Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 Review

Platform: Windows, Xbox One, PS4, PS3, Xbox 360 Developer: Treyarch Publisher: Activision Rating: Mature / 18 / PEGI 18+ Since its PS2 debut, the Call of Duty series has evolved into one of the world’s biggest video-game properties: from its…

Unforgettable Moments in Gaming – Part Two

Welcome to the second part of our look back at some of the most unforgettable moments in gaming! Last time, we covered key sequences from Tomb Raider, Final Fantasy VII, Resident Evil, and more – which games will feature in…

Anno 2205 Review

Platform: Microsoft Windows Developer: Ubisoft Blue Byte Mainz Publisher: Ubisoft Rating: TBC The Anno series took a leap into the future in the previous instalment, Anno 2070. Whereas these popular city-building games had always featured historical contexts, Ubisoft broke tradition…

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…