games

  • Back Where It All Began

    In late 2013, when the PS4 & Xbox One launched, the first game I played on my brand new PS4 was not Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag. It was the second game I played but it is the one I want to talk about for reasons which should become...
  • Tanked Up 192 – Our Favourite Games of the Decade 2010-2019

    As a continuation from episode 191 the gang kept drinking and moved on to discuss their favourite games and genres of the decade. The drinking continued too with Aadil having beers from Unity and Good Chemistry, Lucy sinking back North Brewing Co and a Whiplash X Pig’s Ear collab...
  • My Hopes For Dragon Ball Games In The Next Generation

    Dragon Ball is a series with a long list of video game titles stretching back all the way to 1986. They’ve had their ups and downs but the most recent ones have been truly transformative in my eyes. DB XenoVerse 2, my favourite, is excellent while DB FighterZ is...
  • Free 2 Destiny

    Since Destiny 2 went (mostly) free to play last week, I’ve played quite a bit of it. It’s a bold plan from Bungie since their split from publisher Activision to make basically their entire game free to play with only the latest expansion’s content still behind the paywall. Time...
  • Football Drama

    I’ve been struggling with Football Drama. It’s a small indie title by Open Lab Games, released on Steam, iOS & Android. The premise is an interesting one. It’s a satirical take on Football management inspired by the vast amounts of literature on the subject and the narratives that come...
  • Out of Rupees – Name That Pokémon!

    Join Francis & Andy as they dissect Septembers Nintendo Direct. All of the news, reviewed by the Out of Rupees crew. Pokémon, Overwatch, Fire Emblem, Super Smash Bros. Doom 64 and more! ***hosted by outoflives.net***...
  • Rocket League at Dreamhack Montreal (2019)

    Dreamhack Pro Circuit took place last weekend in Montreal, Canada. A Rocket League LAN tournament with a selection of the best teams from across the world competing to become champions. One of a few such tournaments held around the world throughout the year but it’s the first one I’ve...
  • The Agony Of 1v1 in Rocket League

    So, the new competitive Season has started for Rocket League. In the last season, Season 11, I finally managed to achieve my Diamond Season Rank reward for the first time. The ranks – Bronze, Silver, Gold, Platinum, Diamond, Champion & Grand Champion – are as competitive as ever. In...
  • 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...