Gallery: Postcards From Paradise

In Metro: Last Light, 4A Games have served up a compelling vision of the apocalypse (as well as, perhaps, an early glimpse of the next generation.) Rousing imagery captured from deep within the skeletal remains of Moscow City. Click to biggerise.  Advertisements

E3 2013: Ubisoft Conference Liveblog

Expected the unexpected, for it’s time for the games industry’s unusual Uncle Ubisoft to take to the stage. Expect Assassin’s Creed and Watch Dogs, something from Driver: San Fransisco developer Reflections and, who knows, perhaps even Prince of Persia. But probably not Beyond Good & Evil 2.

E3 2013: EA Conference Liveblog

Microsoft did a reasonable job of placating gamers hung up on bastard-DRM, bastard-privacy issues and bastard-backwards compatibility woes by focusing on games, games, games. So what has EA got primed down the barrel of its E3 Howitzer? Mirror’s Edge 2? Dragon Age 3? A new Mass Effect? Come at me.

Gallery: REICH IN THE MUSH

Videogames have authentically recreated history for decades. With Sniper Elite: Nazi Zombie Army, they’ve reached a great new high. Dramatic imagery captured from the frontlines of Nazombie Germany.

The 12 Most Smashing Games of 2012

2012 started with a bang and ended with a series of nuclear-grade kabooms. Fortunately for humanity they were only felt within the videogame sphere. Planet earth made it through 2012 just fine and so in celebration of our continued existence, here are my top games from a top year. 12. The Walking Dead  A great story or …

A Game of 2012: Dishonored

Ahead of my usual GOTY nonsense I wrote a piece for BeefJack on why Dishonored was one of the better games of 2012.  Empowering is the word best used to describe Dishonored; an unflinching muddle of Thief and Half Life 2 in which the former’s stealthy hijinks spilled into the latter’s totalitarian-style world to magnificent …