Tag Archives: Sega

Top 10 most gimmicky peripherals

Guitar Hero made the peripheral valid, but it’s in bad company: this area in gaming is a pile of secrets, with publishers pushing products in profiteering efforts. Here are our favourite examples of terrible peripherals… Sega Activator The Sega Activator – aside from being ridiculously badly named – was a...

The future of Total War

Creative Assembly has been busy. Since Shogun: Total War launched what has become a staple series for strategy players across the world in 2000, no less than eight ‘full’ games – and no end of expansions – have been released upon a hungry public. The most recent, Total War: Rome...

Total War: Attila review
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Total War: Attila review

Despite its title, Total War: Attila is not the story of a single, ferocious military leader. Instead, it is a collection of stories from multiple disparate and unequal factions that range in size and scope, sporting wildly different skill-sets and cultural identities. At their core, these factions represent myriad play-styles...


Football Manager 2015 review
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Football Manager 2015 review

The tales of Football Manager extremism have become part of gaming’s own urban legend. Everyone’s probably heard a friend tell the story about how ‘they’ don a suit for their team’s appearance in the FA Cup Final. Countless tales of divorce and familial breakdowns have circulated for years, the ‘Football...


Space Oddity – The making of Alien: Isolation

Creative Assembly is best known for its strategy games, so what inspired a studio so well-versed in one genre to reach out of its comfort zone and step into the inky blackness of Alien’s sci-fi world? games™ chats to creative director Alistair Hope and lead designer Gary Napper about revalidating...

Bayonetta 2 review
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Bayonetta 2 review

While the Wii U’s 12-month headstart might not do much for the console in terms of raw power, it has unquestionably helped the platform get an early lead in terms of killer exclusives. PS4 and Xbox One are only really just starting to see the first real system sellers now,...