Monthly Archive: June 2016

PAC-MAN 256 Review

In a meeting room at Namco’s main headquarters sits a whiteboard, and on that whiteboard is a spider diagram with the phrase “Making Pacman Great Again” residing in the middle. Sprouting from there are a wild collection of ideas including an animated series, a 3-D platformer tied into the animated series, a Telltale game and an appearance in Smash Bros. Executives are shouting, throwing paperwork at each other, one intern is pitching his gritty Pacman reboot, and all the while, one developer is playing Crossy Road on his phone. Guess where, in that narrative, did the inspiration for PAC-MAN 256 came … Read More »

Lost Sea Review

Playing Lost Sea, there’s something reminiscent of being 6-years-old again, sitting cross-legged in front of the screen jostling with the joypad of the Mega Drive/N64/Playstation (delete according to age). There’s almost a sense of child-like naivety in just how simple this sea-faring adventure is. Lost Sea comes from indie developer eastasiasoft, with a pretty experienced and talented team behind it. And boy, can you tell. A number of indie titles suffer quirky controls to niggling graphics – and you accept, or even embrace, that it’s the nature of a budding and ambitious small studio. None of that is present in Lost … Read More »

First Look at the official Titanfall 2 Controller

Time to bring down the sky yet again with the Titanfall 2 Official Wired Controller for Xbox One and PC, Thankfully Amazon has updated the product page for the wired controller, Providing us with a real first look at the game-pad As you can see below It looks simply stunning. If you are really interested in the controller and can’t wait , You can Pre-order it right now from Amazon.com but we would advise to wait for the retailers in the UK due to import costs. Features  Officially licensed Titanfall 2 inspired design Audio support and controls Multi-Function wheels Premium ALPS analog sticks … Read More »

Black Ops 3 is getting dragons

I know what you’re thinking right now. Did I read the title correctly? Well yes you did because Call of Duty’ Black Ops 3 upcoming Descent DLC Pack adds dragons. Call of Duty: Black Ops III Descent features four new multiplayer maps that takes the momentum-based, chained movement system across the globe to unique settings that include a cryogenic prison, a Viking village frozen in time, a giant robot combat arena and a modern day reconstruction of an ancient Roman villa: Empire: Treyarch adapts its Black Ops III movement system to the Black Ops II fan favourite map Raid.  The re-imagining … Read More »

Deals With Gold Best Buys

Not every game appearing here is going to be a top class triple AAA title. No doubt most will be smaller indie games, or maybe even add-on packs. Either way, What are this weeks Deal With Gold Best Buys? Each week, we will be dissecting the Deals With Gold Games, and choosing what we feel are the best out of the bunch. This week’s Top Two are: Titanfall Deluxe Edition (save 75%) Titanfall is a fast-paced, bold take on the first-person Shooter. Combining wall-running, double jumping Pilots and powerful yet agile 20-foot-tall Titans, Tackle varied situation with enhanced mobility, verticality and … Read More »

Xbox Summer Sale contains a lot of new AAA titles

If you visit us regular you might have heard us talk about Ekim before. He is regarded highly as an industry insider and is rarely wrong. He told us about July’s Games with Gold the other day (as we reported here) Today He confirmed that the Xbox Summer Sale contains a lot of AAA titles with some on the same level as the Steam Summer Sale. Btw: Xbox Sale contains a lot of new AAA titles. Discounts are on the Steam Summer Sale level for most of them. Some even cheaper with Gold — ekim (@ekim_gaf) June 29, 2016 He also … Read More »

Doom To Get First Post Launch Update

Doom as been a quiet hit since its release but in what is seeming like a rarity nowadays, actually felt like a good, finished and polished game at launch. This has meant that as of yet there hasn’t been a real update. Well now all that is about to change. This week Bethesda will be rolling out their first major update for the game and it will come with some optimisation, bug fixes and even a couple of new features. As you have come to expect from us, we have all the patch notes for the update right here, right … Read More »

Destiny Armsday Reset June 29th

Everyone likes a bit of Destiny and everyone likes shiny new Guns. Put them together and what do you get? New‘pew pew’ fun ready to drool over and order every Wednesday! So how do you get them and more importantly, what’s available this week? Firstly you will need a Gunsmith reputation of level 1 or above to access the weapons, this will allow you to pre-order one gun. A level of 2 gets you two and level 3 allows you to order 3 weapons. Along with Gunsmith reputation you will require 2,500 glimmer per order, but if you haven’t achieved the necessary reputation yet fear … Read More »

HALO 5 Is Free For 7 Days

Halo – the flagship game for Microsoft will be free for 7 days according to a recent tweet from Aaron Greenberg – Head of Xbox Games. No other details were released other than the fact it will be free. REPEAT @HALO 5 IS FREE FOR 7 DAYS https://t.co/7XdNzqgBFkpic.twitter.com/eIhBuHn5dQ — Aaron Greenberg (@aarongreenberg) June 29, 2016   Your guess is a good as mine as to what exactly that means. Strangely there was no time added to the tweet to state when this begins, and at the time of writiing the official store link still shows Halo 5 as a purchase only- … Read More »

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