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Gamescom 2014–Far Cry 4, Journey into Kyrat

Far Cry 3 blew me away and made me re-imagine how psychological open world games can be done and now Far Cry 4 appears to be breaking entirely new ground in this unique genre.

Gamescom 2014–DayZ coming to PlayStation 4

After months of speculation it has finally been confirmed that DayZ will be landing on consoles with Dean Hall, creator of DayZ, appearing on the Sony PlayStation stage and confirming that his game will be coming first to the PlayStation 4.

Gamescom 2014–Driveclub gets muddy

There are so many racing games in the market that you really have to have something special to break into the genre now and the team behind DriveClub are truly hoping they have it.

Gamescom 2014–Sunset Overdrive coming 31 October 2014

The Xbox is putting a lot of faith in the brand new franchise Sunset Overdrive, and while the game looks like a lot of fun and the humour really hits me where it counts, I’m still not entirely sold on the idea.

Gamescom 2014–Screamride.. er say what?

In what is possibly the most unexpected gaming announcement at the Microsoft press conference, we were treated to a weird trailer for a game entitled Roller Coaster Tycoon  er I mean Screamride.

Gamescom 2014–Evolve getting an open beta

One of the top titles on show at the Microsoft Gamescom 2014 press conference was Evolve, where we go to see a snippet of a brand new map filled with verticality and some great foliage.

Xbox teases us with the games that we’ll see at Gamescom

By the time you read this Geoff, Zoe and Martha will be on the ground in Cologne preparing to cover Gamescom 2014 for all you lovely people.

Has Microsoft forced a drop in price of the PlayStation 4

According to insiders the PlayStation 4 has been selling like gangbusters locally even at the higher than wanted price of R6799. The Xbox One is being hammered by the media all over the world but the one thing they have done right is that they are going to be landing locally at a much more palatable R6299 in September.

Retraction of allegations of fraud made against Colin Webster

Oculus Rift brings Japan creepy into your living room

Oh Japan how we love your weird fetishes! What would we get to write about on quiet news days if you didn’t invent a virtual reality girlfriend simulator complete with a creepy female lower torso shaped pillow to touch and cozy up to?

Xbox Live subscription not required for EA vault access

Microsoft led the way for years when it came to solid, interlinked online functionality for consoles and for years it was quite obvious why Microsoft insisted on charging for this access. The service it provided was far superior to what was being offered for free by their competitors.

TitanFall passes the 3 million mark in sales

I had huge expectations for TitanFall and while the game itself is a lot of fun I still feel it fell short of what is expected of a lead title for a platform. However having said that it would be harsh to call TitanFall a failure especially with the latest news stating that the title has now passed the 3 million sales mark.

Make sure to watch me on Fokus this Sunday at 7pm

My life long nightmare is about to come true. People who know me know I have a terrible aversion to cameras and will do just about anything to avoid being in the front of one. However when the producers of a local current affairs program asked if I’d be willing to chat about local eSports and the MSSA I couldn’t really say no.

Bigger, better and more bad ass… Cliffy B opens a restaurant

One of my favourite developers, Cliff Bleszinski, has another passion that we both share; food and alcohol. So much so that he’s opened up a restaurant in his home town and is planning an epic beer garden soon.

Steelseries Sensei Wireless mouse reviewed

Being primarily a console gamer, it’s been a while since I needed a proper gaming mouse; my R80 Logitech has been serving me well for my day to day business needs. However, with some top tier PC titles being released in the near future I jumped at the chance to review the Steelseries Sensei Wireless Laser mouse.