Category : Gaming

  • Indy: A Golden Bullet for Gaming

    no Comments in Gaming by Mark Billen on Thursday, June 12 th, 2014

    No Man’s Sky by Hello Games has reveled in it’s Indy spirit at E3 Indy gaming is the toast of E3 2014, but why? Given the amount of commercial risk at stake for developers and publishers, it shouldn’t come as a surprise… Independent or ‘Indy’ videogame development is the toast of th...

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  • Tesla Effect: A Tex Murphy Adventure (Mac)

    no Comments in Gaming by Mark Billen on Wednesday, June 11 th, 2014

    Tex Murphy returns in this 2014 outing, Tesla Effect There’s a new old dude back in town to deliver a new kind of time machine to OS X screens. Does Tex wear a Mac with pride? Nostalgia – for some the enemy of progress, others a warm fuzzy comfort blanket of yesteryear memories. Regardless of your personal...

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  • Xbox One Event 2013: Thoughts…

    no Comments in Gaming by Mark Billen on Wednesday, May 22 nd, 2013

    “Ok, so hands up all those that prefer grown-up telly to playing silly lickle video games” Microsoft unveiled the Xbox One during a special web-streamed event today and I watched it. Here’s my expert feedback on what was said, or rather what wasn’t… So given the fairly extensive n...

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  • Bioshock block from a Deus Ex?

    one Comment in Gaming by Mark Billen on Thursday, April 04 th, 2013

    It sits there all smug in its alternate cover calling to me… Gaming pileups aren’t confined to the likes of Burnout Paradise, sometimes they are more serious. Recently I’ve crashed headlong into a bottleneck between two PS3 juggernauts… We’ve all been there. These days there are s...

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  • Update: EA deliver fix for FIFA 13

    no Comments in Gaming by Mark Billen on Wednesday, February 27 th, 2013

    Oh good, Messi and his Barca pals can return to normal x2 speed… In a quick update to an earlier post regarding pesky bugs for FIFA 13 on PS3, its seems EA has now posted a patch that offers a fix… yeyyyyy! (insert applause here) Ok so it’s early days and I haven’t fully tested FIFA 13&...

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  • PlayStation PS4 Event: Key points

    3 Comments in Gaming by Mark Billen on Thursday, February 21 st, 2013

    Ok so you perhaps didn’t survive the mammoth PlayStation PS4 event and want a relatively fresh recap? Here goes with an immediate look at the critical details you’ll need to sound like you know what you’re talking about… Sony’s LONG PlayStation event is now over with it a new PS4...

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  • PlayStation 4 list of known unknowns

    one Comment in Gaming by Mark Billen on Wednesday, February 20 th, 2013

    In just a few hours we’ll hear from Sony and get official news on what a PlayStation 4 console should look like. To prepare yourself adequately we’ve assembled a quick list of major clues we can watch for… 1) The name Sony are expected to unveil the new console as PlayStation 4, although alterna...

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  • Will a PlayStation 4 harm PlayStation 3?

    one Comment in Gaming by Mark Billen on Wednesday, February 20 th, 2013

    Amidst all the excitement around Sony’s new console there’s obvious concern that it could render PlayStation 3 as a lame duck. Does the current gaming generation have anything to worry about leading up to launch? Tonight seems set to officially signal the beginning of an era for Sony’s new P...

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  • Backward Compatibility: Future gaming in reverse? (4)

    no Comments in Gaming by Mark Billen on Wednesday, February 20 th, 2013

    How much importance should backwards compatibility really have when it comes to reshaping the home video game landscape? In the build up to a new era for PlayStation we examine if your old games really should matter to the next console generation (Part 4). So where does all that leave us? Well, regarding the ...

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  • Backward Compatibility: Future gaming in reverse? (3)

    no Comments in Gaming by Mark Billen on Wednesday, February 20 th, 2013

    How much importance should backwards compatibility really have when it comes to reshaping the home video game landscape? In the build up to a new era for PlayStation we examine if your old games really should matter to the next console generation (Part 3). “With the opportunity for these kinds of tran...

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