Crowdfunder Quick Look

Space sims seem to be coming back in a very real way. Over the past couple of years multiple games in the genre have sprang up. It should come as no surprise with the huge crowdfunding success stories for games like Elite: Dangerous and Star Citizen. Whilst browsing Kickstarter as I happen to do every so […]

Hardlydan’s Top Games of 2014

2014 was as far as I’m concerned one of the worst years in video game history. Don’t get me wrong, nothing was released by a major publisher that would almost kill the industry but one game which has that dubious honour was unearthed. So many games came out broken and a few were unplayable. Luckily […]

Why Nintendo Should Acquire PlatinumGames

If it isn’t blatantly obvious already, Nintendo seems to be prepared to hit the ground running with the “core” gaming audience when it’s new piece of kit lands later this Fall. It’s no secret that the Wii, for all intents and purposes, was a glorified gimmick for all but those who took the time to […]

One Major Reason Gaming Will Not Mature(And How To Fix It)

By Steve ‘jsslifelike’ Conger By the article’s title alone, you’re no doubt thinking about parity with the film industry, rating systems(and the complete parental disregard toward them) or even every man’s mortal enemy. Any of these could possibly be dead-on at other points in the calendar year, but the most detrimental force during the days […]

Mini-Review: Metro 2033

 Genres: FPS, Action, Adventure, Horror. Some stealth gameplay as well. Breakdown: Metro 2033 is an immersive game that feels like a living book. Great sense of adventure and atmosphere. A more linear, (not a bad thing here) story driven S.T.A.L.K.E.R. or Fallout 3. Has a good bit of “Survival Horror” as well. Features: The […]

Rabid Ramblings: M-m-m-Microsoft’s P-p-Poker Face?

From xbox360.ign.com on Mar 17th: Images appeared on Chinese tech forum A9VG last night showing what looks to be a trimmed down Xbox 360 motherboard. Is it real? Well, there are a number of factors to consider. With the launch of Natal this fall, Microsoft has the perfect opportunity to re-launch the Xbox 360 brand […]

All The News That Valve Deems Fit To Feed.

Today, Valve has announced a public beta of the new 2010 User Interface (UI) for the Steam digital distribution platform. Improvements abound(from better game library management to replacing Internet Explorer with a WebKit based rendering engine) that not only increase speed and security, but bolster rumors about a Linux or Mac client. But the one feature that intrigued […]

Viva La Revolución

[Via Rock, Paper, Shotgun] We barely need to say anything here (but we will), as where we’re going we don’t need words. We only need righteous fury. PC Gamer have experienced the controversial new Ubisoft DRM first-hand, in the PC build of Assassin’s Creed 2. We already thought the paranoid new copy protection was pretty […]

I Might Be A Fanboy, But The Truth Is The Truth…

Valve In Control Of Shutoff? Developers Burned By STEAM?

Waking one morning ready to enjoy a freshly purchased game via STEAM, the client notified me of an update. Reading while it downloaded, the release notes stated yet another fix for the recently released Left 4 Dead 2. Let me clarify before continuing. This was a STEAM CLIENT update just for Left 4 Dead 2, not […]