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Aug
13

No Man’s Sky Review: How I Stopped Worrying and Learned to Love Exploring

Review written by John Edward Bridgman – follow him on Twitter at @JEBWrench!   Finally, after all the speculation, articles, and setbacks, Hello Games’ space explorer No Man’s Sky is here. We are finally able to answer the question, “What is No […]

Aug
10

Roccat SOVA Hardware Review

Review by: J. C. Campbell The Roccat Sova is a handsome black illuminated PC keyboard and mouse pad for your lap. It’s designed to deliver the same control you’d expect from a normal desktop setup, but in your lap. Either […]

Jun
01

Rigged Up: Steel Series M500 and Sibera 350 Review

Review by: j.c. campbell The SteelSeries Apex M500 mechanical keyboard is a good mechanical keyboard at an excellent price. $99 buys you a full-size backlit mechanical keyboard with Cherry MX red switches. Unfortunately, there aren’t many options: you can have any […]

Apr
15

Mushroom Wars | Review

Mushroom Wars, the acclaimed PS3 strategy game by Creat Studios, has made its way to PC. On its surface, Mushroom Wars comes across as a cutesy game that might be better suited to children than adults, with a simplistic art […]

Apr
13

Wreckfest Dev Bugbear Files For Bankruptcy

Bugbear Entertainment, developers of the highly anticipated Next Car Game (later renamed Wreckfest) have filed for bankruptcy. The news surfaced from Finnish financial information website, asiakastieto.fi, when it published a list of all Finnish companies that had file for bankruptcy in March […]

Apr
12

Further Oculus Rift Delays Due To Microsoft?

Today Oculus announced further delays on Rift shipments, potentially as long as two months for some customers, sparking outrage amongst VR fans. The company confirmed once again that the delay was due to a component shortage, and that they were shipping […]

Apr
12

Rise From Your Grave! Can Arcades Come Back?

Ahh the 80’s… Slightly before my time as I was born in ‘91, but thanks to older relatives’ hand-me-downs of computers like the Commodore 64 & ZX Spectrum, being raised on reruns of classic cartoons (and the odd horror film […]

Apr
03

Oculus Rift Launch. Things Begin to Look Up

The 28th of March was the exciting big launch date of the Oculus Rift, when the premium VR headset would ship to those who had pre-ordered it. Except… It didn’t. Oculus originally generated a lot of excitement by shipping some […]

Apr
02

Warframe – Proving F2P Can Work

Author’s note: The free-to-play pricing model I discuss here is in regards to games that can be played without spending any money, rather than the label that MMORPG games use when they don’t require a subscription fee (but still do […]

Feb
25

Pokemon Sun and Pokemon Moon Leaked Day Ahead Of Nintendo Direct Conference

Nerdleaks.com, a website known for hunting down info and posting it to the public before their official announcements, has just leaked the names and logo’s for the new Pokemon games. Nintendo has registered the trademarks of “Pokemon Moon” and “Pokemon […]

Feb
20

Fallout Shelter Convinced Bethesda to Create More Mobile Games

Fallout Shelter, which was released last year during E3, had a surprising amount of success. As a result, Bethesda has expressed a desire to create more games like it. Speaking to Gamespot, Director Todd Howard said: “It’s in your pocket, […]

Feb
18

Bethesda Working on Three Big New Projects

Apparently Bethesda is working on no less than three big projects, each of which represents a “Bethesda-style game”. Speaking at Dice in Las Vegas today, Todd Howard, the director of both Fallout 4 and Skyrim, had this to say: “We […]

Feb
14

Doom’s Single-Player Campaign Is 13 Hours Long

The developers of the Doom reboot have confirmed on twitter the campaign will be a hefty thirteen hours long. If you were worried about the game being a five hour romp largely focused on the multiplayer, as many shooters are […]

Feb
14

Crash Bandicoot Reboot Possibly Leaked by NECA Toys Director

Randy Falk, director of NECA Toys,  may have inadvertently let slip details about a revival of the Crash Bandicoot franchise. This is not too long after Sony teased a return of the old franchise on their Middle Eastern account.  Speaking […]

Feb
11

Fallout 4 DLC Confirmed For Near Future

Today Bethesda took to twitter to let us know Fallout 4 DLC is in the pipelines. While this is not a major surprise to anyone, it is still interesting to hear about it now after a relatively long period of […]