Posts by: Stephen Loftus

After a success with a particular game, sometimes other developers take notes and develop a similar title hoping to reach success with their 'adaptive' title. Take Portal for instance. That changed the puzzle genre, offering unique ways to change up the puzzle dynamic, using physics to its advantage along with a thought-provoking story to go with it. This year saw a game released that has clearly been inspired by Portal, but remains a unique game in its own right - ChromaGun by developer Pixel Maniacs. ChromaGun loosely follows a similar story to Portal - You arrive at an abandoned facility ... Read More »
This generation of console gaming has sparked many free to play titles, specifically many MMO titles such as DC Universe, Warframe and Neverwinter. Recently, Marvel Heroes has closed its servers of its free to play Diablo-like MMO, despite the common formula of paying for extra content should you wish to purchase them. Now comes an epic MMO called Skyforge, where you take on the role of an immortal on your journey to becoming a God, but how does it fair? Now before we get started, the problem with Skyforge is that it gradually introduces the mechanics throughout the first few ... Read More »
It's another week of sales this week as Major Nelson has announced what's on offer this time around. This weeks Deals with Gold sees some big discounts on a couple of AAA titles including 50% Injustice 2 and 40% the month-old Middle Earth: Shadow of War, along with some discounts on indie titles. This weeks Spotlight Sale includes discount on DC Universe memberships, Rocket League DLC and ARK: Survival Evolved, along with its expansions. For now, you can check out this weeks deals below: Xbox One  Content Title Content Type Discount Notes Abyss: The Wraiths of Eden* Xbox One Game ... Read More »
Here are the UK Charts for Xbox One games this week. This week, despite the controversy surrounding it, Star Wars Battlefront II enters the chart are 2nd place, with another EA title The Sims 4 entering at 5th place. Call of Duty: WWII remains on top for another week. You can view the charts below: LW TW Title Age Rating Publisher 1 1 CALL OF DUTY: WWII PEGI 18+ ACTIVISION BLIZZARD   2 STAR WARS BATTLEFRONT II PEGI 16+ ELECTRONIC ARTS 2 3 ASSASSIN'S CREED ORIGINS PEGI 18+ UBISOFT 3 4 FIFA 18 PEGI 3+ ELECTRONIC ARTS   5 THE ... Read More »
Having been inundated with huge open world games over the last couple of decades, some repetitive (Assassin's Creed, Watch Dogs) with others offering fun and varied gameplay (Saints Row the Third), there has to be that one game that started it all. Outcast: Second Contact is a HD remake of the original game Outcast that was released on PC back in 1999, which defined open world adventure games that we know today, but how does it hold up eighteen years later? It's 1999 and the government - along with top scientists, are experimenting with fringe science. New discoveries have been ... Read More »
Developer Frictional Games have finally released their game SOMA on Xbox One, so comes with it a new set of achievements which have now been revealed. There are a total of 10 achievements, all of which are secret and can be viewed after the image below. Secret Achievements Answering the Call (55 points) Talked to Catherine Chun   Chasing Catherine (105 points) Discovered Lambda   Stranded (105 points) Crash-landed on peak Delta   The DUNBAT (105 points) Discovered Theta   Plan B (105 points) Failed at acquiring the DUNBAT   Killed the Dream I Dreamed (105 points) Escaped Theta   ... Read More »
Having taken a year out from the series in order to make some fundamental changes, not to mention the release of the movie last year, Ubisoft have brought a new chapter in the historic timey-wimey series with Assassin's Creed Origins, this time going back to where it all started, but how does it compare to previous entrants in the series? This time, the focus is on Bayek of Siwa, the last of the Medjay's; those sworn to protect the Pharaoh of Egypt as he struggles to come to terms with the loss of his son and hell-bent on avenging those ... Read More »
In a world where Mages are feared, a young girl named Zia learns of her mage abilities after an unfortunate event and sets off to discover a safe haven full of mages where she can learn to control her abilities in Mages of Mystralia, developed by Borealys Games. Shortly before arriving at Haven, Zia stumbles upon a spell book, where she learns basic four basic spells: Immedi - instantaneous melee attacks and explosions, Actus - ability to create projectiles and mines, also known as 'conditional duration' spells, Creo - the ability to create spells and adjust the terrain around her, ... Read More »
It's that time of the year where shoppers go crazy fighting over the last toaster or television in hopes of grabbing that bargain, but never fear, as you don't have to leave the comfort of your own home to find the best deals in this Xbox Digital Black Friday sale. These deals span across Xbox 360 and Xbox One and are all live now. Xbox Live Gold subscribers get exclusive access to these deals through to 20th November, with the 21st November being the date where these deals are available to everybody else. For a limited time, you can get ... Read More »

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