The new Matrix movie could be a Morpheus origin story starring Michael B. Jordan

Posted 03/20 11:33 in Gaming | 0comments

The new Matrix movie could be a Morpheus origin story starring Michael B. Jordan

After the mind-bending news that the new Matrix movie would be neither a reboot or a remake, you’d be forgiven for thinking just what on earth could a Matrix movie deal with.It turns out we could be heading to prequel territory – the origins of Morpheus to be exact.

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14 things I wish I knew before starting Mass Effect Andromeda

Posted 03/20 11:31 in Gaming | 0comments

14 things I wish I knew before starting Mass Effect Andromeda

You can only get one ‘thing’ from a non-playable planet, and it’s often a tiny amount of XP or a negligible cache of minerals.You earn Research Points by scanning items in the environment (so, whip you scanner out as often as possible - it’s worth it), and the type of Research Points you get depends on what you scan.

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In 2007 a fan dreamt of working for Nintendo, 2017 he turns up in the Zelda credits

Posted 03/18 21:42 in Gaming | 0comments

In 2007 a fan dreamt of working for Nintendo, 2017 he turns up in the Zelda credits

As noted on reddit it looks like one Nintendo fan got to live their dream, apparently turning up in the credits for The Legend of Zelda: The Breath of the Wild.Between 2007 and 2014 that would give him him seven odd years to crack Japanese and programming.

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Movies to watch on Blu-Ray and DVD: Nocturnal Animals, Fright Night, and more

Posted 03/18 09:01 in Gaming | 0comments

Movies to watch on Blu-Ray and DVD: Nocturnal Animals, Fright Night, and more

In showing her range – warm and empathetic in Arrival, cool and aloof in Nocturnal Animals – Adams may have split her vote and come away with nothing.Here are two of 2016’s most ambitious, thought-provoking films, each bending its apparent genre (sci-fi, noir thriller) into unpredictable shapes.

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The 25 best Wii U games

Posted 03/17 23:32 in Gaming | 0comments

The 25 best Wii U games

Even with the lackluster sales and cumbersome GamePad, Nintendo's Wii U played host to some of the best games the publisher/developer has ever made.So as Nintendo enters an exciting new era, let's take a few minutes to celebrate the 25 best Wii U games ever made.

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13 blasts from the past: Backwards compatible classics for the Xbox One

Posted 03/17 21:48 in Gaming | 0comments

13 blasts from the past: Backwards compatible classics for the Xbox One

In less than two years, Microsoft has done a stellar job at making dozens of Xbox 360 titles playable on the Xbox One.Whether it's action, retro, or RPG games you're looking for, the backwards compatibility library on the Xbox One has grown to the point where there's bound to be a hidden gem in there just for you.

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Watch 35 minutes of Prey gameplay and see 7 ways it lets you be an asshole in space

Posted 03/17 21:12 in Gaming | 0comments

Watch 35 minutes of Prey gameplay and see 7 ways it lets you be an asshole in space

In Prey, you have the freedom and power to wreak havoc and just enough paranoia to actually feel justified in doing it.Bethesda has published a new video showing the first 35 minutes players will spend with the game; on top of establishing some of the early mind-tricks the game will play, it proves Prey will carry on the grand "immersive sim" tradition of letting players act like complete assholes.

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The first Sonic Forces gameplay trailer looks like more 3D Sonic, for better or worse

Posted 03/17 18:43 in Gaming | 0comments

The first Sonic Forces gameplay trailer looks like more 3D Sonic, for better or worse

Remember that new 3D Sonic game Sega teased last year with a cinematic trailer?It has an official name now - Sonic Forces - and even some footage of the actual game in action.

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Somehow Horizon: Zero Dawn players have already killed more than 152 million Watchers

Posted 03/17 17:22 in Gaming | 0comments

Somehow Horizon: Zero Dawn players have already killed more than 152 million Watchers

Oh, you Horizon: Zero Dawn players - you sure like killin' things.Over on Twitter, game director Mathijs de Jonge gave some interesting stats regarding how players have spent their first couple weeks with the game.

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Imagine The Last of Us in medieval France with man-eating rat swarms

Posted 03/17 15:41 in Gaming | 0comments

Imagine The Last of Us in medieval France with man-eating rat swarms

Witnessing a plague of man-eating rats and being hunted by the torture-hungry Inquisition is slowly changing him, and not for the better.Killing any inquisitors in your way, you’re setting a dangerously amoral example for your little brother.

