Build 'em up, knock 'em down
The brilliance of The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt's character progression system lies in its intricacies. There are countless ways to forge Geralt, whether you like to run into battle waving your blades around like a madman, make careful use of your magical signs, or prefer to prepare for each and every fight by utilising your...
Be the one in 88
Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 may be your first experience of the Battle Royale genre, and if so, it's understandable if you're a little apprehensive to jump in for the first time. Things can get a little overwhelming, with new mechanics and items that aren't present anywhere else in the game, but you needn't worry any longer. We're...
Assassin's Creed Odyssey is a very big and rather complex game. It has layers upon layers of systems and mechanics that all tie into one another, and at first, it can be daunting. While the title does do a good job of easing you into the experience -- the entire first island is basically one huge tutorial -- there's still much to...
With great power...
Marvel's Spider-Man does a terrific job of making you feel like Spider-Man. Thanks to the intuitive controls, you can whizz through the city at ease, beating up punks with the athleticism and style of the web-slinger himself. But it's not devoid of challenge. There are times when you'll face seemingly impossible odds in...
Lock and load
Sword Art Online: Fatal Bullet does a decent enough job of introducing you to its many systems and gameplay mechanics, but there are some finer points that it never really covers. When it comes to surviving in Gun Gale Online, your chances will increase significantly once you understand the ebb and flow of gunplay, enemy behaviour, and...
Movement, targeting, and timing
Gundam Versus has just blasted onto PlayStation 4 in all of its explosive glory. The team-based Versus series has been around for years in Japan, but many of the more recent entries sadly never made it West. As such, we assume that a lot of Western players are going to be jumping into Gundam Versus with next to...
Loot, levelling up, and legendary gear
Destiny 2 is a big improvement over its predecessor in many ways. Systems have been streamlined, activities have been expanded, and generally speaking, the overall experience is way more rewarding, and much more respectful of your time. However, if you're only just getting started or if you need a few...
Attacks & gadgets
Knack 2 is a much more approachable title than its predecessor with an accessible default difficulty for all, but that doesn't mean it's a total cakewalk. Here are five hopefully helpful tips for making your experience an even more enjoyable one. Take advantage of the heavy punch Every one of the core abilities that you...
Let us start the game
Persona 5 is probably the most accessible game in Atlus' series thus far. It's got plenty of small tutorials that ease you into each system, and a range of difficulty options cater to players of all skill levels. Having said that, though, Persona 5 can still seem rather daunting at times. The fact that the game runs on a...
Hints to help get you on your way
No Man's Sky is a dense, occasionally obtuse game that doesn't always make its systems clear. We've been playing Hello Games' opus for a good while now, and have compiled a list of ten spoiler-free tips that should make your introduction to outer-space that little bit easier to understand. Plutonium is your best...
Gotta vanquish 'em all
It's time to kindle the bonfire once again, brave knight: Dark Souls III has arrived to give you a timely blast of boss fight blues. But worry not, hardened warrior – we come wielding hints for all of the major fights in From Software's freshest foray. Seeing as you lot shouted at us for spamming the homepage with...
Building a brighter future
When it comes to defining your custom character in Fallout 4, you're given a lot of options. You need to consider the rather large perk chart, your equipment, and even your general style of play. Sometimes, it can all become a little confusing, so we've put together nine relatively basic character builds that are easy to...
Hints and tips for Big Boss beginners
Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain is an extraordinary game. Hideo Kojima may be bowing out with the brand's big fifth instalment, but his swansong is a real masterwork: a compelling tapestry of an entire career's worth of refinement, condensed into a tropical open world. Of course, with any title as expansive...
Have no fear, Geralt's beard is here
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt is a massive, immersive game that you have to experience for yourself. It's probably not the type of title that you want to blitz through in a few days; instead, it's a role-playing game that you want to get lost in, and carve out your own adventures. However, with any release of this...
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