Space Rangers HD: A War Apart review (PC)

The space opera genre has been around since the days of the original Elite, and has always been familiar territory for games that effectively blends various types of gameplay together. Space Ranger HD: A War Apart doesn’t just confirm this image, it almost defines it. Continue reading “Space Rangers HD: A War Apart review (PC)”

Oculus Rift preview

3D gaming has come a long way in the past 30 years, developing from games such as Elite to what present day franchises like Battlefield and Crysis show us. The next leap in 3D gaming is upon us with the re-invention of 3D virtual reality helmets. The Oculus Rift, now enjoying the support from industry legend John Carmack, is arguably the most promising initiative in this field. We took a developer kit for a test flight recently and couldn’t help be impressed. Continue reading “Oculus Rift preview”

IL-2 Sturmovik: Battle for Stalingrad preview

For flight sim enthusiasts, the IL-2 Sturmovik series has become a very familiar name. The first few games in the series were met with excellent reviews, and after the disappointing “Cliff Of Dover” the developers are looking to return to form with Battle of Stalingrad. We saw the game in action in Cologne and came back impressed. Here’s why… Continue reading “IL-2 Sturmovik: Battle for Stalingrad preview”

Deux Ex: Human Revolution Director’s Cut review (X360)

A lot of PC gamers will remember the first Deux Ex from 2000 as an instant classic in the FPS/RPG genre. Many felt the 2003 sequel did not live up to the original, but Invisible War still garnered high review marks everywhere. Enter Deux Ex: Human Revolution, the 2011 prequel released for PC, X360 and PS3 and now updated with a director’s cut edition. After an eight year hiatus, does this title manage to reintroduce the franchise with a bang? We definitely think so – read on to find out why. Continue reading “Deux Ex: Human Revolution Director’s Cut review (X360)”

M.O.J.O. – a PS4/Xbox One alternative?

The gaming community knowns that the next two months will be dominated by plenty of “PS4 vs Xbox One” debates. But with the initial supply being limited to a select few who pre-ordered, why not look at some alternatives? Mad Catz is releasing its M.O.J.O. micro-console this holiday season, which we got a brief look at back in August. Now that we have some more info to share, it’s time to look at the console in more detail. Continue reading “M.O.J.O. – a PS4/Xbox One alternative?”