The BioShock Infinite We Didn’t Get

It’s been 8 years since the release of BioShock Infinite – but many fans are left wondering about the original game promised. Sure, the released version is an incredible landmark in gaming with some of the most innovative gameplay and characters – but the original concept was a little more ambitious. Here are a few things that were cut from the final version of BioShock Infinite, and show us what could’ve been. Obviously, the version we got to see saw conflict between Comstock’s Columbia and t

Ranking The Sims Games

It’s arguably, one of the greatest simulation games of all time. You can create your own character, build your own house and create your own drama. The Sims is literally a game in which your imaginations can roam free. We currently have four titles in the main series, but which one is the best? Created in 2000, this game literally changed the way you play simulation games. You could create yourself as an adult or a child, and live your best life. Unfortunately, the base game only involved a nei

5 Geek Franchises That Grew Way Beyond Their Original Audience

Some franchises have the power to reach the masses – and here are just a few examples. Nothing is ever created with the expectation that it’ll grow into a mega-franchise – it tends to just happen. Often franchises expand through fans recognising an unbelievable world that they have never experienced before. It’s even more surprising when those franchises grow beyond their intended audiences and become household names. They provide unforgettable moments that everyone can enjoy showing the world

Dusk Diver Review

Released in 2019 on PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch, Dusk Diver follows a schoolgirl, named Yang Yumo, as she becomes part of a huge battle between humans, gods and phantom creatures. Set in a Tawainese shopping district, Dusk Diver follows Yumo around her everyday life. During the start of the game, her friend is attacked and the girls are transported to a different world full of creatures. She meets a god, called Leo, who gives her his power and she manages to fight back. Throughout the ga

Videogame Soundtracks: 5 Of The Best

Music is something that affects everyone, and a good video game soundtrack can change a game from good to great. From setting the horror atmosphere or providing solitude moments, scores and tracks are the perfect additions to enhance music. Here are five of our favourite video game soundtracks. It’s hard to choose just one Persona soundtrack, but Persona 4 arguably has the best. From the juxtaposition of the upbeat pop music and the depressing lyrics, Persona 4’s soundtrack is fabulous. The s

How remastered games are keeping a generation of players engaged

Remastered titles are bringing in old fans and newcomers to beloved games Classic video games hold a special place in everyone’s heart through sheer nostalgia. A majority of our youth was spent playing different video games and learning to love the worlds that were created. Of course going back to those original games decades later can sour the taste of nostalgia from these games. Sure, they have some redeeming qualities but they just can’t hold up to the modern standards of video games. That

Celebrating 10 Years Of 3DS

A successor to the incredibly successful Nintendo DS, the Nintendo 3DS released 10 years ago this year. The console features backwards compatibility with older Nintendo DS games and its primary competitor was Sony’s PlayStation Vita. Unlike the Nintendo DS, this new version was able to display 3D effects without the use of 3D glasses plus with an internet browser and an eShop. Despite it being the least-selling handheld for Nintendo, it’s considered a success with some great games. To celebrat

Celebrating 10 Years Of 3DS

A successor to the incredibly successful Nintendo DS, the Nintendo 3DS released 10 years ago this year. The console features backwards compatibility with older Nintendo DS games and its primary competitor was Sony’s PlayStation Vita. Unlike the Nintendo DS, this new version was able to display 3D effects without the use of 3D glasses plus with an internet browser and an eShop. Despite it being the least-selling handheld for Nintendo, it’s considered a success with some great games. To celebrat

Persona 4: Dancing All Night Review

Persona 4: Dancing All Night is a rhythm-action game developed and published by Atlus, and was released first on the PlayStation Vita 5 years ago. It’s a spin-off from Persona 4 but still follows the main cast of characters as they have to get down and boogie to defeat shadows. Yes, that’s actually what they have to do. Roughly taking place a month after the epilogue of Persona 4 Golden, the story follows Rise Kujikawa and the rest of the Persona 4 crew as they help her for a big concert called

Resident Evil Zero Review

To celebrate the 25th anniversary of Resident Evil and the release of Resident Evil VIII next month – we’re celebrating the series this month. Ever wondered what happened to Bravo team’s Rebecca Chambers prior to the events of Resident Evil 1? The secret is finally out of what really happened to the Bravo team. Development for Resident Evil Zero originally began in 1998 for the Nintendo 64. After encountering memory storage problems, the development slowed until it was rebuilt with the concept

