Destiny The Dark Below Review: Endlessly Pursuing the Light
Dec22

Destiny The Dark Below Review: Endlessly Pursuing the Light

The first of Destiny’s planned expansions, The Dark Below pits players against a new foe,  Crota.  An ancient Hive enemy lurking in the Darkness, building an army to conquer earth and wipe out the remaining guardians. Facilitated by an introductory cutscene, the Dark Below sets the tone for an adventure into the depths of the Moon’s Hellmouth. The Dark Below adds a new set of missions to the game, three story, two strikes,...

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Video Game Industry: An Increasingly Toxic Consumer Environment
Dec17

Video Game Industry: An Increasingly Toxic Consumer Environment

It’s becoming an increasingly frequent trend, reviews are being withheld until launch date while emphasis is placed on season passes and pre-order bonuses. This scenario has two possible outcomes, with either the developers using the increased numbers and pre-purchased season passes to build better, richer experiences; games that are finished, and bug free on release. Or the unfortunate alternative, publishers could abuse this...

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Secret Ponchos Review: None in the Chamber
Dec06

Secret Ponchos Review: None in the Chamber

Spaghetti Western shooter Secret Ponchos battles for its place in the fighting game genre while offering a unique setting and perspective. With mechanics orientated towards zoning and spacing, developer Switch Blade Monkey’s promise fast paced, frantic western gunfights with a diverse cast of characters. Characterised by a striking, cell shaded artstyle Secret Ponchos sets the scene for a western shoot-out terribly well. The...

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LittleBigPlanet 3 Review: Bunkum and Beyond
Dec04

LittleBigPlanet 3 Review: Bunkum and Beyond

Sackboy bounces back onto our screens this year, and this time he’s brought three friends along for the ride. At the hands of SumoDigital – as opposed to original developer Media Molecule – LittleBigPlanet 3 hopes to capitalize on the added potential of next-generation systems through an expanded, powerful new toolset and subsequent overwhelming increase in creative capacity. Whether this is enough to sustain the...

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