Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Author Archives: Stephen Chapman

Lego Lord Of The Rings – Gamescom Trailer

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So Gamescom is bearing in on us! Europe’s biggest game expo is set to get under way and already we have controversy. In the midst of all the debate though there have been some good pieces of information and a trailer or two. One of these aforementioned trailers is for up and coming Lego-em-up Lego: Lord of the Rings. The ... Read More »

The next generation – Do we really need it?

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One thing that always becomes the talk of the internet is whenever a new console is rumoured or ‘details’ of said consoles appear. But there are always two factions. One insists it’s the only way forward and once we all have new hardware everything can progress exponentially. The other protests and strongly believes more time with the current generation would ... Read More »

Mixing it up – Changing aspects

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Shooting, Racing, Fighting and levelling up. These are all aspects in genres we are familiar with and for a long time now that has been the case. Sure, there are more aspects out there but they are still within the same bounds. Regardless of whether you are in a third or first person perspective Gears of War would still be ... Read More »

League of Legends Championship Series – Details

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Those who are into their Multiplayer Online Battle Area’s or MOBA’s for short have something to look forward too. Riot Games has just announced the Pro League – an ‘Unprecedented Advancement’ in eSports. Below find a trailer for the event coming in 2013 and also some key facts about the series. [youtube id="KL4IUA1UL2M" width="600" height="350"] League of Legends Championship Series facts: ... Read More »

F1 2012 – Champions Mode Trailer

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Like Formula 1? Want to take on the best through specific challenges? Well today Codemasters has announced Champions Mode. A game type suited for a more quick play/instant action approach to Formula 1 allowing players to have great battles with the six champions in the current season. Below is the nifty looking announcement trailer. [youtube id="kmV2lxDW4w4" width="600" height="350"] Personally I ... Read More »

Why is the ‘Twitch’ shooter no longer as prevalent?

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Years ago before the yearly updates of Call of Duty and such people played games like Unreal tournament and Quake, these games were the place to be back in the late 90’s and even early 2000’s. However the genre has suffered a large decline and whilst the long term fans of the series are still found in the server lobby ... Read More »

Assassins Creed 3 – AnvilNext Trailer

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Ubisoft today released a video showing off the tech behind the latest Assassins Creed title. The trailer explains how Connor is the most technologically advanced Assassin yet. Boasting over 1000 animations and claiming to have the most detailed 3rd person action character ever created it looks like they are going all out to provide the ultimate assassin experience. The tech ... Read More »