Resident Evil 3 (1999) Review

To celebrate the 25th anniversary of Resident Evil and the release of Resident Evil VIII next month – we’re celebrating the series this month. The original Resident Evil 3 game is a milestone in the series as it introduced quick-time events and branching pathways. You take control of Jill Valentine as she tries to survive the outbreak in Raccoon City and escape. Unlike the 2020, it was well received and a milestone in the series. Ironically, it was designed as a spin-off but through circumstan

Resident Evil Survivor Review

To celebrate the 25th anniversary of Resident Evil and the release of Resident Evil VIII next month – we’re celebrating the series this month. As the first release in the Gun Survivor series, Resident Evil Survivor was a major departure from the survival horror style from the original series. It was released across the world in 2000 on the PlayStation, and celebrates its 21th anniversary this year. The game received mostly unfavourable reviews on release and has been a title that is often forg

Fatal Frame Review

A survival horror game developed for the PlayStation 2 by Tecmo, Fatal Frame released in Japan in 2001. It was later released on the Xbox a year later. The story is set in 1986, and follows two siblings Miku and Mafuyu Hinasaki. Mafuyu ends up disappearing after searching for a famous novelist in a haunted mansion, and Miku goes to find him. During her exploration, she uncovers the clues of all the people who disappeared. She ends up finding hostile ghosts and a dark truth of what actually happ

Ranking Main Persona Titles

Celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Persona series with our ranking of the top titles in the series. Originally known as Shin Megami Tensei, Persona is a series that has exploded in recent years. Persona 5 definitely brought the game more to western audiences, but that doesn’t mean that other titles don’t have any value. It’s time to see which Persona game rises to the top. Just because it’s not number one, doesn’t make it a bad game. However, compared to the others, this game is just lackin

The Caligula Effect: Overdose Review

A remake of the 2016 original The Caligula Effect, The Caligula Effect: Overdose follows a silent protagonist who finds out they are trapped in a virtual world called Mobius. They must find a way out to save themselves and their friends in this JRPG. Mobius is a virtual world governed by a virtual idol called μ where residents are given their ideal Japanese high school life. The protagonist is one of many who is trapped in this world who started to realise that the world isn’t real. You end up

Ranking The Sims Console Games

Many players of The Sims, experience it on their PC or laptops. It may come as a surprise that others experienced a different type of game on their consoles. Now, it’s finally time to see which console version of The Sims is the best! The PC version of this game has been hit and miss, and it just doesn’t work on console. It’s too tricky to control and manage Sims with everything going on. This is just a port to the console and it’s too complicated. If you can work it out or hook up a keyboard a

The Lord of the Rings: The Third Age

The Lord of the Rings games are divisive, and The Lord of the Rings: The Third Age definitely falls into guilty pleasures. It loosely follows Peter Jackson’s Lord of the Rings trilogy, but with new characters alongside the ones you already know and love. The characters and storyline are completely cliche and generic – but it’s just so much fun to play. With the RPG elements mixed with the Final Fantasy X inspired combat, it makes the game so addictive and entertaining to play. Naturally, there a

Persona 5 Review

Despite a long-running series, the Persona series only became popular with the release of Persona 5. The game follows a nameless protagonist as he is falsely accused of a crime and must lose his life in his hometime. He is forced to move to Tokyo under probation. Only, when he goes to Tokyo he finds that he can change people’s hearts to make them better people. He forms a group with his new school friends to form the Phantom Thieves. Along the way, he learns the truth of his false crimes and mu

NEWS: Biggest Announcements At PlayStation's State of Play February 2021

Last night’s Playstation State of Play broadcast showed a mix of upcoming third-party games and indie titles coming to the PlayStation 4 and 5. The broadcast lasted around 30 minutes and started with Crash Bandicoot 4: It’s About Time. For the PlayStation 5 version of Crash 4, it offers 4K 60FPS gameplay, faster loading times and reactive triggers on the new console. State of Play also showed a quick look at Returnal and explained more of the game mechanics which seem to lead to the idea that i

Persona 5

Persona 5 is the ultimate JRPG that’s both engaging with its narrative and completely stylish visually. Released worldwide in 2017, it follows a vigilante group called The Phantom Thieves who hope to better the world by changing people’s hearts, making them kinder and overall better humans. The gameplay is easy to follow and you’ll find yourself immediately invested in this incredible world. From the engaging characters to the infectious music, Persona 5 is a triumph through and through. It’s cl
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