Articles from Chop

  1. Will Sony Suffer In Their Possible Bid To Bring Back Iconic Games?

    There are many lovable protagonists we are able to associate with our childhood sprouting from the work of Sony, with the likes of Crash Bandicoot and Spyro tipping the headlines as the more 'well-known' characters of our youths. This everlasting love for our favourite game characters has captured Sony's profitable imagination, CEO Andrew House has confirmed that Sony are mulling over the opportunity to bring back the likes of Bandicoot, Spyro and Jak and Daxter to their illustrious new...
  2. Atari Release RollerCoaster Tycoon 4 + News On Possible PC Release

    There's always something incredibly special about the RollerCoaster Tycoon series, whether it being the limitless opportunities in which gamers have to create an imaginative theme park or the sheer fun of entertaining and watching over the virtual ticket holders which have attending your theme park. My childhood was spent playing the RCT series, I had spent endless hour constructing rollercoasters and making sure that all of the park's staff were doing their jobs, however, the series began...
  3. H1Z1 - Sony To Reveal 'Long Term' Project Tonight

    After many months behind closed doors, Sony Online Entertainment Studios will be revealing their project which has been through months of preparation. It has come as a surprise to gamers when Sony released a teaser site for the project which is being referred to as 'H1Z1', the website features a spooky theme which could hint at the motive for the new game, to view the website, click here. SOE's president John Smedley announced earlier today that gameplay and other news regarding the game...
  4. Fire TV - Amazon Entering Gaming Industry With New Device

    Earlier this morning, the online retailer 'Amazon' have announced the release of their new console/streaming device which is named 'Amazon Fire TV'. The console has been through the rumor mill for the last several months and many critics were wondering whether Amazon were just speculating at a project which would be unimaginable, however it seems that Amazon's intentions are clear, they are ready to join the gaming industry, battling it out with some of the largest conglomerates across the...
  5. April Fools! Video Games Get In The Mischievous Mood

    Before you start to contemplate whether this is an April fools prank, I assure you everything in this article is completely true! It has become an unlikely tradition for video games to get in the foolish spirit on this very day, from the smallest to the most drastic change, video games have been known to pull on the heartstrings of gamers or shock them with horrific news. So, you've thought your favorite game has just released the most exciting piece of news you've ever heard? well, there...
  6. Meet Phil Spencer - The 'Gamer' Who Is Now Head Of Xbox

    Since its release back in November of last year, Xbox have been causing a lot of controversy regarding the lack of its gaming approach to the new console, avid gamers speculated that Xbox are seemingly becoming more of a tool to surf the internet and connect with friends rather than the most important figure which is gaming itself. However as of today, Xbox have recruited a new guy whom loves playing video games, Phil Spencer believes that his 'gaming background' will help invigourate the...
  7. Xbox Behaving Badly: Microsoft to penalise players for 'behaving badly'

    We've all been there, mouthing off to friends or even complete strangers over the headset, but is there a time when behaving inappropriately online can have an ultimate consequence? according to Microsoft Programme Manager Michael Dunn, gamers who intentionally cause havoc and harm over the Xbox One's online system will be punished by "reduced matchmaking pairings and twitch bans". Earlier today Dunn announced that a new reputation system will be released onto Xbox One systems later this...
  8. EA Sports: FIFA World Cup 2014 Trailer Release And 'Game Defining' Improvements

    With the World Cup hosted in Brazil slowly creeping up on avid football fans, what better time for EA to bring out a game in which enables fans and gamers to participate in the virtual tournament, allowing you to build your national team and rise through the ranks to become the champions. The game is to release on April 15th on current gen consoles meaning consumers will have the chance to manage their supporting country and possibly win the trophy two months before the actual event begins....
  9. Rocksteady To Develop Fourth Installment In The Batman Series

    Rocksteady, whom were the driving force behind the incredibly popular prequel of the Batman series, Arkham City and Arkham Asylum, have announced today that they will be enrolling a fourth installment to the series which will be suitably named 'Arkham Knight'. Rocksteady have revealed that the new game will feature much more jaw dropping moments in which they hope will revitalize the game causing it to be "10 times more popular than the previous games". According to sources, a series of new...
  10. Microsoft To Release Limited Edition Xbox One Bundle

    With the release of eagerly anticipated Titanfall on the horizon, Microsoft have released details today suggesting that they will be bringing out a limited edition Xbox One bundle, including the exclusive game Titanfall for free. Not only that, Microsoft have also released that the UK console will be reduced in price and will be available to buy for £399.99, however, the bundle overall will be cost the same amount as the original Xbox One, varying around £450-£499. The bundle will be...
  11. Free To Play: Valve's Documentary About Professional Gamers To Premiere Next Month

    Ever wondered what it would be like to live the life of a professional gamer? well, game development and digital distribution company Valve are in the process of creating a full-length documentary about the life of the gamer, highlighting the risks of the industry and the lengths gamers will go to win and improve. The upcoming documentary, called Free To Play, follows three professional gamers from around the world as they compete for a million dollar prize in the first Dota 2 International...
  12. Microsoft Charging $24.99 To Allow Use Of Personal Headsets

    Yet again Microsoft have been controversially modifying aspects of the new Xbox One, which was released in November last year, however this time it is the ability for gamers to use their own headset for the console, which many were eagerly anticipating since its arrival into our homes. It sounds like Microsoft are doing us a favor, right? well, the thought is there to try and adapt the Xbox One for the customer's satisfaction however the real stumbling block is the price, it will set back...
  13. Electronic Arts: The love/hate relationship

    Electronic Arts, more notably known as EA, are without a doubt one of the biggest producers of exemplary games across the world, whether it being your strategic life simulation game 'Sims' or most recently the arrival of the first person shooter 'Battlefield 4'. Lets be honest, we've all bought or at least played a game created by EA, but why is there always constant criticism aimed at the iconic games developer? within this article I shall explain us, the consumers, relationship with the...
  14. New Xbox One mod allows cross platform controller usage

    A new mod called "CronusMax" has made Xbox One gaming experience all the more exciting, yet a little surreal. The mod, created by TeamXecuter Collective enables Xbox users to use cross platform controllers such as Xbox 360 and WII remotes to use when playing on their newly released Xbox One. The new Xbox One controller failed to impress the majority of Xbox fans around the world, with the critics admitting the controller was "too small" and "more fragile than the 360 version". However,...
  15. Man spends $750 for picture of Xbox One

    19-year old Peter Clatworthy was left horrified with the Xbox One 'console' that he bought on eBay... Peter Clatworthy (pictured) from Nottingham, UK was eagerly expecting a large package to arrive at his house the day after he purchased a $750 Xbox One console including FIFA 14. However, the 19 year old was not expecting a small envelope to be the $750 console he had hoped for. Clatworthy, an avid gamer, said he saved up for the limited edition Xbox One as a Christmas present for his...
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