Top 7 of 2017

2017 was a fine year for video games, I still have a plethora of games to get through from the year and one of my "resolutions" was to get back on this regularly and try and contribute one post a week, two if I can be arsed. I didn't play half as many games as …

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The State of Things: Micro-Transactions

Micro-Transactions have become somewhat a dirty word to the average gamer over the years with publishers cramming unnecessary MT's into a game just to earn that extra bit of cash with EA, Ubisoft, Activision and Warner Bros. being the main culprits. Battlefront Backlash Speaking of EA, you may have noticed that people aren't happy with them, resulting …

E3 2017 Summary: The Good, The Bad and the Downright Spectacular – Part 2

Ubisoft I'll say it now, this was the briefing of the year Ubisoft made some stellar announcements   this year. The conference started without Aisha Tyler for the first time in a few years now. The first announcement was the Mario + Rabbids game we totally didn't know about, Shigeru Miyamoto came to the stage …

E3 2017 Summary: The Good, The Bad and the Downright Spectacular – Part 1

I don't care what anybody says, E3 is my favourite time of year by a fucking mile. I actually quite like the press conferences (even when they're shite) and I absolutely love everybody's reaction on social media ranging from absolutely fumin' to sheer elation and everything in between. Some of my favourite memories gaming steer …