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Here's how you can play Mass Effect: Andromeda right now on EA Access

Posted 03/17 15:41 in Gaming | 0comments

Here's how you can play Mass Effect: Andromeda right now on EA Access

Mass Effect: Andromeda's release date won't arrive until next week, but did you know you can start playing right now if you're on Xbox One?The game's Play First Trial is live now on EA Access and all subscribers can spend up to 10 hours exploring the game's first planet (and yes, these planets are pretty big) or enjoy unlimited access to the co-op multiplayer mode ahead of time.

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Give me an imperfect game that sparks emotions over something polished but familiar any day

Posted 03/17 14:01 in Gaming | 0comments

Give me an imperfect game that sparks emotions over something polished but familiar any day

My experience of The Last Guardian was, admittedly, different to most.The Last Guardian instantly became one of my favourite titles of 2016 and, indeed, of the entire PS4 library.

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Destiny: Xur weapons, gear, and location, March 17 - 19. Telesto!

Posted 03/17 13:20 in Gaming | 0comments

Destiny: Xur weapons, gear, and location, March 17 - 19. Telesto!

Zavala’s trying to get some serious battle stats crunched, but Xur keeps humming Little Spanish Flea at a just-perceptible volume under his breath to put him off.Such a shame that it took ‘til this point in year three for those two to become friends.

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The Big Question: What's your favorite Mass Effect moment?

Posted 03/17 12:00 in Gaming | 0comments

The Big Question: What's your favorite Mass Effect moment?

Heart swelling, dizzy in anticipation of finally seeing Meg… er, Tali's face, I fluffed the Suicide Mission's first big decision.It was one of the many moments where Mass Effect's characters felt less like archetypes and more like people with full and complicated histories.

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Legion S1.06 review: “constantly writhing and reinventing itself under your gaze to mirror David’s grasp on reality”

Posted 03/17 00:09 in Gaming | 0comments

Legion S1.06 review: “constantly writhing and reinventing itself under your gaze to mirror David’s grasp on reality”

After five episodes focusing on the unreality trapped inside David Haller’s head, Legion has finally let it all spill out, creating a weird but fascinating episode.Another moment, when dogs are mentioned, David casually mentions he hates them, having spent every episode previously lovingly remembering his childhood pet, King.

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The trailer for a game called 'Everything' is somehow the dumbest, smartest, most relaxing thing

Posted 03/16 22:47 in Gaming | 0comments

The trailer for a game called 'Everything' is somehow the dumbest, smartest, most relaxing thing

As part of my job, I often write about games you're already aware of, covering new features or characters or what-have-you.But sometimes, you and I get to discover something together at the same time.

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Sterling Archer enters Rock Band with 'Danger Zone' DLC - phrasing!

Posted 03/16 21:45 in Gaming | 0comments

Sterling Archer enters Rock Band with 'Danger Zone' DLC - phrasing!

The Rock Band Rivals expansion pack, available now for $30, brings with it a revamped career mode where you play through a documentary about your band, weekly challenges, and most important of all, the song "Danger Zone" by Kenny Loggins, which can be sung by none other than Sterling Archer.Jon Benjamin, the voice of Archer for the show, will be joining your crew - this Archer is just cosmetic.

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This Mass Effect: Andromeda app lets you manage Strike Teams and multiplayer loadouts from your phone

Posted 03/16 20:54 in Gaming | 0comments

This Mass Effect: Andromeda app lets you manage Strike Teams and multiplayer loadouts from your phone

Once Mass Effect: Andromeda is out, you won't have petty things like "work" and "social outings" to blame for missing valuable APEX missions.BioWare is rolling out a companion app for the game called APEX HQ, which lets users manage both Strike Teams and multiplayer characters from their mobile devices.

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Super Mario Odyssey focuses on the best thing about Mario games: his regular ol' self

Posted 03/16 20:34 in Gaming | 0comments

Super Mario Odyssey focuses on the best thing about Mario games: his regular ol' self

But it looks like Super Mario Odyssey on Nintendo Switch could change all that, reinventing the immaculate wheel that is Super Mario 64's movement.Even having completed every 3D Mario game made since Super Mario 64, I'm astonished by how tight, how quick, and how freeform this initial foundation still feels.

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The Artful Escape of Francis Vendetti is a bad music game - but a beautiful musician game

Posted 03/16 20:34 in Gaming | 0comments

The Artful Escape of Francis Vendetti is a bad music game - but a beautiful musician game

Don't come to The Artful Escape of Francis Vendetti looking for a music game.At least not the type of music game with colored notes or arrows flying down the screen where you have to push buttons in time to rack up a high score.

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