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Sunday, 24 June 2018

12 Minutes of Fractured Lands Gameplay (PC)


Fractured Lands is the newest survival game that is launching. Currently it is in beta on steam and we had a chance to hop in and try it out!

Players beat down, gun down, and run over the competition in this last one standing PvP shooter set in a post-apocalyptic wasteland. Your vehicle is your lifeline, your greatest weapon, strongest armor, and your best chance at outrunning a deadly encroaching storm!

Wednesday, 20 June 2018

VRobot – Release Trailer | PS VR




VRobot is an action game designed for VR about a giant robot smashing сities using unique weapons or bare hands. Lightning Hammer, Transformer Sword, Tornado Gun, Tractor Beam - we got all that!

Tuesday, 19 June 2018

Venom Serves Up an Ace with the Tennis Racket Twin Pack for Nintendo® Switch™


New Accessories Transform Joy-Cons™, Just In-Time for Mario Tennis™!
Hertfordshire, UK – June 15th, 2018 – Venom®, a leading UK provider of quality gaming accessories, announced today the shipping of the Tennis Racket Twin Pack, a new accessory compatible with the Nintendo Switch, and arriving just in time for tennis season!

Transforming the humble Joy-Con™ controller, into a realistic looking tennis racket, the Tennis Racket Twin Pack is ideal for Mario Tennis Aces™ (arriving June 22nd), and allows up to two players to serve up an ace with the look and feel of the genuine article! Featuring a lightweight, ergonomic design, the Joy-Con fits quickly and safely into the housing of the Tennis Racket attachment and features a handy wrist strap for extra security.

Tom Hodge, Director of Sales for Venom, commented, “We think Nintendo will have another runaway hit on their hands with the release of Mario Tennis Aces, a game which holds universal appeal for gamers of all ages. With motion controls which are simple to use yet challenging to master, our Tennis Racket Twin Pack provides an accessible and ingeniously simple way for the whole family to join in the fun.”

The Nintendo Switch Tennis Racket Twin Pack is available now from Game, Amazon and all leading retailers for an SRP of £9.99.

Click here to buy from Amazon (Link opens in a new window)

For more information visit venomuk.com, and follow Venom on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube


Monday, 18 June 2018

Destiny 2: Warmind Review



Destiny 2: Warmind reviewed by Destin Legarie on PC. This time it feels like two steps forward, one step back, but still, the ship is in the right direction.

Thursday, 14 June 2018

Aqua Moto Racing Utopia Official Xbox One Trailer


Fun, competitive, online and split-screen multiplayer: Aqua Moto Racing Utopia is perfect for Nintendo Switch. Enjoy the thrills of jet-skiing on dozens of courses, performing tricks and stunts on your own or with friends. With lots of achievements and content to unlock, the game guarantees hours of fun with a very high replay value.


Buy from Amazon by clicking here (Link opens in a new window)

Tuesday, 12 June 2018

REVIEW: Shaq Fu: A Legend Reborn


Review by Jon Donnis
Shaq Fu was an old Megadrive/SNES game from the 1990s, and unfortunately it didn't go down in history as a great game, quite the opposite. So news of a remake surprised many.

Shaq Fu is a classic side-scrolling beat 'em up, and this new version is a lot of fun. Think Streetfighter 2 meets Streets of Rage and you will have a good idea.

Plenty of ridiculous humour, political correctness is thrown out of the window, and you get to button smash your way through level after level.

The control system is responsive, you always feel like you are in control, even when you are bashing away at the buttons with loads of enemies on screen at once.

Lets be honest here, the game is not gonna win any awards for innovation, and you will probably finish pretty quickly, but that aside, this game doesn't pretend to be anything other than what it is, and old fashioned arcade style side scrolling beat 'em up. Sometimes you don't want to spend endless hours thinking too much, you just want to jump straight in and kick some ass, and this game does let you do that.

