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Dark Souls Remastered – Prepare to continue to die. Again.

Come on if you think you’re hard enough. That’s the refrain sung by Dark Souls, From Software’s toughest entry in the Souls trilogy. The Dark Souls Remastered edition does nothing to alleviate the pain, opting instead to upgrade visual fidelity and multiplayer functionality while retaining the soul-crushing (but still rewarding) difficulty. But seriously, screw Orstein and Smough. The premise of D...[Read More]

Dark Souls III – Survival is its own reward

It’s been a long time, From Software, but we’re back here again. A mystical and unexplained world is in peril once again, or something like that. We’ve never needed to be completely clear on the specifics, there’s a well-defined goal and that’s all that a game like Dark Souls III needs. Players wake up in a graveyard – the why of it isn’t explained and you...[Read More]

Prepare yourself for February with the opening cinematic for The Witcher 3: The Wild Hunt

We’ve been following the development of The Witcher 3: The Wild Hunt very closely on the strength of the first two games to issue forth from developer CD Projekt. As we edge closer to the 24 February release date, there’s something more to whet our appetites for this open-world role-playing game starring Polish-conceived mutant and all-round badass Geralt of Rivia – the game̵...[Read More]

Slightly Mad’s Project CARS will be launching locally through Bandai NAMCO

[youtube url=”https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fFK96m24vko”] Maybe you’ve heard of Project CARS, a racing simulator from Slightly Mad Studios that is looking to be the most attractive title ever created in its genre. The company itself describes it as the “…most authentic, beautiful, intense, and technically-advanced racing game on the planet.” Based on what we&#...[Read More]

JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: All Star Battle – This will make sense… eventually

Talk about strange… If you’re unfamiliar with the anime and manga series JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure then you’re about to receive quite an education. This fighting game is based on the anime/manga of the same name and features: English nobility battling vampires (thanks to a certain stone mask), flamboyant combatants circa World War 2 but with added ancient Egyptians, a collec...[Read More]

Getting emotional about death – a look behind the scenes at Dark Souls II

There are gamers and gamers, some will break their controller or television sets in frustration with a game like Dark Souls II and others will revel in the challenge that comes from attempting to die fewer times this time around. The original Dark Souls as well as the first game in the series, Demon’s Souls, were both built around the idea that games should be hard and both titles incorporat...[Read More]

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