Articles from Dave

  1. PS4 v Xbox One: Controller Size Comparison

    One of Playstation's many downfalls with the PS3 was the annoyingly small size of the Dualshock 3. When holding the controller, players- especially ones with hands bigger than a 10 year old's- commonly struggled to get a real grip on it. Since the announcement of the PS4 many fans have remained suspicious on the size of the Dualshock 4; while the controller promises to offer us a flurry of new features, Sony only stated that the controller would be "bigger than the DS3", but would it be...
  2. Gaming Franchises That Need To Die

    Repetitiveness is a common factor in the gaming world, especially with game releases. Typically, once a game becomes popular we see a franchise spawn from it; Super Mario Bros being the perfect example. As time has progressed, we've seen many franchises rise from the ashes and become yearly releases. Games such as Call of Duty and FIFA have honed their popularity and marketed their releases to revolve around a virtuous yearly cycle; making them two of the most formidable names in the gaming...
  3. Wii U Sells 400k Units on Launch Week!

    Today, Nintendo of America's head, Reggie Fils-Aime, has revealed that the Wii U has managed to sell 400,000 units within its first week of sales! Black Friday looks to have been a massive contributor towards these figures, as they've surpassed Nintendo's projections for their US launch. Unfortunately the Wii U has failed to hit the staggering sales of its predecessor, the Wii, which accumulated an amazing 600,000 sales during its launch week- but realistically nobody expected the Wii U...
  4. Microsoft Poised To Announce New Xbox?

    After Sony's explosive conference revealing their next step into the console era, it's no secret that the gaming world is expecting Microsoft to answer back with their rendition soon. Today, further proof has surfaced that the next gen Xbox will have an announcement soon. XboxEvent.com, found by Neogaf user Ekim, suggests that Microsoft are poised to hold an event, outside of E3, to reveal their next gen console. The domain was registered by none other than EventCore; most popularly known...
  5. Treyarch and Twitch.TV Join Forces

    With Treyarch already making leaps and bounds to ensure Black Ops 2 is the ultimate gaming franchise, todays announcement of their partnership with Twitch.TV may come as no shock to some of you. The thrilling announcement made via Twitch.TV's blog marks another monumental moment for Black Ops 2 enthusiasts, who'll now be able to stream directly to their Twitch.TV channel straight from Black Ops 2 - an option previously privy to only Youtube. The update for this feature will reportedly...
  6. Black Ops 2: Youtube Live Streaming Available From Day One

    With the release of Black Ops 2 now only five days away, more mouth-watering news has begun to surface to wet our appetites further. Today, Activision have announced another Black Ops 2 revolutionary feature: Built-in live streaming. Players who participate in the all new competitive playlist, League Play, will be able to setup a live stream directly from their Xbox 360 or PS3 and then stream it to the masses on Youtube, or Call of Duty Elite. To entice you further, Treyarch will also...
  7. 2013's Top 3 Potential Flops

    Writer's note: Again, this is all opinion based stuff. So don't get your panties in a twist! Despite each years gaming lineup being cloaked in a veil of excitement, it’s inevitable that a few games will fail to reach the mark and disappoint the masses. Last year, we seen the likes of Resident Evil 6 and Assassins Creed 3 fail to impress, and with 2013 being shrouded in a list of blockbuster titles as far as the eye can see, we can expect to see a handful of hyped games drop to the floor...
  8. Sony Tease PS4 Announcement?

    Yo Dawg. We heard you like announcements.. Like wildfire, new rumours and leaks concerning the PS4 have surfaced after Sony's Playstation 2013 teaser trailer. The video, that made its way online yesterday, has left fans and journalists alike buzzing at the prospect of the PS4 announcement, as everything seems to point towards the event being held for that; a page taken from Apple's success. This potential announcement comes as a shock to most, as Kaz Hirai, CEO of Sony, said only a...
  9. 2013's Top 5 Most Anticipated Games

    Writer's note: Before you read, keep in mind this is all opinion based and is by no means an official list! With 2013 now upon us, now’s the time to start thinking about what games we should be looking to invest our money in. This year boasts arguably one of the most anticipated gaming lineups ever; where we’ll witness a plethora of new IPs, sequels and prequels hit the market. As always, some games stand head and shoulders over others, so what are 2013’s top five games to look out for?...
  10. A Closer Look At The Order: 1886

    Developed by the popular PSP outfit Ready at Dawn, The Order: 1886 is a linear third-person adventure game with steampunk-esque shooting heavily integrated. With this year marking the release of the new consoles, The Order is one of the many new IP's that'll hit shortly after the release of the PS4. Originally announced during Sony's E3 2013 press conference, The Order looks to be set in a post industrial-revolution London where players will come in contact with numerous historical...
  11. GTA V Gets Official Release Date

    Rockstar have announced that Grand Theft Auto 5 will be released on the 17th of September; almost four months after its originally intended release date! Rockstar have stated that, whilst they intended to release the game during the spring, they feel that knocking it back to September will play a vital part in ensuring the game is the exact way they want it. As of now, this announcement only concerns the Xbox 360 and PS3 versions; both the PC (which hasn't been 100% confirmed anyway)...
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  13. TellTale Announce The Wolf Among US

    After The Walking Dead's staggering reception, it was no secret that Telltale Games would be looking to re-enter the market with a similar bang. As we already know, Telltale revealed that their next comic book-turned game venture would be from the DC comic series Fables; which today has been named The Wolf Among Us over on IGN. Surprisingly, The Wolf Among Us will take place before the comic book adventures, instead we'll take control of Bigby Wolf; a character who's exiled to New York...
  14. First Infamous: Second Son Gameplay Revealed

    Our first glimpse of gameplay from Infamous: Second Son has been released via the official Playstation magazine's YouTube. The video jumps on-board with our protagonist Delsin Rowe while he attacks what seems to be a military outpost. With Second Son set seven years after Infamous 2, the world is a different place; which is perfectly depicted through the series of announcements heard throughout the complex that Delsin is traversing. The country now seems to be under a totalitarian law,...
  15. PS+ February Line-up Announced

    For those of you unaware, each month, Sony reward their PS+ members with a flurry of free games and content as a thank you for paying for their service. For January, we seen the likes of Bioshock 2 and Mortal Kombat become free for PSN+ members, and February's lineup looks to continue this excellent trend of providing us with top notch games for free of charge. For February, we see the grossly underrated action game Sleeping Dogs enter the fray as the game of the month. If the...
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