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Yesterday Treyarch revealed Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 to the world via a live-streamed event. During this Treyarch talked about several elements of the game, from how there wouldn't be a traditional single-player campaign, to the revamped zombies mode, and the announcement of a Battle Royale mode entitled Blackout. One other thing that was briefly mentioned was the addition of a "true predictive recoil pattern system". Continue reading
One of the most lauded mechanics in Sony Santa Monica’s latest reimagining of God of War is the Leviathan Axe, and more specifically the Leviathan Axe throw and recall, but apparently, if it wasn't for Cory Barlog, the game's director, it may not have made it into the game. Continue reading

It’s 6:30AM and I’d love to be sleeping but today’s a special day. Nintendo has some news and they want to send it directly to me. So I wake up early, eat some cereal, and ready myself for some mediocre… Continue reading

After letting us wheeze through an agonisingly dry summer, Nintendo recently decided to suddenly offer up a veritable smorgasbord of treats. This included the new 3DS instalment of the iconic Super Smash Bros series, the surprisingly expansive handheld RPG Fantasy… Continue reading

Jude Milla Tales of Xillia

The Tales series evolves slowly. If you’ve played one, even one of the earlier 2D titles like Tales of Eternia, you’ll have a good idea of what to expect from the latest in the series.

While many will see… Continue reading

Excelsior True Believers!

Welcome back to another rendition of the Weekly Read Pile! A column where I preview what I think will be the must-read books coming out this coming Wednesday. Here goes!

Saga #22

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Writer: Brian K Vaughan… Continue reading

The swan song of the last console generation saw some brilliant releases: BioShock Infinite featured a serious, engaging, thought-provoking story along with a troubled protagonist. The new Tomb Raider redeemed the franchise, featuring a serious, engaging, thought-provoking story along with… Continue reading

Fighting games have been something of a niche since the turn of the millennium, but in recent years, the genre has experienced a strong resurgence, thanks in part to games like the Street Fighter IV series, Marvel vs Capcom 3… Continue reading

Excelsior True Believers!

Welcome back to another edition of The Weekly Read Pile! Another Wednesday full of freshly printed comics is upon us, so here are my recommendations for which three books I think are must reads this week.

Multiversity… Continue reading

A false sense of predictability

Press conferences are amongst my most anticipated gaming events. This is admittedly a little backwards since the conferences are supposed to evoke anticipation for upcoming games. Ever since Sony threw out the rule book at… Continue reading

Excelsior True Believers!

Welcome back to The Weekly Read Pile, a weekly feature that previews the three must-read comic books being released this coming Wednesday, according to me!

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Captain America #23

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Writer: Rick Remender. Art/Cover Art: Carlos Pacheco

This… Continue reading

Over the last few years you may have noticed an influx of simulator games, and chances are, you may have noticed how ridiculous some (if not all) of these are. Whilst you may be aware of some… Continue reading

The future: a post-apocalyptic planet where abandoned cities have been bestowed with the breathtaking beauty of untouched and dangerous eco-systems covered in lush vegetation. Amongst the battered ruins of the silent cities, only mechs remain after a distant war they… Continue reading

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“I think it’s time for Jack to let ‘er rip!” (SOURCE: metalgear.wikia.com/)

Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance is better than it has any right to be. Originally announced in 2009, Rising was plagued by development difficulties over its four-year incubation, even… Continue reading

It is now 2014, and it has suddenly dawned on me that this is the year I will finish my degree and be turning 22. I have spent a good amount of time this year dwelling on the fact that I am still just as interested in video games as I ever have been, and in turn, I’m wondering what that means about me as a person as well as what the future will hold. Continue reading