June 14, 2018

Counter Attack #4: Ranking The E3 2018 Conferences

there was certainly no runaway "winner" in terms of the conferences this year, with most being good and bad in different ways. Still, that's not going to stop us from ranking them from worst to best for your reading pleasure. So let's talk about how E3 2018 went down, who walked the walked, who talked the talk, and who officially won at trying to get you to buy video games.
June 12, 2018

Everything Sony Showed Off At E3 2018

Sony had a few key points they needed to hit and they smashed every single one of them, even managing to sprinkle in some surprises.
June 8, 2018

Counter Attack #3: The Rise and Fall of SEGA

Today we'll be looking at how SEGA became a major player in the video game console business, but then accidentally destroyed their own product.
May 26, 2018

This Week in Gaming News: Zombies, Gangsters and Female Soldiers

The real beauty of being a fan of the games industry is that, even on a slower news week, there will always be something to cause outrage and excitement in equal measure amongst the gaming community. For me, this week has provided quite a lot of excitement, as well as […]
April 27, 2018

The Top 5 Things We Want In God Of War 2

The dust has barely had time to settle after our adventures with Kratos and Atreus in God of War, but we're already champing at the bit for what God of War 2 will have in store for us.
April 25, 2018
God of War

‘God of War’ Review – Red Dad Redemption

God of War is one of PlayStation 4's most wonderful exclusive games, and undoubtedly one of the great games of the generation so far.
April 20, 2018
God of War III

He Who Fights With Monsters: How ‘God of War III’ Failed Kratos as a Character

God of War III is a phenomenal game. Its pulse-pounding boss battles with characters we learned about in grade school, its insane set-pieces that redefine the term itself, and its jaw-dropping graphics that still hold up today mark it as one of the best games ever released on the PlayStation 3 and undoubtedly the best game in the series. However, it does have one very big problem: its plot.
March 1, 2018

‘Metal Gear Solid’: How Kojima Made The Third Game In A Series Feel Like The First

1998 was undoubtedly an important year for gaming; Ocarina of Time changed the landscape for 3D action-adventure titles, Pokémon Red and Blue took the West by storm, and Metal Gear Solid forever influenced the future of video games as a storytelling medium.
February 15, 2018
Metal Gear Solid

Games That Changed Our Lives: ‘Demo 1’ and ‘Metal Gear Solid’

How a PlayStation "Demo 1" disc introduced me to some strange game called "Metal Gear Solid".
February 8, 2018

Games That Changed Our Lives: ‘Oddworld Abe’s Exoddus’

I think there is a deep revulsion in us for any human endeavor that begins to resemble machinery too closely. Similarly, for any machine that takes on an anthropomorphic will. When industrial progress becomes a virtue, the emergent machine spirit is granted an aura of self-governing morality.