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John Websell

Counting Final Fantasy VII, The Last of Us, the original Mass Effect trilogy, and The Witcher 3 amongst his favourite games, John enjoys anything that promises to take up an absurdly large amount of his free time. When he’s not gaming, chances are you’ll find him engrossed in a science fiction or fantasy novel; basically, John’s happiest when his attention is as far from the real world as possible.

5 PlayStation Series We’d Love to See Return

With Sony in such a strong position at the moment and thus better placed than the competition to indulge in the odd passion project or two, wouldn’t now be the perfect time to revisit some of the platform’s former successes?

The Imperfect Art of ‘No Man’s Sky’

Ultimately, in an effort to create its own, distinctive art style, Hello Games has ended up adopting something that’s dangerously close to crossing the line between stylish and kitschy.

Sometimes the Second Playthrough is More Rewarding than the First

Playing a game for the first time is always special. Whether it’s the 10th in a long-running series or the latest title in an already saturated genre (did someway say open world RPG?), the promise of new scenarios, new characters, and virgin worlds to explore feeds our inborn curiosity and thirst for fresh experiences.

‘Uncharted: The Lost Legacy’ Charts a Course to Success in a Post Nathan Drake...

Anyone who feared for the future of the series because of the absence of Nathan Drake can rest easy. The Lost Legacy is a brilliant game that proves Uncharted still has a lot to offer.
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Gamescom 2017 Highlights

The word ‘understated’ probably best describes Gamescom 2017. In terms of new games and big, revelatory reveals, there was little to write home about.

New 5v5 Incursion Mode Coming to ‘Battlefield 1’

It might be fast approaching its first birthday, but Battlefield 1 is showing no signs of slowing down any time soon. On the contrary, during its Gamescom...

Microsoft Unveils Two New Limited Edition Xbox One Consoles

Let’s start by addressing the elephant in the room: Gamescom 2017 wasn’t the most exciting for Microsoft. Sure, a handful of impressive games were...

Is an ‘Uncharted’ Film Really Necessary?

First conceived way back in 2008, only one short year after the release of Uncharted: Drake’s Fortune on PS3, a big screen adaptation of Naughty Dog’s iconic action-adventure series has been in the works for almost a decade now.

Remembering Some of ‘Uncharted’s’ Greatest Moments

Remembering Some of ‘Uncharted’s’ Greatest Moments and what Naughty Dog did to make them so memorable.

Shelving the ‘Mass Effect’ Series is a Huge Overreaction

An incredibly short-sighted decision that threatens to leave Mass Effect’s potential unfulfilled and, worst of all, raises a big middle-finger to the fans who’ve steadfastly supported the series over the last 10 years.