Another year, another RPG. I clearly have a soft spot here. Human Revolution was a prequel to the “once you mention it someone will install it” Deus Ex, frequently voted one of the top PC games of all time. Huge shoes to fill but for Eidos Montreal’s debut game they certainly hit the mark.
There are many qualities necessary for a game to qualify as one well-worth playing or a heralded ‘must-have’: its graphics, plot, music, not forgetting the all-important gameplay. A good game can do one of these partially well, a great game should arguably do this and more, potentially excelling or doing that which few others have. But is this enough for a game to be worthy of the Game of the Year title? To review and critique a game is always going to be subjective and contentious at the best of […]
With all of the high profile titles that released throughout this year, and 2011 coming to a close, it’s easy to forget that Dead Space 2 came out in January. The astounding volume of games has made it feel like ages since players stepped into the boots of Isaac Clarke, so conversations often turn to the vast nature of Skyrim, or the sheer insanity presented in Saints Row: The Third. While most of them are fantastic creations that deserve acclaim and attention, I feel it’s important to take a trip […]
As the year now draws to a close, I’m forced (through the use of whips and canes) to choose my Game of the Year. After much thought and the sacrifice of two hens to the gods of decision-making, I can think of no better game to receive my nomination than The Witcher 2.
A clarion blast of magnificence!
It’s that time of year again, folks. Twelve months have passed. Hundreds of games have been released. But which of the cream of the crop will become the Press X or Die Game of the Year 2011? There’s only one way to find out.
Bang! is a videogame version of the 2002 card game of the same name. You take on a spaghetti western-inspired role and strategically play your hand in order to eliminate the other players. It is out on multiple platforms, so for the purpose of this review we’ve covered both the iPhone and PC version.
In a recent email to server operators, Valve declared that they will soon be actively policing servers that they feel are falsifying information from the master server list.
Assassin’s Creed: Revelations is a follow-up to 2010’s Assassin’s Creed: Brotherhood, itself a follow-up to Assassin’s Creed II, and marks the end of Ezio Auditore da Firenze’s trilogy-within-a-trilogy. Does it stay true to the Creed or has age taken its toll on Ezio? Warning: This article contains spoilers for previous Assassin’s Creed games.
After having some time to play and absorb the monolith that is Skyrim we sat down to discuss some of the finer points of the newest addition in the fantasy RPG series The Elder Scrolls. Beware, there will be spoilers.
With today marking Press X or Die’s second birthday, what better time for an entirely subjective list of things game-related? For this occasion I have chosen the aptly-titled ‘An Indeterminate And By No Means Comprehensive Number Of The Best Uses Of The X Button In Gaming’! I can see you positively salivating.
Two years ago, with the infamous words “feck it, I’m bored”, Press X or Die was born. We still don’t have a studio, but there was at least a basic game made in the past year. However, as promised, we have been on the up and up.
Metal Gear Solid HD Collection is the definitive version for both Metal Gear Solid 2 and 3. For some of you, that sentence is all you need; you’ll rush to the store, pop in the disc, and relive your fantastic memories involving Big Shell and the Virtuous Mission in glorious 1080p. However, there are many of you who have never had the opportunity to sneak through Shadow Moses, chow down on a snake or battle a walking tank capable of shooting nuclear missiles. For the newcomers, these two magnificent gems […]
When I booted up Battlefield 3 for the first time, I was very impressed by the level of polish present. Despite its browser-based setup, the interface was incredibly fluid and easy to navigate, and I found myself awestruck at how simple it was to complete basic functions like joining a friend or finding a game.
As of typing this post right now, videogame stat-tracking site Raptr has had its players log 12,661 hours of Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 gameplay. Not bad for a game that isn’t released for another 2 days, right?