• Why Romulans should be the villains of Star Trek 4

    The release of Star Trek Beyond last year brought with it a major surprise: it was actually a really good movie. I’m a big fan of the 2009 reboot and Into Darkness is a fun action flick but even I wasn’t excited for Beyond. The marketing put me off...
  • Can the Switch Learn From the Wii U’s Bad Online Service?

    Nintendo are destined to repeat their online service mistakes, unless they learn from the Wii U’s failings. While the Wii U’s online service was mostly functional, it was primitive. As the Switch’s online features aren’t fully up and running yet, Nintendo still have time to carefully ponder what players...
  • Out of Lives Podcast Episode 73 – A-Team Assemble

    This weeks episode is an absolute belter! Alfred forgets how conversations work, Adam refuses to restart the podcast & Aadil wants a lot of things cut… particularly when he says something stupid. Other topics covered are Game Of Thrones Season 7/8 news, catching up with Microsoft, Rocket League sales...
  • Out of Lives Podcast Teaser for Episode 73

    This here is a little teaser for this weeks Out of Lives Podcast, landing on a podcast app near you at 12pm on Thursday....
  • 2Dark Review

    Reviewed on: Xbox One Also available on: PS4, Steam 2Dark is a new indie thriller from Frederick Raynal, the creator of Alone in the Dark. The games title works on many levels as you play in a lot of dark areas with little light, but more importantly, the game is...
  • Revisiting Assassin’s Creed 2

    First, I should say this isn’t a review but rather an informal discussion of various aspects of the game. I’ll be going wherever my thoughts take me with little structure so if you’re not familiar with the game maybe this article isn’t for you. If asked what my favourite...
  • Local Multiplayer, Dead on Arrival

    Has the internet ruined local multiplayer games? Does society even have time for them? The obvious issue is, you need someone else there to play with, get mad at, and gloat at when you eventually win. Most of my friends aren’t local, so we play together online; I’m sure...
  • Out of Lives Podcast Episode 72 – MetalEditor & Moonlight

    This week your regular host Adam, is joined by Aadil who is back fresh from a lovely trip to Dublin. He gives his verdict on the film Moonlight and we discuss some news from Ubisoft that seems to have slipped by without anyone paying much attention at all. Plus...
  • What We Thought of The Walker Stalker Con

    Walker Stalker Con is, as the name suggests, a convention for all things The Walking Dead, a fantastic event for fans of the franchise, across all forms of its media from the comics where it began to the hit TV show and even the computer games. The Olympia’s main...