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  • Just Cause 3 – Game Review

    Just Cause 3 Developer: Avalanche Studios Publisher: Square Enix Release date: December 2015 Review platform: Steam PC version Some games just jump out of the box and yell “Play me!” This is one of those games, which I only picked up by chance in a Steam sale because the explosions looked pretty cool. And I’m […]

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    Rise Of The Tomb Raider – Game Review

    Rise Of The Tomb Raider   Developer: Crystal Dynamics Publishers: Square Enix/Microsoft Studios Release date: January 2016 (PC) Review platform: Windows PC, Steam Version The PC release of Rise Of The Tomb Raider was akin to your Dad saying that Christmas hadn’t been cancelled after all and the timed exclusive with Microsoft’s Xbox in November […]

  • Game Critic Jim Sterling Sued For $10M

    Jim Sterling, the popular YouTuber and game critic is being sued by his arch nemesis and indie game developer, Digital Homicide for his years of alleged “assault, libel and slander” against the developer, whose product portfolio contains gems such as ELT: The Extra Large Testicle , Six Nights at Suzie’s and The Slaughtering Grounds. It is Sterling’s […]

  • Do Gamers Hate Women?

    This picture isn’t really the best representation of gamers, but bear with me; the fact that Wartune is said to be the worst possible example of oversexualisation does matter though, because it’s a fleeting demonstration of how the gaming industry is viewed by many people today. The GTA 5 controversy When GTA 5 was launched […]

  • Gaming on YouTube – It Can Get Weird

    PewDiePie aka Felix Kjellberg Gaming videos on YouTube are big business, very big business. In fact YouTube’s most popular star, PewDiePie (and don’t ask me how to pronounce that) is said to have earned around US$7 million in 2014 alone, through Google Adsense and sponsorship deals. With more than 40 million subscribers to his gaming channel […]

  • Depression Quest: Misery in the Guise of a Game

    Developed by Zoe Quinn, Patrick Lindsey and Isaac Schankler Released by The Quinnspiracy August 2014. Free to play. System requirements : Windows XP SP2+, Pentium 4, 512Mb Ram Warning: The title is misleading; this is not a game. I came across Depression Quest whilst researching the Gamergate controversy, which I later detailed in the article #Gamergate – […]

  • Rise of The Tomb Raider – New Launch Trailer

    With the November 10 (Xbox) release date of Rise of the Tomb Raider almost upon us, Crystal Dynamics have released a stunning new trailer labelled ‘Make your Mark’ which will make all those lucky Xbox owners squirm with delight. For the rest of us, we’ll just have to wait till ‘Early 2016’ for the PC […]

  • How to Move Steam Games To a New SSD

      Play the game! I recently installed Windows 10 on a new 250Gb SSD and naturally enough was keen to start gaming right away, but with Steam installed on another hard drive, what’s the best route to take? In the past with new installs I’ve simply navigated to the old location, the usual default being […]

  • Rise of The Tomb Raider Confirmed For PC Early 2016

    Following the bizarre and quite frankly, cruel announcement that Rise of The Tomb Raider would be an Xbox exclusive, gamers around the world rose up, pounced on their mice and shouted in a very loud collective voice that all was not well in the corporate world of business gaming. This decision left both PC and Playstation […]