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Published: 3 weeks ago

It’s time to revisit Sleeping Dogs

Sleeping Dog’s was one of the ‘other’ GTA type games. An open world filled with crime and cars to smash around. But where GTAV took the mantle of being funny and fun again, Sleeping Dogs had a very deliberate storyline & some more gruesome …

Published: 3 weeks ago

iNcontroL talks about BlizzCon

WCS is coming, and Blizzard have announced changes for the 2015 campaign. Ultimately, they boil down to the following: The unified Premier League will likely be more exciting than the current split EU/NA format. Imagine Polt vs Snute, Scarlett vs Bunny etc. Prizepool remains …

Published: 3 weeks ago

HotS: IdrA returns to EG!

IdrA, one of the more entertaining StarCraft players of the last few years retired over a year ago. Now, he’s back with Evil Geniuses on their Heroes of the Storm team. You can read more on the EG website.

Published: 4 weeks ago

Anita Sarkeesian appears on Colbert #gamergate

The feminist critic appeared on The Colbert Report to explain the gamergate debacle and the subsequent harassment she received. Colbert plays the role of devil’s advocate really well, using great political tropes to re-enforce the bizarre agenda that anti-feminist gamergate morons propagate their ‘message’ …

Published: 4 weeks ago

The Master Chief Collection – Halo 2: Gravemind Gameplay

Almost 45 minutes of footage here. It looks amazing. So much so that I have to consider buying an Xbone now! By way of comparison, here’s what it looked like upon release:

Published: 4 weeks ago

John Riccitiello (ex-EA) becomes Unity CEO

John Riccitiello is an industry veteran, but he’s also someone that the industry at large dislikes. That’s mainly down to EA spending years iterating the hell out of it’s IP until that IP became irrelevant. Riccitiello, to his credit, saw the industry shift away …

Published: 4 weeks ago

Project Cars Halloween Trailer

I’ve been playing a bunch of DriveClub lately (review in-the-works) and it looks astounding. I’ve got Assetto Corsa on my PC, and similarly it looks astounding. But my god, this looks like they took all of that and turned it up to eleven.

Published: 1 month ago

Kojima wins Golden Joystick Lifetime Achievement award

In the second time ever, the Golden Josticks have handed out a lifetime achievement award. And of course, this time it’s to Hideo Kojima (Metal Gear). Kojima commented after receiving the award “Thank you very much for presenting me with this prestigious Golden Joystick …

Published: 1 month ago

AHGL season 5

Last year I took part in AHGL with some colleagues in the StarCraft II tournament. A tournament that took a lot of blood & sweat for very little return (namely because I’m so bad at SCII). However, Season 5 has something special for me …

Published: 1 month ago

Hatred game removes Epic logo

Epic Games, who make Unreal Engine, has requested a takedown of their logo & iconography from a new game called ‘Hatred’ which acts as a mass murder simulation. Not in the GTA way, though. There’s nothing playful here. Destructive Creations, the company behind ‘Hatred’ …