Gaming

 Jake Groves

Review: Wolfenstein New Order – Sensory Overload To The Finest Degree

Review: Wolfenstein New Order – Sensory Overload To The Finest Degree

Even though the Second World War ended almost 70 years ago, the Western world still likes to poke fun at the could-be situations of Nazi Germany. Start a Google search with “what if Nazi…” and the auto-complete will do the rest for you, with tonnes of sources throwing up ideas about what might have been. […]

 Ed Quinn

Review: Broforce – Everything Is Exploding Everywhere Always

Review: Broforce – Everything Is Exploding Everywhere Always

Rambo and the Terminator both blast their way through an enemy base; guns blazing and a crater behind them filled with the sorry souls that dared get in their way. The mini-gun winds down, the grenades get thrown and the underground bunker is blown to kingdom come, just as they jump out and latch on […]

 Ed Quinn

Ultra Street Fighter 4 – Capcom Promises Innovation With Latest Brawler Instalment

Ultra Street Fighter 4 – Capcom Promises Innovation With Latest Brawler Instalment

The fourth Street Fighter 4 has come forth. Ultra Street Fighter 4 is the newest addition to the legendary franchise, and promises to evolve the game to a whole new level. This new instalment will feature five additional characters as well as six new stages to fight on, as well as an Online Training mode […]

 Jake Groves

Review: Trials Fusion – A Psychologist's Dream Come True

Review: Trials Fusion – A Psychologist's Dream Come True

Let’s be honest here; motorbikes and stunt driving won’t appeal to everyone. I mean, who wants to see explosions, backflips from tall buildings, full on gymkhana-esque stunts and crashing a lot? I mean, who? Trials Fusion, the motocross-style stress-tester, is a game that encompasses the wild world of stunt jumps, time trials and a vast […]

 Adam Sancaster

Watchdogs – The Next-Gen Consoles First Major Release Is Unleashed This Month

Watchdogs – The Next-Gen Consoles First Major Release Is Unleashed This Month

After leaving both casual gamers and experts awe-stuck at the E3 2012 conference, (ahead of an alleged November 2013 release), Ubisoft broke the hearts of gamers worldwide be knocking back the release date of techno-noir sandbox hack-em-up Watchdogs to 2014. However, the disappointment of having it removed from all the next-gen consoles pre-order bundles, means […]

 Sarah Lester

Wolfenstein: New Order – Bethesda Studio Rewrite History In FPS Blockbuster

Wolfenstein: New Order – Bethesda Studio Rewrite History In FPS Blockbuster

  Ever wondered what the world would’ve been like if the Nazi’s won World War II? If you’re more of a gamer than a bookworm, and you’d rather act out those moments than read them in Robert Harris’ Fatherland, you will be pleased with the upcoming release of Wolfenstein’s newest instalment, The New Order. With […]

 James Brennan

FIFA World Cup Brazil – Latest Football Sim Kicks Off A Summer Of Sport

FIFA World Cup Brazil – Latest Football Sim Kicks Off A Summer Of Sport

With the World Cup approaching, EA’s latest instalment of FIFA could be the perfect appetiser to a summer of football. World Cup Brazil is typical of the FIFA franchise, providing unrivalled attention to detail, customary tweaks to gameplay and, most importantly, countless hours of fun. The standalone game features 7,469 players across all 203 qualifying stage […]

 Ruth Edmundson

Newcastle Con – Explosion Of Japanese Culture Comes To Eldon Square

Newcastle Con – Explosion Of Japanese Culture Comes To Eldon Square

  Newcastle Con is a new Japanese culture convention open to everyone who is interested in anime, Japanese culture and those simply wanting to experience something unusual. The weekend convention aims to attract everyone from families to fans of Cosplay to come together and celebrate Japan’s vast culture. As well as showcase Newcastle’s local shops, […]

 Ruth Edmundson

Log Horizon – An Anime Exploring Life In Virtual Reality

Log Horizon – An Anime Exploring Life In Virtual Reality

From Candy Crush on our phones, to action thrillers on our game consoles, loads of us play games. But would any of us ever swap our real life for a virtual one? Log Horizon, a new streaming anime series – part of Crunchyroll’s winter season of releases – explores what it would be like to suddenly […]

 Lauren Johnson

Brace Yourselves, Dark Souls II Is Almost Here

Brace Yourselves, Dark Souls II Is Almost Here

Praise the sun, and prepare to die… again. FromSoftware is getting set to release Dark Souls 2 and you’d better get ready for a merciless butt-kicking. As with its notoriously patience-testing predecessor, players will be plunged into a world of danger and despair, where they will have to exhibit a combination of skill, strategy and […]