Category : Video Games

Fallout 76: The Beta Bug That Deletes 50G Of Data

6 days ago / 0 comments

Bethesda Games Studios’ recent release of the Beta version of the much-anticipated game Fallout 76 has come with a major problem. Players of the Beta encountered a bug that automatically deletes the entire 50GB game. What is Beta Gaming? When a video game company releases a game in its Beta … Read More

The Best Multiplayer Games to Play with your Flatmates

3 weeks ago / 0 comments

Mario Kart – Nintendo Wii There’s nothing better for bonding with new people than the tried and tested mix of nostalgia and intense competition. Mario Kart delivers on both fronts. There’s nothing more satisfying than smacking your new flatmate with a red shell – then laughing about it afterwards. Although … Read More

PS4’s Spider-Man: With Great Game Comes a Great Experience

3 weeks ago / 0 comments

In the weeks after Spider-Man for PS4 was released, there is one thing that can be said about the game: it definitely makes you feel like a superhero. The smoothness of the gameplay and the fighting, as well as the storyline and the cinematic qualities of Spider-Man, make it possibly … Read More

Fifa 19: The Fifa Fallacy

1 month ago / 0 comments

It’s that time of year again in the gaming world where EA rolls out Fifa 19 at a hefty £59.99 on the PlayStation Store. This version promises updated gameplay in the form of precision ball control, the usual updates to player ratings, teams and kits, and the long-awaited inclusion of … Read More

The Curse of the Video Game Movie

2 years ago / 0 comments

There has recently been another attempt at bringing video games to the silver screen: Assassin’s Creed, starring Michael Fassbender. The fact that it received 15% on Rotten Tomatoes, and was called a “humourless bore” and “disorientating” shows how well-received it was. The question remains: what makes movies based on video … Read More

Reveal the Deep: Thalassophobia ahoy

3 years ago / 0 comments

Reveal the Deep might be bare on the instructions side, but the title more or less gives you all the information you need. A lone deep sea diver, trudging around in gear similar to Bioshock’s Big Daddy or a pre-Delta Johnny Topside, you find yourself on the deck of a … Read More

Dark Souls 3: YOU DIED. No kidding.

3 years ago / 0 comments

Making a game based purely on combat immersive enough to make you want to pour hours into is difficult, especially for a game as unforgiving – and generally downright abusive – as Dark Souls 3. Why do people keep coming back to it, again and again, despite the fact the … Read More

Serena: Herald of the point-and-click renaissance

3 years ago / 0 comments

Was it a good idea to play Serena at midnight, after three glasses of wine, in a darkened room? Probably not. Even though Serena lasted only forty-five minutes in the same darkened, dusty cabin, I thought I’d be relieved when I got to the end. But the end…well, in the … Read More

X-COM 2: How the war was lost

3 years ago / 0 comments

In preparation for XCOM 2, I went back to 2012’s XCOM: Enemy Unknown to try the apparently canonical ‘Impossible’ difficulty one more time. Unsurprisingly, the first mission ended how it usually does. By turn five, Rookie Harry Turner, faced with the deaths of his three comrades at the hands of … Read More

Firewatch: Voyage into the wild

3 years ago / 0 comments

Firewatch is a dangerous game. Why? Because it lulls you into a false sense of security, makes you want to leave it all behind and escape into the Wyoming wilderness. Man goes out into the wilderness to forget his wife, Man reconnects with the simplicity of nature, Man forms a … Read More