Red Dead 2…Just trying to get along in a changing world.

1890’s America was a time of social and economic upheaval, the rapid expansion of cities, and manufacturing, as well as technological change. Henry Forde having built his first petrol fuel vehicle, in 1892 with the founding of the ford motor company occurring a decade later, the landscape of America would be forever altered. In Rockstar Game’s latest offering, Red Dead …

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L.A. Noire…Gritty Crime and Nice Suits

Rain beat down hard on the window panes of my office…lightning rolled about the clouds off in the distance… I paused a moment to watch, and then returned to pouring myself a couple of fingers of Canadian whiskey… I didn’t have much of a taste for the local rot gut, and my olive supplier had run dry, so a martini …

EA has pulled Battlefront 2 in-game purchases – for now.

Less than 24 hours into the official launch day and EA has pulled in game purchases. Earlier today I posted my initial impressions of Star Wars Battlefront 2. In it, I made the case that people should: “take a breath, put the controversy aside for the moment, and consider taking a chance on what I think is going to be …

First thoughts: Battlefront 2 is a beautiful game, despite the controversy.

  Star Wars Battlefront 2 is a beautiful game. After my first few hours of gameplay, I think it has a lot going for it. That’s in spite of the controversy around ‘loot boxes’ and progression. Before I share my initial impressions of Battlefront 2, lets address the AT-AT in the room. The loot box controversy This week, Star Wars …

Back in Time – Assassins Creed:Origins

It’s been 10 years since the first Assassins Creed title hit the shelves, and blew the mind of a whole generation of gamers. An action adventure series which has gone on to spawn 20 different games, as well as books, merchandise and in this authors opinion, one pretty ordinary movie, (Michael Fassbender notwithstanding); there even are rumours of a Netflix …

Star Wars Battlefront 2: Restoring balance to the Force?

Can the upcoming ‘Battlefront 2’ strike the right balance between satisfying the hardcore shooter crowd and the Star Wars fan seeking a game that’s easy to pick up and play? When it comes to first-person shooter (FPS) games, I’ll be the first to admit I’m a bit of a klutz. Even in my youthful peak my reflexes were never that …

Eyes Up Guardian !

  I have a love/hate relationship with the original Destiny. Bungie’s first offering after parting of the ways with Microsoft and the incredibility successful Halo franchise was filled with so much promise and excitement. At the time rumours circulated that the game had a budget of approximately $500 million, a claim Bungie has since refuted.… It had a star studded …