The graphics, sound are all perfectly fine, the gameplay although a tad repetitive is also fine.
I give  Shaq Fu: A Legend Reborn a solid 6.5/10

You can buy the game on multiple formats from Amazon (Links open in a new window)
Shaq Fu A Legend Reborn (PS4)
Shaq Fu A Legend Reborn (Nintendo Switch)
Shaq Fu A Legend Reborn (Xbox One)
Shaq Fu: A Legend Reborn (PC DVD)


About The Game:
Shaq Fu: A Legend Reborn is an action-packed beat ‘em up starring the one and only Big Diesel himself: Shaquille O’Neal. Battle the hordes of Hollywood and hell on a one-man journey to avenge your fallen home and martial arts master. Smash down foes with devastating combos, face off against outlandish celebrity bosses, and unleash your fury with a variety of hard-hitting weapons and power-ups.

Saber Interactive and Wired Productions have officially released Shaq Fu: A Legend Reborn globally on the PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch™ and Windows PC. The full game is now available digitally via the PlayStation®Store, Xbox Games Store, Nintendo eShop and Steam for £14.99/€19.99/$19.99.

Scolari Picks Premier League Duo to Star in Top Eleven This Summer


BELGRADE, Serbia - June 12, 2018 - With football fever sweeping the globe this summer, Nordeus - the independent games studio - has today announced the signing of Luiz Felipe Scolari as their second managerial appointment for the International Cup feature in Top Eleven - the world’s most successful sports mobile game. On day one, Scolari has kicked off in style by revealing his team to star at this summer’s tournament, naming Premier League Golden Glove winner, David de Gea in goal, and Player of the Season and Golden Boot winner, Mo Salah to lead the line in his #MyTopEleven.

Check out Scolari’s #MyTopEleven:


In true Brazilian style, Big Phil has picked a very attacking side as Neymar and Ronaldo join Salah up top, with Messi and Vissel Kobe’s new signing, Iniesta sitting in behind. But he hasn’t forgotten his defensive roots naming a strong protective guard for de Gea. Real Madrid’s Casemiro is holding the defensive midfield role, sitting in front of fellow Champions League winners, Marcelo and Ramos. They are joined by Bayern Munich’s defensive duo of Hummels and Kimmich, adding German efficiency to his back four.

“We’re delighted to have signed Felipe and have him join the Top Eleven team to help us celebrate managers. On seeing his team selection, it’s no surprise he has named de Gea and Salah in his starting line-up, they’ve both have had outstanding seasons in the Premier League” said Ivana Davidov, Football Marketing Manager at Nordeus. “But every team needs a manager to make key decisions, and not just players to make the headlines. We want to change that and celebrate managers by asking the community to rise up to the challenge and help us create the largest ever sticker album full of the real football heroes, the managers.”

Full Team:
de Gea - Spain - Manchester United
Kimmich - Germany - Bayern Munich
Ramos - Spain - Real Madrid
Hummels - Germany - Bayern Munich
Marcelo - Brazil - Real Madrid
Casemiro - Brazil - Real Madrid
Iniesta - Spain - Barcelona
Messi - Argentina - Barcelona
Neymar - Brazil - PSG
Salah - Egypt - Liverpool
Ronaldo - Portugal - Real Madrid

Scolari will feature in-game, this summer, alongside fellow acclaimed international manager and World Cup winner, Vicente del Bosque - who recently took part in a Career Day as part of the Top Eleven campaign, #WeAreManagers, celebrating all the work managers do, and asks people to rally behind them by creating their very own Manager Sticker at www.topeleven.com/wearemanagers. The more supporters the album gets, the more spectacular the Top Eleven celebrations of managers will become. By signing up, managers will help unlock: a special celebratory song, a mural dedicated to managers, and other extravagant perks typically reserved for players. It’s about time for managers to receive some well-earned credit.

Managerize yourself at www.topeleven.com/wearemanagers and join the movement to celebrate managers all around the world, full T&Cs apply.

