Alistair Jones

Game of the Year – Part 1

[dropcap]W[/dropcap]e begin our Game of the Year countdown with one of the best games of the year that wins our Best Sports Game as well as perhaps one of the worst. It’s so plagued with bugs and glitches that it gets an award all of it’s own. Stay tuned in for...
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Posted Jan. 30, 2016

Sia – ‘This is Acting’

It’s been a wild few years for Sia Furlur. After nearly two decades in the music industry, her 6th studio album, 1000 Forms of Fear, was set to be her last; a contractual obligation that would free her from her recording label. However the album’s striking combination of powerful, emotive...
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Posted Jan. 29, 2016

The Multiplayer Gamble

[dropcap]T[/dropcap]he shift towards multiplayer began with the rise of the first person shooter genre in the mid-to-late 2000s, when games such as Call of Duty 4 and Halo 3 launched, featuring robust multiplayer components to complement their single player offerings. The multiplayer offered an enjoyable side activity for people to...
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Posted Dec. 21, 2015

Escape from Konami

[dropcap]A[/dropcap]fter months of speculation surrounding game developer Hideo Kojima’s public fall out with publisher Konami, the esteemed video game auteur finally confirmed his departure from the publishing house on 16th December, directly contradicting Konami’s own statements that that he was simply “on vacation” following the completion of Metal Gear Solid...
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Posted Dec. 18, 2015