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Posted by Darryn Bonthuys - 13 Oct 2014

True survival horror games have been dead for a long time. But much like the unkillable antagonists of your favourite slasher flicks, the genre is once again rising from the dead. Amongst the new generation of such titles on the way, is The Evil Within. It’s a psychological attack mixed with pants-staining thrills and chills. So what’s it actually all about then?

Posted by Alessandro Barbosa - 03 Oct 2014

Around this time last week I was getting ready to board a plane. I very briefly visited the land of bangers and mash, mushy peas and fish, for a little sneak preview of Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare. I got a little hands-on time with the multiplayer and a good look at one of the early single-player missions. I walked away a little conflicted.

Posted by Zoe Hawkins - 26 Sep 2014

For fans of the Civilization franchise, and particularly old school fans of Alpha Centauri, Civilization: Beyond Earth is one of the most anticipated strategy games of the year. It's a must play for any fan of Civilization games, but I'm hoping that Firaxis fixes a bunch of things before the game ships next month.

Posted by Zoe Hawkins - 28 Aug 2014

Gamescom is slowly fading into memory, but we have one last bit of reporting for you - the promised hands-on preview for Civilization: Beyond Earth. I savored every second with the game, and it's even better that you can imagine.

Posted by Matthew Figueira - 21 Aug 2014

I rather enjoyed WildStar. It’s the first MMORPG I've ever played where I kept wanting to go back to explore, plus it’s really fun! Nexus has loads of wacky ideas and enemies packed into it, and it’s going to grow a little bigger. There is some new content on the way.

Posted by Matthew Figueira - 20 Aug 2014

I really saw and did a lot at Gamescom. There was tons of gameplay footage and demos of upcoming games, as well as interviews with the people who helped create them. What I lacked was actual hands-on game time. I was quite chuffed on our last day, because my very last appointment was for Dying Light, a game I’ve been excited for since it was announced.

Posted by Matthew Figueira - 14 Aug 2014

I never quite understood the hype around Sunset Overdrive. Sure, it looks like it could be fun, but it never quite grabbed me. I got ushered into a secret room to see some gameplay footage of it at Gamescom. Did I see enough to board the hype train?

Posted by Matthew Figueira - 14 Aug 2014

I genuinely don’t know when’s the last time I sat down and played a racing game. Need For Speed Carbon perhaps? It was a long time ago. Basically, I entered the Forza Horizon 2 preview with a completely blank slate. Here’s what you can expect from the game.

Posted by Matthew Figueira - 11 Aug 2014

I will be perfectly honest. The last Call of Duty I dedicated a fair amount of time to was Black Ops, way back in 2010. I hadn’t really paid any attention to the upcoming entry, at least not until I was whisked off to the multiplayer reveal, shortly after landing in Cologne, Germany. Will this be the entry that shakes up the formula?

Posted by Darryn Bonthuys - 04 Aug 2014

You may laugh, but multiplayer is a massive deal in Call Of Duty, with each new map released meaning hours upon hours worth of practice to pro-gamers. Choke points, rush zones and hotspots all fall into a competitive strategy that needs to be analysed and examined thoroughly. So for the pro players who are reading this, here’s a preview of two of the new maps from Call Of Duty Ghost’s Nemesis DLC pack. I’ll be analysing guns to see if they can make pew pew noises.