Both managers join José Mourinho as Top Eleven ambassadors, and will help gamers through the game, offering tips and even the chance to take on their teams.

Sunday, 10 June 2018

Aragami: Shadow Edition Announcement Trailer


Aragami is a third person stealth game that casts you as an undead assassin with the power to control the shadows. Teleport to any shadow, become invisible, materialize weapons or even summon a shadow dragon to infiltrate the enemy ranks and dispose of your targets.


Saturday, 9 June 2018

The Walking Dead - The Final Season | E3 2018 Teaser Trailer


The Walking Dead: The Final Season premieres August 13. Pre-order on your Xbox One starting June 8.

Episode one of four will arrive on the Microsoft Store August 14, but if you pre-order the game any time between now and then, you’ll not only receive access to each episode of The Final Season as it becomes available, you’ll also receive The Walking Dead Collection – The Telltale Series for Xbox One immediately. Like, right now! For free! (the pre-order period and this offer ends on August 14.)

Thursday, 7 June 2018

The Curtains Rise on Old School RuneScape's Blood Sucker of a Raid


Thursday 7th June 2018, Cambridge, UK – The vampyres of Morytania are promising redemption for Old School RuneScape adventurers who bravely survive Theatre of Blood, a new raid for groups of up to five players that launches today.

Voted into the game by ~90% of over 40,000 polled players, Theatre of Blood sees raiding parties running the gauntlet of battle-thirsty warriors, nightmarish creatures, and facing taxing, life-threatening puzzles. The final act is a bitter fight for survival against Lady Verzik Vitur, one of the last true-born vampyres left in Gielinor.

The new PvE raid features a new wiping death mechanic for Old School RuneScape, where individuals who die watch from the sidelines while their surviving teammates continue fighting that room’s challenges.

Once the room has been overcome, they will revive and continue into the Theatre with the rest of the team. However, if the whole party dies, the raid is lost. While earned rewards can be collected outside the Theatre, the number of deaths met by the party during their run through the arena negatively affects the chance of obtaining a unique reward.

Balancing and testing of the content was undertaken by some of Old School RuneScape’s best raiders and dedicated content creators who flew in from around the globe to get exclusive access to the Theatre and the developers behind it. Some of the testers were; B0aty, MMORPGrs, Mr Mammal, Zulu, Classix, DedWilson, Woox, Reed, and Dalek Cookie.

Today’s release follows last month’s launch of A Taste of Hope, the fourth part of the Myreque quest series, which sees players reach the doors of the Theatre of Blood, home of the feared Lady Verzik.

Mathew Kemp, Senior Product Manager, Old School RuneScape said:
“As always, we’ve collaborated closely with the Old School RuneScape community throughout the development of Theatre of Blood to make sure it was a worthy follow up to the game’s first raid, The Chambers of Xeric.

“With such an emphatic vote backing the raid, we knew it was important to deliver a really engaging challenge for players looking to run the dangerous gauntlet of the Theatre. With the invaluable feedback of our community, pro-raiders, and content creators, we have delivered a blood-sucking raid worthy of the anticipation!”



GRIP feature list and latest 'Cross The Line' trailer


Watford, England - June 7, 2018 - Wired Productions Ltd., a leading independent video games publisher, and up-and-coming developer Caged Element Inc. invite out-of-this-world speed demons to experience GRIP – a ferociously fast, futuristic arcade combat racer – arriving on the PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system, Xbox One, the all-in-one entertainment system from Microsoft, Nintendo Switch™ and Windows PC via Steam® in Autumn 2018. Members of the original team behind the classic arcade combat racer, Rollcage have come together with fans to celebrate the re-emergence of blindingly-fast arcade racers;  offering a true, wheel-gripping racing experience - where utter destruction serves one true purpose: be the first to cross the finish line.

