Video Games

Sony bites back

So the war between Microsoft and Sony has kicked off at this year’s 3 conference and the opening round appears to be battle of the consoles – between Microsoft’s eagerly anticipated Xbox One and Sony’s mysterious PlayStation 4. The two main fights at the moment are about the price tag and the ability to share…

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Xbox One vs Charlie Brooker’s Black Mirror

I’ve been reading up on Microsoft’s new Xbox – the Xbox One – and a story that came out this week is a tad alarming. According to a new patent application, the console will track what users watch on TV, but also reward them for watching adverts. Did anyone else watch Black Mirror a couple…

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Child of Eden: A whole other world

Child of Eden

So for those of you not in the know, this is the basic gist behind Tetsuya Mizuguchi’s work of genius known as Child of Eden. The premise behind the story is you have to save Lumi – a japanese girl of extraordinary beauty, who lives inside a digital world called Eden – because her world…

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I love video games, but I am a wuss…

It’s true – I absolutely love video games but when it comes to remotely scary ones, I may as well be five years old, hiding behind a cushion. A friend of mine is a fellow Xbox gamer and now and then we exchange games. Not always fairly, mind you. He currently has my Lara Croft…

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Fable III on Xbox 360: Third time’s not a charm…

I’m quite a big fan of the Fable series and was dead excited about getting my hands on the latest in the franchise, Fable III. Sadly the hype that surrounded the release, which promised a larger open plan map and a “bigger” gaming experience, was just that – hype. The game itself is sound with…

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