Obscure Assassin’s Creed Title To Get A Rogue Remaster

Apologies for the slightly laboured pun in the title, but whatever. We’ve just found out that probably the most obscure entry in the Assassin’s Creed series is to be polished up and re-released for Xbox One and PS4. The game in question is Assassin’s Creed Rogue. Whether you remember it or not probably depends on […]

Could Sony Learn A Thing Or Two From Microsoft And PUBG

It’s difficult to argue that Sony hasn’t outperformed Microsoft this console generation with Xbox One lagging behind PS4 in terms of sales and players, but there is something that PS4 players are missing out on, and that’s early access gaming. Never has that been more relevant than now, with the phenomenon that is PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds […]

Xbox Achievements Are Rumoured To Be Levelling Up

It was all the way back in 2005 that Microsoft introduced the concept of Achievements built into games, with Sony following suit and calling them Trophies. It gives players another way to compete with friends online, and can help to add some longevity to games if you’re prepared to go grind out those tougher challenges. […]

January Games Release Schedule

We hope you had wonderful and new year, and that you’ve suitably recovered from the all the over-eating, drinking and family fun, and now we’ve got a whole new year of awesome games to look forward to. If you have a wad of Christmas money burning a hole in your pocket, it’s here’s what’s coming […]

Explore A New Horizon – Horizon Zero Dawn: The Frozen Wilds

Much has been written on the subject of publishers phasing out single-player games in favour of the greater money-generating potential of multiplayer. Thankfully there’s no sign of it actually happening with some amazing titles released this year, and now this brilliant expansion to the awesome PS4 exclusive Horizon: Zero Dawn. If you’re a PS4 owner […]

Activision Patent Could Force Players Intro Micro Transactions

There’s been plenty of furore over loot boxes lately, but something even more sinister and underhand involving Activision recently came to light. The company has been granted a patent on match-making software which can be used to deliberately match players up against players with superior equipment or in-game items. Put simply, if you’re a new […]

Loot Boxes To Be Banned Under Gambling Regulations?

There’s been plenty of furore recently regarding the sudden proliferation of loot boxes in major games. We moaned about it last week, and since then it’s been confirmed that player progress in Battlefront 2 will be entirely based around loot box transactions rather than in game achievements. EA got plenty of good press when it […]

Loot Boxes… Loot Boxes Everywhere!

Loot boxes are fast becoming one of the most contentious subjects in gaming. At best they’re a cheap way to artificially add longevity to games by forcing players to grind until they randomly get the bonuses they want. At worst they’re cynically designed to sting players for real money via micro transactions for items that […]