Tag Archives: games

  • 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 […]

  • Games to Look Forward to in 2015 – Part 2

    The Division Ubisoft Massive Entertainment Release date : 2015 [youtube]http://youtu.be/yPq_NVi-TC4[/youtube] First announced at E3 2013, The Division is largely inspired by Directive 51 and Operation Dark Winter, playing on the fragile threads that bind society together in the face of an outbreak of disease which brings the United States to its knees within a very […]

  • Games to Look Forward to in 2015 – Part 1

    Next year promises to be a vintage year for games, not to mention the hit your wallet’s going to take, so start saving those pennies right now. Some of the trailers shown here are not suitable for the squeamish. Dead Island 2 Yager Development Publisher Deep Silver Projected release date: Spring 2015 Video games are […]

  • Men and Video Games – What’s The Deal?

    Are you a real man? It’s pretty clear that men are getting a bum deal in video games and if the opinions from some quarters are to be believed, our DNA is about to be re-engineered as gender neutral. Sounds horrifying doesn’t it? I mean, you were born with a pair and you want to keep […]

  • DCT Giveaway – Wolfenstein: The New Order

    Following the popularity of our previous Battlefield game giveaways, here’s another great game giveaway from DCT. We have a “Wolfenstein: The new Order” boxed DVD and genuine license key (PC edition) to giveaway to one lucky subscriber. Our very own game aficionado and expert Marc Thomas reviewed this great game just a few months ago… […]

  • Game Preview – The Crew (Beta)

    Developer: Ivory Tower and Ubisoft Reflections Publisher: Ubisoft Genre: Racing, single player/multiplayer Release date : November 2014 Last week I threw my name into the hat to participate in the closed beta of  The Crew and this morning received the good news that I’d been accepted and would I please be good enough to enter the attached […]

  • Battlefield 4 – Review and Giveaway

    Battlefield 4 – The Review Publisher : Electronic Arts Developer : EA Digital Illusions CE (DICE) Review Platform : PC The Battlefield series kicked off in 2002 with Battlefield 1942 and has a huge following of dedicated fans who have followed the game right up to BF4‘s illustrious predecessor Battlefield 3. Being primarily a multiplayer/team based game, […]

  • Free Game of The Week – Floating Point

    Floating Point is a free, peaceful game about using a grappling hook to swing yourself gracefully through randomly generated spaces. In the air, you’re fighting gravity. When you splash down beneath the water, you’re fighting your own buoyancy to swing yourself further into the depths. The only objective is to collect points, and the only […]