Venom Arcade (Fight) Stick review (multi)

Through re-releases of classics as well as through brand new (indie) titles, there are plenty of arcade-inspired titles to play out there these days. The problem is that, if you’re a fan of that classic kind of experience, these games are spread across a multitude of systems. The Venom Arcade Stick doesn’t just fix that problem, it also gives you access to genuine arcade-style controls as an alternative to the modern day gamepad. Continue reading “Venom Arcade (Fight) Stick review (multi)”

Sociable Soccer – an update from Jon Hare

It’s been over a year since Sociable Soccer went into early access on Steam and we previewed it. Lately, much of the news has been about the game heading to China for a mobile release, leaving the community wondering what will happen to the PC and potential console versions. We got in touch with Jon Hare, designer of both the immortal classic Sensible Soccer and Sociable Soccer, to find out more. Continue reading “Sociable Soccer – an update from Jon Hare”

Mad Catz returns (to Gamescom)

In a surprise announcement during this year’s CES in Las Vegas, Mad Catz returned to the world of gaming peripherals. Now based out of Hong Kong, the company’s new owners traveled all the way to Cologne for Gamescom – where we met up to learn what’s new and exciting. Continue reading “Mad Catz returns (to Gamescom)”

Wargaming gears up towards World of Warships Legends (Gamescom)

It was late in June when Wargaming announced their plans to bring their PC-based naval MMO World of Warships to consoles. Two months later, we sat down with Daniil Volkov (Development Director for the game) and Victor Kislyi (Wargaming’s CEO), to talk about the game in more detail. Here’s our report of that talk, where we saw the console version in action and also briefly addressed a few of Wargaming’s other IPs – including Master of Orion and Total Annihilation. Continue reading “Wargaming gears up towards World of Warships Legends (Gamescom)”