10 Strange But Awesome Guest Characters in Video Games

Guest characters make a neat addition to any game, usually injecting a touch of novelty-value and tongue-in-cheek humour. For example, who wouldn’t welcome the chance to play as a horor-movie monster in Mortal Kombat rather than goody two-shoes Liu Kang…

Tomb Raider: Celebrating Lara’s Best Adventures

For the past 20 years, one special lady has been a formidable figure in the gaming world. Princess Peach? Well, yes, but not her. Chun-Li? She’s awesome, but no, we’re not talking about her either. Samus? Okay, so there’s plenty…

10 Best Sega Master System Games Still Worth Your Time

The Sega Master System was a gem of an 8-bit console. Sure, it couldn’t overtake the NES in terms of worldwide sales, but it was the purchase of choice for those gamers with no interest in a certain moustachioed plumber….

Mass Effect: Andromeda: 5 Reasons To Be Excited

With the Mass Effect trilogy, BioWare created one of the most amazing science-fiction universes in the history of video games. Over those three adventures, we got to see a huge range of awesome worlds, interact with many diverse species, and…

7 Classic Movies We Want To See As New Video Games

Over the years, many classic movies have received belated tie-in games. In 2002, John Carpenter’s The Thing was given a follow-up, 30 years after the film’s release. Developers Computer Artworks did a fantastic job of capturing all the atmosphere, terror,…

7 Great Video Games That Let You Be The Bad Guy

One of the many joys of playing video games is blowing off steam. Whether you’re going on a rampage in GTA or wasting rebel scum as Darth Vader in Star Wars Battlefront, being able to release tension and vent frustration…

5 Reasons We Still Love Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas 12 Years On

Between 2001 and 2004, Rockstar gave us three fantastic Grand Theft Auto games. We’ve already looked at the highlights of GTA III and the immortal Vice City, but now it’s time to cast our collective eye over the top reasons…

Five Retro Horror Games for Halloween

Modern horror games can be pretty intense. Think of wandering through the dark corridors of Sevastopol Station in Alien: Isolation, just waiting for that acid-filled Xenomorph to drop down through an air vent. Remember the spine-tingling thrills of facing Necromorphs…

5 of the Creepiest Horror Game Soundtracks

With Halloween fast approaching, what better time to celebrate some of the scariest scores from the history of horror games? Even if you’re not a fan of the genre, you’re sure to have played at least one or two horror…

8 Best Western Games Ever Made

With Red Dead Redemption 2 heading our way in 2017 and a new Westworld TV series to enjoy, it’s a great time to be a fan of Westerns. The Wilh2d West is a perfect setting for games, with all the…