State of Decay 2: A Compulsive Anticipatory Mini-Review

After the release of the first sequel almost 4 years ago, the anticipation of the sequel’s predecessor comes to a close with the official announcement of the long-awaited State of Decay 2. Where’s the hype…what’s new? Kick-ass Co-op What’s a zombie survival game without some cool co-op zombie bashing fun during campaign missions to accompany it? State of Decay I…yes I said it. Fortunately, gamers will get to indulge in enticing storyline co-op with friends and family. Featuring handy updates such as the ability to signal allies to rally on your location with a flare gun or join in and establish a settlement together with comrades. More Base Upgrade Options...

Xenoblade Chronicles 2 is on its way to Nintendo Switch

Xenoblade Chronicles 2 is set to be released on the 1st December for the Nintendo Switch, and this time round we’re expecting a bigger storyline, more characters and faster gameplay. So what do we know so far? Well, as “the giant beasts march toward death, the last hope is a scavenger named Rex—and Pyra, a living weapon known as a Blade.” This opening line from the developers is enough to say what the new game will be like. Each titan will host its own distinct cultures, wildlife, and diverse regions to explore but you are Rex and Pyra, and it’s up to you to wander through your own world to...

Light Fall is heading to Nintendo Switch

Light Fall for the Nintendo Switch is quite a big deal. It was announced recently and a demo followed shortly after, but what’s great about this title is that players are able to complete platforming challenges by carefully managing the power of the ‘Shadow Core’. This is a magical box at their feet that can be summoned any time to propel yourself into the air, and it’s an incredibly unique way of playing, so it’s like nothing else on the Switch right now. You also have a companion and narrator, Stryx the Night Owl, to help you explore the forgotten world of Numbra where darkness prevails. He’s like your guide...

Cross-play: Will it ever happen?

There has been so much talk about crossplay and whether Microsoft and Sony will ever come to an agreement where Xbox players can go up against Playstation gamers. The talk occurs every year but there is something circulating in the media right now that’s particularly interesting. Microsoft has confirmed that it “is talking with Sony” regarding bringing cross-play to both platforms. Following this, At Aaron Greenberg, head of marketing at Xbox, told GameReactor that Microsoft still hasn’t given up on the idea and that talks with Sony are ongoing, so this is very much one sided, and it’s going to be interesting to see if Sony decides it is for the...

Farpoint-PS4; Gaming review

Farpoint is a fairly ordinary first person shooter game that really comes to life because of its virtual reality. The aim controller provides the feel of a real gun and the shooting is quite satisfying once you get going. The 360 degree sound capabilities are so good that you can even pinpoint enemy locations by sound alone. The experience of oversized arachnids coming at you is quite terrifying and exhilarating. The adrenaline rush is second to none and makes the game fun and addictive and is its major selling point. The plot is quite straightforward and thin as it taps into the exhausted narrative of people up against aliens and...