Playstation All-Stars Battle Royale – Review

Playstation All-Stars Battle Royale – Review

I don’t feel the need to pull any punches on this one: I was not looking forward to Playstation All-Stars Battle Royale. When I played it at Gamescom I was spectacularly uninspired, and when I tried again at Eurogamer I was, again, unmoved. In my…

Why Far Cry 2 is Better Than Far Cry 3

Why Far Cry 2 is Better Than Far Cry 3

CAUTION: Spoilers for Far Cry 2 and 3 lie ahead. Read at your own discretion.

Considering the world is singing Far Cry 3’s praises – with some claiming it to be a Game of the Year – you might read my view as somewhat controversial.…

Defining Games, Part I: ‘Culture’

Defining Games, Part I: ‘Culture’

Gaming is evolving, changing at a rate unseen in any entertainment sector before. We owe this to our symbiotic link with technology – as technology gallops forward, games struggle to extract the full potential granted by their form. At a time when the classic console…

Move, Bitch! Get Out Of The Way!

Move, Bitch! Get Out Of The Way!

I’ll be the first to admit that this isn’t the wittiest catchphrase to adopt, but adopt it I have. That’s not to say that I go around using it in polite, everyday society (well, not much, anyway). No, this is a phrase I reserve almost…