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Feature: What to Expect from Sony's Gran Turismo Event

What to Expect from Sony's Gran Turismo Event

Exhaust fumes of expectation

Sony’s set to shine its headlights on the future of the Gran Turismo franchise tomorrow. The platform holder, tailed by a procession of high-profile automotive manufacturers, will descend on the legendary British race course Silverstone in order to celebrate the fifteenth anniversary of the simulation series. The...

Talking Point: What Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue Five

What Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue Five

Smiles like sunshine

The sun has set on another work week, and like many of you, our attention is firmly focused on another weekend of gaming gluttony. To maintain tradition, we’ve caught up with a number of team members in order to learn what’s on their agenda over the next couple of days, but we’d love to know what’s keeping your consoles...

Feature: Five PS4 Announcements That Could Steal the Next Xbox's Thunder

Five PS4 Announcements That Could Steal the Next Xbox's Thunder

Future combat

Sony knows that it’s got a battle on its hands. It may have hogged the limelight ever since its surprise PlayStation 4 announcement earlier in the year, but Microsoft will not allow that to persist. When the next Xbox is finally revealed on 21st May, the companies will at last lock horns – and it’s the outcome of that tussle...

Guide: How to Succeed As a Sorcerer in Soul Sacrifice

How to Succeed As a Sorcerer in Soul Sacrifice

Break a leg

Soul Sacrifice is a very good game, but there’s a learning curve that every budding magician must navigate if they are to succeed in the twisted adventure. With the morally dense title now ripping up store shelves, we’ve wrapped ourselves in our favourite raiment in order to bring you some beginner’s tips for the PlayStation Vita...

Opinion: Next Xbox Development Woes Could Spell Trouble for the PS4

Next Xbox Development Woes Could Spell Trouble for the PS4

Modern warfare

Microsoft is supposedly struggling. According to reports coming out of Kotaku overnight, the platform holder is as much as six months behind on producing content for its next generation console. The site’s sources claim that the company recently canned a number of internally developed titles for its impending machine because they...

Talking Point: What Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue Four

What Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue Four

Fresh to death

The heavens have opened where we are, which should give us the perfect excuse to spend the weekend inside. But regardless of whether the sun’s shining in your neck of the woods, we want to know what’s keeping your consoles busy over the next couple of days. We’ll go first, but don’t forget to leave your gaming agenda in the...

Talking Point: Do DLC Deals Influence Your Purchasing Habits?

Do DLC Deals Influence Your Purchasing Habits?

Early access and bonus maps

With third-party exclusives slipstreaming the saola on the rotten road to extinction, platform holders are putting a much greater emphasis on exclusive DLC deals. Typically, these arrangements ensure that content remains restricted to a particular system for a set period of time (sometimes indefinitely), with financial...

Preview: Thawing Lost Planet 3's Winter Wonderland

Thawing Lost Planet 3's Winter Wonderland

Peyton the ice

It’s a good thing that Lost Planet 3’s set to release at the tail end of the summer, because you won’t want to play the Spark Unlimited-developed prequel when it’s cold outside. The third-person shooter takes place a long time prior to the events of the first game, with the snowy setting of E.D.N. III still trapped in the...

Reaction: Ratchet & Clank's Movie Debut Could Breathe New Life into the Franchise

Ratchet & Clank's Movie Debut Could Breathe New Life into the Franchise

Galactic appeal

Ratchet & Clank hasn’t quite been the same since 2009’s outstanding A Crack in Time. While we applaud series creator Insomniac Games for experimenting with different approaches, both All 4 One and Full Frontal Assault struggled to live up to the admittedly lofty expectations set by the series’ sensational predecessors...