Tag Archives: Sony

Axiom Verge review
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Axiom Verge review

At what point does a videogame, so unabashedly influenced and clearly defined by what’s come before it, cease to be a homage and simply become a derivative work? That’s the line Axiom Verge cautiously treads and occasionally teeters on. To be perfectly candid, this isn’t just another metroidvania looking to...

Can Drake Save Next-Gen?

After showing the world it can spin mature, emotional storytelling with The Last Of Us, Naughty Dog is ready to return to the story of Nathan Drake, and mix that bombastic Hollywood adventure movie with the nuance and craft the studio has become known for… Do you think there’s been...

Virtual Reality Pros and Cons – Every headset assessed

There’s a lot going on in the VR world right now, and while the tech isn’t exactly hidden behind closed doors, it’s rare that people get to experience exactly what each headset can do and see precisely what they’re capable of. We asked Patrick O’Luanaigh, CEO of VR developer nDreams,...

Final Fantasy Type-0 HD review
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Final Fantasy Type-0 HD review

Let’s be honest, what we’ve played of Final Fantasy’s Fabula Nova Crystallis series hasn’t been great. So far, it consists of a polarising mainline Final Fantasy title, a poor sequel to that game, and some gratuitous Lightning fan service. So, it’s actually a relief to see something different (ie something...

The Order: 1886 review
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The Order: 1886 review

A shattered promise is worse than no promise at all. The Order: 1886’s near-complete lack of intrigue, energy and entertainment is an act of emotional sabotage in the face of its pre-release hype and guarantees. What was billed as an evolution of narrative complexity and delivery within the videogame space...

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...

Remembering WipEout – Interview with Nick Burcombe

As Nick Burcombe himself will tell you, something special came together when WipEout was released on PS1 in September 1995. It was a perfect storm of the right game with the right attitude on the right console and it helped set the tone for years of titles to come. As...

Can Drake Save Next-Gen? Find out in games™ 159

It’s been a generation of “cross-gen ports that just up-resolutioned their assets for the PS4″ according to the guys at Naughty Dog and that’s what Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End will be looking to conquer when it releases in 2016. We sat down exclusively with the team behind the game...