Video Games

  • It’s ok to take a break from gaming

    It’s ok to take a break from gaming, to have a little down time. It seems an odd thing to have to say, to suggest we need to consciously take a break from our hobby but sometimes it’s really needed. An extended break is not something we often talk...
  • 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...
  • Total War: Three Kingdoms

    This is the fourth article in a series recounting & reviewing my time with Total War: Three Kingdoms. Developed by Creative Assembly & Published by Sega. Our thanks go to Creative Assembly for providing the site with a review code. Campaign mode played is Romance Mode   I have spent...
  • Bei The Builder

    This is the third article in a series where I recount and review my time with Total War: Three Kingdoms by Creative Assembly. You can find the first article here & the second article here. Thank you to Creative Assembly for providing a review code to the site. This...
  • Tanked Up 156 – It’s not about Politics

    We’ve all played games! Whooo! Lucy kicks off the discussion with Tick Tock: A tale for two, a co-op synchronous puzzle game then briefly touches on Engare. Ben and Aadil have been playing The Division 2 and try to focus this week on the positives of the game. Politics...
  • Tanked Up 152 – A Philosophical Ca(t)meo(w)

    Lucy returns to join Ben and Aadil as we get heavy from the off, discussing philosophy and video games. Talk moves to pub trips, Weatherspoons and the ageing demographic of pub goers. We finish on some puzzle games including the New York Times Crossword, Golf Peaks and G30 rounding...
  • OutofLives Podcast #2 – Underrated Utopia

    This week the boys discuss games they think are underrated and that definitely need a little more love as well as what they’ve been playing and watching recently. This includes Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning, Subsurface Circular, Prey (2017), Alien Isolation and Minit....
  • The lighter side of violent video games

    Sometimes you just want to blow shit up. You get home from work or school and to let off some steam and relax, you switch on your console or PC with the aim of shooting legions of goons in the head or creating the biggest explosion possible. This doesn’t...
  • Why Video Game Prices SHOULD Rise

    There hasn’t been a video game related story for quite some time that has triggered an emotional reaction in me quite like EA shutting down Visceral Games. I’ve been a fan of Visceral Games for some time now, I’ve written about my love of Dead Space recently, and I...