31 January, 2015

Dropping In - Nosgoth Beta

Join the GameDropZone guys as they discover new dark strains of  vampirism in Nosgoth's latest game mode, Flashpoint, currently in beta.

 

30 January, 2015

Dustin' Off - Warrior Kings


We dust off our Dustin’ Off feature to take a look back at Warrior Kings. In Dustin’ Off we put an old videogame in the spotlight, examine what it did to stand out at the time, and whether or not it holds up today.


29 January, 2015

Dropping In - Grim Fandango Remastered

Join Kyle and Matthew as they venture into the strange world of Grim Fandango, a venerable LucasArts adventure game, that has finally received the remastering treatment it deserved.

28 January, 2015

Dropkick 02 - Royal Rumble Post-Show

Join Matthew and Kyle as they attempt to piece together the smoldering remains of the train wreck that was the 2015 WWE Royal Rumble.

 

27 January, 2015

Dropping In - War, The Game

Having shown their knack for strategy, the guys drop into the deceptively simple, War, The Game. Matthew reveals himself as a double agent  for the Japanese and Kyle's own allegiance is a surprise to no one.


26 January, 2015

Dropping In - Dragon Age Inquisition, Multiplayer

Matthew and Kyle investigate the ever-changing Ch√Ęteau of Dragon Age Inquisition's multiplayer mode. Kyle wields the flaming sword-axe of the Inquisition in an attempt to rid the world of the blight that is Starcraft, as Matthew's vision is filled once again, by the visage of Rey Mysterio.

 

25 January, 2015

Dropping In - Infamous First Light

Kyle tries to show off Infamous First Light, a standalone expansion for Infamous Second Son, which was made free to PS Plus members. But Matthew does everything in his power to thwart his attempts, which may or may not involve goading Tumblr and a segment of it's users...

 

24 January, 2015

Review - WWE Immortals, A Glimpse Of What Could Be

Bray Wyatt has obtained the dark lantern, ‘a source of maddening light’, his hour of triumph within reach. Until Triple H elbows him in the jaw and The Authority unleashes its power for themselves, spawning wild incarnations of the WWE Superstars who now endlessly lay waste to one another. Think that sounds like piece of fan-fiction? I can’t blame you, but it is in fact the setup for WWE Immortals.


Dropkick 01 - Royal Rumble Pre-Show

The Dropkick has made a riotous comeback, now in podcast form! In this all wrestling podcast, Matthew briefs Kyle on what to expect from the 2015 WWE Royal Rumble, and Kyle ways in with some bold predictions.

23 January, 2015

Dropping In - Mechs & Mercs: Black Talons

The guys travel through time and space as they drop into the real time strategy game, Mechs & Mercs: Black Talons. Discovering as they venture Big Bosses' lesser known piercings and Matthews love of the genre.

22 January, 2015

Dropcast 10 - Somewhat Video Game related

Matthew and Kyle are back to bring you the hottest video game news in another addition of the Dropcast! Listen as they try to talk about Video Games... but Wrestling and the newly released WWE Network quickly takes over.



Midweek Musings 22/01/15 - 'See That Mountain Over There...' Part 2

This week we continue to explore modern open world game design, with a regard to how The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim has changed the very fundamentals role-playing games. 


20 January, 2015

Dropping In - Assassin's Creed Unity, Dead Kings

Matthew and Kyle take to the streets of some French city, in search of something, for some reason, in the free Dead Kings downloadable content for Assassin's Creed Unity. They weigh in on heady topics, such as; millennials and Tumblr.


17 January, 2015

Dropping In – Halo 5: Guardians Multiplayer Beta, Strongholds

As the Halo 5: Guardians Multiplayer Beta draws to a close, the guys drop back in and check out Strongholds, a deceptively familiar gamemode. Kyle begins to remember how to shoot people and Matthew exposes the Kyle’s darkest secret; Shadow Squad, who certainly did not die.

14 January, 2015

Midweek Musings 14/01/15 - 'See That Mountain Over There...' Part 1

The open world is swiftly becoming an essential feature of big budget video games. Previously an arena only truly contested in by the titans Bethesda and Rockstar, we now see developers of all walks rushing to fill their games with a torrent of optional content, which can so often be little more than fodder. This week I explore some of my thoughts on the weaknesses of the open world format, how some games overcome them and how others fail to even acknowledge them.


Dropcast 09: New Year, Same old Dropcast

It's a new year and a new Dropcast! Join Kyle and Matthew as they talk about the New Year, New games and more importantly: The ethics in Video game journa- Bahahaha! I can't even type that without laughing!




10 January, 2015

Dropping In - Halo 5: Guardians Multiplayer Beta, Breakout

Kyle and Matthew charge once again into the breach that is the Halo 5: Guardians Beta, and check out the new game mode Breakout. Mandatory man cannons, what's not to like?

   

07 January, 2015

Midweek Musings 07/01/15 - Amanda Ripley, Is Less More?

In this feature we'll be talking raw opinion (as we do just about everywhere on the site) about whatever niggling issues spring to mind. In our first piece we delve into Amanda Ripley. She scarcely seen on screen during Alien Isolation, and when she does appear in the game’s few cutscenes, there is little effort made to convince you that she is interesting. You find out precious little about her past, and maybe even less about her personality. So why then, despite this apparent lack of substance do a lot of people, myself included, regard Alien Isolation’s protagonist in such high esteem?

04 January, 2015

GameDropZone Plays Titanfall: Frontier Defense

Kyle and Matthew drop hard into the digital battlefields of Titanfall and play a few games of Frontier Defense. Join them as they ruminate about Ubisoft’s more questionable E3 presentations, the state of the first person shooter genre post Titanfall, and of course, all manner of other completely unrelated topics.

01 January, 2015

Dropping In - Halo 5: Guardians Multiplayer Beta, Slayer

The guys usher in the New Year by playing a few matches of the Halo 5: Guardians multiplayer beta. Kyle tries to claw his way up from the bottom of the score board, but only really succeeds in dragging Matthew down with him.