“It’s a dream come true to once again find myself working on another great racing project,” said Robert Baker, principal programmer for GRIP and former lead programmer at Rollcage’s developer, Attention to Detail. “There are so many elements to GRIP that take me back, and I love the true racing experience that Rollcage, and now GRIP, both deliver. GRIP is truly poised to be the spiritual successor to the Rollcage games of the late 90s that so many people loved playing.”

Taking full advantage of the current generation of gaming hardware, GRIP accelerates ahead of the racing crowd by offering players speeds of over 767 mph - making it the fastest racing game on four wheels, across roads, ceilings and anything else players can land their tyres on to. The game will benefit from the enhanced power behind the PlayStation 4 Pro and Xbox One X, delivering eye-pleasing visuals with spectacular in-game physics and harnessing the potential that comes from building with Unreal® Engine 4.

GRIP will see racers speeding their way around 19 breathtaking tracks across a variety of hostile and foreign worlds. Remaining focused on the task at hand, players must be merciless in their quest to cross the finish line; deploying an arsenal of 11 devastating weapons and power-ups to give them the advantage to take the lead against fierce competitors. From explosive darts, mines, and missiles to shields and turbos, these weapons will allow players to not only target other cars, but the environment surrounding them - blasting their way through structures or collapsing them unexpectedly onto unsuspecting opponents.

Racers can pick from a roster of 15 armoured cars - some swift and agile, while others are brutish and heavily armoured. Modifying further to suit their style, players can also customize each vehicle with an array of varied paint jobs, decals, wheels and other details. More information about the game’s cars, tracks, weapons and other modes - including Carkour and Arena - will be detailed by Wired Productions later this year.

GRIP is currently available in early access on Steam, with a full release planned for PlayStation 4, PlayStation 4 Pro, Xbox One, Xbox One X, Nintendo Switch and PC later this year.


The Elder Scrolls Online: Summerset Review


The Elder Scrolls Online: Summerset reviewed by Joseph Bradford on PC. Also available on Xbox One and PlayStation 4.

For the first time in history, the long-closed borders of Summerset are open to foreigners by decree of Queen Ayrenn. But darkness looms over the ancestral home of the High Elves, and whispers stir of Daedric followers organizing in the shadows. Rally your allies, brave champions. Summerset awaits.

Explore an all-new zone packed with adventure. Join the mysterious Psijic Order and gain powerful new abilities. Reunite with old friends, forge new alliances, and work together to unravel a conspiracy that threatens Tamriel's very existence.

Wednesday, 6 June 2018

KINGDOM HEARTS Union χ[Cross] - PVP Trailer


Adventure across Disney’s magical and wondrous worlds in the first mobile app for the beloved KINGDOM HEARTS series!

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Adventure across Disney worlds!
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The KINGDOM HEARTS story begins here!
Meet faces both familiar and new as you become the hero of your very own tale!

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Fight alongside an all-star cast!
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Tap and swipe to execute mighty attacks!
Equip character Medals featuring beloved Disney and FINAL FANTASY characters to call on their strength in battle!
Customize your equipment and find new strategies to overcome fierce enemies!

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Many ways to play! Play with up to 6 friends in real-time multiplayer quests!
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Cooperate with friends to explore stages and tackle fearsome foes!
Unlock the Coliseum by playing through the story quests and compete against others to climb the ranks!

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Express yourself with customizable avatars!
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An ever-growing selection of parts lets you make your very own avatar!
Let your creativity run free as you choose from seasonal, event, and character-themed avatar parts to put together a unique look!

Tips and Tricks - 5 Tips for Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice


Hey Xbox Gamers, Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice is a dark fantasy game that falls into the action-adventure genre, but there’s a lot more to it than that. You play as Senua – a Celtic warrior who is on a quest to rescue the soul of her dead lover from Helheim – a.k.a. the Underworld. Senua is plagued by what she believes to be a curse, but what she’s actually suffering from is a mental illness called Psychosis. Her Psychosis causes her to hear voices and see things that aren’t really there - but that doesn’t make the danger any less real. So to help you on your journey through the depths of Hell, Senua’s mind, and the voices and creatures of Darkness all while avoiding the looming threat of perma-death. Here are 5 tips for Hellblade: Seuna’s Sacrifice.


