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Talkingship – Video Games, Movies, Music & Laughs | April 16, 2014

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EGX Rezzed Preview: Skies of Saturn

April 3, 2014 |

I didn’t really get Skies of Saturn. You’re controlling a sail, and you can steer it through the world, catching the wind and squeezing yourself tight to fit through narrow gaps. But I didn’t get what the point was. Normally this isn’t an issue: I quite like games without an objective, in fact. But Skies of Saturn kept hinting that there was something more: cubes to collect, but nothing obvious about what to do with them. It was mysterious, but in a bad way: when I asked the developer if there was an objective and got the reply “You tell me”, that summed up my experience with the game quite well. It’s more than a little pretentious.  Read More

EGX Rezzed Preview: Biome

April 2, 2014 |

Imagine Minecraft. Now imagine Minecraft with a low-poly, heavily stylised aesthetic. Now imagine looking down at that world, and being able to interact with it, god-game style. Congratulations: you’re imagining Biome Read More

EGX Rezzed Preview: The ARC

April 2, 2014 |

Supposedly inspired by recent platformers such as Rayman Origins or Super Meat Boy, The ARC is a sphere-based puzzle game. The premise is somewhat ridiculous (you’re inserted into a virtual reality to save your boyfriend, I think?), but the gameplay … Read More

EGX Rezzed Preview: Narcissus

April 2, 2014 |

Narcissus is an utterly genius iPad and PC platformer, where each level has two characters: one on each side of the screen. They are reflections of each other: one is facing you, and the other is walking upside down (unless you walk over to the other side of the iPad, where he’ll be facing up). The controls are beautifully simple: tap the top half of the screen to make the top character jump; and the bottom half to make the bottom character jump. Sounds straightforward? It’s anything but. Read More

Xbox One vs PS4 in 2014: Which Has the Best Games?

January 11, 2014 | 104

The dust has settled on the launch of PS4 and Xbox One, and after mediocre launch lineups for both consoles it’s time to take a look at what’s coming next. This article will look at all the exclusives coming out over the first half of 2014, so you can make your decision as to which console is going to the best throughout the year (spoiler alert: it’s the Xbox One).  Read More

PREVIEW: Tearaway (EGX 2013)

November 16, 2013 |

With games like Little Big Planet, Media Molecule have a track record of producing charming and fun platformers for the PS3. Tearaway is their first game for PS Vita, and so the question arises of whether this is as good as previous games. We got some hands-on time with the game, and we’ve say that it most certainly is. Read More

Forza 5, Call of Duty: Ghosts and more: Xbox One Launch Games Preview (EGX 2013)

October 27, 2013 |

You’ve heard our thoughts on the Xbox One, but what about the launch games? Fear not: we got our hands on them at the recent Eurogamer Expo, and you can check out our previews right here.  Read More

Xbox One Preview (EGX 2013)

October 27, 2013 |

The Xbox One will be upon us in under a month, and thus it’s time you found out whether it’s worth your hard earned cash. We got some hands on time with the Xbox One and some launch titles at the recent Eurogamer Expo: here’s what we thought. Read More

Driveclub, Knack, Octodad and more: PlayStation 4 Games Preview (EGX 2013)

October 25, 2013 |

You’ve seen what we think about the PS4, but it’s the games that truly make a console shine. We got hands on with PS4’s launch games (and the soon-to-be-released Driveclub and Octodad) at the recent Eurogamer Expo: here’s what we thought.  Read More

PlayStation 4 Preview (EGX 2013)

October 25, 2013 |

The next generation of consoles is almost here, but is it any better that what we’ve already got? We got hands on with the PS4 at Eurogamer Expo: here’s what we think. Read More