audio drop outs that could occur when playing on large maps. Typical map affected was Golmud Railway in Conquest with 64 players. Ambient sound would sometimes cut out, like foley sounds from player running, vehicle engine sounds, vehicle movement sounds, and map ambient sounds
-Fixed an issue with going online after resuming your Xbox One from suspended mode
-Fixed some issues with the handling of Xbox One parties
-Made the icons used to signal voice chat status more reliable

Deadly Premonition: Directors Cut Impressions

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Deadly Premonition is the twin peaks of gaming. It’s a B-movie for gamers. It’s a fantastically strange adventure that people are going to either love to bits, or hate with a burning passion.

Bravely Default Review

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Think back to the days of old, when Final Fantasy was the most ambitious and well crafted RPG of the generation. Those games were incredible.  Well Bravely Default has appeared to take us back to that time and show us just why RPG’s are so magical.

Saint Seiya: Brave Soldiers Review

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When a new fighting game is made by Capcom, people lose their minds. But when a new fighting game is made by Dimps, no one seems to notice. It’s a shame, as Saint Seiya: Brave Soldiers is an incredibly enjoyable and well made anime fighting game that should be played by all anime fans alike.

Xbox One off to less than fantastic start

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Launches of any new product can often be problematic. Clothing may be made of weak material, vehicle engines may contain flaws, electrical equipment may have faulty wiring. It’s all relatively quite common for these instances to pop-up. Recalls do happen to make the products safer and more reliable. However, these instances are few and far between compared to over a million customers all experiencing the same issues the way that Microsoft consumers are with the Xbox One.