Archive For Editorials Category

2012: Bad Year For Video Game Endings?

2012: Bad Year For Video Game Endings?

Have games generally had disappointing conclusions this year?

Campfire Gaming: XCOM Part 4

Campfire Gaming: XCOM Part 4

The latest in 'Campfire Gaming'.

Hitman Yearly: Why it’s Brilliant (And Ultimately Sad)

Hitman Yearly: Why it’s Brilliant (And Ultimately Sad)

On one hand, more Hitman. On the other, though, more Hitman.

The End of the Console War: AAAs, Motion Control and Other Tragedies

The End of the Console War: AAAs, Motion Control and Other Tragedies

How we went from "all or nothing" to "this town is indeed big enough for the two of us".

Call of Duty Black Ops 2: The Death of Belief Suspension

Call of Duty Black Ops 2: The Death of Belief Suspension

If you're not given the satisfaction of accomplishment, much less feeling immersed, does any of it even matter?

Destiny and FUSE: The Importance of Corporate Filters

Destiny and FUSE: The Importance of Corporate Filters

Despite their scary histories, the importance of big publishers can't discounted.

Awakening: The Art of Halo 4 – A Testament To Those Who Create Visually Appealing Games

Awakening: The Art of Halo 4 – A Testament To Those Who Create Visually Appealing Games

'Some of the art is alone worth hanging in museums and it’s a shame that they won’t. '

GTA 5: All Aboard the Hype Train

GTA 5: All Aboard the Hype Train

It all feels a little too familiar as we prepare for Rockstar's next blockbuster opus.

Blockbusters in Decline: When Hype Replaces Quality

Blockbusters in Decline: When Hype Replaces Quality

Exploring the anatomy of the "blockbuster" - and why it's going to shit.

The Golden Joysticks is a hideous mess

The Golden Joysticks is a hideous mess

A celebration of video games gone sour; the hellish tale of The Golden Joystick Awards.

Will Assassin’s Creed 3 Be the Best Game In the Franchise?

Will Assassin’s Creed 3 Be the Best Game In the Franchise?

We take a look at the game that will tie off Desmond's story- Assassin's Creed 3.

Diablo 3: Biting, Beating and Blacklisting the Hand That Feeds

Diablo 3: Biting, Beating and Blacklisting the Hand That Feeds

Linux gamers (and everyone else) beware.

Video Games and Aestheticising Sexual Violence

Video Games and Aestheticising Sexual Violence

How far have games come in using violence to curb violence?

Call of Duty: Endlessly Hopscotching Over The Shark

Call of Duty: Endlessly Hopscotching Over The Shark

When will the time come for the COD franchise to do something fresh? Will it come at all?

Retrospective: The History of Assassin’s Creed — Part 2

Retrospective: The History of Assassin’s Creed — Part 2

Assassin's Creed 2- one of the best games of this generation.

Editorial: East vs West – The gaming debate to end them all

Editorial: East vs West – The gaming debate to end them all

The debate which has been going on for years.

Gears of War Judgment: Where’s the Hype?

Gears of War Judgment: Where’s the Hype?

A distinct lack of anticipation, compared to previous games in the franchise, seems to be dogging Epic's next.

JRPGs need to evolve or die

JRPGs need to evolve or die

Someone needs to have a stern word with today's Japanese role playing game makers.

Darksiders 2: An Introspection, An Identity and Death’s Finality

Darksiders 2: An Introspection, An Identity and Death’s Finality

We take another look at Darksiders 2, decoding it's intricacies and discerning why it just can't engage the gamer.

Editorial: Are we in denial about FIFA?

Editorial: Are we in denial about FIFA?

FIFA 13's scored 9s and 10s across the board, but are we really getting value for money?