10 of the Greatest Weapons in Video Games

Most video games feature weapons of one kind or another. Think of all the first-person shooters and action games you’ve ploughed through over the years: with the hands of countless characters, you’ve wielded guns, blades, flamethrowers, rocket-launchers, grenades … the…

The 15 Best First-Person Shooters of All Time

First-person shooters have been a key genre in video games for decades now – but why are they so popular? Maybe it’s the sense of immersion they give us: just like novels written in the first-person, FPS games put us…

10 of the Best Video Games Based on Movies

In the past ten years, video games based on movies have changed drastically. Once upon a time, it was normal for publishers to rush games through production to meet a specific release date, looking to cash-in on a movie’s popularity…

The Greatest Mortal Kombat Fatalities … So Far

Without doubt, gore helped to give Mortal Kombat its place in gaming history. Yes, the gameplay in that first entry was fun and exciting, but let’s face it – the bloody violence is what drew most of us to it….

Unforgettable Moments in Gaming – Part One

Video games have given us hours upon hours of entertainment over the years, but not all of them are unforgettable: some titles are an absolute blast from start to finish, but spend little time lingering in the memory; others, though,…

The Top 10 Fighting Game Heroes of All Time

Games like Street Fighter II and Mortal Kombat remain classics for various reasons – their accessible gameplay, their high replay-value, the nostalgic connection many of us still feel, the innovative use of bloody violence and finishing moves – but one…

Five Reasons We Still Love Star Wars: Battlefront II 10 Years On

With EA’s new Star Wars: Battlefront looming on the horizon like a fully-powered Death Star, we thought it was a great time to celebrate the previous major-console game in the series – and explore five top reasons we still love…

The Top 10 Fighting Game Villains of All Time

Sometimes, there really is no better cure for what ails you than slipping a fighting game into your console of choice and kicking some virtual butt. Whether you received a dressing-down at the office or just found yourself stuck in…

Halo 5: Guardians Preview

Without doubt, the Halo series is one of the biggest in the history of video games. Featuring a sci-fi heavy, action-packed concept, iconic characters, and fast-paced shooting, the Halo franchise has fans all around the world, and has spawned multiple…

PlayStation Plus Games for October

A new month means new free games over at PlayStation Plus. For October, PS Plus members can choose from six great titles to download, across PS4, PS3, and PS Vita – as always, the varied selection means there’s something for…