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Talkingship – Video Games, Movies, Music & Laughs | November 24, 2014

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PREVIEW: Far Cry 4

November 6, 2014 |

Far Cry 3 was an amazing game. Traversing the stunning tropical world of Rook Island, hunting animals and taking down militias…it was quite something. Based on our brief time with Far Cry 4, it’s more of the same: and that’s a very good thing. Read More

EGX 2014: Alien: Isolation Preview

October 6, 2014 |

I never return to games at expos. Time is too precious, and queues are too long. But Alien: Isolation was so good the first time I played it. It was equally good the second time. And it was beyond amazing … Read More

EGX 2014: Dream Preview

October 6, 2014 |

Dream is certainly an interesting game. As the name suggests, it takes place inside someone’s dream – specifically, that of a university graduate. As he goes to sleep, you enter his subconscious and roam around. Unfortunately, it doesn’t seem that … Read More

EGX 2014: Evolve Preview

October 1, 2014 |

To say that people are hyped for Evolve would be an understatement. The game regularly attracts queues of several hours at expos, and it was with this knowledge that I headed straight to the game’s booth when doors opened at … Read More

EGX 2014: Shadow of Mordor Preview

September 29, 2014 |

The Lord of the Rings is popular. Very, very popular. There is also a strong overlap between those who like LotR, and those who play video games. So it’s quite strange that there has yet to be a good game … Read More

PREVIEW: Destiny (Alpha)

June 29, 2014 |

Bungie’s Destiny is an ambitious game. Retaining the atmospheric sci-fi feel of their Halo series, the team is trying to redefine gaming for the new generation. Mixing together open world, MMO-style gameplay, deep story-based dungeons, seamless four player co-op and competitive multiplayer, it would be awfully easy for Destiny to collapse under its own weight. It’s impressive, then, that it doesn’t. In fact, based on our weekend with the alpha, Destiny could be one of the best games this year. Read More

E3 2014 Conferences Ranked: Who Won E3?

June 17, 2014 | 11

It’s time for a little deconstruction of what went down at E3 this year. We’re pushing aside all the hype, bombast and showy PR tactics, and focussing on what really counts: the games. After last year’s conference, Sony came away as the clear winners, but this year the lines are a little more blurred. In fact, when we break it all down, it appears Microsoft wins. Let’s take a look. Read More

E3 2014: The Six Best Trailers

June 16, 2014 | 2

E3 2014 has been and gone, and we’re all now reeling in the aftermath of a busy, busy conference. As always, trailers have been popping up here, there and everywhere, and it’s our duty here to sort through them to find the cream of the crop. So here they are, ranging from indie titles to the most expensive AAA games on the planet: the six best trailers of E3 2014. Read More

E3 2014: Sony Dazzles, But Is It Enough? (Conference Summary)

June 11, 2014 |

After Microsoft’s competent but predictable showing, denizens of the gaming sphere were waiting with baited breath to see how Sony would respond. Did their slate of explosive blockbusters manage to counter Microsoft’s stable of sequels? Not quite. Here’s what went down at Sony’s E3 press conference. Read More

E3 2014: Nintendo Finally Saves the Wii U (Conference Summary)

June 10, 2014 |

Nintendo were fully aware that this E3 was their opportunity to redeem themselves, save the Wii U and restore themselves to their former glory. And boy did they deliver. Here’s what went down at Nintendo’s 2014 E3 conference. Read More