Gamescom 2018 preview: GRIP Combat Racing is not only supremely fun, it features the coolest logo of 2018

I’ll let you in on a secret: I have never been a big racing game fan. When people mention ‘classics’ like Gran Turismo, Destruction Derby, Rollcage, F-zero or Need for Speed Underground I usually just shrug and ask them if they’ve played Hogs of War. In recent years my habits have slowly been changing. Mario […]

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Gamescom 2018: Man of Medan, Jump Force, Twin Mirror and more; Bandai Namco have found their groove

Bandai Namco brought a lot to Gamescom, from Jump Force to One Piece and everything in between, I played it all. I wasn’t able to capture any gameplay so all gameplay will be sourced elsewhere and linked with my impressions following afterward! Man of Medan Did you like Until Dawn? You’ll love Man of Medan. […]

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Forza Horizon 4: Gamescom Preview, gameplay and see all four seasons in action

Unfortunately, I wasn’t able to record my own gameplay for Forza Horizon 4, but thanks to DiePixelHelden on Youtube for this! What was the first thing I noticed about FH4? Look how downright beautiful it is. Even as the seasons change and the weather effects come in to play, the game absolutely shines. From the […]

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1C Company Gamescom roundup: Stygian, Deep Sky Derelicts, Devil’s Hunt and more

The 1C Company brought a very wide variety of games to Gamescom 2018. Ranging from unique Indies to big AAA efforts there was something on show for everyone. Here I’m going to run through some of what I saw or played and highlight some of the top games on offer. If you want to know […]

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Dying Light 2 Gamescom Preview
Your Choices... Your World

Never has a video game tagline captured the spirit more accurately than Techland have with Dying Light 2. Rather than flying through an in-depth preview breaking down every individual detail, I’m going to make a choice to create a narrative. The purpose will be to use developer examples to illustrate how you, the player, will […]

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THQ Gamescom blowout: Biomutant gameplay impressions, Townsmen VR’s charm and Fade to Silence impressive survival narrative

Before I even boarded a flight THQ Nordic had already blown me away at this year’s Gamescom. With the most varied gaming line up, from AAA blockbusters to quirky VR titles and anything else in between, there really was a strong effort here to show that the publisher is back and better than ever. So […]

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Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice Hands-On gameplay preview from a Dark Souls Veteran

This week I visited Cologne to attend Gamescom. I got to play a lot of video games, ranging from the biggest of the AAA landscape to the most exciting upcoming indies. Activision was kind enough to invite me to go hands-on with the legendary From Software’s next title; Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice. So what did I think? […]

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GRIP: Combat Racing Hands-On Preview
Oo-oh what a feeling, when your driving on the ceiling!

It’s a beautiful summer day in London, and I’m currently sitting outside a pub with a cool glass of orange juice over ice, watching some retro game videos on Youtube. The particular year I’m looking at is 1999, which was a truly great time to be a PS1 gamer. Gran Turismo 2, Soul Reaver, Silent […]

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Call of Duty Black Ops has taken IIII steps forward

I used to play an absolute ton of Call of Duty. I’ve told the story before about skipping high school to play Modern Warfare’s DLC on release date and Modern Warfare 2 on release week. Both times I had ‘orthodontist appointments’ and the second time the pain unfortunately continued for several days. ‘Pain’ and ‘unfortunately’ […]

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We Happy Few First Impressions
I've taken my Joy... have you?

We Happy Few has peaked my interest from the very beginning. The dark, dystopian world of Wellington Wells had me drooling at the prospect of exploring what the game describes as ‘retro-futuristic 1960s England‘. Without spoiling the story for you, We Happy Few contains 3 narratives of citizens within Wellington Wells. They are all on […]

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PES 2019 Preview, gameplay impressions, graphics analysis and more!
Including a TLG vs Konami match!

Last Thursday I was invited to Celtic Park to play Konami’s Pro Evolution Soccer 2019. As a massive Rangers fan, lover of Scottish football and lover of PES, this was an incredible experience for me. Not only did I get to go hands on with the game, I got to interview European Brand manager Lennart […]

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