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The endgame is near: I follow a trail of my dead allies to a concrete tower that rises from the battlefield. A flash of boots catches my eye, dashing up a set of stairs to my right. I sprint after them, arriving at the top of the staircase just in time to see one of the militia forces aiming their rifle scope out of the window. Silently positioning myself behind them, I grab their head and twist it 180 degrees to score the final points and end the game.
Posted in Features, Game Reviews
Tagged game review, Gaming, Online Gaming, PlayStation, PS3, Ps4, Titanfall, Xbox, Xbox 360, Xbox Live, Xbox One
Exciting times for the new COD trailer!
The animations for traversing the city have been overhauled and look fantastic. There has been a great focus on ‘reinventing the franchise’, and, as part of this, Ubisoft have made a great effort to eradicate the often clumsy navigation that was responsible for being detected in stealth missions. There is also dedicated ‘stealth navigation’ so there is no confusion between your controller and Arno’s actions on the screen. The combat animations too look slicker and there is a real element of flare as, Arno, the new protagonist dispatches French revolutionary guards and other adversaries.
Posted in Features, Gameplay Videos
Tagged Ac4, Assassin's Creed 3, assassins creed, Assassins's Creed Unity, Gameplay Trailer, Gameplay Video, Gaming, Microsoft, Playstation 4, Ps4, Sony, Ubisoft, Xbox One
Recently I embarked on a retrogaming project: namely, buying a used Ps1 (and hopefully an N64 in the near future), playing the games and comparing them to the latest releases from the current generation. Over the last couple of weeks I have been playing Crash Bandicoot, Pandemonium and a bit of Hercules.
Posted in Features, Rants, Retro Gaming
Tagged assassins creed, Black Flag, Crash Bandicoot, Fable 3, Gaming, Microsoft, PlayStation, Ps1, Sony, Video game, Video game console, Video Games, Vintage Gaming
This week I checked out the Rooftop Film Club in Peckham for my film review. To be honest, there’s not a lot that needs to be said for the Quentin Tarantino classic; it’s got a top notch cast, a suitably chaotic spaghetti western storyline and a couple of outrageous moments which are borderline offensive and hilarious. If you haven’t seen it yet grab yourself a copy of the DVD, it’s about a pound on Amazon/CEX.
Directed and Written: Luc Besson
Runtime: 89 minutes
Scarlett Johansson stars in Luc Besson’s Sci-fi romp and is surrounded with a talented supporting cast including: Morgan Freeman, Amr Waked, Min-Sik Choi, Julian Rhind-Tutt (it was weird seeing the guy from ‘The Green Wing’ as the cheerful English translator for a Korean organised crime syndicate.) The only other person I recognised was Analeigh Tipton, the babysitter out of ‘Crazy Stupid Love’
Buying a Playstation 1 seems like a good idea, and it is. For twenty pounds including postage it also seems like a steal. But there’s a few considerations that need to be made when picking up your new-old console. So here’s my top tips for buying a Ps1 so there are no unpleasant surprises when you un-package your ageing beast. Continue reading
Posted in Features, Retro Gaming
Tagged Budget, Budget Gaming, Console Gaming, Console Platforms, Crash Bandicoot, Game Console, Games, Gaming, Gaming Hardware, PlayStation, Ps1, Sony, Video game, Video game console, Video Games