Video Games Category

Is Hideo Kojima On His Way Out of Konami?

Hideo Kojima

Earlier this month, Hideo Kojima claimed that his upcoming release, Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain, would be his final Metal Gear game. This shouldn’t come as a surprise to most, as Kojima has made similar comments in the past only to find himself back in the director’s chair a short while later. However, the internet lit […]

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Video: The Evil Within

The opening chapter of Shinji Mikami’s latest horror game – The Evil Within – is quite possibly the most terrifying 28 minutes of gaming I’ve ever experience. From escaping a murderers slaughterhouse and using a locker to hide from a deranged chainsaw wielding monstrosity, to narrowly avoiding being minced by giant buzzsaws, The Evil Within certainly seems like […]

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The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword

The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword

The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword arrived in late 2011 to much fanfare and glowing praise from many video game outlets. IGN proclaimed: “The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword is the greatest Zelda game ever created”, and Eurogamer assured us: “It is the most formally inventive Zelda in a long time.” Now, I was a late […]

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Destiny Receives ‘Best Game’ Award at 2015 BAFTAs

Destiny

Bungie took home the ‘Best Game’ award at the 2015 BAFTAs for their highly controversial 2015 space epic, Destiny. Destiny was an extremely polarising title upon its release, and while I enjoyed it immensely it was met with a lot of derision from sections of the gaming community that felt short changed by the game’s lack […]

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Sonic Doom: Sega Plans Massive Cuts

Sonic Boom

Sega, a company that helped define the video game industry in the early 90s, has announced plans to restructure with a series of cuts that will see the company withdraw from the console gaming market. Around 300 jobs are likely to be lost as the firm shifts its focus towards the flourishing mobile market and merchandising […]

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The Evil Within: Review Round-Up

The Evil Within

Two top games reviewed in 24 hours. Here’s a review round-up for Resident Evil mastermind Shinji Mikami’s latest game, The Evil Within. While the reviews aren’t as overwhelmingly positive as they were for Bayonetta 2, The Evil Within certainly seems like a game worth picking up for fans of the survival horror genre and Shinji Mikami’s […]

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Bayonetta 2: Review Round-Up

Bayonetta 2

The Bayonetta 2 reviews are now surfacing ahead of the game’s October 24th release, and the verdicts seems to be overwhelmingly positive, receiving numerous 9s and 10s from some of the industry’s biggest outlets. Nintendo Life: 9/10 “Bayonetta is is a must buy for any action gaming fans. It’s fast, intense and ridiculous, all with an entertaining […]

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‘The Smash Brothers’ Documentary Series

Super Smash Bros: Melee

2014 is undoubtedly the year of Smash Bros, with two brand new installments in the franchise, the series’ first foray onto handheld consoles, unprecedented hype, and the largest roster of any Smash Bros. title. All it took was a simple demo release to see all avenues of the internet light up with Let’s Plays and […]

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Full Super Smash Bros. Roster Revealed

Super Smash Bros

Between Nintendo’s overzealous Nintendo directs and general promotion, the release of the 3DS demo, and a number of leaks, we now have a full list of characters that will be appearing in the upcoming Smash Bros. games for 3DS and Wii U. Needless to say, look away now if you’d prefer to experience the game All […]

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Microsoft Acquires Minecraft Creator Mojang for $2.5m

Minecraft

Microsoft today announced the purchase of Minecraft creator Mojang for the hefty sum of $2.5m. Rumours began circulating a week ago that the two companies were in discussions over a possible acquisition by the computer software giant, but considering that the Minecraft developer has been one of the poster boys of independent gaming ever since Minecraft’s phenomenal success […]

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