Gamescom 2014 – Xbox

So the Xbox conference is done and dusted. Now it’s time to take a look at some of the announcements, and games that were on show. The show opened with a trailer for Assassins Creed Unity. It didn’t really show to much, it was more of a cinematic affair, but still, it looked pretty good.…

Halo: The Master Chief Collection News!

It seems that 343 industries, not wanting to be outdone by Bungie Day, are having their own little day of announcements. Firstly we have a new trailer for Halo: The Master Chief Collection starring the Arbiter. Secondly is the announcement of the latest multiplayer map to be remastered for the collection. Halo 2’s Coagulation is…

E3 2014 Awards

E3 has been and gone, but it is certainly not forgotten. Its time to take a look back at some of our best moments from the show. Best Presentation: Arguably the most important award of the week. For me its a close contest between Ubisoft and Microsoft. Ubisoft had some impressive games to show off like…

E3 2014: Microsoft Conference Round Up

Here we are then! E3 2014. Its live. Firstly to kick off the event, Xbox held a ‘green carpet’ event, chatting with some of the people showcasing as they turned up, and teasing a few little bits about the show, and future stuff. One really sweet thing shown during this was achievements in snap mode,…

HD Remakes: Cash Cow, or value for money?

Whilst remakes of video games isn’t a new thing – it’s been going on pretty much since video games began, we are starting to see a lot more ‘HD Remakes’ of games. The Xbox 360 and PS3 generation started the trend for HD remakes, and remastered editions with various bundles. We are now seeing this trend…

Xbox One: Game with Gold, No Kinect, No pay wall

Yesterday saw quite a few new things announced for the Xbox One. Firstly, we finally saw the announcement of Games with Gold for the Xbox One which will be starting in June. The first games on offer will be Max: Curse of the Brotherhood and Halo: Spartan Assault. For me this is good news, I’ve not…