Tuesday, 5 June 2018

LucidSound® Announces Next-Generation, LS31 and LS41 Wireless Gaming Headsets


San Diego, CA – June 5th, 2018 – LucidSound®, gaming’s fastest growing premium headset brand, announced today two new headsets which will take CenterStage at the E3 Electronics Entertainment Expo, taking place at the Los Angeles Convention Center from June 12th through June 14th, 2018.

The new LS31 and LS41 will launch into a strong headset market with U.S. gaming headset sales up over 90% in March and over 75% during the first three months of 2018 according to leading market research companies. The LS31 Wireless Gaming Headset and LS41 Wireless Surround Headset replace the top-selling LS30 and critically-acclaimed LS40 headsets adding a host of enhancements designed to deliver an outstanding audio experience for gamers.

“The mission of LucidSound is to disrupt the gaming headset category with headsets created for this generation of PC and Console gamers,” said Chris Von Huben, CEO of LucidSound. “The LS31 and LS41 are designed for today’s players with all the features needed to support new games and new genres like Battle-Royale.”

LS31 Wireless Headset:
A premium wireless headset for gamers at all skill levels.
Delivers clear chat on Xbox, PlayStation and PC.
Upgraded drivers and amplification deliver accurate audio without distortion.
New oval earcup design delivers a more comfortable experience and noise isolation.
Replaceable ear cushions.
Boom-mic features improved pick up accuracy and durable connectors.
Flexible headband provides extra comfortable to wear for extended gaming sessions.
Optional EVA Carry Case designed exclusively for the headset.



LS41 Wireless Surround Sound Headset:
A premium wireless headset for advanced gamers.
Delivering rich DTS® Headphone:X®1 Surround Sound across a all current gen consoles.
High-capacity rechargeable battery significantly increasing its running time for sustained gaming sessions to over 20 hours.
New improved USB transmitter design allowing for much improved placement when connecting to the host console.
Delivers clear chat on Xbox, PlayStation® and PC.
Upgraded drivers and amplification deliver accurate audio without distortion.
New oval earcup design delivers a more comfortable experience and noise isolation


The new LS31 and LS41 will be appearing via invite only at the LucidSound suite at E3 2018.

Saturday, 2 June 2018

City of Brass – Launch Trailer | PS4


Available now on PlayStation 4! Become a daring thief in City of Brass, a first-person action adventure from senior BioShock developers. Armed with scimitar and a versatile whip, you’ll lash and slash, bait and trap your way to the heart of an opulent, Arabian Nights-themed metropolis.

Become a daring thief in City of Brass, a punishing first-person, Arabian Nights-themed adventure from senior BioShock developers. Armed with scimitar and a whip that can grab, trip, disarm, stun or shatter as well as swing, players will lash and slash, bait and trap their way through hordes of undead, making it to each level’s exit before the Sands of Time run out, collecting treasures and looting chests for weapon and armor upgrades or powerful relics on the way.

Players will have to leap across pits, slide under blades, avoid spears or arrows, evade or employ sprung paving slabs, and skirt round poison gas traps – all the while manipulating these dangers to their advantage against enemies.

Incarcerated within the city are genies, most of them friendly, who will barter benefits in return for loot or grant wishes for a powerful advantage

The rhythmic interplay between sword and whip is carefully tuned along with sprinting, crouching, sliding, leaping and vaulting to give a fluid, balanced and natural feel to the movement and melee. Eternal replayability is granted by a design that encourages combinative gameplay within an ever-changing but logical procedurally generated world. Players will die in the City of Brass – often, and quite horribly – but they will always want to come back for just one more try…