Gaming

5 Video Games That Almost Destroyed Their Franchises

We’ve talked in a previous list about games that have saved their respective franchises, but what about when the opposite happens? What if a video game is such an awful pile of fucked shite that to even associate them with their predecessors would be like pissing in the face of Santa Claus while clumsily attempting to flirt with Mrs Claus. Well for starters, you’ll end up in a blog post written by...[Read More]

Shadow of The Colossus HD

I was a massive fan of the original Shadow of The Colossus when it first debuted on PlayStation 2, I have fond memories of performing lizard genocide to improve my grip meter, all so I could scale a massive monster and stab him up the urethra. So, when the PS4 version was announced I was overjoyed that I would get to return to that world and kill sentient mountains, while they try to shake off the...[Read More]

5 of The Weirdest Video Game Romances Ever

Ah Valentines Day, a day where we celebrate the violent death of the patron saint of beekeepers, plagues and epilepsy…oh and love too, I guess. Yes, love is in the air, birds are singing, the sun is shining and it’s only a day away from discount chocolate, the real reason we all love Valentines Day, but while we wait for that delicious day to arrive I suppose we better acknowledge romance. But eve...[Read More]

5 Times Cutscenes Screwed Us Over

Video games are great, you get to make believe that you’re a charming roguish adventurer like Nathan Drake from Uncharted, a badass archer/warrior Like Aloy from Horizon Zero Dawn, or a powerful wizard from any number of RPGs. Playing as anyone of these badass characters makes us feel just as badass, but sometimes, video games decide that we’ve had enough of being awesome and that we need to be ta...[Read More]

Layers of Fear: Legacy Coming to Switch

Rejoice fans of both horror and Nintendo, for Layers of Fear will be coming to the Nintendo Switch. Following on from last year’s announcement where Bloober Team revealed that Layers of Fear would be coming to Switch in 2018, we can now reveal that Layers of Fear: Legacy will debut internationally in quarter one of 2018. The Switch version will include the critically acclaimed “Inheritance” DLC, w...[Read More]

Make A Wish

With all the terrible things that seem to be happening around the world today, war, mass shootings and Donald Trump, it would be easy to become jaded and cynical. But every now and then good things do happen, like the Make-A-Wish foundation, they have been granting the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions for years, not for personal or financial gain, but to bring sick child...[Read More]

N For Nerds E3 Experience

E3 has become the showcase of the gaming community, the arena where Sony, Microsoft and Nintendo along with a whole other host of developers flex their gaming might and muscles to woo us.  Having followed the live streams, watched the press conferences and game videos have I been left impressed or underwhelmed? Microsoft Up first was the Microsoft Xbox E3 press conference, I was particularly keen ...[Read More]

5 Video Game Sequels That Surpassed The Original

For the most part sequels are nothing more than hastily knocked together shite, made so that developers can make enough money to fill their golden yachts with so much cocaine that it would bring down Amy Winehouse’s Ghost. But every now and then the planets will align and we get a sequel that is not only good, but actually surpasses its predecessor, so with that in mind here are 5 Video Game seque...[Read More]

5 Most Badass women in video games

For the most part, video games have you play as Johnny Testosterone Mc Big-Bollocks, gun in hand and foot in ass. But every now and again we get to play as, or partner with a kick ass lady. Granted those instances are few and far between, but never the less I have managed to cobble together a list of the 5 most badass women in video games! 5. Lara Croft (Tomb Raider) Well of course we can’t have a...[Read More]

Cosplay: The 10 Commandments

Cosplay I have been meaning to write an article on cosplay for some time now and after our adventures at GamerCon in March I have decided now is the time. While GamerCon wasn’t the first convention I attended as a member of the press, it did give me a better insight into the world of cosplay and the people who enjoy it.  Whether you’re a comic book fan dressing up as their favourite superhero, an ...[Read More]