Note: This article refers to a PEGI 18 Rated game. There are very few of us who get the chance to holiday where we want, and do what we want when there. Indeed, if I ever get the chance to get away I normally spend most of the time relaxing with a good book and … Continue reading What’s Scarier Than A Fictional Abandoned Asylum?
Controversial opinion time: I really don't care about trophies, achievements, gamerpoints or any other 'reward' system offered by gaming services. That's not to say I don’t see their value, nor does it mean I have any issue with 'Achievement Hunters'. Each to their own. However, there are rare occasions where a trophy list will grab … Continue reading Final Fantasy XV: My First Proper Platinum Trophy
Unless you've been living in lead-lined shelter, you'll have heard about the Nintendo Switch. You'll have heard about it being sold out pretty much everywhere. Now, you'll even have heard that Nintendo are overjoyed with the Switch's sales. It's been such a success that some outlets are reporting the Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild has somehow … Continue reading The Top 3 Legend Of Zelda-likes for the Switch-less
Blossom Tales: The Sleeping King describes itself as a mixture of Legend Of Zelda and The Princess Bride. In fairness to the game, this is probably the most accurate short blurb ever written. Blossom Tales carefully, cleverly, manages to balance being an homage and it's own self. Indeed, these game could easily stand on it's own for the most part. Blossom Tales first … Continue reading Blossom Tales: The Sleeping King – Blooming Marvellous?
Role-playing games are a main staple of gaming nowadays. However, as they have become more mainstream, they have had to become further and further removed from their source origin and, ultimately, the core reasons role-playing is still going strong today. The Role-Playing Source Although it has become a go-to synonym for nerdiness in pop culture, … Continue reading Role-Playing, Choices, and Torment: Tides of Numenera
Over the last couple of years, hacking and infiltrating technology has seemingly found its way into every game. Sometimes this is obvious, sometimes a little more subtle. Horizon: Zero Dawn allows you to hack into robots to take control of them, and upcoming title NieR: Automata uses hacking as a means for unlocking loot chests … Continue reading Hacking: Why Is It Everywhere In Gaming?
I finally had the chance to sit down and play through the NieR: Automata demo that is still available on the PSN. I had been putting it off because I wanted to Twitch stream it, and post the stream to the GameOrNought YouTube page (which is now done). While I was very impressed, and enjoyed … Continue reading Does NieR: Automata Deserve Your Attention?