Category Archives: PC Previews

Here’s Something Awesome: Landmark

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Words by Milo Fisher

Since the worldwide phenomenon known as Minecraft was released, there have been countlessattempts to cash in on the addictive mechanics of resource gathering and base building. While many have failed to be anything more than poor clones, Landmark is attempting to be different by being the first MMO in this new resource gathering genre.

The Last Tinker: City of Colours Review

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Words by Milo Fisher

An action platformer with so much love and care put into its creation, it’s hard not to adore.

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.

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.

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…

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.

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.

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.

Here’s Something Awesome: Megabyte Punch

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A game where Medabots meets Super Smash Bros. Oh my yes.

The Stanley Parable Review

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Joonas Laakso interview: Next Car Game – ‘We’ve gone to town on deformation of the cars to deliver the best hits in gaming’

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We talk to Joonas Laakso, Producer at Bugbear Entertainment, who is a man on a mission. Not only has he strong ideas on how he wants Next Car Game to be, he’s willing to remain defiant against publishers in order to achieve his goal.

Next Car Game: Publishers ‘They don’t get it’

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Bugbear Entertainment is cooking up one hell of a racing game and we can’t wait to get our teeth into a chunk of carnage pie.

Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs preview

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We live in a world that loves to be scared. Horror movies come out in floods every year and are met with droves of people seeking the thrill of fear. Unfortunately the Horror genre has become saturated over the past few years with people confusing blood and gore with actual fear. It’s not just movies though. Franchises such as Resident Evil have implemented so many new elements into their games it could be easily passed off as an action game rather than its original survival horror badge it still prides itself on. Back in 2010 however, there was a glimmer of hope. Something that should be credited for bringing the Let’s Play videos that now fill every corner of YouTube into fashion. Something that brought many to the attention of a Swedish man with an iconic scream. Something that reminded us that it is the fear of the unknown, the fear of the supernatural, the fear of being completely useless that is actual horror. Frictional Games, the folks behind the Penumbra franchise, delivered this glimmer of horrific hope, Amnesia: The Dark Descent. A game that garnered critical acclaim and horrified players worldwide. Now three years later, developer thechineseroom have teamed up with Frictional Games to truly test how hard we will hit the floor screaming. This is Amnesia: A Machine For Pigs. That title is enough to get us hooked. Drool on the keyboard worthy.

Batman: Arkham Origins teaser trailer

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Fans have been clamoring for footage of the newest Batman game, Arkham Origins for months. The waiting is finally over and we have our first look at the newest trailer. Batman takes on the iconic assassin, Deathstroke.

Grid 2 preview

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Developer Codemasters has a long string of racing games to it’s studio history. Dirt, TOCA, Race Driver, all of these racing games have flown with the Codemasters banner. Now, they add Grid 2 to their list. Following the success of Race Drive: Grid, Grid 2 stands as the sequel to this adrenaline pumping series.

The Stomping Land

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Do you like multiplayer games? Dinosaurs? Survival? The Stomping Land is your game.

Dark preview

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Are you familiar with the word “Vampire”? If not, then you will be more than familiar with it by the time this preview is over. The word has become something to bring a bitter taste to ones mouth because of certain interpretations (not naming names, but hazard a guess).

City-Building Game: Banished

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You like games like Sim City but don’t want to give EA your money?

Shining Rock Software has the solution for you and it’s called Banished.

First Glimpse at Battlefield 4

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There are games announced with a 15 seconds teaser and then there is Battlefield 4. EA and DICE come clean and show 17 minutes of video, officially announcing the game for this fall. Named Fishing in Baku, this teaser gives us a first glimpse at the human, dramatic and believable Battlefield 4 campaign.

Metro: Last Light Preview

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Metro: Last Light is the eagerly awaited sequel to Metro 2033. The game is based in 2034 underneath a post-apocalyptic Moscow, in the tunnels of the Metro, where the remnants of mankind are besieged by deadly threats from the outside world and within.

First Battlefield 4 images revealed and new trailers

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Battlefield fans have been waiting for some major news and info on number 4. It’s fair to say that even the most up-to-date Battlefield fan will have very little to tell and that could remain that way until the 27th March. On the 27th DICE will release the first glimpse of gameplay but for the time being, they have release a few images and two trailers.

Dead Island: Riptide preview

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Dead Island: Riptide. The more we say it, the more we think about how nicely it rolls off of the tongue. You’d find it hard to find someone who has never heard of Deep Silver’s take on a zombie epidemic game. If you didn’t see the first trailer for Dead Island when the game was announced, then the rock you were living under has worse reception than we first assumed.

15 new Assassin’s Creed 4: Blag Flag screenshots

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GC recently reported that Ubisoft will be releasing Assassin’s Creed: Black Flag in October of this year. Now you can feast your eyes on some brand spanking new screenshot.