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Doom Gameplay Teaser Promises More at E3

Bethesda have released a blink and you’ll miss it teaser trailer for their upcoming DOOM reboot. There’s not much to see in the 11 second long trailer, just someone loading a sawn off, an angry-looking skeletal demon and a suitably retro looking logo. But maybe less is more, and that’s not all too far away…

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Injustice: First Look at the New Update’s Batch

A new update is here that hopes to breath life into the mobile Injustice: Gods Among Us! Unfortunately, what is being referred to as the “BIG” update has been delayed. This is not it, but a new Flash skin is coming along with a ton of uber-secret stuff. The reason for the delay of the “BIG”…

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Life is Strange Episode 3: Chaos Theory Out Next Week

Square Enix have announced that the next episode of DONTNOD’s time twisting episodic adventure, Life is Strange will be out on 19th May (next Tuesday). The latest episode sees Max and Chloe break into Blackwell Academy after dark as they continue to investigate Rachel Amber’s disappearance, and Max finds another use for her time manipulation…

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The Scares of Silent Hill Pt I

Recently we saw Konami confirm that the next installment of the Silent Hill series, Silent Hills has finally been axed. The project had been under speculation for some time given that Hideo Kojima, who had been working on the game, was supposedly leaving Konami at the end of the year. The fact that Norman Reedus’…

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Project Root Review: Strike-out

When I saw the trailer for OPQAM’s Project Root and read that it was a free roaming SHMUP (shoot-em up), I was quietly confident that my prayers for some kind of spiritual successor to the Strike games had been answered. But now I’ve actually got to play the game, it’s clear that all the pieces…

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Toren (PS4) Review: Lady in Red

I have a soft spot for anything that messes with genre conventions, because like all rebels without a clue I think conventions are dumb. The tale of the princess trapped in a tower, waiting for the noble knight to come and rescue her from her, often monstrous, captors is one as old as the hills,…

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Shovel Knight (PS4/Vita) Review: Grab Thy Shovel

Shovel Knight is a game that knows its audience and that audience is me. Someone who has fond memories of playing action platformers on the NES and Master System as a kid. Someone who can hum the music from the moon level in Ducktales, in it’s entirety. Someone who considers Megaman 2 to be one of the greatest…

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iOS/Android Injustice: Barry Early Christmas!

There was a mild outcry when April finished. It signaled the two year anniversary of the mobile version of Injustice: Gods Among Us, a stellar run for a game that really did revolutionize the controls of “smaller” fighting games by eliminating the virtual joystick and making simplistic swipes and taps the key to victory. However,…

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Free Roaming ‘SHMUP’ Project Root Out Today, Trailer.

OPQAM have announced that thier modern take on (SHMUP) action genre, Project Root is now available on PS4, Vita and Xbox One. What’s more on the Sony version of the game will feature cross-buy so if you purchase the game on either PS4 or Vita you’ll instantly get the other version for free. All versions…

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Throwback Thursday: 1989′s Controversial Black Jesus

There’s an essential set of simple steps for businesses that dictate how every organization’s capability is measured: get off to the best start possible, fix the process, and ensure that the solutions stick. Unfortunately, on April 29, 1989, the (then more music-centered) MTV was getting a lesson in how backwards America’s view on controversial subject…

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ICO-like Adventure Game Toren coming to PS4 & PC 12th May

Brazilian indie developer Swordtales have announced that their ICO-like adventure game, Toren, will be out for PS4 & PC on 12th May. In Toren you take on the role of Moonchild, A young girl destined to climb the tower (known as Toren) on a hauntingly solitary journey to find her purpose. she must solve puzzles…