8 Marvel Games You Must Play

While the Marvel Cinematic Universe only started in 2008 (with the one-two hit of Iron Man and The Incredible Hulk), it’s hard to imagine a time when the comic-book giant’s characters weren’t so deeply entrenched in the mainstream consciousness. With…

XCOM 2 Review: Deep Strategy Meets Alien-Blasting Action

XCOM games have never been easy to beat. In fact, 2012’s Enemy Unknown was so challenging that its follow-up, XCOM 2, starts on the assumption that players actually failed to stop the alien invasion last time around. This is a…

10 Unforgettable Moments from the Assassin’s Creed Series

With more than 93 million copies sold so far, Assassin’s Creed is one of the gaming industry’s biggest franchises. This immense popularity will come as little surprise to hardcore fans who have stuck with the ongoing story during the past…

5 Awesome Reasons to be Excited for Tom Clancy’s The Division

The late Tom Clancy’s name has been attached to some hugely-successful franchises in the past 15 years, with hits like Splinter Cell and Rainbow Six endorsed by the acclaimed author. Next up? The Division, an online-only action-packed RPG that looks…

8 Brutally Unfair Levels in Gaming

In most cases, video games help us relax: we come home from a long day, put Fallout 4 or Fifa 16 in for a spin, and immerse ourselves in another world for a while. When games have a well-balanced learning…

Street Fighter V: Everything You Need to Know

As we all know, Street Fighter is one of the biggest video-game franchises of all time, spawning movies, manga, comics, and more. When the fourth main instalment hit home consoles in 2009, it received a warm welcome: critics and gamers…

7 Memorable 90s Fighting Games you Should Play Again

Fighting games were huge in the 90s. Sure, they’re still big now (Street Fighter V is eagerly-awaited, and Mortal Kombat X was a hit), but the genre flooded the games market during the 20th century’s final decade. Gamers of a…

The (00)7 Best James Bond Games Ever Made

With SPECTRE raking in more than $870m across the globe, James Bond is still alive and well. No matter how the character continues to evolve, he’ll always hold a prestigious place in popular culture. Whether the series is rebooted again,…

Where Next for Batman Video Games?

Rocksteady’s Arkham series not only revolutionised Batman-based video games, but inspired subsequent major licensed-titles themselves – just take a look at Middle-Earth: Shadow of Mordor (also published by Warner Bros.) and The Amazing Spider-Man to see signs of its influence….

7 Awesome Games that Deserve a Sequel

As with movies and books, video games have the power to spin off into huge franchises. Think of all the series that have dominated the entertainment industry in the past ten years: Harry Potter, The Hunger Games, Twilight (sorry), the…