7 things that make Alien: Isolation so damn terrifying

September 19, 2018

Never has a game made me feel so uncomfortable, and as a pathetically obsessive fan of the Alien series, with Ridley Scott’s epic firmly at No.1 on my all-time favourites list, it certainly had me excited for what is looking to be the most accurate virtual recreation of the Alien lore we’ve ever seen. Now, […]

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5 Reasons why I’ve spent 60 hours (and counting) with Dragon Age: Inquisition

September 3, 2018

Holy shit.I recently covered the best way to prepare for Inquisition, in which I also detailed the merits of the previous two games – one universally acclaimed, one unfairly reviled by people blinded to a sublime narrative and incredible characters by a lack of environmental diversity. But telling people to ‘get over it’ just gets […]

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Sergey Babayev announced a competition for the best description of weapons for Pixel Gun 3D

August 9, 2018

The winner will get ten games on Steam account and a reward and choose the best option will be the writer Alexander Zorich. Managing partner at DTF and Vice President of Cubic. Games Sergey Babayev, together with the editors DTF announces a competition for narrative designers. «PixelGun 3D can rightly be considered a game that […]

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What do next-gen consoles mean for PC gaming?

July 20, 2018

With the Xbox One launching today, and the PlayStation 4 less than a week away, it’s clear that the next generation of gaming is finally beginning. Although we’ve seen some amazing titles in the twilight year of the current generation, such as Last of US and GTA V, it has been obvious for a while […]

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6 Reasons why League of Legends is so popular

July 13, 2018

Today, the Wall Street Journal reported that League of Legends, the smash-hit game from Riot Games has reached a new peak of players at 27 million globally. That’s a lot of people, no matter how you look at it, and if you’re not playing it you’re probably wondering how it’s so popular. So here’s a […]

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What’s more important to gamers in 2014: gameplay or story?

July 6, 2018

When you play video games, what drives your experience; your enjoyment? Is it the thrill of running and jumping through levels in amazing fashion, achieving a massive kill-streak in the latest online shooter, or is it being moved by an emotional story? During my end-of-year break I tried to play as many different games as […]

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Titanfall beta tips: Move, groove and jive

June 29, 2018

The Titanfall beta kicks off this weekend in what should be an awesome few days for diehard FPS players. Titanfall is not your traditional linear first-person shooter: it incorporates a number of different gameplay mechanics designed specifically to keep you running, jumping and constantly moving. One of the best pieces of advice anyone can give […]

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The Bioshock moments that exemplify Irrational Games’ legacy

June 22, 2018

I’ve been trying to come to terms with the closure of Bioshock developer Irrational Games. Creator Ken Levine has a different vision moving forward and doesn’t see a future for the developer, which has made only a handful of games in seventeen years, albeit classics that will certainly last the test of time. My introduction […]

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Starbound: Early access done right

June 15, 2018

Alpha or not, Starbound is already a certified hit after just over a month after the first playable build was released on Steam’s Early Access platform. Outselling a number of other stellar full-release indie games during it’s opening month, Starbound already has legions of fans across the globe. Should you buy into the Early Access […]

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Nostalgic Tunes: A quick glance at pre-2000 game music

June 8, 2018

Some of us don’t even notice it. Some shrug and mention a classic game (Tetris, anyone?) whose killer tune has made it into today’s popular electronic music. And some still hope that the composer’s name will make it to the game’s packaging. Video game music has come a long way since its single-volume pinging from […]

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Indie Spotlight: Huntsmen hits Kickstarter

June 1, 2018

Not long ago, Kickstarter released an update allowing Australian developers and inventors to finally share their concepts and products with the world. Since then, hundreds of budding Australian entrepreneurs have taken to the website, presenting ideas for board games, video games, phone accessories, and more. Once such project is Huntsmen, a post-apocalyptic FPSRPG set in […]

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Aussie Indie Alley: Bar Nuts

May 25, 2018

There’s a lot of great stuff on the AAA games highway, but if you don’t take the scenic route sometimes, you’ll miss some real gems. In this section, we’ll take you on a guided tour of the indie back alleys you might not have noticed, and meet the local folk who deserve your spare change. […]

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