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  • First Time Playing: Gears of War 4

    New console, new characters, new story, new trilogy. I started this ‘First Time Playing’ series as an effort to catch up on the Xbox exclusive games I missed out on while being a PlayStation gamer in the PS3/360 generation. In terms of the Gears of War franchise, that mission...
  • First Time Playing: Gears of War: Judgement

    I’m on a quest to fill in the blanks of my gaming history by playing the Xbox games I had previously missed out on by for the longest time sticking exclusively to my PlayStation. The Gears of War franchise is my first port of call and while playing the...
  • Doom Eternal – Hand on Impression

    Coming off of Doom 2016, I was left feeling a sense of bittersweetness. This awesome nonstop series of escalating, adrenaline-pumping action set pieces culminated in an epic finale that left me wanting more. But could they possibly reach the highs that I had just played through? At Quakecon 2019...
  • Quakecon 2019 – Scott’s Experience

    After traversing the difficulties of British transport I eventually arrived at the Media Day of Quakecon 2019 The Year of Doom. This time the event wasn’t just held in Texas but they also had a European front based in London, with people from over 37 countries attending Quakecon Europe...
  • First Time Playing: Gears of War 3

    I’ve always thought 2011 was an incredible year for gaming. Skyrim, Portal 2, Batman: Arkham City, Uncharted 3, Dead Space 2 and many more. They’re some of my all-time favourites but now I know that 2011 was an even better year than I previously thought. Gears of War 3...
  • Next Gen Will Be In A Solid State

    It’s E3! Microsoft have given us the first details on the shape of their next generation offering, coming in late 2020, titled Project Scarlett. Since I did write down some thoughts on the details Sony released, in a Wired article, about the PS5; I thought I should do the...
  • Praising Prague: Deus Ex: Mankind Divided’s Fantastic City Hub

    I remember writing about how excited I was for the upcoming release of Deus Ex: Mankind Divided, the sequel to the superb Deus Ex: Human Revolution, as one of my first scribblings for OutofLives. And now I’ve finally gotten around to playing it; it only took three years and...
  • First Time Playing: Gears of War 2

    It’s time to continue my journey from life-long PlayStation gamer to new Xbox enthusiast as I play the Xbox exclusives that I’ve missed out on over the last decade or so. This week I return to the Gears of War franchise with the second game in the series, aptly...
  • Power Rangers Battle for the Grid Review

    Disclosure – review copy was provided for this review Going into Battle for the Grid I was cautiously optimistic. For someone like me, a casual fighting game fan there needs to be a strong theme and more importantly good fun fighting mechanics. My expectation where met and even exceeded...