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Zelda Orchestra plays on US Late Night TV

Zelda Orchestra plays on US Late Night TV

That’s right, Stephen Colbert has knocked it out of the park again by featuring, not only video games on his show, but some of the best example of video gaming. This time, he invited Zelda: Symphony of the Goddesses to perform on his Late Show with Stephen Colbert programme. The move is slightly promotional as th... Read More »

No Man’s Sky Previews on Stephen Colbert

No Man’s Sky Previews on Stephen Colbert

Stephen Colbert loves video games. If you’ve ever watched The Colbert Report then you’ll know this is just a small part of his “geek” credentials for want of a better word. Put simply, do not challenge him on anything Tolkien. But he did the unprecedented last night when he gave eight minutes of... Read More »

Collectible Card Games – The Next Generation

Collectible Card Games – The Next Generation

Whilst growing up I witnessed many fads come and go. From clothes through to food there seemed to be something new every day, jumping out of the box vying for everyone’s attention. I remember the shell suits (which were highly flammable), Hero Quest, Cheetos and even the toy war between the Go-Bots and Transformers. So... Read More »

New Fallout 4 Cartoon Shows Off Talents – Strength

New Fallout 4 Cartoon Shows Off Talents – Strength

That’s right, Fallout 4 is two months away today, and this new cartoon video from Bethesda is showing off one of talents that you can assign for yourself in the games attributes – Strength. Bethesda are always very jovial when it comes to their game’s marketing and this is no different. A series of 19... Read More »

Gamescom 2015 – Day One

Gamescom 2015 – Day One

It’s been an interesting 24 hours here in Cologne. Europe’s premier games conference and industry trade fair is buzzing with people. Today is the calm before the storm where industry and press get to see some things before the peoples of Europe come and wreak absolute carnage. How much carnage? Well the org... Read More »

E3 2015: Bethesda Recap

E3 2015: Bethesda Recap

As far as debut’s go, this is probably one that will live long in the memory for all of the right reasons. Bethesda took a giant leap to the stage at E3 (at the Dolby Theatre which hosts the Oscars, no less) with an already impressive level of hype. Doom, whilst teased last year to select convention attendees and... Read More »

LEGO Annouce Dinosaurs and Superheros (Jurassic World)

LEGO Annouce Dinosaurs and Superheros (Jurassic World)

It’s not often we cover news, but this one was certainly too big for me to miss posting about. Warner Bros Interactive have announced the TT Games/LEGO line up for 2015. These include another Marvel tie in with LEGO: Marvel’s Avengers, new LEGO Ninjago game: Shadow of Ronin and iOS releases of The Lego Movi... Read More »

New Magicka 2 Trailer Karaoke Competition, More Exploding Cats

New Magicka 2 Trailer Karaoke Competition, More Exploding Cats

The lovely people at Paradox Interactive have just sent us over their new karaoke trailer for Magicka 2 and… Well I am in no way, shape or form going to describe it to you. You should just watch it below. Suffice to say that my personal highlights, other than a tune that is completely stuck in my head and is making wan... Read More »

Destiny – By The Numbers

Destiny – By The Numbers

So it’s almost upon us, that time we’ve been waiting for since E3 2013. The time when Destiny comes to us and the Traveller will occupy our time solidly for the next 3-4 months. So how many of us are actually waiting for that? And what is the deal with the numbers behind it? Let’s have a little run do... Read More »

EA Access: The Pros and Cons

EA Access: The Pros and Cons

Since EA announced their new EA Access plan, the web has been ablaze with everyone’s ideas and thoughts on the new project. It’s been the usual mixture of positives, with a few negatives. Opinions swirling in a cup, ready to boil over. I’ve been watching it with keen interest; where is this going? Wha... Read More »

Retro Corner – July 2014

Retro Corner – July 2014

Hello and welcome, to what I hope will turn into a new monthly column. As you can probably guess, a lot of my time recently has been spent looking back into the gaming past. I’ve been reliving older games, classics that I missed the first time round. What I’ve found is an amazing community and seen just how... Read More »

Alien: Isolation in #PreLCgate

Alien: Isolation in #PreLCgate

TWEET TWEET – All aboard the Twitterversy! Today’s slagging match is all to do with The Second Coming of Horror Gaming Christ, Alien: Isolation. Not content from people shouting about how it’s a horror game with no guns (yeah, like when did that ever work?), then getting confused when it actually does... Read More »

15-Year-Old Schoolboy Accused of Stabbing Teacher in Leeds “Enjoyed Orange Juice”

15-Year-Old Schoolboy Accused of Stabbing Teacher in Leeds “Enjoyed Orange Juice”

Witnesses of the stabbing of a teacher in Leeds this week have confirmed that the 15-year-old suspect was known to be a fan of Orange Juice. “He would often drink things when he was thirsty”, says a school-mate. “Often those drinks would include orange juice.” It has emerged that the troubled, “suicidal” youth would of... Read More »

Sony Says Vita’s New Screen is NOT a ‘Downgrade’. Everyone Else Disagrees.

Sony Says Vita’s New Screen is NOT a ‘Downgrade’. Everyone Else Disagrees.

Last year Sony announced that the PS Vita would be getting a revised design to reduce its size and increase battery life. The change includes Vita’s new screen – an LCD screen as opposed to the original OLED screen found in the current model. This announcement caused some concern among gamers because LCD is perce... Read More »

Mario Kart 8 Arriving on Wii U this May

Mario Kart 8 Arriving on Wii U this May

Nintendo has revealed that Mario Kart 8 will be released on Wii U this May. This will add to the Wii U’s list of great diverse titles, including Super Mario Bros U, Super Luigi bros U, Mario 3D World, and now Mario Kart 8. Such an eclectic mix of games to choose from – no wonder Nintendo is doing so well! This will be ... Read More »

Iwata Accepts 50% Pay Cut – Probably Not Enough

Iwata Accepts 50% Pay Cut – Probably Not Enough

The walking Mii known as Saturo Iwata will be have his salary reduced by 50% due to Nintendo’s hilariously bad financial performance. The announcement of the reduction comes shortly after it was revealed that Wii U sales forecasts have been slashed by nearly 70%. “The Wii U business as a whole was not able to recover f... Read More »

Microsoft Buys Gears of War IP, Cliffy Says It “Couldn’t be in better hands”

Microsoft Buys Gears of War IP, Cliffy Says It “Couldn’t be in better hands”

It was confirmed yesterday that Microsoft has purchased the Gears of War intellectual property (IP) from Epic Games. This means that Microsoft now owns the Gears brand, likely cementing its place as an Xbox exclusive until the end of time. According to MCVUK, the Gears series will be developed by Black Tusk studios as ... Read More »

GTA San Andreas coming to Mobile in December

GTA San Andreas coming to Mobile in December

It was only a matter of time before we all jumped back in to Los Santos after finishing GTA V. What you didn’t know is that you’ll also jump back in time around twenty years… Well, you could have guessed. Following in the footsteps of both GTA 3 and Vice City, GTA San Andreas is getting remastered and coming to mobile ... Read More »

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