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Best games for Halloween

The darker aspects of the human mind have produced masterpieces in the novel, shorter fiction and film. The genre of horror has even produced social movements of which the goth subculture is a prime example. The latest form of entertainment to explore the …

Halo 5: Guardians

The Halo series is to gaming what Star Wars is to cinema - an indelible piece of history that transformed the industrie's imagination and created a worldwide following. Undoubtedly Microsofts most precious gaming IP, Halo has been credited for making first …

Assassin’s Creed: Syndicate

The Assassin's Creed series of video games concerns the exploits of various characters descended from the Ḥashshashin muslim brotherhood which rose to prominence during the First Crusade. The first game in the series followed the exploits of the disgraced …

Is the birth of YouTube Gaming the death of Twitch?

      The video streaming service YouTube has recently launched YouTube Gaming, a new app (Android & iOS) and website dedicated to video game content: Let's Plays, livestreams, speedruns and more. It will look to take over …

Video Games still coming in 2015

  Thanks to the vast improvements in gaming consoles and advances in the field of video game development, 2015 has brought us many mind-blowing games. Here is a list of some amazing games which have been released so far in 2015 which can be …

Philosophy in gaming: The Metal Gear Solid Series

The Metal Gear Solid series of video games is the very definition of the word epic. The eleven games are all stand alone titles but together they tell a story that takes place across half a century. The ideas explored through the series could easily …

Blood galore in Mortal Kombat X

FATALITY! What game do you think of first when you hear those words? Do you remember the satisfying crunch of your opponent’s neck snapping as you loosen his head from his body? Do you recall the screams of your enemy as you send him tumbling off a high …

Bask in Bloodborne

From Software is a video game developer notorious for the extreme difficulty of its titles. Demons' Souls, Dark Souls and Dark Souls II are all games that have been lauded for their soul-destroying enemies and dark and atmospheric medieval locales. In an …

Dying Light is here! Good night and good luck!

Try not to sigh when I tell you that Dying Light is a zombie game. A zombie game! I hear you cry in exasperation. Another bloody zombie game!   Yes, it is a zombie game and yes, you would have to be a zombie yourself not to have noticed how much …

Plot takes centre stage in The Order: 1886

The stylish steampunk visuals of The Order: 1886, a video game published through Sony Entertainment have caused massive excitement within the gaming community. The game first surfaced at E3 2013 and presented a bleak but beautiful steampunk setting with …