31 March, 2016

Review – Rise of the Tomb Raider, Cold Darkness Awakened

Some darkness’s are best left well alone, cold or otherwise. It’s not that this darkness is particularly scary, though it is dark, but it should certainly never be awakened.

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30 March, 2016

Dropping In – Cold Darkness Awakened, Rise of the Tomb Raider

Kyle’s ire is awakened in his exploration of the Rise of the Tomb Raider’s third and presumably final expansion, Cold Darkness Awakened, on the Xbox One.

29 March, 2016

Review – Star Wars: Battlefront, Outer Rim

It may only be a short hop in the X-34 to reach the first Star Wars: Battlefront expansion, but you’ll probably want to polish up your Huttese; after all, ka cheesa crispa Greedo?

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27 March, 2016

This Week In Videogames – 27/03/2016

Korea called it right this week, as the ineffable tides besiege humanity in space, Siberia, and the terror-griped streets of Altdorf. It’s our news serving.

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26 March, 2016

Dropping In – Battlefleet Gothic: Armada (Beta)

Brace for impact, and promiscuous tendrils of the demonic Immaterium, as Matthew and Kyle burn through the Emperor’s faithful in an attempt to stem the tide of traitor scum pouring from the Eye of Terror. It’s the Battlefleet Gothic: Armada beta.

25 March, 2016

Review – Fallout 4, Automatron

The whirring of oil-slick gears and the crunch of rust-flaked treads fills the Commonwealth with the arrival of the Mechanist, in Automatron, Fallout 4’s first add-on content.

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23 March, 2016

Review – XCOM 2, Anarchy’s Children

The musk of abused, unwashed leather and riotous hormones has completely suffused the alien halls of my XCOM 2 Avenger, with new Mohawk-based fear tactics employed in the field. Here are my thoughts on the first XCOM 2 add-on, Anarchy’s Children.

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Dropping In – Fallout 4, Automatron

Kyle jumps into Fallout 4’s first add-on, Automatron. After scraping his way through a swath of the Mechanist’s diabolical constructs, he uses and rather abuses the new robot crafting system.

21 March, 2016

Dropping In – Samurai Warriors 4 Empires

The guy’s light fires in the enemy ranks, neon fires in the name of the demon king Nobunaga Oda! No really, Samurai Warriors 4 Empires is totally a new game, honest!

20 March, 2016

This Week In Videogames – 20/03/2016

PlayStation steps up to bat in this week’s news roundup, both willingly and not, as the case may be… We’ve also got stories from Xbox, and of course, plain old videogames.

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18 March, 2016

What’s In Anarchy’s Children, XCOM 2

In this abridged semi-Dropping In, Kyle cycles through the myriad angsty customisation options offered by XCOM 2’s first DLC add-on. Anarchy’s Children costs £3.99 on its own and is bundled in the £15.99 Reinforcement Pack. 

Dropping In – Tom Clancy’s The Division

Largely due the game’s fear-mongering themes and the intolerant nature of some of its audience, the guys go a little deep on the local politics, but pull back long enough to burrow down on the strengths and weakness of Tom Clancy’s The Division. 

17 March, 2016

Review – Samurai Warriors 4 Empires

The officers of the Warring States continue to do battle at blistering speeds in Samurai Warriors 4 Empires. No, you would not be unjust is suggesting this game released twice before, nonetheless, Empires takes some important and consequential steps.   

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Dropping In – The Next World

The guys put their extra-terrestrial survival skills to the test in the visual novel-survival management hybrid known as The Next World.

16 March, 2016

Dropping In – Star Wars: Battlefront, Survivors of Endor

One would think that forest fires would be the single most terrifying prospect on forest moon of Endor, but no, it’s still spiders! The guys check out the latest Star Wars: Battlefront map, Survivors of Endor, on the Xbox One.

15 March, 2016

Dropping In – Stardew Valley

Inundated with ripe crops, Matthew waters his cat and pets his pancakes in the cosy farming-sensation known as Stardew Valley, a game that chills Kyle to his very core.

13 March, 2016

This Week In Videogames – 13/03/2016

Hey, it’s been a little while! A profoundly silent week on our behalf, thanks to a terribly weighty workload. Videogames though, they’re a different story, they just kept on rolling, even when stopping might have been advisable.

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06 March, 2016

This Week In Videogames – 06/03/2016

I’m not going to lie, it’s been a rocky week on the games front; we’ll launch into some Nintendo goodness and smiles, and shrink away after the tumultuous initiatives of Microsoft… Do dig in.

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04 March, 2016

Dropping In – Age of Gladiators

With uncharacteristic savagery Kyle tore into the gladiatorial management sim Age of Gladiators, try as he might he just couldn’t get a handle on its gameplay loop, and no amount of Matthew’s reasoning could calm him.

03 March, 2016

Dropping In – Assassin’s Creed Identity

Matthew and Kyle breathe deep the air of renaissance Italy and do as all good assassins’ do; tail a target through guard-strewn streets. It’s Assassin’s Creed Identity, running on the iPhone 6.

02 March, 2016

Dropping In – Warhammer 40,000: Eternal Crusade, Torias Refinery

Kyle continues to bear the Word in Warhammer 40,000: Eternal Crusade, Matthew joins him to survey Torias Refinery, and sample the fiery effects of the Melta gun, the latest additions to the Early Access release. 

01 March, 2016

Dropping In – Star Wars: Battlefront, Twilight on Hoth

Kyle and Matthew check in with Star Wars: Battlefront, following its free February update and besiege the Rebel Alliance by night in Twilight on Hoth, the latest large scale map.