Tag Archives: Sony

Why The Last Guardian Is More Relevant Than Ever

The Last Guardian was announced six years ago. For five of those years, there has been silence. It wasn’t so much in ‘development hell’ as ‘development purgatory’. But it – along with its titular Guardian beast, Trico – is alive, and animated with in-game, in-engine gameplay. But, six years after...

God Of War III Remastered review
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God Of War III Remastered review

Sony’s customary mastery of its own hardware has resulted in some of contemporary gaming’s grandest watershed moments. Nobody sensible would dismiss the narrative or structural achievements of Shadow Of The Colossus or Uncharted’s first sequel, but those games were defined (initially, at least) by their transcendent technical showmanship. For some,...

52 Must-Play Games Of The Generation

18 months since the launch of the PS4 and Xbox One, there’s already a wide array of fantastic experiences to enjoy and a fair few appearing on the Wii U as well 01. Bloodborne Format: PS4 | Release: 25 March 2015  Developer: From Software ■ It’s fresh in our memory,...

Who needs a big E3 the most?

Sony steamed ahead of competitors last year – the PS4’s launch bowled over Europe and got the edge in the States. On the eve of E3, who looks to be in the strongest position? games™ investigates… So, at the time of writing, it’s been 18 months since the current generation...

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...