Nintendo Direct Mini Announcements

Nintendo held a mini Direct today, announcing a selection of new titles for the Switch. While none of the announcements was regarding all new first-party games, a disappointment considering Nintendo has no major first-party title planned for release for the rest of the year, Nintendo…

Hardware Spotlight – Neo Geo AES

The idea of consolising ones own arcade hardware wasn’t a new concept in 1990. Atari and Sega built their empires upon the back of bringing their arcade hits to the home, and they achieved a lot of success doing so. But both companies ran into…

PlayStation 5 – What You Need to Know

Earlier today Sony’s system architect Mark Cerny revealed the “Road to PS5,” a presentation which comes hot on the heels of a large dump of information from Microsoft about the Xbox Series X. Sony claims this presentation was originally scheduled to be part of its…

Appreciating Video Game Box Artwork

Video games are an interactive form of entertainment. We purchase games because we want to play and enjoy them, but how many of you have truly been able to appreciate the artwork for the games we buy? For most people, the artwork is just there…

Microsoft Reveals Xbox Series X Specs

Microsoft has officially revealed the technical specifications of its upcoming Xbox Series X system. In a variety of videos released by Digital Foundry, Rich Leadbetter, the Technology Editor, strips down the console to its component parts. Both videos can be viewed below. For those who…

Mike’s Top 5 PlayStation Games

Disclaimer; this is purely my own personal top 5 PlayStation games. With over a thousand games released in PAL territories alone, there’s no doubt that your own lists will be different. These titles are by no means the best PlayStation games, they are just the…

E3 2020 Cancelled

Rumours were circling last night that the 2020 E3 trade show was to be cancelled, with Devolver Digital announcing on Twitter “Cancel your E3 flights and hotels, y’all.” But, earlier today, the Entertainment Software Association officially confirmed the event will not take place. The ESA…

Frictional Games Announces a New Amnesia Title

Frictional Games, the Swedish independent developer known for the horror games Amnesia: The Dark Descent and Soma, has announced that it is working on a new entry in the Amnesia franchise. Set for release later this year the new title, Amnesia: Rebirth, is the third…

Reggie Fils-Aimé Joins Struggling GameStop

Reggie Fils-Aimé, the former President of Nintendo of America and an iconic piece of the Iwata era of Nintendo, has joined the board of directors of the struggling video game retailer GameStop. The announcement was made on Monday via a news release on the company’s…

Three Years Later, my Opinion on the Nintendo Switch

Remembering back to the reveal of the Nintendo Switch in late 2016, I was less than optimistic. In truth, I was downright negative. As a huge Nintendo fan, I’ve experienced many ups and downs with the company over the years. I’ve seen the highs of…