Why movies based on games are still not working

Super Mario, Max Payne, Street Fighter, Far Cry, (thanks, Uwe Boll). It’s an old chestnut, game movies don’t work, but they should. They are more cinematic these days, like interactive movies. There’s a whole section of movie goers who won’t witness Ezio jumping from the Pantheon onto an unsuspecting guard. They’ll never experience Nathan Drake […]

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Loot Boxes, Microtransactions and why I think some gamers are getting very lazy

Loot Boxes are a very hot topic at the minute – there is some controversy over the microtransaction system that requires real money to be spent after a game has been purchased and if indeed this was mandatory then it really is a calculated money grab from the Game Companies. However in most cases this […]

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Memorable Scenes – The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt – “The Wolven Storm”

There are moments in games that simply make you stop and just appreciate what you have just seen. It might be something you affect yourself and in other cases, you might have no control whatsoever. It is this latter case that might just be my favourite moment in gaming so far and I literally just […]

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There is going to be 4 New Versions of L.A. NOIRE including 4K and VR

Here’s some news to gladden the heart because if ever there was a game that would improve with a Next Gen upgrade then it’s Rockstar’s L.A. Noire. For those that don’t know, L.A. Noire is a police procedural adventure set in 1940’s Los Angeles amongst the fallout of the Second World War where unscrupulous businessmen […]

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It’s time to go back to Arcadia Bay with Life is Strange: Before the Storm…

  ….but before that, lets take a look at why we fell in love with the Town and it’s occupants, in the first place. When Dontnod’s Life is Strange was announced, its strong word of mouth and clever use of individually released chapters, we quickly realised we had something of a sleeper hit on our […]

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