10 of the Best Video Game Characters Ever Created

From moustachioed plumbers to armour-clad space-warriors, certain video-game characters have become global icons, recognised even by those who may never have gone near a controller in their life. An average video game can be transformed into a more enjoyable, memorable…

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10 Unforgettable Survival Horror Games

Most of us have played at least one game that scared us silly. No matter how creepy it might be, a great horror game can pull you back again and again – but why? When you climb aboard a ghost…

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8 of the Most Awesome Video Game Openings Ever

As with any other form of entertainment, video games have to grab their audience right from the start. A great introduction must be so outstanding that switching the console off is absolutely out of the question, whether this is a…

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5 Reasons to be Excited for Doom

When it was first released more than twenty years ago, Doom changed the face of gaming forever. Until then, most action titles had been 2D side-scrolling affairs, with recycled platform elements and a limited range of movement. In 1992, a…

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5 Reasons to be Excited for Quantum Break

When Quantum Break was first revealed back in May 2013, it was set to hit the market the following year. Since then, though, developers Remedy Entertainment has delayed it twice, allowing their team the time they need to get the…

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10 Best Video Game Boss Battles

Every gamer has their favourite boss battles. When done right, they can help to elevate the experience of playing a game to greatness – even if they take dozens of attempts to conquer, the best boss fights remain a real…

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5 Reasons To Be Excited For Far Cry: Primal

After the huge success of Far Cry 4, fans have been aching to see where Ubisoft takes the series next. How many of us thought it would go back to the Stone Age? In just a few weeks, Far Cry:…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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