Games, eSports, culture.

Published: 3 weeks ago

Wolfenstein: Old Blood [trailer]

This looks like the new Wolfenstein, but with more. Exactly what we wanted. Imagine the modern Wolfenstein but with a more Return to Castle… vibe? That appears to be what we’re getting here.

Published: 3 weeks ago

Book your vacation time; MGS V coming Sept. 1

Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain will release worldwide on September 1, 2015. The news leaked via a neoGAF forum poster who discovered a video due to go out tomorrow on IGN. Oh well.

Published: 4 weeks ago

Hotline Miami 2 has a date: March 10!

Finally we have a set date for the follow up to one of the best indie games to be released in recent memory. Hotline Miami 2: Wrong Number will be released for Linux, Mac, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita and Windows PC on …

Published: 4 weeks ago

Arkham Knight trailer “Gotham is Mine”

My body is ready. “Dark days are coming, Batman. The Prophecy is coming true, you are the warrior who will close the gates of Hell, you are the one who will save this day, and in doing so, events will occur that you cannot …

Published: 1 month ago

Revisiting Euro Truck Simulator 2 with a G27

I recently decided to splash out & buy myself a gift. The gift of a Logitech G27 steering wheel unit (complete with gear stick & pedals, including a clutch). I’m a driving game fanatic, so was keen to get this for some time & …

Published: 1 month ago

GTA V PC delayed (again)

April 10th, that’s the new date for GTA V’s tentative release date for PC. Of course it’s upsetting to have the game slip yet again, but there’s solace in the fact that Rockstar are keen to ship a working game. Which they’ve not done …

Published: 1 month ago

A brief history of Nintendo handhelds

It’s incomplete, but very pretty.

Published: 1 month ago

Meet the cast of The Order: 1886

A video released for The Order: 1886 explores the game’s detailed characters & the tech used to make the characters appear more human. Ready at Dawn Studios’ upcoming over-the-shoulder shooter takes place in a pretty sexy steampunk world. It comes out on Friday.

Published: 1 month ago

The Rise of the Cyber Athlete (BBC)

Interesting documentary. Incidentally, this was initially billed to be a radio documentary, which may explain some of the odd quirks in how it’s presented, etc. What’s interesting, as an avid eSports viewer & active promoter (via twitter, etc.), that this documentary & others like …

Published: 1 month ago

Eurogamer drops scores

For years now the debate about whether there’s merit to be had by rating games out-of-n has raged on. These days the general consensus is that review scores don’t add much to the pleasure of reading a review, nor do they necessarily influence a …