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    DOOM – Game Review

    DOOM Publisher: Bethesda/Zenimax Developer: id Software Review platform: Windows PC (Steam) The King is Back! id Software pretty much invented the First Person Shooter (FPS) back in 1993 when the original Doom was launched and, as the years have passed, its DNA can still be seen in practically every shooter in the gaming universe. Followed in […]

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    Legos Are Not Just For Kids!

    Legos Teams With Chrome The LEGO company has teamed up with Google to make something that I think is really cool. It’s called Build with Chrome, and you get to design things online with virtual LEGO bricks.  I play with the real ones as well. I said Legos were for the kids when they were […]

  • 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 – […]